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Fiona Glascott – Famous Actress


Who is Fiona Glascott?

Fiona Glascott is an Irish actress. She is best known for Goldfish Memory and for playing Minerva McGonagall in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.


22 November 1977


Waterford, Ireland



Personal Life

Glascott grew up in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary.

In 2014, she married Tom Brooke, an English actor who is best known for his roles in Sherlock and The Boat that Rocked. They have a kid.


Professional Life

Glascott started acting in theatre. She appeared in several plays in London, including Mahler’s Conversion in the West End Aldwych Theatre, Hitchcock Blonde at the Royal Court and Lyric Theatre in the West End, Whipping It Up at the Bush Theatre, and The Country Wife at Haymarket, West End. In Dublin, she was in A Life at the Abbey Theatre and the National Tour, The Spirit of Annie Ross at the Gate Theatre, and The Seagull at the Corn Exchange.

On-screen, the actress debuted in This Is My Father in 1998. The same year, she was in Crush Proof, Pete’s Meteor, Ballykissangel, and Fair City, in which she would appear until 1999.

In 2002, she appeared in The Bill as Lucy Corrigan and in Any Time Now as Angie. The same year, she played Ms. Gold in Resident Evil. In 2003, she was in Goldfish Memory, Veronica Guerin, and Bachelors Walk. 2004 saw her appear in Judas, Fallen, and Omagh, as well as the mini-series The Long Firm. In 2005, the actress was featured in Within and Murder in Suburbia, as well as Jericho, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, and Casualty.

In 2007, Glasscot was in Instinct, followed by Foyle’s War, The Deal, and Clone in 2008. In 2010, she was in The Duel and Spooks. In 2010 also, she was a guest star in A Touch of Frost. In 2011, she got a recurring role in Episodes, a BBC sitcom, as well as had a role in the long-running detective drama Midsomer Murders, as well as in Death in Paradise and Apartment 143. Between 2011 and 2017, she played Diane on Episodes.

In 2012, she did voice work for Tad, The Lost Explorers. In 2014, she was in The Musketeers and The Legend of Longwood. This was followed by Brooklyn and Indian Summers in 2015, Siege of Jadotville in 2016, Secret Child in 2017, and more. In 2018, she played Minerva McGonagall in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. She reprised this role in 2022 with Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

In 2019, she was in Supervised. In 2022, she is set to appear in Julia as Judith Jones.


Glascott has done a lot of work in several prestigious West End theatres. Her television and film work often has involved detective stories, and some notable credits include Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Death in Paradise, Midsomer Murders, and beyond.

Her husband is also an actor who has appeared in Sherlock and other series and films. He is English and comes from a dynasty of actors.


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