Miranda Otto
Biographical Information
Born December 16th, 1967
Brisbane, Australia
Productions True Love and Chaos as Mimi
Doing Time for Patsy Cline as Patsy Cline
Human Nature as Gabrielle
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Eowyn
Julie Walking Home as Julie Makowsky
Recordings Doing Time for Patsy Cline (film soundtrack)
Human Nature (film soundtrack)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (film soundtrack)
Vocal Type Mezzo-soprano

Miranda Otto is an Australian actress.


Born in Brisbane, Australia, Otto studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts and made her debut in 1986's Emma's War, later making her breakthrough in The Girl Who Came Late. She would appear in a number of films in her native Australia including The Last Days of Chez Nous, The Well and Dead Letter Office.

Otto would make her breakthrough roles in Hollywood blockbusters including What Lies Beneath, and most notably as Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings, as well as appearing as Mary Ann Ferrier in 2005's War of the Worlds. She also acheived stage success in the thriller Boy Gets Girl.


Otto sang in a number of films, beginning with a performance of "Union City Blue" in True Love and Chaos and "Dead Red Roses" in Doing Time for Patsy Cline. She also performed the lament "Theodred's Funeral" in the extended edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.


True Love and Chaos (1997)Edit

  • Union City Blue (contains solo lines)

Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)Edit

  • Crazy (solo)
  • Dead Red Roses (contains solo lines)

Human Nature (2001)Edit

  • Fais Do Do (solo)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)Edit

  • Theodred's Funeral (solo)

Julie Walking Home (2002)Edit

  • Wayfaring Stranger (solo)

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