Samantha Morton in Conversation

Watch Samantha Morton's pre-recorded address to the OKRE Summit

Multi-award-winning British actress Samantha Morton first garnered international attention in 1997 starring in Carine Adler’s Under the Skin, earning her the Boston Film Critics Award for Best Actress.

In a highly decorated acting career Morton has twice been nominated for an Academy Award®, three times nominated for a BAFTA award, eight times nominated for a BIFFA award (winning once) and in 2007 she received a Best Actress Golden Globe® for her portrayal of notorious child-murderer Myra Hindley in the NBC/Channel 4 film Longford.

In 2009, Morton made her directorial debut with The Unloved, a semi-autobiographical film based in the British children’s care system, winning the BAFTA Television Award for Best Single Drama.

Both on and off screen, she has addressed the British children’s care system and care leavers, and in this recorded in conversation discusses bringing lived experience into her creative work and what she would like to see the industry address in 2022.