Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) 

After two decades spent focusing on mostly arthouse films, celebrated British actress Tilda Swinton has mesmerized audiences in recent mainstream movies, including The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Thumbsucker and The Deep End, for which she received a Golden GlobeĀ® nomination.

In Michael Clayton, Tilda plays a morally corrupt chief counsel for a agrichemical giant whose entire career rests on the successful settlement of a class-action lawsuit. The role earned Tilda her first OscarĀ® nod.