Monday, March 31, 2008
Victoria Tennant (born September 30, 1950) is a film and television actress, once nominated for a Golden Globe. Tennant was born in London, England to a Russian prima ballerina and her husband, Cecil Tennant, an English producer and talent agent. Laurence Olivier was Tennant's godfather.
Tennant attended the Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London. Her second husband was the American actor and comedian Steve Martin (1986-1994); she starred opposite him in All of Me and LA Story.
In addition to being a UK national and citizen, Tennant is also a naturalized American citizen.