Zoe Wanamaker (born May 13, 1949) is an American actress who lives and works in the United Kingdom.
She is the daughter of American film director Sam Wanamaker, who led the project to rebuild the Globe Theatre in London.
She is probably best-known by a world-wide audience for her role as Madam Hooch in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. She played one of the twins in Gormenghast, a BBC television adaptation of Mervyn Peake's trilogy, and she has appeared in a variety of films, programmes, and plays.
Successful TV series included Love Hurts with Adam Faith and My Family with Robert Lindsay.
Her stage performance in Sophocles' Electra was widely acclaimed.