In celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary, film critic Mark Kermode posted a picture of himself and his wife, Linda Ruth Williams, on Twitter. Naturally, this has piqued people’s interest in knowing more about his spouse, Linda. Patrick Kermode is a London-based English film critic and musician.
He is recognized for being the main film critic for The Observer, as well as for his work with Sight & Sound magazine. He has also created his own BBC Four documentary program, which is now a household name across the UK.
Let’s have a look at Kermode’s family life and meet Linda Ruth Williams, who he married in 1991.
Who is Mark Kermode’s wife?
Mark Kermode’s spouse is Linda Ruth Williams, also known as Linda Williams. Linda Williams was born on April 16, 1961, in Bristol and went to school there before obtaining a degree in English from Sussex University. After earning a masters degree in critical theory, she pursued her PhD in Law at the London School of Economics.
Dr Amanda Williams is now a Professor of Film Studies at the University of Exeter’s College of Humanities. She has previously taught at Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton University, where she focuses on sexuality and censorship in film, particularly the depiction of women in cinema. For example, she has written numerous books, including the essential Critical Desire: Psychoanalysis, the Literary Subject, The Erotic Thriller in Contemporary Cinema (2011), and Contemporary American Cinema. She contributes regular articles to the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound magazine as well as Woman’s Hour on radio and podcasts.
Linda and Mark celebrate 30th wedding anniversary
Today is the wedding anniversary of Linda Ruth Williams and Mark Kermode, who got married 30 years ago.
Kermode and Williams are the parents of two children. They’ve previously acknowledged the need for a work-life balance, as well as seeking assistance from Mark’s folks. Linda’s mother and father both died just months apart after their daughter was born, leaving her fatherless at only four weeks old. They also discussed business and collaborated from October to November 2004, when they organized a History of the Horror Film season and exhibition at the National Film Theatre in London.