Lesley Manville

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Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award-winning actress of theatre, film, and television, and has worked extensively with director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), and Secrets & Lies (1996), and her performance in Phantom Thread (2017), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also had a supporting role in Maleficent (2014). Manville's extensive stage career includes roles in As You Like It, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Alchemist. Her film debut was in Dance with a Stranger (1985).

MOVIE CREDITS:
2005: Sarah - The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael
2002: Penny - All or Nothing
2014: Helene Alving - Ghosts
2015: Miss Adderstone - Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
2015: Herself - Narrator (voice) - A Very British Brothel
2017: Narrator (Voice) - A Very British Brothel 2
1989: Sue Bissell - The Firm
2010: Herself - 14 Actors Acting
1999: Mrs. Allen - Toy Boys
1999: Fiona - Milk
2010: Mary - Another Year
2010: Judith - Womb
1991: Top Girls
2013: Bea Haddington - The Christmas Candle
2012: Ashes
2003: Capt. Annie Sullivan - Promoted to Glory
2017: Cyril Woodcock - Phantom Thread
Dali Land
2019: Joan - Ordinary Love
Sophie - O Mary This London
2014: Flittle - Maleficent
1980: Mandy - Grown-Ups
2016: Dr. Nyman - Rupture
1985: Sally Spencer - The Moon Over Soho
1985: Judy Tall - Christmas Present
2020: Dolores Hope - Misbehaviour
Anthea - The Agency
2002: Dora Bruce - Plain Jane
1987: Margy - Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
2007: Jill - Sparkle
2013: Heather Hartnell - An Adventure in Space and Time
2014: Mary Somerville - Mr. Turner
2015: Mrs. Maudsley - The Go-Between
2006: Sister Antonia - Perfect Parents
2017: Fiona - Hampstead
1984: Vivienne - Dog Ends
2020: Blanche Weboy - Let Him Go
Carol - A Statement of Affairs
1999: Lucy Gilbert - Topsy-Turvy
1988: Laetitia Boothe-Brain - High Hopes
1987: Carol - High Season
2013: Kate Sherman - Viaggio sola
1996: The Social Worker - Secrets & Lies
2014: Herself - The One and Only Mike Leigh
2013: The Nurse - Romeo & Juliet
2012: Margaret - Spike Island
2004: Mrs. Wells - Vera Drake
2019: Flittle - Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
1985: Maryanne - Dance with a Stranger
2018: Herself/Introduced By - LOVE
2009: Mrs. Cratchit (voice) - A Christmas Carol
2018: Consultant Psychiatrist - To Provide All People
2001: Mrs. Micawber - David Copperfield
1982: (Archive Material) - Mike Leigh: Making Plays

TV CREDITS:
1980: The Gentle Touch
1996: Silent Witness
2009: Law & Order: UK
2007: Cranford
1994: Ain't Misbehavin'
1971: Barlow
2000: Other People's Children
1985: Bulman
2004: Maria Hale - North & South
2006: Perfect Parents
1997: Painted Lady
2001: Villy Cazalet - The Cazalets
2009: Margaret Thatcher - The Queen
2014: Evelyn Fleming - Fleming
2017: Lydia Quigley - Harlots
2013: Gail Spicer - Mayday
2015: Chrissie Read - River
2016: Cathy - Mum
2002: Rose and Maloney
1995: Kavanagh QC
1977: Nikki - King Cinder
1993: Rosalind Killin - Goggle Eyes
1997: Holding On
2019: Robina Chase - World on Fire
1994: Judith Silver - Little Napoleons
1989: Agatha Christie's Poirot
1970: Vivienne - Play for Today
1991: Marlene - Performance
1982: Liz - Objects of Affection
2020: Narrator (voice) - Love Life