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Maxine Peake

Highest Rated:   95% Fanny Lye Deliver'd (2019)
Lowest Rated:   27% Clubbed (2008)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
Played rugby league for her local Wigan Ladies team as a teenager. Took to acting at the age of 13 after joining Bolton Octagon Theatre's youth club. Won a scholarship to London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1996. Almost went to Manchester Metropolitan University because it was where Julie Walters and Victoria Wood met. She ended up working with both actors when she was offered the role of Twinkle in Dinnerladies while studying at the Academy in 1998. Won the Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Actress for her role in The Children's Hour in 1998. Is vegetarian. Revealed in 2014 that she had suffered two miscarriages and tried IVF treatment without success. Became an Honorary Professor at Manchester University in January.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
73% Gwen
  • Elen
2019
66% Peterloo
  • Nellie
2019
95% Fanny Lye Deliver'd
  • Fanny Lye
2019
78% Funny Cow
  • Funny Cow
2017
No Score Yet Hamlet
  • Hamlet
2016
No Score Yet A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Titania
2016
80% The Theory of Everything
  • Elaine Mason
$35.9M 2014
63% Private Peaceful
  • Actor
2014
89% Run & Jump
  • Vanetia Casey
$6.8k 2014
64% Keeping Rosy
  • Charlotte
2014
57% Edge
  • Actor
2012
50% Best Laid Plans
  • Isabel
2012
92% Red Riding: 1980
  • Helen Marshall
2010
No Score Yet The Secret Diaries Of Miss Anne Lister
  • Anne Lister
2010
27% Clubbed
  • Angela
2008
No Score Yet See No Evil: The Story of the Moors Murders
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Criminal Justice
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet See No Evil: The Moors Murders
  • Myra Hindley
2006
No Score Yet Christmas Lights
  • Actor
2004
82% All or Nothing
  • Party-Girl
2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
90% The Bisexual
2018
  • Sadie
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
  • Guest
  • 2018
0% Black Mirror
2011-2019
  • Actor
  • 2017
No Score Yet Shameless (UK)
2004-2013
  • Veronica
  • 2016
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2005
No Score Yet Silk
2011-2014
  • Martha Costello
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Doll Tearsheet
  • 2013
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Martha Costello Juliet Believer Ruby Ruggles Miss Wade
  • 2013
  • 2009
  • 2002
85% Shameless
2011
  • Actor
  • 2011
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • Actor
  • 2009
82% Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
2020
  • Miss Fozzard
100% Little Dorrit
2008
  • Actor
No Score Yet The Way We Live Now
2001-2002
  • Ruby Ruggles
100% Three Girls
2017
  • Sara Rowbotham
No Score Yet Timeshift
2006-2017
  • Narrator
No Score Yet dinnerladies
1998-2000
  • Twinkle

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