Maxine Peake

Highest Rated: 91% Red Riding: 1980 (2010)
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.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
63% Peterloo Actor 2019
83% Gwen Elen 2018
76% Funny Cow Funny Cow 2017
No Score Yet Hamlet Hamlet 2016
No Score Yet A Midsummer Night's Dream Titania 2016
79% The Theory of Everything Elaine Mason $35.9M 2014
65% Private Peaceful Actor 2014
89% Run & Jump Vanetia Casey $6.8K 2014
62% Keeping Rosy Charlotte 2014
50% Best Laid Plans Isabel 2012
57% Edge Actor 2012
91% 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 Little Dorrit Miss Wade 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

CREDIT
90% The Bisexual
2018
Sadie
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
Guest
  • 2018
86% Black Mirror
2011-2018
  • 2017
No Score Yet Shameless (UK)
2004-2013
Veronica
  • 2016
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2005
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
No Score Yet Silk
2011-2014
Martha Costello
  • 2012
  • 2011
89% Shameless
2011
  • 2011
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Way We Live Now
2002
Ruby Ruggles
100% Three Girls
2017
Sara Rowbotham
No Score Yet Timeshift
2006
Narrator

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