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Lesley Manville

  • Mar 12, 1956 (age 63)
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2019
Normal People
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MovieDec 6, 2019

Normal People

Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an …
Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship which only comes from spending a life time together and a depth of love which expresses itself through tenderness and humour in equal part. When Joan is unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their relationship as they are faced with the challenges that lie ahead and the prospect of what might happen if something were to happen to Joan. NORMAL PEOPLE is a story about love, survival and the epic questions life throws at each and every one of us.
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
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MovieOct 16, 2019

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

A fantasy adventure that …
A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after "Maleficent," in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney's most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" continues to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen, as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within.
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2018
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2018

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Phantom Thread".
BAFTA Award
2017
Phantom Thread
MovieNov 24, 2017

Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned …
Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.
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Hampstead
MovieJun 23, 2017

Hampstead

Hampstead is a 2017 British drama film directed by Joel Hopkins …
Hampstead is a 2017 British drama film directed by Joel Hopkins and written by Robert Festinger. It is based on the life of Harry Hallowes who successfully claimed ownership of a half-acre plot of Hampstead Heath. The film stars Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Lesley Manville, Jason Watkins and Simon Callow. The film was released on 23 June 2017, by Entertainment One Films.
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Harlots
TV ShowMar 29, 2017

Harlots

Harlots is a British-American period drama television series …
Harlots is a British-American period drama television series created by Alison Newman and Moira Buffini and inspired by The Covent Garden Ladies by Hallie Rubenhold. The series focuses on Margaret Wells, who runs a brothel in 18th-century England and struggles to raise her daughters in a chaotic household.
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Best Supporting Actress
Nomination2017

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Phantom Thread".
Academy Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2017

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Phantom Thread".
BAFTA Award
2016
Rupture
MovieJul 15, 2016

Rupture

A single mother is abducted by a mysterious organization that …
A single mother is abducted by a mysterious organization that injects chemicals into her and subjects her to fear-inducing experiences in order to force her to "rupture" and achieve the advanced stage of evolution that they have.
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Mum
TV ShowMay 13, 2016

Mum

Mum is a British sitcom written by Stefan Golaszewski centred …
Mum is a British sitcom written by Stefan Golaszewski centred around recently widowed, suburban 59 year old Cathy (played by Lesley Manville) and her family, following her husband's death. Each episode is named after a calendar month in the year, except series three which is set over just one week. The series features Cathy’s supportive lifelong friend Michael (played by Peter Mullan), and her family: son Jason and his girlfriend Kelly, Cathy's brother Derek and his new partner Pauline, and Cathy's in-laws.
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2015
The Go-Between
MovieSep 20, 2015

The Go-Between

The Go-Between is a 2015 British romantic drama film based …
The Go-Between is a 2015 British romantic drama film based on the 1953 novel The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley. It was filmed at Englefield House in Berkshire.
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Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
MovieApr 11, 2015

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of H…

This movie is about a young …
This movie is about a young orphan girl who just happens to come across a hypnotizing book. She hypnotizes her way onto a London show and becomes rich and famous. But she loses her best friend due to her lack of attention yowards him. And a man also wants her book. He tracks her all the way to London and takes her dog. In order to get it back, she must help him steal the plunder from some robbers just after they robbed the richest bank in London of all its jewels.
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2014
Ghosts
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MovieJun 26, 2014

Ghosts

Live recording of London stage production of Ibsen's classic …
Live recording of London stage production of Ibsen's classic play 'Ghosts'.
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Maleficent
MovieMay 28, 2014

Maleficent

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an …
A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal - an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well.
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Mr. Turner
MovieMay 15, 2014

Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if …
Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.
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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond
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TV ShowJan 29, 2014

Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

Fleming: The Man Who …
Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond is a 2014 British miniseries of four instalments detailing the military career of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. The somewhat fictionalised biography spans the period from 1938 to 1952, dwelling on Fleming's romantic adventures as well as his espionage for the Royal Navy. Actor Dominic Cooper stars as Fleming, while Lara Pulver plays his love interest, Ann O'Neill.
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Best Actress
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Nomination2014

Best Actress

Nominated for "Ghosts".
Laurence Olivier Award
Best Actress
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Award2014

Best Actress

Won award for "Ghosts".
Laurence Olivier Award
2013
An Adventure in Space and Time
MovieNov 12, 2013

An Adventure in Space and Time

A dramatisation of the early …
A dramatisation of the early years of Doctor Who (1963), with the story revolving around BBC executive Sydney Newman, novice producer Verity Lambert and actor William Hartnell.
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The Christmas Candle
MovieOct 19, 2013

The Christmas Candle

A young minister brings electricity to an English village during …
A young minister brings electricity to an English village during the late 20th Century, threatening a local tradition involving a candle capable of delivering Christmas miracles. According to local legend, an angel visits the quaint hamlet of Gladbury every 25 years, touching a candle produced by the local candle-maker, and giving one lucky family a Christmas miracle. Now the year is 1890, and as Christmas approaches, youthful minster David Richmond (Hans Matheson) arrives in Gladbury convinced that the locals will embrace the convenience of electricity with open arms. Meanwhile, the tempestuous candle-maker sees electricity as a direct threat to his livelihood, and plots to ensure that the legend is preserved. When the one blessed candle disappears, however, the citizens of this quaint hamlet have a Christmas like none ever before..
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Romeo & Juliet
MovieSep 24, 2013

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo and Juliet secretly wed despite the sworn contempt …
Romeo and Juliet secretly wed despite the sworn contempt their families hold for each other. It is not long, however, before a chain of fateful events changes the lives of both families forever.
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A Five Star Life
MovieApr 24, 2013

A Five Star Life

Forty-something Irene had a dream job that made her life easy: …
Forty-something Irene had a dream job that made her life easy: she was indeed a luxury hotel inspector and her work got carried out in a wonderful ever-renewed setting, from Paris to Gstaad...
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Mayday
TV ShowMar 3, 2013

Mayday

A 14-year-old girl goes missing ahead of her central role in …
A 14-year-old girl goes missing ahead of her central role in the local Mayday pageant, and residents of the local community start to wonder which one of them might be responsible for her abduction. Some townsfolk must face the question of what to do when you suspect a loved one of an unspeakable crime?
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2012
Spike Island
MovieOct 11, 2012

Spike Island

A wannabe rock band in Manchester hatch a plan to …
A wannabe rock band in Manchester hatch a plan to hand-deliver their demo tape to their idols, The Stone Roses, at the band's impending gig at Spike Island. But when their tickets fail to materialize, the gang embarks on a road trip to the concert and is forced to take extreme measures to sneak their way in. Along the way, friendships are tested and their futures are shaped - together or apart.
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Nomination2012

Best Actress

Nominated for "Grief".
Laurence Olivier Award
2011
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2011

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Another Year".
BAFTA Award
2010
Womb
MovieJul 15, 2010

Womb

A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her …
A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
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Another Year
MovieMay 15, 2010

Another Year

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully …
A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness.
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Best Actress
Nomination2010

Best Actress

Nominated for "Another Year".
National Society of Film Critics Award
Best Actress
Nomination2010

Best Actress

Nominated for "Another Year".
European Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination2010

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Another Year".
BIFA Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2010

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Another Year".
BAFTA Award
Best Actress
Award2010

Best Actress

Won award for "Another Year".
National Board of Review Award
2009
A Christmas Carol
MovieNov 3, 2009

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer …
A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated dark fantasy film written, co-produced and directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 story of the same name and stars Jim Carrey in a multitude of roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge as a young, middle-aged and old man and the three ghosts who haunt Scrooge. The film also features supporting roles voiced by Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Robin Wright and Cary Elwes. Produced through the process of motion capture, a technique Zemeckis used in his previous films The Polar Express (2004) and Beowulf (2007), it is Disney's third film retelling of A Christmas Carol, following 1983's Mickey's Christmas Carol and 1992's The Muppet Christmas Carol.
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2007
Cranford
TV ShowNov 18, 2007

Cranford

Cranford is a British television series directed by Simon …
Cranford is a British television series directed by Simon Curtis and Steve Hudson. The teleplay by Heidi Thomas was adapted from three novellas by Elizabeth Gaskell published between 1849 and 1858: Cranford, My Lady Ludlow, and Mr Harrison's Confessions. "The Last Generation in England" was also used as a source.
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Sparkle
MovieFeb 9, 2007

Sparkle

Sam is a charming, young chancer who moves to London. His …
Sam is a charming, young chancer who moves to London. His best laid plans for success suffer a real setback when true love turns his world upside down in the most unexpected of circumstances.
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2004
North & South
TV ShowNov 14, 2004

North & South

North & South is a British television historical period drama …
North & South is a British television historical period drama programme, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale (Daniela Denby-Ashe), a young woman from southern England who has to move to the North after her father decides to leave the clergy. The family struggles to adjust itself to the industrial town's customs, especially after meeting the Thorntons, a proud family of cotton mill owners who seem to despise their social inferiors. The story explores the issues of class and gender, as Margaret's sympathy for the town mill workers clashes with her growing attraction to John Thornton (Richard Armitage).
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Vera Drake
MovieSep 6, 2004

Vera Drake

Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted …
Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies. While the practice itself was illegal in 1950s England, Vera sees herself as simply helping women in need, and always does so with a smile and kind words of encouragement. When the authorities finally find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.
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2003
British Actress of the Year
Award2003

British Actress of the Year

Won award for "All or Nothing".
London Film Critics' Circle Award
British Actress of the Year
Nomination2003

British Actress of the Year

Nominated for "All or Nothing".
London Film Critics' Circle Award
2002
All or Nothing
MovieMay 17, 2002

All or Nothing

In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her …
In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they and their local community are brought together, and they rediscover their love.
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2001
The Cazalets
TV ShowJun 22, 2001

The Cazalets

The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 …
The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 episodes when broadcast in the US) about the life of a large privileged family in the years 1937 to 1947. Most of the action takes place in London, and at the family's large estate in Sussex.
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British Supporting Actress of the Year
Nomination2001

British Supporting Actress of the Year

Nominated for "Topsy-Turvy".
London Film Critics Circle Award
2000
Joe Dixon
Marriage2000

Joe Dixon

Joe Dixon (born 10 October 1965) is an English television and …
Joe Dixon (born 10 October 1965) is an English television and film actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Jacques in The Mummy Returns.
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1999
Milk
MovieSep 4, 1999

Milk

When the posh townie mother of an eccentric bachelor dairy …
When the posh townie mother of an eccentric bachelor dairy farmer is found dead, members of the family return to the run down family home ostensibly to grieve, but in reality to argue over the inheritance.
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Topsy-Turvy
MovieSep 3, 1999

Topsy-Turvy

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than …
After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one of the duo's greatest successes.
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1997
Holding On
TV ShowSep 8, 1997

Holding On

Holding On is an eight-part British television drama series, …
Holding On is an eight-part British television drama series, created by screenwriter Tony Marchant, that first broadcast on BBC2 on 8 September 1997. The series follows the life of a seemingly unconnected group of people living in London, whose lives are strangely affected by the murder of a young woman in the city. While some of the group are able to take a newfound hope from the remains of the tragic event, others including food critic Gary Rickey (Phil Daniels) simply watch on as despair begins to unravel in the light of the aftermath. Proving popular with both critics and viewers alike, the series won a Royal Television Society award for Best Drama Serial in 1998.
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Midsomer Murders
TV ShowMar 23, 1997

Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama …
Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted for television by Anthony Horowitz. A major success in viewership since its first episode, the series has been marketed worldwide in numerous countries.
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1996
Secrets & Lies
MovieMay 10, 1996

Secrets & Lies

Cynthia lives in London with her sullen street-sweeper …
Cynthia lives in London with her sullen street-sweeper daughter. Her brother has been successful with his photographer's business and now lives nearby in a more upmarket house. But Cynthia hasn't even been invited round there after a year. So, all round, she feels rather lonely and isolated. Meanwhile, in another part of town, Hortense, adopted at birth but now grown up, starts to try and trace her mother.
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Silent Witness
TV ShowFeb 21, 1996

Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by …
Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by the BBC, focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes. First broadcast in 1996, and still on air, the series was created by Nigel McCrery, a former murder squad detective based in Nottingham. He later went on to create the hit series New Tricks, with writer Roy Mitchell.
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1995
Kavanagh QC
TV ShowJan 3, 1995

Kavanagh QC

Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central …
Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. All six series are available on DVD in both Region 1 and Region 2.
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1994
Ain't Misbehavin'
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TV ShowMar 20, 1994

Ain't Misbehavin'

Ain't Misbehavin' is a British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 20 …
Ain't Misbehavin' is a British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 20 March 1994 to 14 February 1995. It stars Peter Davison and Nicola Pagett and was written by Roy Clarke, the writer of Last of the Summer Wine and Keeping Up Appearances.
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1991
Soldier Soldier
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TV ShowJun 10, 1991

Soldier Soldier

Soldier Soldier is a British television drama series. The title …
Soldier Soldier is a British television drama series. The title comes from a traditional song of the same name - "Soldier, soldier won't you marry me, with your musket, fife and drum?" - an instrumental version of which was used as its theme music.
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1989
The Firm
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MovieFeb 26, 1989

The Firm

The Firm is a 1989 British made-for-television drama film …
The Firm is a 1989 British made-for-television drama film directed by Alan Clarke and written by Al Hunter Ashton for the BBC. It stars Gary Oldman, Phil Davis, Charles Lawson and Steve McFadden in his acting debut. The film is based on the activities of the Inter City Firm (billed as the "Inter City Crew") football firm of West Ham United during the 1970s and 1980s.
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
TV ShowJan 8, 1989

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Poirot (also known as Agatha …
Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's Poirot) is a British mystery drama television series that aired on ITV from 8 January 1989 to 13 November 2013. David Suchet stars as the eponymous detective, Agatha Christie's fictional Hercule Poirot. Initially produced by LWT, the series was later produced by ITV Studios. The series also aired on VisionTV in Canada and on PBS and A&E in the United States.
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1988
High Hopes
MovieAug 30, 1988

High Hopes

Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in …
Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but Cyril, who reads Marx and wants the world to be perfect, is reluctant. Cyril's mum locks herself out and must ask her snooty neighbors for help. Then Cyril's sister Valerie stages a surprise party for mum's 70th birthday, a disaster from start to finish. Shirley holds things together, and she and Cyril may put aside her Dutch cap after all.
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Alfie Oldman
Child1988

Alfie Oldman

Alfie Oldman is the son of Lesley Manville and Gary Oldman.
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1987
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
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MovieSep 13, 1987

Sammy and Rosie Get Laid

Sammy and Rosie are an …
Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when Sammy's father, Raffi, who is a former Indian government minister, comes to London for a visit. Sammy, Rosie, and Raffi try to find meaning through their lives and loves.
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Gary Oldman
Marriage1987

Gary Oldman

Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English …
Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker who has worked in theatre, film and television. Known for his versatility and expressive "big" acting style, Oldman is regarded as one of the greatest screen actors of his generation. Among other accolades, he has won an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Critics' Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, along with nominations for an Emmy Award and the Palme d'Or. In 2011, Empire readers voted him the recipient of the Empire Icon Award.
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1986
Gary Oldman
Relationship1986

Gary Oldman

Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English …
Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker who has worked in theatre, film and television. Known for his versatility and expressive "big" acting style, Oldman is regarded as one of the greatest screen actors of his generation. Among other accolades, he has won an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Critics' Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, along with nominations for an Emmy Award and the Palme d'Or. In 2011, Empire readers voted him the recipient of the Empire Icon Award.
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1985
Dance with a Stranger
MovieMar 1, 1985

Dance with a Stranger

A stormy relationship, …
A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.
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1983
Award1983

Ensemble Performance

Won award for "Top Girls".
Obie Award
Award1983

Ensemble Performance

Won award for "Top Girls".
Obie Award
1980
Grown-Ups
MovieNov 28, 1980

Grown-Ups

Grown-Ups is a 1980 British BBC television film devised and …
Grown-Ups is a 1980 British BBC television film devised and directed by Mike Leigh. It stars Lesley Manville, Philip Davis, Brenda Blethyn, Janine Duvitski, Lindsay Duncan and Sam Kelly. It was edited by Robin Sales and produced by Louis Marks for the BBC, and originally shown on BBC 2 on 28 November 1980.
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The Gentle Touch
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TV ShowApr 11, 1980

The Gentle Touch

The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made …
The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which began on 11 April 1980 and ran until 1984.
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1972
Emmerdale
TV ShowOct 16, 1972

Emmerdale

Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British …
Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale (known as Beckindale until 1994), a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales. Created by Kevin Laffan, Emmerdale Farm was first broadcast on 16 October 1972. Produced by ITV Yorkshire, it has been filmed at their Leeds studio since its inception. The programme is broadcast in every ITV region.
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1956
Lesley Manville
BirthMarch 1956

Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville was born.
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