Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, radio, film and television actress, playwright, producer, director and political activist, who made her name as Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies. She has since played Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, barrister Martha Costello in the BBC legal drama Silk and Grace Middleton in The Village. She is also an accomplished stage actress, having played the title role in Hamlet, and had a role in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything. In 2018 she played the lead in the film Funny Cow and had a starring role in Mike Leigh's epic Peterloo, a film very close to her heart.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, UK
    Birthday
    7/14/1974
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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister
6.5
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8
Edge
Edge
6
Run & Jump
Run & Jump
6.1
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0
Keeping Rosy
Keeping Rosy
5.6
Hamlet
Hamlet
7.8
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6
Red Top
Red Top
5.3
Funny Cow
Funny Cow
6.2
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Keeping Up with the Joneses
5.9
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Fanny Lye Deliver'd
6.6
Men Who Sleep in Cars
Men Who Sleep in Cars
0
Wonders of the Moon
Wonders of the Moon
6.2
Cake
Cake
5.3
DeafBlind
DeafBlind
0
The Last Testament of Lillian Bilocca
The Last Testament of Lillian Bilocca
0
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
4
The Fear of Trilogy
The Fear of Trilogy
0
Be Still My Beating Heart
1
Unseen
Unseen
0
The Real Anne: Unfinished Business
The Real Anne: Unfinished Business
0
Something Out of Nothing
Something Out of Nothing
0
Surfaces
Surfaces
0
Lapushka!
Lapushka!
0
Judy
Judy
0
Strange Weather
Strange Weather
0
It's Me
0
Inner Polar Bear
0
The Great Mountain Sheep Gather
The Great Mountain Sheep Gather
0
Tish
Tish
0
Hancock & Joan
Hancock & Joan
4.9
The Falling
The Falling
5.1
Peterloo
Peterloo
6.8
Faith
0
Would Like To Meet
0
Gwen
Gwen
5.5
The Priest
The Priest
0
The Shuttleworths
The Shuttleworths
0
Ceremony: The Return of Friedrich Engels
Ceremony: The Return of Friedrich Engels
0.5
Where We Used to Meet
Where We Used to Meet
0
I Wish For You
I Wish For You
0
Clubbed
Clubbed
6.7
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980
7
The Heart Fails Without Warning
0
Christmas Lights
Christmas Lights
4.9
Svengali
Svengali
5.3
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
5.6
Rachael
Rachael
5.5
Best Laid Plans
Best Laid Plans
5.5
Private Peaceful
Private Peaceful
6.7
I Am Bob
7.5
Dance First
Dance First
5
The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything
7.9
Hamilton Mattress
Hamilton Mattress
6.4
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Bunch of Kunst - A Film About Sleaford Mods
7.4
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6.8
Frozen
Frozen
5.7
Wendell & Wild
Wendell & Wild
6.8
All or Nothing
All or Nothing
7
Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
7
The 50 Greatest Television Dramas
The 50 Greatest Television Dramas
0
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