Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake

Age46Born on14 July 1974 in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, UK
Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, radio, film and television actress, playwright 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.
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Actor

The Bisexual
Sadie
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Three Girls
Sara Rowbotham
2 votes
The Village
Grace Middleton
1 vote
Room at the Top
Alice Aisgill
1 vote
Silk
Martha Costello
4 votes
Criminal Justice
Juliet Miller
1 vote
The Devil's Whore
Elizabeth Lilburne
0 votes
Little Dorrit
Miss Wade
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders
Myra Hindley
0 votes
Messiah
DS Vickie Clarke
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Shameless
Veronica Fisher
1 vote

guest Roles

Inside No. 9
Episode 05x05
2020
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 23x03
2018
Black Mirror
Episode 04x05
2017
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 19x06
2016
The Hollow Crown
Episode 01x02
2012
The Street
Episode 03x05
2009
Dalziel and Pascoe
Episode 07x02
2002
Linda Green
Episode 01x08
2001
Clocking Off
Episode 01x01
2000
Jonathan Creek
Episode 03x01
1999
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
Episode 01x04
1996