MAXINE Peake is one of the leading British actresses.
She returns to the box in 2022 for ITV drama Anne and BBC Game Rules.
Who is Maxine Peake?
Maxine Peake is a 47-year-old actress from Bolton.
At thirteen, she joined the Octagon Youth Theater before transferring to the Royal Exchange Youth Theatre.
She then completed a course in performing arts in Salford before receiving a scholarship to study Rada.
Maxine wrote a play, Beryl, about cycling legend Beryl Burton.
Is Maxine Peake married?
Maxine is unmarried but she has a lifelong partner.
The actress lives in Salford, Manchester with artistic director Pawlo Wintoniuk.
In an interview with Guardians She calls him her “confidentiality”.
Wintoniuk is active in the film industry and has directed Another Me (2013), Blood (2012) and Away (2016).
What TV shows has Maxine Peake been in?
Maxine first rose to fame as the unfortunate but lovable Twinkle in Victoria Wood’s sitcom Dinnerladies.
In 2006, she played Myra Hindley in the dark retelling of the real-life Moors Murders.
Another serious role she plays is sex health worker Sara Rowbotham in Three girls – a TV series about the Rochdale child sex abuse scandal.
Maxine has since appeared in serials on various shows including Martha Costello in Silk, Miss Wade in Little Dorrit and Veronica in Shameless.
She also appeared in series four of the Netflix series incest Black mirror.
In 2022, she kicked off the year by starring in both ITV drama Anne and BBC Game Rules.
What movies has Maxine Peake acted in?
Maxine takes the lead role in Funny cow – a comedy about a 70s Yorkshire comedian.
And in 2020, she can be seen as the main role of Fanny Lye in Fanny Lye Deliver’d.
In 2018, she appeared in Peterloo, a historical drama marking the 200th anniversary of the Manchester massacre.
In the Stephen Hawking biopic Theory of everything she played Elaine Mason.
Maxine has also played Hazel in the 2012 British war film Private Peaceful.
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