Lesley Manville Bio, Age, Height, Spouse, Net Worth, Love Life

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Lesley Manville Biography

Lesley Manville is an English actress. She is known for her frequent collaborations with director Mike Leigh with her winning the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year.

Lesley Manville Age

Lesley Manville was born on 12 March 1956 in Brighton, United Kingdom. Lesley is 67 years old in 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 12 March every year.

Lesley Manville Height

Lesley is 5′ 2″/1.57 m tall.

Lesley Manville Family

Lesley is the daughter of Jean, a former ballet dancer, and Ron Manville, a taxi driver. She was brought up in nearby Hove, as one of three daughters.

Lesley Manville Husband

Manville’s first boyfriend was actor Peter Duncan whom she met at stage school while attending Italia Conti. They are still friends. Her first husband was actor Gary Oldman. The pair split in 1989, three months after their son, Alfie (born in 1988), was born, although they remain friends. Her second marriage was to Joe Dixon. In 2007, Manville was living with her son in East Grinstead, West Sussex.

Lesley Manville Net Worth

Chao has an estimated Net Worth ranging from 1 Million – $ 5 million.

Lesley Manville Salary

Lesley is believed to have an annual salary of $ 60, 000 to 500, 000K per year.

Lesley Manville movies and tv shows

  • Dance with a Stranger
  • Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
  • High Season
  • High Hopes
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Milk
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • All or Nothing
  • The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael
  • Richard Is My Boyfriend
  • The Christmas Candle
  • Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Misbehavior
  • Let Him Go

Lesley Manville Career

Manville built a career as a distinctive theatre actress, appearing in new plays at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Warehouse and Royal Court Theatre from 1978. She met Mike Leigh in 1979 when he was looking for RSC actors who could improvise.

 In the 1980s, her work for the Royal Court included Andrea Dunbar’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1981), Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls (1982), and Serious Money (1987). She also starred in the Top GirlsOff-Broadway production in 1983.

For the RSC, she starred in As You Like It (1985) and Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1985–86). She made her film debut in 1985s Dance with a Stranger directed by Mike Newell and went on to appear in Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987) directed by Stephen Frears, and High Season (1987). Back on the stage, she starred in The Cherry Orchard at the Aldwych Theatre in 1989, directed by Sam Mendes, and in Three Sisters at the Royal Court in 1990.

In 1994, Manville starred in the first series of the BBC sitcom Ain’t Misbehavin’. For her work in the 2000 miniseries Other People’s Children, and the 2002 TV film Bodily Harm, she received nominations for Best Female Actor at the Royal Television Society Awards.

 She also won Best Supporting Actress from the San Diego Film Critics Society. On 18 January 2011, she received a BAFTA nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category. On 7 February 2011, former Charlie’s Angels stars Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd presented the Best Actress Award to her at the “Movies for Grownups Awards”

Lesley Manville Love Life

Lesley is also cast in a series called Love life which is an upcoming American romantic comedy anthology television series created by Sam Boyd that is set to debut on the HBO Max streaming service for its launch on May 27, 2020.

Love Life Cast

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