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Maria Aitken


Maria Aitken was born on September 12, 1945 in Dublin, Ireland as Maria Penelope Katharine Aitken. She is an actress and writer, known for A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Fierce Creatures (1997) and Jinnah (1998). She has been married to Patrick McGrath since December 28, 1991. She was previously married to Nigel Davenport and Richard Durden. See full bio »
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 1999 The Bench (TV Movie)
Millicent
 1998 Jinnah
Edwina
 1995 Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
Lavinia Freebody
 1994 Love on a Branch Line (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Flamborough
- Ain't She Sweet (1994) ... Lady Flamborough
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby (1994) ... Lady Flamborough
- I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight (1994) ... Lady Flamborough
- Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1994) ... Lady Flamborough
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Colette Clayton
- Tooth (1992) ... Colette Clayton
 1990 The Fool
Lady Amelia
 1990 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
Vanessa Rose-Scott
- Second Best Man (1990) ... Vanessa Rose-Scott
 1990 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Marjorie
- Episode #2.3 (1990) ... Marjorie
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series)
Gladys de Grey
- Melba (1988) ... Gladys de Grey
 1986 Half Moon Street
The Hon. Maura Hardcastle
 1984 Poor Little Rich Girls (TV Series)
Kate Codd
- The Gentlemen Caller: Part 2 (1984) ... Kate Codd
- The Gentleman Caller (1984) ... Kate Codd
- Tit for Tat (1984) ... Kate Codd
- The Oriental Chest (1984) ... Kate Codd
- Lonely as a Crowd (1984) ... Kate Codd
 1980 Bedroom Farce (TV Movie)
Susannah
 1980 Company and Co (TV Series)
Samantha Company
- The First Touch (1980) ... Samantha Company
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Mrs. Otway
- Whinfrey's Last Case (1979) ... Mrs. Otway
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ellie Bloom
- Don't Be Silly (1979) ... Ellie Bloom
 1973-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Jane Gillespie / Jocelyn Bennington
- White Lies: Part 3 (1978) ... Jane Gillespie
- White Lies: Part 2 (1978) ... Jane Gillespie
- White Lies: Part 1 (1978) ... Jane Gillespie
- Saboteur: Part 1 (1975) ... Jane Gillespie
- No Smoke Without Fire: Part 3 (1973) ... Jocelyn Bennington
 1977 Moths (TV Movie)
 1977 Romance (TV Series)
Lady Dolly
- Moths (1977) ... Lady Dolly
 1976 Out of the Trees (TV Movie)
 1975 Aquarius (TV Series)
Maria
- The Three Marias (1975) ... Maria
 1975 Goose with Pepper (TV Movie)
Pat
 1974 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Lady Isobel Jenner
- Port Out, Starboard Home (1974) ... Lady Isobel Jenner
 1973 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Chantal
- Chantal (1973) ... Chantal
 1973 Scotch on the Rocks (TV Series)
Sukey Dunmayne
- Phase 5 (1973) ... Sukey Dunmayne
- Phase 4 (1973) ... Sukey Dunmayne
- Phase 3 (1973) ... Sukey Dunmayne
- Phase 2 (1973) ... Sukey Dunmayne
- Phase 1 (1973) ... Sukey Dunmayne
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Jean Conan Doyle
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
Dorothy Saunders
- Christmas at the Cape (1972) ... Dorothy Saunders
- Dragon's Teeth (1972) ... Dorothy Saunders
- A Gentleman from Europe (1972) ... Dorothy Saunders
- Gentlemen in Khaki Ordered South (1972) ... Dorothy Saunders
- A Perfect Day (1972) ... Dorothy Saunders
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
Adele
 1972 Justice (TV Series)
Lady Beste
- A License to Build Your Own Money (1972) ... Lady Beste
 1971 Mary, Queen of Scots
Lady Bothwell
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Exiles: Jennie (1970) ... Doctor
 1969-1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The Young Countess / Gwen Toynbee
- The Style of the Countess (1970) ... The Young Countess
- Murder: Double Negative (1969) ... Gwen Toynbee
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Mrs. Petrie
- Appointment in Prague (1970) ... Mrs. Petrie
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Madame Leonard
- Degrade and Rule (1970) ... Madame Leonard
 1969 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Antonia
- Requiem for Cello in SW3 (1969) ... Antonia
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Mother
- Nocturne (1969) ... Mother
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Val
- The Kill (1969) ... Val
- The Cover Plan (1969) ... Val
- The Arrangement (1969) ... Val
 1969 Some Girls Do
Robot Flight Attendant (uncredited)
 1967 Doctor Faustus
Sloth (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Other Works:

She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Hay Fever," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with John Standing and Carmen Du Sautoy in the cast. Alan Strachan was director. See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Graduated from Oxford University, where she performed with OUDS. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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