Maria Aitken Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Dublin, Ireland
Birth NameMaria Penelope Katharine Aitken
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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), Jinnah (1998) and Fierce Creatures (1997). She has been married to Patrick McGrath since December 28, 1991. She was previously married to Nigel Davenport and Richard Durden.

Spouse (3)

Patrick McGrath (28 December 1991 - present)
Nigel Davenport (May 1972 - 1981) (divorced) (1 child)
Richard Durden (19 January 1968 - 1971) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Mother, with Nigel Davenport, of Jack Davenport.
Graduated from Oxford University, where she performed with OUDS.
Younger sister of former British Conservative Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken, daughter of Conservative MP Sir William Aitken, and great-niece of Lord Beaverbrook.
She was educated at Riddlesdown Hall in Norfolk; Sherborne School for Girls in Sherborne, Dorset and St. Anne's College, Oxford University.
Ex-stepmother of Laura Davenport.
Directing "The 39 Steps" at the Tricycle Theatre, London. Book by John Buchan, adapted by Patrick Barlow and compromising a cast of just 4 playing nearly a 100 roles between them! [August 2006]

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