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Maureen Lipman


Maureen Lipman was born on May 10, 1946 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Maureen Diane Lipman. She is an actress, known for The Pianist (2002), Educating Rita (1983) and Oklahoma! (1999). She was previously married to Jack Rosenthal. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Pianist
The Pianist Mother
(2002)
Educating Rita
(1983)
Oklahoma!
Oklahoma! Aunt Eller
(1999)
A Little Princess
A Little Princess Miss Minchin
(1987)

Filmography

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 2016 The Crystal Maze (TV Series)
Mumsey
- SU2C Special (2016) ... Mumsey
 2016 Plebs (TV Series)
Landlady
- The Weatherist (2016) ... Landlady
- The Vestal (2016) ... Landlady
- The Beasts (2016) ... Landlady
 2015 The Job Lot (TV Series)
Maggie Higgins
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Maggie Higgins
 2015 Bull (TV Series)
Beverley
- A Faberge Egg (1905) (2015) ... Beverley
 2015 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Reverend Alicia
- The Bishop of Dibley (2015) ... Reverend Alicia
 2014 Job's Dinner (Short)
Sitis
 2012 Days of Awe (Short)
Daniella's Mother
 2012 That Woman (Short)
Jacquie
 2012 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Mags Dormer
- Written in the Stars (2012) ... Mags Dormer
 2012/I Metamorphosis
Mrs. Samsa
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Lady in Gym Class
 2011 Holby City (TV Series)
Bonnie Walters
- Half Empty (2011) ... Bonnie Walters
 2011 Tinga Tinga Tales (TV Series)
Hummingbird
- Why Hummingbird Hums (2011) ... Hummingbird (voice)
 2009-2010 Ladies of Letters (TV Series)
Irene Spencer
- Episode #2.10 (2010) ... Irene Spencer
- Episode #2.9 (2010) ... Irene Spencer
- Episode #2.8 (2010) ... Irene Spencer
- Episode #2.7 (2010) ... Irene Spencer
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... Irene Spencer
 2009 Minder (TV Series)
Anita Richardson
- The Art of the Matter (2009) ... Anita Richardson
 2009 Skins (TV Series)
Aunt Elizabeth
- Thomas (2009) ... Aunt Elizabeth
 2008/I The Agent
Charlie
 2008 He Kills Coppers (TV Movie)
Lily Porter
 2008 Caught in the Act
Judith Herbst
 2007 Casualty (TV Series)
Hannah 'Hayley' Liddell
- Behind Closed Doors (2007) ... Hannah 'Hayley' Liddell
 2007 Veils (Short)
Judith
 2007 Sensitive Skin (TV Series)
Sue Shortstop
- Here I Am (2007) ... Sue Shortstop
- Three Lost Loves (2007) ... Sue Shortstop
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Wire
- The Idiot's Lantern (2006) ... The Wire
 2005 The Fugitives (TV Series)
Maggie Wych
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Maggie Wych
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Maggie Wych
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Maggie Wych
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Maggie Wych
 2004 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Stella Sinclair
- Body & Soul (2004) ... Stella Sinclair
 2004 Lighthouse Hill
Audrey Davidson
 2003 Winter Solstice (TV Movie)
Marcia
 2003 SuperTex
Dora Breslauer
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Larry's wife
 2003 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Louise Bergman
- The Tailor's Dummy (2003) ... Louise Bergman
 2002 George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2002 The King's Beard (voice)
 2002 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Lillian Spencer
- Episode #1.5301 (2002) ... Lillian Spencer
- Episode #1.5300 (2002) ... Lillian Spencer
- Episode #1.5298 (2002) ... Lillian Spencer
- Episode #1.5297 (2002) ... Lillian Spencer
- Episode #1.5296 (2002) ... Lillian Spencer
 2002 The Pianist
Mother
 2001 The Discovery of Heaven
Figure 1
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
Aunt Eller
 1999 Captain Jack
Barbara Bostock
 1999 Solomon & Gaenor
Rezl
 1997 Cold Enough for Snow (TV Movie)
Shani Whittle
 1996 Interview Day (TV Movie)
Shani Whittle
 1995 Agony Again (TV Series)
Jane Lucas
- Showtime (1995) ... Jane Lucas
- Breaking Point (1995) ... Jane Lucas
- Hound Dog (1995) ... Jane Lucas
- Soap Dish (1995) ... Jane Lucas
- Dazed and Confused (1995) ... Jane Lucas
 1995 Call up the Stars (TV Movie)
Joyce Grenfell
 1992 Bookmark (TV Series)
Enid Blyton
- Sunny Stories (1992) ... Enid Blyton
 1992 Carry on Columbus
Countess Esmeralda
 1989-1991 About Face (TV Series)
Dr. MacBride / Helen Firebrace / Deirdre / ...
- Sleeping Sickness (1991) ... Dr. MacBride
- Monkey Business (1991) ... Helen Firebrace
- Briefcase Encounter (1991) ... Deirdre
- Requiem (1991) ... Anne
- This for the Half Darling (1991) ... Peggy
 1986-1987 All at Number 20 (TV Series)
Sheila Haddon
- The Prowler (1987) ... Sheila Haddon
- The Tea Leaf (1987) ... Sheila Haddon
- Warts and All (1987) ... Sheila Haddon
- My Kitten: Right or Wrong? (1987) ... Sheila Haddon
- Three in a Bed (1987) ... Sheila Haddon
 1987 First Sight (TV Series)
Tamara
- Exclusive Yarns (1987) ... Tamara
 1987 A Little Princess (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Minchin
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Miss Minchin
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Miss Minchin
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Miss Minchin
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Miss Minchin
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Miss Minchin
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Julie
- Shiftwork (1986) ... Julie
 1985 Absurd Person Singular (TV Movie)
Jane Hopcroft
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Marge
- Absent Friends (1985) ... Marge
 1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation
Lady in the Bed
 1985 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Ruth
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Ruth
 1985 Water
Prime Minister
 1985 Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie)
The Princess of France
 1985 On Your Way Riley (TV Movie)
Kitty McShane / Kitty Riley
 1984 See How They Run (TV Movie)
Miss Skillon
 1983 Educating Rita
Trish
 1983 Perishing Solicitors (TV Movie)
 1982 Outside Edge (TV Movie)
Maggie
 1982 Objects of Affection (TV Series)
Val
- Rolling Home (1982) ... Val
 1982 P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (TV Movie)
Alan's mother (voice, uncredited)
 1982 Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series)
Stella Craven
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Stella Craven (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Stella Craven
 1982 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Witch
- The Witching Hour (1982) ... Witch
 1969-1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Zoya Krein / Little Satin Bottom / The Mayoress / ...
- Last Night Another Dissident... (1981) ... Zoya Krein
- The People's Jack (1970) ... Little Satin Bottom / The Mayoress
 1979-1981 Agony (TV Series)
Jane Lucas
- Rings Off Their Fingers (1981) ... Jane Lucas
- Lucas v Lucas (1981) ... Jane Lucas
- Holy Wars (1981) ... Jane Lucas
- Communications Breakdown (1981) ... Jane Lucas
- Hospital Romances (1981) ... Jane Lucas
 1981 Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (TV Movie)
Ena Lind
 1981 The Other 'Arf (TV Series)
Margaret Thatcher
- Away from It All (1981) ... Margaret Thatcher (voice)
 1980 The Wildcats of St. Trinian's
Miss Katy Higgs
 1979 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
Mrs. Paige
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Mrs. Paige
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie)
Brenda Weller
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Sharon Benson
- Dinner at the Sporting Club (1978) ... Sharon Benson
 1978 A Soft Touch (TV Series)
Alison Holmes
- Close of Play (1978) ... Alison Holmes
- I Wanna Be like You (1978) ... Alison Holmes
- The Toad Work (1978) ... Alison Holmes
- Play Acting (1978) ... Alison Holmes
- Hi There Pop Pickers (1978) ... Alison Holmes
 1976 Rogue Male (TV Movie)
Freda
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Mrs. Smedley
- Selected Target (1976) ... Mrs. Smedley
 1975-1976 Couples (TV Series)
Marian Steinberg
- Episode #1.87 (1976) ... Marian Steinberg
- Episode #1.86 (1976) ... Marian Steinberg
- Episode #1.85 (1976) ... Marian Steinberg
- Episode #1.84 (1976) ... Marian Steinberg
- Episode #1.83 (1976) ... Marian Steinberg
 1975 Three Comedies of Marriage (TV Series)
Rachel
- Bobby Bluesocks (1975) ... Rachel
 1975 The Evacuees (TV Movie)
Sarah Miller
 1973-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Sarah Lewis
- Matron: Part 1 (1975) ... Sarah Lewis
- Do Your Worst: Part 1 (1974) ... Sarah Lewis
- Hidden Scars: Part 1 (1974) ... Sarah Lewis
- Robin and His Juliet: Part 3 (1973) ... Sarah Lewis
- Robin and His Juliet: Part 2 (1973) ... Sarah Lewis
 1974 You'll Never Walk Alone (TV Short)
Marjorie Pouncey
 1974 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Annie
- Regan (1974) ... Annie
 1973 Casanova '73 (TV Series)
Gloria
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Gloria
 1973 Thriller (TV Series)
Liz Morris
- File It Under Fear (1973) ... Liz Morris
 1969-1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Cathleen / Barbara / Joanna Dibble
- Long Day's Journey Into Night (1973) ... Cathleen
- The Gingham Dog (1970) ... Barbara
- It's Called the Sugar Plum (1969) ... Joanna Dibble
 1971 Gumshoe
Naomi
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Maxine
- Saturday Matinee (1971) ... Maxine
 1970 The Lovers (TV Series)
Sandra Appleton
- Brainwashing (1970) ... Sandra Appleton
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Lisa
- A Walk with the Lions (1970) ... Lisa
 1969 Battle of Britain
Radar Operator (uncredited)
 1968 Up the Junction
Sylvie
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (83 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

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(1989-1990 season) She and James Roose-Evans adapted Joyce Grenfell's works, "Re: Joyce!," in an American premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Alan Strachan was director. John Lee Beatty was set designer. Ben Frow was costume designer. Judy Rasmuson was lighting designer. See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think TV is for me any more - it has changed, it's formulaic and there are only certain people who are regarded as ratings people.

Trivia:

Her show, "Live and Kidding", performed at the Duchess Theatre, was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Entertainment of the 1997 season. See more »

Star Sign:

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