She acted in Ivan Turgenev and Brian Friel's play, "Fathers and Sons," in a British National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Richard Pasco, Alec McCowen, Ralph Fiennes, Robert Glenister, Antony Brown, Robin Bailey and Barbara Jefford in the cast. Michael Rudman was director.
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I think there are some people who have those childhoods that are really bad and so what happens is that they find an escape through pretending to be other people. Or there's that really common thing with actors - their parents moved around a lot and they were always having to make new friends, so they entertained people doing funny voices. Or they got picked on and so they made jokes, were the ...
She was adopted when she was a few days old. Her birth mother named her Karen Makinson, but her adoptive parents changed her name to Lesley Sharp.