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Lesley Sharp


Lesley Sharp was born on April 3, 1960 in Manchester, England as Karen Makinson. She is an actress and director, known for Naked (1993), The Full Monty (1997) and From Hell (2001). She has been married to Nicholas Gleaves since February 1994. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Naked
Naked Louise
(1993)
The Full Monty
(1997)
From Hell
From Hell Kate Eddowes
(2001)
Scott & Bailey
Scott & Bailey DC Janet Scott
(2011-2016)

Filmography

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 2016 Spoon Fed (Short) (post-production)
Ellie
 2017 Living the Dream (TV Series)
Jen Pemberton
- Gators for Cougars (2017) ... Jen Pemberton
- Adults Only (2017) ... Jen Pemberton
- Snake in the Grass ... Jen Pemberton
- Blink Test ... Jen Pemberton
- True Love Waits ... Jen Pemberton
 2017 Three Girls (TV Mini-Series)
DC Margaret Oliver
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... DC Margaret Oliver
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... DC Margaret Oliver
 2016 Dusty and Me
Lil
 2016 Paranoid (TV Mini-Series)
Lucy Cannonbury
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Lucy Cannonbury
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Lucy Cannonbury
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Lucy Cannonbury
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Lucy Cannonbury
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Lucy Cannonbury
 2011-2016 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
DC Janet Scott
- Episode #5.3 (2016) ... DC Janet Scott
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... DC Janet Scott
- Episode #5.1 (2016) ... DC Janet Scott
- Episode #4.8 (2014) ... DC Janet Scott
- Episode #4.7 (2014) ... DC Janet Scott
 2015 Capital (TV Mini-Series)
Mary
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Mary
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Mary
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Mary
 2013 Homeboys (TV Movie)
Eileen
 2012-2013 Starlings (TV Series)
Jan
- Episode #2.8 (2013) ... Jan
- Episode #2.7 (2013) ... Jan
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... Jan
- Episode #2.5 (2013) ... Jan
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... Jan
 2012/I Peekaboo (Short)
Emily
 2011 Shirley (TV Movie)
Eliza Bassey
 2011 The Shadow Line (TV Mini-Series)
Julie Bede
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Julie Bede
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Julie Bede
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Julie Bede
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Julie Bede
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Julie Bede
 2011 The Walton Sextuplets: Moving On (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2010 Whistle and I'll Come to You (TV Movie)
Hetty
 2010 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Petronella van Daan
- The Diary of Anne Frank (2010) ... Petronella van Daan
 2009 In Passing (Short)
Fay Travers
 2009 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Miss Martindale
- The Clocks (2009) ... Miss Martindale
 2009 Cranford (TV Series)
Mrs Bell
 2009 Moving On (TV Series)
Sylvie
- Butterfly Effect (2009) ... Sylvie
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (TV Movie)
Joan Hunter
 2009 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Mini-Series)
Petronella Van Daan
- May 1944 (2009) ... Petronella Van Daan
- June 1943 (2009) ... Petronella Van Daan
- November 1942 (2009) ... Petronella Van Daan
- October 1942 (2009) ... Petronella Van Daan
- Amsterdam 6th July 1942 (2009) ... Petronella Van Daan
 2008 Inkheart
Mortola
 2008 The Children (TV Mini-Series)
Anne
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Anne
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Anne
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Anne
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Sky Silvestry
- Midnight (2008) ... Sky Silvestry
 2005-2006 Afterlife (TV Series)
Alison Mundy
- A Name Written in Water (2006) ... Alison Mundy
- Things Forgotten (2006) ... Alison Mundy
- Mind the Bugs Don't Bite (2006) ... Alison Mundy
- Mirrorball (2006) ... Alison Mundy
- Your Hand in Mine (2006) ... Alison Mundy
 2006 The True Voice of Prostitution (TV Movie)
 2006 The True Voice of Murder (TV Movie)
 2005 Our Hidden Lives (TV Movie)
Edie Rutherford
 2005 Days of Darkness (TV Short)
Jerri Nielsen
 2005 Born with Two Mothers (TV Movie)
Laura Mayfield
 2005 Planespotting (TV Movie)
Lesley Coppin
 2004 Vera Drake
Jessie Barnes
 2004 Carrie's War (TV Movie)
Louisa Evans, aka 'Aunty Lou'
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
Helen
 2003 Cheeky
Kath
 2003 The Second Coming (TV Mini-Series)
Judith Roach
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Judith Roach
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Judith Roach
 2002 Spyhole (Short)
Angela Miller
 2001 Bob & Rose (TV Series)
Rose Cooper
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Rose Cooper
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Rose Cooper
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Rose Cooper
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Rose Cooper
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Rose Cooper
 2001 From Hell
Kate Eddowes
 2000-2001 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Trudy Graham
- Martin's Story (2001) ... Trudy Graham
- The Lads (2001) ... Trudy Graham
- Ronnie's Story (2001) ... Trudy Graham
- Barry's Story (2001) ... Trudy Graham
- Freda's Story (2001) ... Trudy Graham
 1998-2000 Playing the Field (TV Series)
Theresa Mullen
- Episode #4.7 (2000) ... Theresa Mullen
- Episode #3.6 (2000) ... Theresa Mullen
- Episode #3.5 (2000) ... Theresa Mullen
- Episode #3.4 (2000) ... Theresa Mullen
- Episode #3.3 (2000) ... Theresa Mullen
 2000 Nature Boy (TV Mini-Series)
Martha
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Martha
 1999 Daylight Robbery (TV Mini-Series)
Carol Murphy
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Carol Murphy
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Carol Murphy
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Carol Murphy
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Carol Murphy
 1999 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Mrs Joe
 1997 Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge (TV Series)
Pet Warmley
- Nurse Ajax (1997) ... Pet Warmley
 1997 The Moonstone (TV Movie)
Rosanna Spearman
 1997 The Full Monty
Jean
 1997 Common As Muck (TV Series)
Christine Stranks
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Christine Stranks
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Christine Stranks
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... Christine Stranks
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Christine Stranks
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Christine Stranks
 1995 The Boss (TV Series)
Susan Harvey
- Pilot (1995) ... Susan Harvey
 1995 Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (TV Movie)
Anne Sutherland
 1994 Priest
Mrs. Unsworth
 1993-1994 Frank Stubbs Promotes (TV Series)
Petra Dillon
- Chinatown (1994) ... Petra Dillon
- Mr. Chairman (1994) ... Petra Dillon
- Faith (1994) ... Petra Dillon
- Babies (1994) ... Petra Dillon
- Politician (1994) ... Petra Dillon
 1994 Stages (TV Series)
Susan
- Speaking in Tongues (1994) ... Susan
 1994 Syrup (Short)
Miss James
 1994 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Various Characters
 1994 Dandelion Dead (TV Mini-Series)
Constance 'Connie' Martin, née Davies
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Constance 'Connie' Martin, née Davies
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Constance 'Connie' Martin, née Davies
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Constance 'Connie' Martin, née Davies
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Constance 'Connie' Martin, née Davies
 1993 Naked
Louise
 1993 Nights (TV Series)
Carol
 1991 Performance (TV Series)
Dull Gret / Angie
- Top Girls (1991) ... Dull Gret / Angie
 1991 Close My Eyes
Jessica
 1991 Josie (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
 1987-1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Woman / Marion Parkin / Valerie
- Wedded (1990) ... Woman
- Night Voice (1990) ... Marion Parkin
- Road (1987) ... Valerie
 1989 The Rachel Papers
Jenny
 1988 The Love Child
Bernadette
 1987 Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Michelle
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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. See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Has two sons, Zachary (b. October 1994) and Gabriel (b. March 12, 1998), with husband Nicholas Gleaves. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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