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Anna Maxwell Martin


The rather striking Anna Maxwell-Martin is a rising star on both stage and screen. Anna had dreamed all her life of becoming actress even though her family had no background in the arts whatsoever. She starred in school plays and an acclaimed production of "Breezeblock Park" in the role of Betty. At the age of 20 she auditioned for the prestigious ... See full bio »
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 2013-2014 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
Regan
- King Lear (2014) ... Regan
 2013 Philomena
Jane
 2013 Alan Partridge
Janet Whitehead
 2012 Accused (TV Series)
Tina Dakin
- Tina's Story (2012) ... Tina Dakin
 2011 The Night Watch (TV Movie)
Kay Langrish
 2011 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Burton
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Sarah Burton
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Sarah Burton
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Sarah Burton
 2010 On Expenses (TV Movie)
Heather Brooke
 2009 Moonshot (TV Movie)
Janet Armstrong
 2009 Freefall (TV Movie)
Mandy
 2009 Free Agents (TV Series)
Sophie
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Sophie (as Anna Maxwell-Martin)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Sophie (as Anna Maxwell-Martin)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Sophie (as Anna Maxwell-Martin)
 2008 Poppy Shakespeare (TV Movie)
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 2008 White Girl (TV Movie)
Debbie
 2006 The Other Man (Short)
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Suki
- The Long Game (2005) ... Suki (as Anna Maxwell-Martin)
 2004 North & South (TV Mini-Series)
Bessy Higgins
 2004 Enduring Love
Penny
 2002 Eddie Loves Mary (Short)
 2002 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Arabella Heywood
- Murder on St. Malley's Day (2002) ... Arabella Heywood (as Anna Maxwell-Martin)
 1978 Everyday Maths (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Played Lucy in an RSC adaptation of C.S. Lewis' novel "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" - Sadler's Wells Theatre, London (2001). See more »

Alternate Names:

Anna Maxwell-Martin

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[commenting on her face] I get described as 'interesting' a lot. People often call me odd, too. Maybe they mean ugly. Given the services of a plastic surgeon, I would get a pair of cheekbones.

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Starring as the lead character, Lyra, in His Dark Materials, the play based on Philip Pullman's trilogy of books at the National Theater in London, U.K. Also stars Timothy Dalton. See more »

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