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Lynda La Plante


Lynda La Plante was born on March 15, 1943 in Newton, Lancashire, England as Lynda J Titchmarsh. She is a writer and actress, known for Prime Suspect (1991), Prime Suspect 3 (1993) and Widows (2018). She was previously married to Richard La Plante. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Prime Suspect Writer
(1991)
(1993)
Widows Writer
(2018)
(1997-2009)

Filmography

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 2018 Widows (based on "Widows" by)
 2017 Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series) (book by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (book by)
  Above Suspicion (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011) (book - 3 episodes, 2010) (creator - 3 episodes, 2010)
- Deadly Intent Part 3 (2011) ... (writer)
- Deadly Intent Part 2 (2011) ... (writer)
  Prime Suspect (TV Series) (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by - 12 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
  Trial & Retribution (TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (written by - 13 episodes, 1997 - 2007) (creator - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (devised & written by - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (deviser - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Siren: Part 1 (2009) ... (creator)
- The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer)
- Conviction: Part 2 (2008) ... (creator)
- Conviction: Part 1 (2008) ... (creator)
- Mirror Image: Part 1 (2007) ... (writer)
 2008 The Commander: Abduction (TV Movie)
 2007 The Commander: The Fraudster (TV Movie)
 2006 The Commander: Blacklight (TV Movie) (storyline deviser) / (written by)
 2005 The Commander: Blackdog (TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
 2005 The Commander: Virus (TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
 2003 The Commander (TV Movie)
 2002 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Hour Four (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour Three (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour Two (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour One (2002) ... (written by)
 2002 Framed (TV Movie) (1992 film "Framed")
 2001 The Warden (TV Movie) (story "The Governor")
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie) (creator)
 2000 Cold Shoulder (TV Movie)
  Supply & Demand (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1998) (written by - 5 episodes, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Blood Ties: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Blood Ties: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Raw Recruit: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Killer Net (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 1998) (writer - 4 episodes, 1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1997 Bella Mafia (TV Movie) (novel) / (teleplay)
 1997 Supply & Demand (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
  The Governor (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by)
 1995 She's Out (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (written by)
 1994 The Lifeboat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Troubled Waters (1994) ... (writer)
 1993 Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1993) ... (written by)
- Part 1 (1993) ... (written by)
 1993 Comics (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1993 Seekers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Framed (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
 1992 Prime Suspect 2 (TV Mini-Series) (devised by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (devised by)
 1992 Civvies (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer)
 1992 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Seconds Out (1992) ... (writer)
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (written by)
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hidden Talents (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 Widows 2 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (writer)
 1983 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (writer)
 1973-1974 The Kids from 47A (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Row (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- Binny's Boyfriend (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- The Guiding Light (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- Cinderella (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- The Meeting (1973) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
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Show Show Producer (22 credits)
Show Show Self (27 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (featuring Jane Tennison): Prime Suspect 2 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Linda La Plante | Lynda LaPlante | Lynda Marchal | Lynda Titchmarsh
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Trivia:

Her younger sister, Gill Titchmarsh often works as a casting director on her productions. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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