Sharman Macdonald was born on February 8, 1951 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is an actress and writer, known for The Edge of Love (2008), Silver Ghost and The Winter Guest (1997). She has been married to Will Knightley since 1976. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

(2008)
(1997)
Within These Walls Shirley Phillips
(1976)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (8 credits)
 2013/II Begin Again
Diner Costumer (uncredited)
 1983 Come to Mecca (TV Movie)
Betty
 1983 The Gaffer (TV Series)
Clara
- Spring (1983) ... Clara
 1981 The Olympian Way (TV Series)
Marcia
- Public Appearance (1981) ... Marcia
- Compliments of the Management (1981) ... Marcia
- Family Business (1981) ... Marcia
- Cleaned Out (1981) ... Marcia
- Slim Chance (1981) ... Marcia
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Betty Craig
- The Link-Up (1979) ... Betty Craig
 1978 Accident (TV Series)
Stephanie
- Terri (1978) ... Stephanie
 1977 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Gloria
- Postcards from Southsea (1977) ... Gloria
 1976 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Shirley Phillips
- Catalyst (1976) ... Shirley Phillips
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (4 credits)
 2008 The Edge of Love (written by)
 1997 The Winter Guest (play) / (screenplay)
 1997 Sound on Film (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Music Practice (1997) ... (writer)
 1989 Wild Flowers (TV Movie)
 2001 Deflation (Short) (assistant director)
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 2001 Deflation (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "When I was a Girl I Used to Scream and Shout," was performed at the Whitehall Theatre in Whitehall, London, England with Colette O'Neill, Sharon Duce, Dawn French, and John Gordon Sinclair in the cast. Simon Stokes was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Spouse:

Will Knightley  (2 children)

Children:

Keira Knightley | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My daughter is followed all the time she's out. I'm lost in admiration for the way that she deals with it, but the paparazzi are an accident waiting to happen. The way they drive, you think, my God.

Trivia:

Maternal great granddaughter of John (1866-1948) and Janet (née Rowatt) Dewar (1869-1950). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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