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Olwen May (I)


Olwen May is an English actress and theatre director, known for Happy Valley (2014), Whoops! (2013), and Inspector George Gently (2007). She played D.C. Joyce Malone in Coronation Street (1960) during the investigation of Frank Foster's alleged rape of Carla Connor. She has also directed several plays. She lives in West Yorkshire with her partner, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Life on Mars Mavis Witham
(2007)
Casualty 1909 Charnovsky
(2009)
My Son the Fanatic Prostitute
(1997)
The ABC Murders Mrs. Welk
(2018)

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 2019 Holby City (TV Series)
Kristy Maltby
- Babysitters and Bystanders (2019) ... Kristy Maltby
 1990-2019 Coronation Street (TV Series)
D.C. Joyce Malone / Jessica Lundy / Consultant / ...
- Episode #1.9772 (2019) ... Consultant
- Episode #1.9771 (2019) ... Consultant
- Episode #1.7714 (2011) ... D.C. Joyce Malone
- Episode #1.7711 (2011) ... D.C. Joyce Malone
- Episode #1.7710 (2011) ... D.C. Joyce Malone
 2000-2019 Doctors (TV Series)
Dinah Brunton / Julie Babbitt / Lizzie Allen / ...
- Love is Blind (2019) ... Dinah Brunton
- Beginnings (2016) ... Julie Babbitt
- For Better, for Worse (2005) ... Lizzie Allen
- Do the Right Thing (2000) ... Leone Macintyre
 2018 The ABC Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Welk
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Mrs. Welk
 2018 Care (TV Movie)
Rebecca
 2018 Bodyguard (TV Series)
Guard
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Guard
 1993-2018 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Fiona Goodwin / District Judge / Consultant / ...
- Episode #1.8124 (2018) ... District Judge
- Episode #1.6849 (2014) ... Consultant
- Episode #1.4546 (2006) ... DC Crowther (as Olwyn May)
- Episode #1.1748 (1993) ... Fiona Goodwin
- Episode #1.1745 (1993) ... Fiona Goodwin
 2016 Ordinary Lies (TV Series)
Louisa
- Fletch (2016) ... Louisa
 2014-2016 Happy Valley (TV Series)
Mrs. Beresford
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Mrs. Beresford
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Mrs. Beresford
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Mrs. Beresford
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Mrs. Beresford
 2015 The Embrace (TV Series)
Tabby
 2014 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Charlotte Tate
- Gently with Honour (2014) ... Charlotte Tate
 2013 Whoops!
Mary Hickson
 2012 Mount Pleasant (TV Series)
Dr. Edwards
- Episode #2.8 (2012) ... Dr. Edwards (as Olwyn May)
- Episode #2.7 (2012) ... Dr. Edwards (as Olwyn May)
 2012 Leaving (TV Mini-Series)
Registrar
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Registrar
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Registrar
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Registrar
 2011 The Body Farm (TV Mini-Series)
Kay Warner
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Kay Warner
 2009-2011 Shameless (TV Series)
Mary Twill / Social Worker
- Episode #8.16 (2011) ... Mary Twill
- Episode #6.16 (2009) ... Social Worker
 2011 Monroe (TV Series)
Sharon Wardin
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Sharon Wardin
 2010 Five Days (TV Series)
Felicity Green
- Day 8 (2010) ... Felicity Green
- Day 2 (2010) ... Felicity Green
 2009 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Defence Barrister
- Episode #5.9 (2009) ... Defence Barrister
 2009 Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (TV Movie)
Elsa Kershaw
 2009 Casualty 1909 (TV Series)
Charnovsky
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Charnovsky
 2008 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Miriam Marowski
- Judgement: Part 2 (2008) ... Miriam Marowski
- Judgement: Part 1 (2008) ... Miriam Marowski
 2008 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Mother Mary Clare
 2007 The Royal (TV Series)
Sheila
- Scabs (2007) ... Sheila
 2007 Cold Blood (TV Series)
Yvonne Weir
- Dead and Buried (2007) ... Yvonne Weir
 2007 Mobile (TV Mini-Series)
Hypnotherapist
- The Boss (2007) ... Hypnotherapist
 2007 Sound (TV Movie)
Danny's mum
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Mavis Witham
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Mavis Witham
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie)
Mrs Brierley
 2004 The Courtroom (TV Series)
DC Angela Blackshaw
- One More Night (2004) ... DC Angela Blackshaw
 2000 Thin Ice (TV Movie)
Job Centre Clerk
 2000 The Bill (TV Series)
DCI Christine Poulter
- Carnival (2000) ... DCI Christine Poulter
 2000 Always and Everyone (TV Series)
Mrs. Tarrant
- Episode #2.8 (2000) ... Mrs. Tarrant
 1990-2000 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Frances Littlewood / Andrea Person / Frances Littewood
- Episode #12.9 (2000) ... Andrea Person
- Episode #3.12 (1991) ... Frances Littlewood
- Episode #3.9 (1990) ... Frances Littewood
- Episode #3.4 (1990) ... Frances Littlewood (as Olwyn May)
 2000 Seeing Red (TV Movie)
Harriet
 2000 This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (TV Mini-Series)
Diane Simpson
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Diane Simpson
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Diane Simpson
 1997 My Son the Fanatic
Prostitute
 1996 Springhill (TV Series)
Sandra Mullaney
 1996 Strange But True? (TV Series)
Reconstruction Cast
- Paranormal on Camera/Ghost Planes of the Peaks (1996) ... Reconstruction Cast
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Doctor
- Paying the Price (1996) ... Doctor
 1994 The Trial of Lord Lucan (TV Movie)
W.P.C.
 1994 Mia cara Camilla (Short)
Tina
 1990 God on the Rocks (TV Movie)
Pierrette
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Other Works:

Other Works: UK tour of Kay Mellor's 'Band of Gold' with Gaynor Faye, Laurie Brett, , Andrew Dunn, Sacha Parkinson, Emma Osman, Kieron Richardson.

Alternate Names:

Olwyn May

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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