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Lesley Manville is an English actress, she is well known as known for her frequent collaborations with director Mike Leigh.

Relationship Facts of Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Lesley Manville?

Talking about her relationship, she is a married woman. She got married to Gary Oldman 1987, who is an English actor but the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to divorced in 1990.

The couple has a child name, Alfie Oldman. Then, she got married to Joe Dixon in 2000, who is English Television and Film Actor but the marriage didn’t go well and they got divorced in 2004.

Who is Lesley Manville?

Lesley Manville is an English actress, she is well known as known for her frequent collaborations with director Mike Leigh.

Likewise, her birth name is Lesley Ann Manville. Moreover, she is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Secrets & Lies (1996).

Who are the parents of Lesley Manville?

Lesley was born in Brighton, Sussex, England on March 12, 1956, to parents  Ron Manville and Jean Manville. She has siblings but the names are unknown. She belongs to British nationality and English ethnicity.

Lesley Manville
Caption: Lesley Manville (Source: Daily Mail)

Her birth sign is Pisces. Talking about her education, she attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

Lesley Manville: Early Professional Career

Talking about her profession, she made her professional stage debut in the 1972 West End musical I and Albert directed by John Schlesinger. Likewise, she built a career as a distinctive theatre actress, appearing in new plays at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Warehouse and Royal Court Theatre from 1978. Similarly, she met Mike Leigh in 1979 when he was looking for RSC actors who could improvise. During the 1980s, her work for the Royal Court included Andrea Dunbar’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1981) and Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls (1982), and Serious Money (1987).

Moreover, she also starred in the Top Girls Off-Broadway production in 1983.  In 1994, she also starred in the first series of the BBC sitcom Ain’t Misbehavin’. Therefore, her extensive television credits include prominent roles in the dramas Holding On(1997), Real Women (1998–99), The Cazalets (2001), North & South (2004) and Cranford (2007). Consequently, she also starred in Cards on the Table, a 2006 feature-length episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot.

Since 2005, she has starred in several National Theatre productions, including His Dark Materials (2005), The Alchemist (2006), and Her Naked Skin (2008). During 2009, she also played Margaret Thatcher in the Channel 4 drama The Queen.

She has also appeared in numerous Mike Leigh films throughout her career, including High Hopes (1988), Secrets & Lies (1996), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Vera Drake (2004) and Mr. Turner (2014). In 2011, she also starred in Mike Leigh’s play Grief at the National Theatre.

In contrast, she also appeared in the films Romeo and Juliet (2013) and Maleficent (2014). On the same year, she starred opposite Stellan Skaarsgaard in the BBC drama River. Therefore, she came in late 2017 with Paul Thomas Anderson’s late-breaking Phantom Thread.

Lesley Manville: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Talking about her lifetime achievements and awards, she won Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress for Another Year (2010), she won ICS Award for Best Supporting Actress for Phantom Thread (2017). Moreover, she won INOCA Awards for Best Supporting Actress for Another Year (2010). 

What is Lesley Manville’s net worth?

There is no information regarding her salary. Her net worth is around $ 2 million as of 2022.

Lesley Manville: Rumors and Controversy

There is no information regarding her professional and personal life. So, she is far from rumors and controversy.

Lesley Manville: Description of Body Measurements

Talking about her body measurements, Lesley has a height of 5 feet 2 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 60Kg.

Lesley’s hair color is dark brown and her eye color is brown. Furthermore, she has a measurement of 34-26-36 inches respectively.

Lesley Manville: Social Media

She is not active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Reference (Wikipedia, IMDb, www.tvguide.com)

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