Image of Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville

1956-03-12 Brighton, England, UK

Image of Lesley Manville


Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award-winning actress of theatre, film, and television, and has worked extensively with director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), and Secrets & Lies (1996), and her performance in Phantom Thread (2017), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also had a supporting role in Maleficent (2014). Manville's extensive stage career includes roles in As You Like It, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Alchemist. Her film debut was in Dance with a Stranger (1985).


Cold Storage 2025-06-12
Back to Black Cynthia Winehouse 2024-04-11
The Critic Annabel 2023-09-07
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Ada Harris 2022-07-15
Everything I Ever Wanted To Tell My Daughter About Men The Mother 2022-05-18
Misbehaviour Dolores Hope 2020-03-12
Let Him Go Blanche Weboy 2020-11-05
Ordinary Love Joan 2019-12-06
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Flittle 2019-10-16
LOVE Herself/Introduced By 2018-12-08
To Provide All People Consultant Psychiatrist 2018-06-28
Phantom Thread Cyril Woodcock 2017-12-25
Hampstead Fiona 2017-06-23
The Agency Anthea 2017-11-23
A Very British Brothel 2 Narrator (Voice) 2017-01-04
Rupture Dr. Nyman 2016-11-04
The Go-Between Mrs. Maudsley 2015-09-20
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism Miss Adderstone 2015-04-11
A Very British Brothel Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-03
Maleficent Flittle 2014-05-28
Ghosts Helene Alving 2014-06-26
Mr. Turner Mary Somerville 2014-10-31
The One and Only Mike Leigh Herself 2014-11-24
An Adventure in Space and Time Heather Hartnell 2013-11-21
The Christmas Candle Bea Haddington 2013-11-22
Viaggio sola Kate Sherman 2013-04-24
Romeo & Juliet The Nurse 2013-09-12
Spike Island Margaret 2012-10-11
Ashes Cath 2012-09-06
Womb Judith 2010-07-15
Another Year Mary 2010-11-05
14 Actors Acting Self 2010-12-08
A Christmas Carol Mrs. Cratchit (voice) 2009-11-04
Sparkle Jill 2007-08-17
Perfect Parents Sister Antonia 2006-12-28
The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael Sarah 2005-08-14
Vera Drake Mrs. Wells 2004-10-22
Promoted to Glory Capt. Annie Sullivan 2003-12-21
All or Nothing Penny 2002-05-17
Plain Jane Dora Bruce 2002-05-27
Bodily Harm Mandy Greenfield 2002-03-11
David Copperfield Mrs. Micawber 2001-12-25
Topsy-Turvy Lucy Gilbert 1999-12-15
Milk Fiona 1999-01-01
Toy Boys Mrs. Allen 1999-03-31
Dual Balls Joanna 1997-01-01
Secrets & Lies The Social Worker 1996-05-24
O Mary This London Sophie 1994-03-30
A Statement of Affairs Carol 1993-03-08
Bad Girl Penny Armitage 1992-07-14
Top Girls Marlene 1991-11-02
The Firm Sue Bissell 1989-02-26
High Hopes Lætitia Boothe-Brain 1989-01-13
High Season Carol 1987-09-01
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Margy 1987-10-30
Dance with a Stranger Maryanne 1985-03-01
Christmas Present Judy Tall 1985-12-19
The Moon Over Soho Sally Spencer 1985-08-18
Angels in the Annexe Jenny Bailey 1984-12-24
Dog Ends Vivienne 1984-07-17
Mike Leigh: Making Plays (Archive Material) 1982-09-04
Grown-Ups Mandy 1980-11-27
Mr Burton Ma Smith
Midwinter Break Stella
Winter of the Crow Joan Andrews