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Manville, Lesley

Overview
Works: 158 works in 583 publications in 5 languages and 17,911 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film remakes  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lesley Manville
Maleficent by Robert Stromberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how the beautiful, idyllic Maleficant became evil and put a curse on the infant Aurora
Phantom thread by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

42 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover, disrupting his once controlled and fastidious existence
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acclaimed director Mike Leigh examines the twilight years of celebrated British painter J.M.W. Turner (portrayed by Timothy Spall) in this lavish period drama detailing the landscape artist's close relationship with his beloved father, his impact as a member of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and his tender romance with a lonely widow and owner of a seaside inn in Chelsea"--Allmovie.com, July 25, 2019
Another year by Mike Leigh( Visual )

65 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness
North & south by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner, John Thornton
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
Romeo & Juliet by Carlo Carlei( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's William Shakespeare's epic and searing tale of love. An ageless story from the world's most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century. This adaptation is told in the lush traditional setting it was written, but gives a new generation the chance to fall in love with the enduring legend
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
The Christmas candle by Samantha Barks( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the heart of the English countryside lays the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every twenty-five years an angel visits the village candle maker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights the Christmas Candle will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end. When David Richmond, a progressive young minister from London arrives in Gladbury the villagers discover a new formula for miracles
Painted lady by Julian Jarrold( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Sheridan is a semi-retired, former '60s rock singer. She seems resigned to a life lived on a crumbling country estate, ruminating about her past. Everything changes when a botched robbery leaves her friend Sir Charles Stafford dead and one of his prized pantings missing. Determined to retrieve the masterpiece and find the killer, Maggie plunges into the dark underworld of the art trade. Posing as a wealthy Polish countess, she sets off on a treacherous path from Ireland to London to New York and back again. Meanwhile, Sebastian, the troubled son of Sir Charles, embarks on his own path of discovery. Where the two trails meet, life begins to imitate art to deadly effect
All or nothing by Mike Leigh( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a crowded South London apartment building, Penny, a working mom, struggles to keep her wayward daughter, her lazy son and her disillusioned partner on the right path
Molly Moon and the incredible book of hypnotism by Christopher Rowley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the first book in the Molly Moon series by Georgia Byng, the film tells the story of a young orphan who struggles through life alongside her friends (and enemies). Her life dramatically changes when one day she discovers an intriguing book in the local library. The book, Hypnotism: An Ancient Art Explained, written by a mysterious master hypnotist, starts her on an unstoppable journey of discovery and adventure
Topsy-turvy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Midsomer murders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby has policed the murderous county for decades, and now he is ready to retire. In these four episodes Barnaby investigates his final cases before leaving the denizens of MIdsomer in the capable hands of his cousin, DCI John Barnaby and his partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Master Class: Competition over a prestigious music class unearths a long-kept secret. The Noble Art: A reenactment of a championship boxing match turns deadly. Not in My Back Yard: A clash over property development leads to a string of murders. Fit for Murder: The Barnabys' spa weekend is interrupted by a gruesome discovery
Mum( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married one day and widowed the next, Cathy Walker feels her way through her first year as a suddenly single woman. Some days it would be easier to rebuild her life without well-intentioned advice and often hilarious help from her son, her brother, and their girlfriends. Thank heaven for Cathy's lifelong friend Michael, who keeps a loving eye on her
Agatha Christie Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the host is found dead at a card game, four investigators - including Poirot himself - look for clues as they set out to discover which guest is the killer
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hortense, an adopted Black woman in London, seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover the woman is white. Equally shocked to learn the daughter she gave up for adoption is Black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true. When Cynthia brings her newfound daughter home to meet her family-from-hell, all the secrets and lies, the deceptions and animosities come pouring out
The Elizabeth Gaskell collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford: For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness in Cranford, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. A handsome new doctor, Frank Harrison, has arrived from London, a retired Army captain and his daughters have moved into a house opposite the sisters, and the preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are under way. Everyone -- from charming rogue Dr. Marshland to mean Mrs. Jamieson and her lap dog -- talks, and is talked about, behind closed doors. The town also has its secrets, which it slowly reveals
Mum( Visual )

2 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married one day and widowed the next, Cathy Walker feels her way through her first year as a suddenly single woman. Some days it would be easier to rebuild her life without well-intentioned advice and often hilarious help from her son, her brother, and their girlfriends. Thank heaven for Cathy's lifelong friend Michael, who keeps a loving eye on her
 
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Alternative Names
Lesley Manville actrice britannique

Lesley Manville actriță britanică

Lesley Manville actriu britànica

Lesley Manville actriz británica

Lesley Manville anglická herečka

Lesley Manville attrice teatrale e attrice cinematografica britannica

Lesley Manville britische Schauspielerin

Lesley Manville British actress

Lesley Manville britisk skodespelar

Lesley Manville britisk skuespiller

Lesley Manville Britse actrice

Lesley Manville brittisk skådespelare

Leslija Menvila britu aktrise

Manville, Lesley 1956-

Manville, Lesley Ann 1956-

Manville, Leslie

Manville, Leslie 1956-

Λέσλι Μάνβιλ

Лэслі Мэнвіл

Мэнвилл, Лесли

Լեսլի Մենվիլ

לזלי מנוויל שחקנית אנגלייה

לסלי מנוויל שחקנית אנגלייה

لسلی منویل

لسلی منویل بازیگر بریتانیایی

ليزلي مانفيل

ليزلي مانفيل ممثلة بريطانية

লেসলি ম্যানভিল ব্রিটিশ অভিনেত্রী

레슬리 맨빌

レスリー・マンヴィル

莱斯利·曼维尔

蕾絲莉·蔓薇爾

Languages
English (258)

German (7)

Spanish (7)

French (6)

Italian (6)