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Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman's film credits include David Fairman's Lighthouse Hill; Jeroen Krabbé's Discovery of Heaven; Paul Morrison's Solomon and Gaenor (which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film); Robert Young's Captain Jack; Dick Clement's Water; Amy Heckerling's National Lampoon's European Vacation; Lewis Gilbert's Educating Rita (for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination); Stephen Frears' Gumshoe; and Peter Collinson and Bob Kellett's Up the Junction (her screen debut).

She starred in her own television series, Agony, as well as its follow-up, Agony Again and About Face. Her notable telefilm appearances include Bob Brooks' The Knowledge (for Emmy Award-winning producer Verity Lambert); Alan Parker's The Evacuees and Re-Joyce; and the starring role of Shani Whittle in Piers Haggard's BAFTA Award-nominated Eskimo Day and its sequel Cold Enough for Snow.

Lipman's stage credits include playing Aunt Eller in Trevor Nunn's acclaimed National Theatre staging of Oklahoma! (later videotaped for a television airing); and playing Peggy Ramsay in Peggy for You (staged by Robin Lefevre). She starred in the West End productions of Lost in Yonkers and The Sisters Rosensweig; and in several seasons at the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Maureen Lipman Facts

BirthdayMay 10, 1946 (75)
BirthplaceHull, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.