ANNA Maxwell Martin has seen her star soar over the past 15 years.
The actress was once well known for Bletchley Circle, but now has become a leading star in Line Of Duty.
Who is Anna Maxwell Martin?
Anna Maxwell Martin is an English actress born in 1977.
Notably, she has played Lyra in His Dark Materials at the Royal National Theatre, Esther Summerson in the BBC’s 2005 adaptation of Bleak House, and “N” in Channel 4’s 2008 adaptation of Poppy Shakespeare.
She added her grandfather’s name Maxwell to her surname to distinguish her from another member with the same name when she joined actor’s trade union Equity.
The actress is married to director Roger Michell and has two children.
Who does Anna play in Line of Duty?
Anna plays DCS Patricia Carmichael in Line of Duty.
The character first made her debut in the fifth season of the hit show as she stepped in to shake things up at AC-12.
Introduced specifically to interrogate Superintendent Ted Hastings over his alleged links to the Organised Crime Gang, DCS Carmichael quickly became a favourite among the show’s fanbase.
What else has Anna Maxwell Martin starred in?
Anna starred in Philomena as Jane Anna in 2013.
She has also appeared in film Becoming Jane, where she played Cassandra Austen.
Anna also featured in the TV series Bleak House as Esther Summerson.
In 2003, she featured in two episodes of Midsomer Murders.
She is also known for the BBC comedy Motherhood.
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