Anna Maxwell Martin

Originally from the small East Yorkshire town of Beverley, Anna Maxwell Martin attended the all girls high school of the town before attending the University of Liverpool to study History. After graduating Anna studied at LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) and subsequently signed onto the Equity.

She is known on both the stage and television. Most recently she shot to the spotlight playing the Jane Austen heroine Elizabeth Bennett in Death Comes to Pemberley on BBC One.

Known For


Cast Credits

And Then There Were None (2015)
Starring as Ethel Rogers
Midwinter of the Spirit (2015)
Starring as Merrily Watkins (2 episodes)
The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Starring as Mary Shelley (6 episodes)
Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)
Starring as Elizabeth Darcy (3 episodes)
The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Starring as Susan (5 episodes)
South Riding (2011)
Starring as Sarah Burton
Doctor Who (2005)
Guest starring as Suki
Bleak House (2005)
Starring as Esther Summerson
North & South (2004)
Starring as Bessy Higgins
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Guest starring as Arabella Heywood