Lesley Sharp

Lesley Sharp was born in Manchester, England as Karen Makinson but was renamed Lesley Sharp upon her adoption at 6 weeks old. Lesley grew up in Formby, which is north of Liverpool. She graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1982 and is known for Naked(1993),Afterlife(2005) and The Full Monty(1997). She has been married to Nicholas Gleaves since February 1994. They have two children.

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Cast Credits

Living the Dream (2017)
Starring as Jen Pemberton
Inside London Fire Brigade (2017)
Starring as Narrator (3 episodes)
Three Girls (2017)
Starring as DC Margaret Oliver
Paranoid (2016)
Starring as Lucy Cannonbury (8 episodes)
Capital (2015)
Starring as Mary Leatherby (3 episodes)
The One Show (2015)
Guest starring as Lesley Sharp
Starlings (2012)
Starring as Jan
Scott and Bailey (2011)
Starring as Janet Scott (16 episodes)
The Shadow Line (2011)
Starring as Julie Bede
Babies Behind Bars (2011)
Starring as Narrator (UK Version) (2 episodes)
The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Starring as Petronella Van Daan (5 episodes)
Afterlife (2005)
Starring as Alison Mundy (14 episodes)
Doctor Who (2005)
Guest starring as Sky Silvestry
Who Do You Think You Are? (2004)
Guest starring as Lesley Sharp
The Second Coming (2003)
Starring as Judith Roach
Bob and Rose (2001)
Starring as Rose Cooper
Playing the Field (1998)
Starring as Theresa Mullen
Common As Muck (1994)
Starring as Christine Stranks (6 episodes)
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Guest starring as Miss Martindale