Anne-Marie Duff

Anne-Marie Duff

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Anne-Marie Duff was born on Oct 08, 1970 in UK. Anne-Marie Duff's big-screen debut came with Aristocrats - Season 1 directed by David Caffrey in 1999. Anne-Marie Duff is known for Bad Sisters directed by Rebecca Gatward, Sharon Horgan stars as Eva Garvey and Claes Bang as John Paul Williams. Anne-Marie Duff has got 9 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award Anne-Marie Duff achieved is Women Film Critics Circle Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Anne-Marie Duff plays is Bad Sisters - Season 2 which will be released on Aug 19, 2022.

Anne-Marie Duff is an English actress, born on 8 October 1970 in Southall, London. Her parents, Brendan and Mary (née Doherty), are from Donegal, Ireland. Her father worked as a painter and decorator and her mother worked in a shoe shop.She first came to the attention of the British public for her role as Margaret in The Magdalene Sisters (2002) and as Fiona Gallagher in the successful TV series Shameless: Very Important Punk (2004), where she met her future husband, James McAvoy. She went on to play Queen Elizabeth I opposite Tom Hardy's Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester in the four-part miniseries The Virgin Queen (2006).In Nowhere Boy (2009), Duff played John Lennon's mother, Julia, a role for which she won British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. She played Violet Miller in Les suffragettes (2015), a working-class woman who introduces Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) to the fight for women's rights in east London. "Violet is extraordinary, she's a firebrand - a tornado that comes into Maud's life and changes it forever. I found her thrilling," says Duff. In 2017, she will appear as Hyzenthlay in a new BBC animated miniseries of Watership Down.Duff has also taken on many theatre roles, including Joan of Arc in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" in 2007 and Alma Rattenbury in Terence Rattigan's "Cause Célèbre" at The Old Vic, London in 2011.She has been married to McAvoy since 11 November 2006. They have one child, a son named Brendan after Duff's father. On 13 May 2016, Duff and McAvoy announced their decision to divorce.

  • Birthday

    Oct 08, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Southall, London, England, UK
  • Also known

    Anne Marie Duff, Ann Marie Duff

Known For


9 wins & 17 nominations

Women Film Critics Circle Awards
Women's Work/Best Ensemble
Winner - WFCC Award
Evening Standard British Film Awards
Best Actress
Winner - Evening Standard British Film Award
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