Lynda La Plante

Writer | Actress | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Prime Suspect (1991) | Prime Suspect 3 (1993) | Trial & Retribution (1997-2009)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Linda La Plante | Lynda LaPlante | Lynda Marchal | Lynda Titchmarsh  Less
BORN 
Mar 15, 1943 (age 75)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for BombshellBombshell (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer, Writer  Less Script
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for WidowsWidows Writer (based on "Widows" by)  Less 2018 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (73 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Prime Suspect 1973Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-series) Writer (book by) (6 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 6
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  • Primary photo for Above SuspicionAbove Suspicion (TV Series) Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2010), Writer (5 episodes, 2009), Writer (creator) (3 episodes, 2010), Writer (3 episodes, 2011), Writer (book) (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2009–2012 11
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  • Primary photo for Prime SuspectPrime Suspect (TV Series) Executive Producer (13 episodes, 2011), Writer (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by) (12 episodes, 2011), Writer (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by) (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 13
    • Stuck in the Middle with You (Jan 22, 2012) Executive Producer, Writer (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)  Less
    • Ain't No Sunshine (Jan 22, 2012) Executive Producer, Writer (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)  Less
    • The Great Wall of Silence (Dec 22, 2011) Executive Producer, Writer (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Trial & RetributionTrial & Retribution (TV Series) Producer (26 episodes, 1997), Writer (13 episodes, 1997), Writer (creator) (5 episodes, 2007), Executive Producer (5 episodes, 2007), Writer (devised & written by) (4 episodes, 1997), Writer (3 episodes, 2007), Writer (deviser) (2 episodes, 1997), Writer (1 episode, 2004)  Less 1997–2009 32
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  • Primary photo for The Commander: AbductionThe Commander: Abduction (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Commander: The FraudsterThe Commander: The Fraudster (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Commander: The Devil You KnowThe Commander: The Devil You Know (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Commander: BlacklightThe Commander: Blacklight (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (storyline deviser), Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Commander: BlackdogThe Commander: Blackdog (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (deviser) (uncredited), Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Commander: VirusThe Commander: Virus (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (deviser) (uncredited), Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The CommanderThe Commander (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for FramedFramed (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (1992 film "Framed")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for WidowsWidows (TV Mini-series) Writer (4 episodes, 2002), Executive Producer (4 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 4
    • Hour Four (Aug 27, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Hour Three (Aug 20, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Hour Two (Aug 13, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The WardenThe Warden (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (story "The Governor")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Mind GamesMind Games (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Cold ShoulderCold Shoulder (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Supply & DemandSupply & Demand (TV Mini-series) Writer (creator) (6 episodes, 1998), Producer (6 episodes, 1998), Writer (5 episodes, 1998), Writer (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 6
    • Blood Ties: Part 2 (Oct 6, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Blood Ties: Part 1 (Sep 29, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Golden Goose: Part 2 (Sep 22, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Killer NetKiller Net (TV Mini-series) Writer (creator) (4 episodes, 1998), Writer (4 episodes, 1998), Producer (4 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 4
    • Episode #1.4 (May 26, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (May 19, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (May 12, 1998) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Bella MafiaBella Mafia (TV Movie) Writer (novel), Writer (teleplay)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Supply & DemandSupply & Demand (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The ProsecutorsThe Prosecutors (TV Movie) Executive Producer (as Lynda LaPlante), Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The GovernorThe Governor (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1995), Producer (6 episodes, 1995), Writer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1995–1996 7
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  • Primary photo for She's OutShe's Out (TV Mini-series) Writer (6 episodes, 1995), Associate Producer (6 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Apr 10, 1995) Associate Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Apr 3, 1995) Associate Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 27, 1995) Associate Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The LifeboatThe Lifeboat (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Prime Suspect 3Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-series) Writer (2 episodes, 1993), Associate Producer (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
    • Part 2 (Dec 19, 1993) Associate Producer, Writer  Less
    • Part 1 (Dec 19, 1993) Associate Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for ComicsComics (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for SeekersSeekers (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for FramedFramed (TV Mini-series) Writer (4 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 4
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  • Primary photo for Prime Suspect 2Prime Suspect 2 (TV Mini-series) Writer (devised by) (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for CivviesCivvies (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 6
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  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Prime SuspectPrime Suspect (TV Mini-series) Writer (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for Once in a Life TimeOnce in a Life Time (TV Movie) Helen (as Lynda Marchal)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Unnatural CausesUnnatural Causes (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for BulmanBulman (TV Series) Colonel Hernandez (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Death of a Hitman (Jun 26, 1985) Colonel Hernandez (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Widows 2Widows 2 (TV Mini-series) Writer (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for The BriefThe Brief (TV Series) Mrs. Marley (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Landscape (Aug 28, 1984) Mrs. Marley (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Partners in CrimePartners in Crime (TV Series) Phyllis Betts (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for WidowsWidows (TV Mini-series) Writer (6 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 6
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  • Primary photo for The Last SongThe Last Song (TV Series) Gillian (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • Episode #2.7 (Apr 1, 1983) Gillian (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Belinda Heaton / Fellcity Carilne (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Educating MarmaladeEducating Marmalade (TV Series) Mrs. Atkins (Marmalade's Mum) (10 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1983 10
    • Marmalade at the Albert Hall (Jan 3, 1983) Mrs. Atkins (Marmalade's Mum) (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • The Nativity Play (Dec 20, 1982) Mrs. Atkins (Marmalade's Mum) (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Short Sharp Shock (Dec 13, 1982) Mrs. Atkins (Marmalade's Mum) (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
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  • Primary photo for BognorBognor (TV Series) Lady Aubergine (3 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 3
  • Primary photo for BergeracBergerac (TV Series) Lisa Reynolds (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • Relative Values (Dec 13, 1981) Lisa Reynolds (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Theatre BoxTheatre Box (TV Series) Mrs. Atkins (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Winston Churchill: The Wilderness YearsWinston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Pekenhem-Walsh (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • In High Places (Sep 20, 1981) Mrs. Pekenhem-Walsh (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Coming HomeComing Home (TV Series) Muriel Maddocks (6 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Apr 3, 1981) Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Mar 27, 1981) Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 20, 1981) Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Why Didn't They Ask Evans?Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (TV Movie) Mrs. Roberts (as Lynda Marchal)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for In Loving MemoryIn Loving Memory (TV Series) Mrs. Beatty (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The ProfessionalsThe Professionals (TV Series) Viv Copeland (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Gentle TouchThe Gentle Touch (TV Series) Juanita Shervington (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Something Blue (Sep 5, 1980) Juanita Shervington (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for RentaghostRentaghost (TV Series) Tamara Novek (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
    • Episode #5.5 (Mar 25, 1980) Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #5.4 (Mar 18, 1980) Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #5.3 (Mar 14, 1980) Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
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  • Primary photo for PenmarricPenmarric (TV Series) 'Mrs. Smith' (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.12 (Dec 28, 1979) 'Mrs. Smith' (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for GrandadGrandad (TV Series) Jeanette (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 17, 1979) Jeanette (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Cecilia Plasche (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Coming Out (Apr 10, 1979) Cecilia Plasche (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Horse in the HouseHorse in the House (TV Series) Anya (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 2
  • Primary photo for The SweeneyThe Sweeney (TV Series) Eve Fisher (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Victims (Dec 14, 1978) Eve Fisher (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sunday DramaThe Sunday Drama (TV Series) Jenny Hiketier (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Wings of Song (Sep 10, 1978) Jenny Hiketier (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for OutOut (TV Series) Angela (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Send in the GirlsSend in the Girls (TV Series) Vera (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Goosepimples (Apr 12, 1978) Vera (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Seven Faces of WomanSeven Faces of Woman (TV Series) Fritzie Ritz (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • She: Anxious Anne (May 15, 1977) Fritzie Ritz (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for The ITV PlayThe ITV Play (TV Series) Vera (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for BeastsBeasts (TV Series) Young Woman (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Special Offer (Oct 16, 1976) Young Woman (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Kids from 47AThe Kids from 47A (TV Series) Writer (8 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 8
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  • Primary photo for Beryl's LotBeryl's Lot (TV Series) Joyce (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Hey Brian!Hey Brian! (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Jun 5, 1973) Actress (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for All Our SaturdaysAll Our Saturdays (TV Series) Rita da Costa (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The DoctorsThe Doctors (TV Series) Molly Dolan (52 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 52
    • Episode #1.94 (Oct 15, 1970) Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #1.93 (Oct 14, 1970) Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #1.92 (Oct 8, 1970) Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Life with JohnnyLife with Johnny (TV Series) Janet (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for Out of the UnknownOut of the Unknown (TV Series) Miss. Harvey (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • 1+1=1.5 (Mar 4, 1969) Miss. Harvey (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC Show of the WeekBBC Show of the Week (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Simply Sheila (Jul 7, 1968) Actress (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Rita / Marlene Nesbitt / Janey Hinden / Nurse Browne (6 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1967 6
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  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Victoria (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 2
    • Episode #1.491 (Aug 25, 1965) Victoria (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
    • Episode #1.490 (Aug 23, 1965) Victoria (as Lynda Marchal)  Less
Self (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Herself (8 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2014
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  • Primary photo for The British Soap Awards 2014The British Soap Awards 2014 (TV Special) Herself - Presenter: Best Actor  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Britain's Favourite DetectivesBritain's Favourite Detectives (TV Movie) Herself - Crime Writer (as Linda La Plante, Lynda La Plante)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2014
  • Primary photo for Goodbye GranadalandGoodbye Granadaland (TV Movie) Herself - Writer, Prime Suspect  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Crime ConnectionsCrime Connections (TV Series) Herself - Author & Creator 'Above Suspicion' (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 14, 2012) Herself - Author & Creator 'Above Suspicion'  Less
  • Primary photo for The A to Z of CrimeThe A to Z of Crime (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Herself - Author (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The People's DetectiveThe People's Detective (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2009
  • Primary photo for ProfilingProfiling (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Drama TrailsDrama Trails (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Verity Lambert: Drama QueenVerity Lambert: Drama Queen (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for Drama ConnectionsDrama Connections (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Story of ITV: The People's ChannelThe Story of ITV: The People's Channel (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Drama (Jul 3, 2005) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for KellyKelly (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AustraliaGood Morning Australia (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for RubyRuby (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for French and SaundersFrench and Saunders (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Pebble Mill at OnePebble Mill at One (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989

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