Who is Claudie Blakley? Manhunt actress who plays Colin Sutton’s wife Louise – The Sun

MANHUNT has made a triumphant return to ITV – and with the new series comes actress Claudie Blakley.

But this isn't the only role the actress is known for, as the TV and film star has enjoyed an impressive career so far.

Who is Claudie Blakley?

Claudie Blakley, 47, is an actress who trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama.

Her father Alan Blakley was a member of the 1960s pop band The Tremoloes.

Her mother Lin Blakley is also an actress and has played Pam Coker on EastEnders since 2014.

Claudie also has a sister, Kirsten, who is the lead singer of the indie band Little Spitfire.

Who does Claudie Blakley play in Manhunt?

Claudie plays Louise, the wife of Martin Clunes' character DCI Colin Sutton.

Series 1 followed the real life case of serial killer Levi Bellfield.

Season 2 is about serial rapist Delroy Grant – also known as the Night Stalker.

The series is based on Sutton's memoirs.

What else has Claudie Blakley starred in?

Claudie Blakley is best known for her role as Emma Timmins in the BBC series Lark Rise to Candleford.

She also played Mabel Nesbitt in Gosford Park and Charlotte Lucas in Pride and Prejudice.

In 2010 she played Cynthia Lennon in the BBC series Lennon Naked which was based on the life of John Lennon.

In 2016, she appeared in the second series of ITV drama Grantchester.

Other TV credits include Cranford, The Bill, Vital Signs and New Tricks.

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