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Anne Reid was a BAFTA, British Independent Film, and European Film Award nominee for her performance in the title role of The Mother, which earned her the London Film Critics Circle Award. She starred opposite Daniel Craig in the film, written by Hanif Kureishi and directed by Roger Michell.
Her other films include Stephen Frears’ Liam; Richard Kwietniowski’s Love and Death on Long lsland; (in voiceover) Nick Park’s Academy Award-winning short [Wallace & Gromit in] A Close Shave; and Tom Kalin’s upcoming Savage Grace, starring with Julianne Moore.
Ms. Reid found fame in the top-rated U.K. television show Coronation Street, on which she starred for a decade. She was also a series regular on such hit shows as Dinnerladies and Life Begins.
Her many other television credits include two different roles in two miniseries adaptations of Bleak House, two decades apart; and guest appearances on such shows as Doctor Who and Dalziel and Pascoe.