Lynda La Plante

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Born: 03/15/1943

Filmography

Producer (9)

Tennison 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Prime Suspect 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Imagine Me & You 2006 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Framed 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Mothers and Daughters 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Warden 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Prime Suspect 3 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Associate Producer

The Prosecutors (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Widows (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (8)

Bella Mafia 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Prime Suspect: Inner Circles 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Creator

Prime Suspect: The Lost Child 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Creator

Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Creator

Framed 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Prime Suspect 2 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Creator

Prime Suspect 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Writer

Widows (TV Show)

Writer

Milestones

2009

Pens "Above Suspicion" from her novel

1997

Launches "Trial & Retribution"

1990

Creates "Prime Suspect"

1983

Breakout TV project with "Widows"

1965

Television debut as an actress on "Coronation Street"

Bonus Trivia

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Among her fellow students at RADA were Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt and Ian McShane.

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Several sources have different information for the year of La Plante's birth, which was brought to national attention when television personality Anne Robinson publicly questioned her age following La Plante's adoption of her son. The comment briefly put La Plante's application in jeopardy, for which she has never forgiven Robinson. 

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Her dedication to research has brought her to morgues to view autopsies, brothels and numerous prisons.

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She is the first non-scientist to be inducted into the Forensic Science Society; the honorary award was based on the accuracy of the scientific writing in her work.

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Her best-remembered television role as an actress was as a ghost with allergies in the children's series "Rentaghost."

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Was displeased with the direction of "Prime Suspect" after its third series, and declined to participate in the writing for the next four series.

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