Biography

A trainee at the Bristol Old Vic in the 1970s, Ellie Haddington is an actress who has become more prolific and more in demand with each passing year. She first came to attention playing Josie Clarke in Coronation Street from 1995-1996 and played governor Joy Masterton in Bad Girls a decade later. She was Professor Docherty in the 2007 Doctor Who episode Last of the Timelords and played Carol Porter in Sky's sitcom The Cafe in 2011-2013. She memorably played Hilda Pierce in several episodes of Foyle's War from 2003 to 2015 and Fanny Biggetywitch in the BBC's Dickensian in 2016. Most recently she is the long suffering mother to Anna Maxwell Martin's character in Motherland and played Agatha Chudleigh in Ripper Street, as well as Mrs Esposito in 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

A trainee at the Bristol Old Vic in the 1970s, Ellie Haddington is an actress who has become more prolific and more in demand with each passing year. She first came to attention playing Josie Clarke in Coronation Street from 1995-1996 and played governor Joy Masterton in Bad Girls a decade later. She was Professor Docherty in the 2007 Doctor Who episode Last of the Timelords and played Carol Porter in Sky's sitcom The Cafe in 2011-2013. She memorably played Hilda Pierce in several episodes of Foyle's War from 2003 to 2015 and Fanny Biggetywitch in the BBC's Dickensian in 2016. Most recently she is the long suffering mother to Anna Maxwell Martin's character in Motherland and played Agatha Chudleigh in Ripper Street, as well as Mrs Esposito in 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1955-01-01

Place of Birth Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Life Support (6 episodes) as Fiona Drummond
2017 Motherland (6 episodes) as Marion
2017 Their Finest as Catrin's Landlady
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Mrs. Esposito
2014 Spies of Warsaw (2 episodes) as Madame Dupin
2011 The Café (12 episodes) as Carol Porter
2010 Little Crackers (1 episode) as Nellie
2010 Mo as Jean
2009 Gracie! as Jenny Stansfield
2005 Doctor Who (1 episode)
2004 Denial as Sandy
2004 Life Begins (20 episodes)
2003 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as Florrie Bradley
2002 The Lawless Heart as Judy
1990 The Lorelei as Helen

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