|Born||Sharon Patricia Mughan
22 June 1950
Kirkby, Lancashire, England
|Spouse(s)||Trevor Eve (m. 1980)|
Sharon Patricia Maughan (born 22 June 1950) is a British actress.
Maughan was born in Kirkby, Lancashire, England, one of 5 siblings in an Irish Catholic family. Her father was a seaman. She attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the age of 18. Sharon is credited professionally as Maughan, Mughan or Mugham.
She initially acted in several television series including The Main Chance, Shabby Tiger, By the Sword Divided, The Enigma Files and The Flame Trees of Thika. She has worked in theatre, television and film including Dombey and Son, Inspector Morse, A Doll's House, Arcadia and Another Stakeout.
From 1987 to 1992 she starred in the popular Gold Blend couple television advertisements for Nescafé Gold Blend instant coffee (Taster's Choice in the United States) alongside actor Anthony Head and her husband Trevor Eve. From 2003 to 2006 she had a regular role as Nurse Tricia Williams in the BBC One medical drama television series Holby City.
She appeared in the 2010 U.S. film She's Out of My League, in the role of Molly's mother, the lead female character played by her real life daughter Alice. Her husband, Trevor Eve, played Molly's father. He also appeared as Maughan's ex-husband in the famous television advertisements for Nescafé Gold Blend coffee (known as Taster's Choice in the USA). In 2009, Maughan guest starred in the BBC's Waking the Dead, where Eve was the main star, until the show was cancelled in 2011.
She was a participant in the 2011 series of Celebrity MasterChef.
Maughan completed three films in 2012: The Babymakers directed by Jay Chandrakauser; Flying Home directed by Dominique Derrudiere and Time Lapse.
Maughan met actor Trevor Eve in 1979 when they both had parts in the West End show Filumena. They married in 1980 and subsequently had three children: Alice Sophia born 6 February 1982 who is also an actress; Jack (born 1985) and George (born 1994).
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- Maughan at IMDB
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