1 January 1953
Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland
|Relatives||Johnny Beattie (father)|
Maureen Beattie (born 1953) in Bundoran, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, is an Irish-born, and Brought up in Glasgow, Scottish actress of both stage and screen. Her most notable role is that of Sandra Nicholl in medical drama Casualty from November 1991 until February 1993.
Beattie trained at Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company's "Histories Ensemble", where her roles have included Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester in Henry VI Part II, and the Duchess of York in Richard III.
She is the daughter of Scottish actor and comedian Johnny Beattie, who appeared as Malcolm Hamilton in Glasgow drama River City, and is the elder sister of Louise Beattie who appeared in Emmerdale in 2000 as Chris Tates' lawyer Laura Johnstone.
In 2007, Beattie appeared in the feature film Finding Bob McArthur as Russian actress, Svetlana. The film, also starring John Stahl, Bob Edwards and Alan Bell, was directed by Jim Hickey and produced by Robin Mitchell.
Playing Mrs Danvers in a national tour of Rebecca, with Nigel Havers. [February 2005]
In 2011, she played Iseabail Nic Aodh, the mother of the main character Katie Nic Aodh, in The Decoy Bride.
|31 March 2003 – 11 April 2003||Self-Control||Mary Brunton dramatised by Gerda Stevenson||Bruce Young||BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama|
|30 May 2006||Duce's Bonce||Robin Brooks||Fiona McAlpine||BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play|
|27 March 2009||The Stanley Baxter Playhouse: Astonishing Archie||Rev Margot Turnbull||Bill Paterson||Marilyn Imrie||BBC Radio 4|
|24 April 2012||The Biggest Issues||Jill McEwan||Annie McCartney||Eoin O'Callaghan||BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama|
- Biography, Maureen Beattie's website Archived 3 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Maureen Beattie". Royal Shakespeare Company. Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
- "Ian Rankin's Dark Road, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh". independent.co.uk. The Independent. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
- Radio: Pick of the day, Phil Daoust, The Guardian, 30 May 2006
- Radio – Martin Hoyle, Financial Times, 30 May 2006
- BBC – The Stanley Baxter Playhouse – Astonishing Archie
- BBC – Afternoon Drama – The Biggest Issues
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