30 January 1963
Christina Malone (born 30 January 1963) is an English actress, best known for playing Mimi Maguire in the Channel 4 series Shameless. She also played Mo McGee in Brookside. She made a reality appearance in Celebrity Big Brother 6 in January 2009.
Malone was born on 30 January 1963 in Toxteth, Liverpool, the daughter of Olwyn and Frank Malone. She attended Liverpool Institute High School for Girls and Childwall College.
Malone played Mo McGee in Brookside from 1993 until 1998 and Mimi Maguire on Shameless from 2005 until 2013. Other television roles include playing a nurse called Bobbie in Victoria Wood's dinnerladies.
On 2 January 2009, Malone entered the Celebrity Big Brother house. She was the seventh person to enter and was immediately picked up on her loudness. On 16 January, Malone was the second person to be evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother House.
|1991||Blonde First||Mrs. Crane||Supporting Role|
|1992||The Long Day Closes||Edna|
|Between the Lines||Waitress||1 Episode|
|1993-1998||Brookside||Mo McGee||Recurring Role|
|1994||Screen Two||Chrissie||1 Episode|
|1994-1997||Common As Muck||Moira||Recurring Role (3 Episodes)|
|1996||The Liver Birds||Nightclub Friend||1 Episode|
|2000||Nature Boy||Jane||1 Episode|
|Married 2 Malcolm||Female Tourist||Minor Role|
|2002||Five Ways John Wayne Didn't Die||Various||Short Film|
|Nice Guy Eddie||Chairwoman||Recurring Role (2 Episodes)|
|Tough Love||Mrs. Smith||TV Movie|
|2005||Fingersmith||Nurse Spiller||Recurring Role (2 Episodes)|
|2005-2013||Shameless||Mimi Maguire||Regular Role (112 Episodes)|
|2006||Only One of These Things Is True||Mrs. Crank||Short Film|
|2008||Simon and Emily||Ellen||Supporting Role|
|2008-2014||The Wright Stuff||Herself||Guest Panelist (3 Episodes)|
|2008-2017||Loose Women||Guest (9 Episodes)|
|2009||Celebrity Big Brother||Contestant (21 Episodes)|
|The Sunday Night Project||Guest (1 Episode)|
|2010||Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth||Guest Panelist (1 Episode)|
|2010-2019||This Morning||Guest (7 Episodes)|
|2012||Come Dine with Me||Guest (1 Episode)|
|2012-2013||Big Brother's Bit on the Side||Guest Panelist (2 Episodes)|
|2013||Splash!||Guest (1 Episode)|
|8 out of 10 Cats||Guest (1 Episode)|
|The Jeremy Kyle Show||Guest (1 Episode)|
|The Chase||Contestant (1 Episode)|
|2014||Who's Doing the Dishes?||Participant (1 Episode)|
|Celebrity Fifteen to One||Contestant (1 Episode)|
|Staff Room||Mrs. Rothwell||1 Episode|
|2015||Mastermind||Herself||Contestant (1 Episode)|
|2016||Celebrity Masterchef||Contestant (2 Episodes)|
|Pointless Celebrities||Contestant (1 Episode)|
|2016-2017||The Funny Thing About...||Guest (2 Episodes)|
|2019||Celebs on the Farm||Participant (1 Episode)|
|Green Fingers||Daria||1 Episode|
|Clink||Elaine McDermott||Recurring Role (4 Episodes)|
|2020||The Gift Musical||Sandra||Short Film|
|Tin Star||Betty Marbury||1 Episode|
|2021||Blind Faith||Sister Beach||Short Film|
|2022||Tonight LIVE with Dan Wooton||Herself||Guest (1 Episode)|
|Tonight LIVE with Mark Dolan|
|1998||Guiding Stars||Marni||Royal National Theatre|
|2005||Break Away||Pauline||Finborough Theatre, London|
|The Morris||Lily||Liverpool Everyman|
|2009||MeeT ThE DeAN's||Mrs. Dean||Unity Theatre, Liverpool|
|2011-2012||Rita, Sue and Bob, Too!||Sue||St Helens Theatre Royal|
|2017-2018||Sleeping Beauty||Wicked Queen||Epstein Theatre, Liverpool|
Malone runs her own acting school, To Be Frank Productions, in Manchester, where she lives. The school produces plays in local Liverpool theatres such as the Everyman Theatre. The drama school is named after her late father, Frank Malone. She also used to run an agency with Dean Sullivan called DSTM. Malone has stated that she has obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder.
In May 2012, Malone was declared bankrupt.
In 2013, she gave birth to a second daughter named Flame Chase at age 50.
In March 2019, Malone pleaded guilty to contempt of court, having shared a social media post which purported to reveal the new identity of Jon Venables, one of two boys who murdered James Bulger, contrary to a court order. She was given an eight-month prison sentence which was suspended for two years.
In October 2019, Malone announced, via Twitter, that she and her husband Paul had separated after 11 years together. They reconciled in February 2020.
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- Tansley, Janet (6 January 2009). "Tina Malone on Celebrity Big Brother: Daughter's shock!". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
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- "MeeT ThE DeAN's". Eleganceproductions.co.uk. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
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- Mangan, Lucy (3 January 2009). "We've got it all – except Davina's gleeful frenzy". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 3 January 2009.
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- Bletchly, Rachael (3 June 2017). "Tina Malone reveals she is to be a mum again at 54 - and she will select the sex". Daily Mirror.
- Britton, Paul (16 May 2012). "Shameless star Tina Malone is declared bankrupt". Manchester Evening News.
- Wilson, Jess (17 December 2013). "Congratulations! Tina Malone gives birth to baby girl Flame two weeks early". Daily Mirror.
- "Actress admits 'Bulger killer photo' post". BBC News. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
- Needham, Lucy (11 February 2020). "Tina Malone reunites with estranged husband Paul Chase after 'two years of hell'". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 19 September 2021.