Who is Line of Duty star Vicky McClure and is she married? – The Sun

VICKY McClure as amassed a legion on fans thanks to her role as Kate Fleming in Line of Duty.

Fans will be thrilled to know Line of Duty is returning on March 21 on BBC One.

Who is Vicky McClure and how old is she?

Vicky McClure is an English actress and former model.

She was born in Wollaton, Nottingham, on 8 May 1983, where she still lives now.

She began acting at a young age when she was enrolled at the Central Junior Television Workshop in the Midlands city.

She's won two major awards for her acting so far and has been nominated for several others.

Who does Vicky McClure play in Line of Duty?

Vicky has plays Detective Inspector Kate Fleming across all seasons of Line of Duty.
She stars alongside Adrian Dunbar (Superintendent Ted Hastings) and Martin Compston (DS Steve Arnott), all of who have appeared in each season.

In 2017, it was announced by BBC director-general Tony Hall that “there's not one but two more series of Line of Duty”.

BBC director-general Tony Hall said: "I am very excited to say there’s not one but two more series of Line Of Duty. So hooray for AC-12!"

Season five kicked off on March 31, 2019, and finished on May 5.

The fifth season of Line Of Duty concluded with an extended episode that lasted until 10.25pm.

And now the BBC has confirmed that season six will begin on March 21, 2021.

What TV shows has she appeared in?

Vicky has starred in every season of the award-winning police series Line of Duty as Detective Sergeant Kate Fleming.

She also appeared as the co-lead of the BBC One psychological thriller The Replacement where she played mysterious and cunning maternity leave cover worker Paula.

Her breakthrough came from her role in This Is England, a TV show was spawned which covered the years 1986, 1988, and 1990.

Vicky reprised her role as Lol and bagged herself a BAFTA for best actress in the 2011 ceremony and she also appeared in Broadchurch.

She also starred in Mother's Day and Action Team which she admitted she "really struggled to keep my s**t together!” during filming because it was so funny.

In 2020 she starred in Alex Rider, an Amazon Prime series.

What films has Vicky McClure starred in?

Vicky McClure made her big-screen debut in the Shane Meadows 1999 film A Room for Romeo Brass.

She also featured in the Jason Statham action film Hummingbird (released in 2013) and in 2008 featured in the critically panned comedy-drama Filth and Wisdom – directed by music legend Madonna.

Discussing being directed by Madonna, she said in an interview with the Birmingham Mail in 2010: “I was completely gobsmacked when she asked me. She’s a massive Shane Meadows fan.”

Explaining more, she continued: “I got this call from Stephen Graham, because he’d worked with Guy Ritchie. He said ‘Madonna wants to work with you’. I said ‘Yeah, right Steve’. But I got the script and it was all go, go, go.”

She now works mostly in TV, as her last film was Convenience in 2015.

Since then she's been in TV series and TV films such as Channel 4's I Am Nicola.

Has Vicky McClure worked as a model?

Vicky has a couple of modelling credits to her name having appeared in some campaigns and gaining affinity with certain brands.

In 2016 she was announced as one of the faces and collaborators with clothing brand Finery for a collection of Forever Pieces.

Back in 2012, she fronted a campaign for watch company Swatch – and she has a close professional relationship with Fred Perry.

Is Vicky McClure married to Jonny Owen?

Vicky is not currently married but is in a long-term relationship with Welsh producer, actor and writer Jonny Owen.

The couple announced their engagement on December 25, 2017 but still haven't booked a venue.

Jonny was the writer of the 2013 film Svengali which featured Vicky as well as Martin Freeman and Natasha O’Keeffe.

The film brought the couple together, with Vicky telling the Guardian: “There's a definite chemistry in the film that was down to the fact that we were genuinely attracted to each other.”

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