Actress who gained fame for her role as the matriarch of the Weasley family in the Harry Potter film franchise. She originally rose to stardom for her performance in Educating Rita. She also plays Rosie in the 2008 movie musical Mamma Mia! and Mrs. Bird in the 2014 film Paddington.
At age 18, she spent 18 months training to become a nurse.
She had her first job at age 15, working at an insurance company.
She married Grant Roffey in 1997, 11 years after their whirlwind romance began. They had a daughter named Maisie Mae Roffey.
She starred as the mother of Rupert Grint's character in the Harry Potter films.