Anne-Marie Duff had had numerous quality roles in the theatre and her television work ranges from Elizabeth I in The Virgin Queen to Fiona Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless.
For both those diverse roles, Anne-Marie Duff was nominated for a Bafta for best actress.
In 2008, Anne-Marie Duff also won awards for her performance in Saint Joan at the National Theatre as well the best actress award at the Bafta Cymru awards for her role in The History of Mr Polly.
In 2009, Anne-Marie Duff was cast as John Lennon's mother in the film Nowhere Boy, and she also starred as 'Mum' in Is Anybody There?
In January 2010, Anne-Marie Duff and her husband James McAvoy co-starred in The Last Station.
At the premiere they revealed that they were expecting their first child.
In 2012 she was cast in Berenice at The Donmar Warehouse.
In 2013, she was nominated for a RTS award for her role on the BBC courtroom drama Accused, but it was won by her co-star Olivia Colman.