Lynda La Plante Net Worth
Lynda’s Early Life
Lynda La Plante, a well-known actor. Plante was born on March 15th in Liverpool, England. Lynda is ranked in the list of the most popular and wealthiest celebrities. Lynda’s occupation is Author, Screenwriter, Actress. Her spouse is Richard La Plante. Lynda La Plante before marriage was Lynda Titchmarsh is best known for writing the Prime Suspect that is a Television Crime Series.
Plante was born and raised in Liverpool and was trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Lynda, after finishing her studies, used the name Lynda Marchal as her stage name. She appeared in a variety of Productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Lynda also appeared in a popular Television series including – Z Cars, Educating Marmalade, The Sweeney, The Professionals and Bergerac.
Lynda is best remembered as the hay- fever who suffers ghost Tamara Novek in the BBC children’s series ‘Rentaghost’. In the year 1974, Plante got her first scriptwriting Job on the ITV children’s sitcom ‘The Kids from 47 A’.
|Birth Date||March 15, 1943|
|Birth Place||Liverpool, England|
In the year 1983 was when her breakthrough came, and that’s when she created and wrote the six-part robbery series – Widows for Thames Television. The plot goes like this – The four armed robbers carry out a heist planned by their deceased husbands. After that, the second series of Widows followed in the year 1985. Ten years later, the sequel ‘She’s out’ took up.
Plante’s debut novel, ‘The Legacy’ was published in the year 1987 for which she received both critical and best sellar success. After that, her second, third and fourth novel came right after which were – ‘The Talisman 1987, Bella Mafia 1990, Entwined 1993. All of these became International Best Sellers. In the year 1990, La Plante began working on her next Television Project called ‘Prime Suspect’ which was released by Granda in the year 1991. Helen Mirren was starred in the Prime Suspect as DCI Jane Tennison, airing in the Uk. As well as PBS in the US as the part of anthology program mystery. Plante won an Edgar Award in the year 1993 from the Mystery Writers of America for her work. Also later she wrote a TV series called as Seekers Which starred Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon produced by Sarah Lawson.
La Plante formed her own TV production company in the same year 1993. Through which Lynda La Plante wrote and produced high rating series such as ‘The Governer (ITV 1995 – 1996), Supply and Demand(ITV 1997 – 98), Killer Net (Channel 4 1998), Trial and Retribution(ITV 1997 – 2009), Mind Games(ITV 2001) and the Commander ( ITV 2003 – 08).
In the year 1996, Lynda La Plante co-wrote and executive produced; The Prosecutors (NBC) with Tom Fontana who starred in Stockard Channing. She also wrote, and executive produced Bella Mafia in the year 1998(CBS) which starred Vanessa Redgrave which Plante adapted from her novel of the same name. In the year 2001, she coproduced; The Warden, in the year 2001(TNT) which starred Ally Sheedy, which was a slight variation of La Plante’s series ‘The Governer’. She also co-produced her adaptation of the UK hit Windows in the year 2002 (ABC) and also co-produced the pilot of Cold Shoulder in the year 2006(Neg Regency/CBS) that starred Kelly Mc Gills. It was based on her Cold series. Plante was the executive producer on Daniel Petrie Jnr’s adaptation of her own show ‘Framed’ 2002(TNT) that starred Sam Neill and Rob Lowe.
Plante also released Royal Flush in the year 2002. Then she began working on her Anna Travel Series, that included ‘Above Suspicion’ in the year 2004, The Red Dahlia in 2005, Clean Cut in 2007, deadly Intent in 2008, Silen Scream in 2009, Blind Fury in 2010, Blood Line in 2011, Backlash in 2012 and Wrongful death in 2013. La Plante produced a UK television series that starred Kelly Reilly and Ciaran Hinds.
Awards received by La Plante
La Plante received several awards throughout her career. She received two Emmy Awards for her work on Prime Suspect for her outstanding mini-series in the year 1993 and 1994. Plante received the ‘Edgar Allan Poe Award’ for her Best Mystery TV Episode. In the year 2001, Plante received; The Dennis Potter Award’ for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts(BAFTA) for her Television Writing.
In the year 2008, Plante appointed as the commander of the ‘Order of the British, Literature and Charity. In the very same year, she received the TV spiel film Award at the International Film and Television Festival Conference in Cologne especially for her TV adaptation of her novel ‘Above suspicion’.
In the year 2009, Plante also received the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of fame. Also, in the year 2013, Plante was awarded on Honorary Fellowship with the Forensic Science Society (FSSoc). Plante was the first non-scientist who received an award for the accuracy with which she portrayed forensic science in her work. She was also an honorary member of British Film Institute and an Honorary Fellow from Liverpool John Moores University.