30 January 1963
|Television|| Brookside |
Celebrity Big Brother
Christina Malone (born 30 January 1963) is an English actress. She is best known for portraying the roles of Mo McGee in Brookside and Mimi Maguire in Shameless , both broadcast on Channel 4. She was also a housemate on the sixth series of Celebrity Big Brother in January 2009.
Malone was born on 30 January 1963in 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 to compete in the sixth series. 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. From 8–11 September 2009, Malone directed and starred in Kerry Williams' play MeeT ThE DeAN's at the Unity Theatre, Liverpool.
Malone appeared on Celebrity Four Weddings in December 2010, which she won.She also appeared in Scousers in St Helens on 26 October 2010.
In 2016, she was a contestant on Celebrity MasterChef .In May 2019 Malone played Elaine McDermott in the 5Star prison drama Clink . In August 2019, she was a contestant on Celebs on the Farm and was first to be eliminated.
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.
Malone's oldest daughter Dannielle, who she gave birth to in 1982, is also an actress, and has appeared in Hollyoaks .
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.
|1991||Blonde Fist||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||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||Television film|
|2005||Fingersmith||Nurse Spiller||Recurring role; 2 episodes|
|2005-2013||Shameless||Mimi Maguire||Series regular; 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 panellist; 3 episodes|
|2008–2017||Loose Women||Guest; 9 episodes|
|2009||Celebrity Big Brother||Contestant|
|The Sunday Night Project||Guest; 1 episode|
|2010||Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth||Guest panellist; 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 panellist; 2 episodes|
|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||Celebrity Mastermind||Herself||Contestant; 1 episode|
|Tina Malone: My New Body||Documentary|
|Pointless Celebrities||Contestant; 1 episode|
|2016–2017||The Funny Thing About...||Guest; 2 episodes|
|2019||Celebs on the Farm||Contestant|
|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 Wootton||Herself||Guest (1 episode)|
|Tonight LIVE with Mark Dolan|
|2023 (To Be Released)||Wings||Roisin Murphy||Supporting Role|
|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|
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