Maureen Oldman (born Laila Morse) is an actress from the United Kingdom. Janet in the drama film Nil by Mouth (1997) and Mo Harris in the BBC soap opera East Enders are two of her notable performances. Morse was born on August 1, 1945, in Dorking, Surrey, England, and is 76 years old as of 2021. Every year on August 1st, she commemorates her birthday and her zodiac sign is Leo.
Her first appearance on television was in two episodes of a show called The Bill, in which she starred. Following that, she played Honky Mum on a regular basis in Honky Sausages. In 1999, she was cast as Molly in a production of Great Expectations. She went on to play Laila, her namesake, in the hit film Love, Honor, Obey. She was offered the role of Mo Harris in EastEnders shortly after. Her role as Aunt Queenie in the film Big Fat Gypsy Gangster was released in 2011. She appeared on the talent show Dancing on Ice in 2012, and she also released her autobiography, which detailed her turbulent love life. Laila declared bankruptcy in 2013. Her most recent projects include the film Ninth Cloud and her appearance on the reality show I’m a Celebrity… I Have to Get Out of Here!
From 1963 to 1970, Morse was married to Gerald Bromfield, with whom she had two children, Gerry and Tracy Bromfield. Gary Oldman, Laila Morse’s brother, is still alive and well at the age of 63. He is British and has worked as an actor in the past.
Morse is a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed in May 2001 and was able to recover within a year.
Morse’s estimated net worth is between $1 million and $5 million. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her acting career is her principal source of income. Morse has amassed wealth from her multiple sources of income, yet she likes to live a humble lifestyle.
Films and TV Shows starring Laila Morse
- Nil By Mouth (1997)
- One in Something, 1998
- Love, Honour, and Obedience in the Year 2000
- The Big Fat Gypsy Gangster of 2011
- Hell boy (2019)
- Honky Sausages, 1995
- The Bill in 1997
- Great Expectations was released in 1999.
- EastEnders (2000–2016, 2018–2021)
- Slaters in Detention in 2003
- Pat and Mo in 2004
- Hell’s Kitchen was released in 2009.
- E20 of EastEnders was broadcast in 2010.
- Dancing on Ice of 2012
- I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! starred in 2013
- Celebrity Masterchef of 2016