Still of Phyllis Logan and Lesley Nicol in Downton Abbey (2010)Phyllis Logan was born on January 11, 1956 in Paisley, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Secrets & Lies (1996), Lovejoy (1986) and Downton Abbey (2010). She is married to Kevin McNally. They have two children. She was previously married to Paul Tender.
Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Beryl Patmore on Downton Abbey Saucy cook Mrs. Patmore runs the kitchen of Downton Abbey like a ship. Portrayed by veteran stage and TV actress Lesley Nicol, she believes she may run the whole of Downton Abbey, though Mrs. Hughes and Mr. Carson might protest. Nicol has appeared in countless British TV productions and earned raves as her portrayal of Auntie Anne in the popular 1999 film East Is East. She will next be seen in the film Broken Cove.