Risteard Cooper

Risteard Cooper (Wikipedia) Risteard Cooper is an Irish actor, comedian, singer and writer and is one third of comedy trio Après Match. Cooper graduated from the acting program at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College. He lived in New York for several years where he worked at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Irish Rep and Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company (founded by, […]

Pauline Flanagan

Pauline Flanagan (Wikipedia) Pauline Flanagan was a County Sligo-born Irish actress who had a long career on stage. American television audiences best knew her as Maeve Ryan’s sister, Annie Colleary, on the soap opera Ryan’s Hope in 1979 and again in 1981. She later returned to the show as Sister Mary Joel. She appeared in many Broadway plays, starting in 1957 with Dylan Thomas’ Under […]

Aisling O’Sullivan

Aisling O’Sullivan (Wikipedia) Aisling O’Sullivan was born in 1968 in Tralee, Co Kerry. O’Sullivan attended the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin and joined the Abbey Theatre in 1991. She garnered major acclaim for her performance as Widow Quin in Druid Theatre Company‘s 2004 production of The Playboy of the Western World, which toured throughout Ireland including her native Kerry, and […]

Gary Whelan

Gary Whelan (born 1953 in Dublin) is an Irish actor who sporadically appeared as detective Terry Rich in EastEnders from the shows interception in February 1985 to May 1987.  Dublin-born, he moved with his family to London at the age of ten. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and was also a successful property developer during the 1980s. He is the owner of the […]

Valene Kane

Valene Kane (Wikipedia) Valene Kane is best known for playing Rose Stagg, the ex-girlfriend of serial killer Paul Spector, in The Fall on BBC Two and for her role as Lyra Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  She is also known for her role in the BBC drama Thirteen. She starred as DS Lisa Merchant, described as “superb” […]

Lorraine Pilkington

Lorraine Pilkington (Wikipedia) Lorraine Pilkington was born 18 April 1974 & is an Irish actress from Dublin, who is best known for her role as Katrina Finlay from Monarch of the Glen.  Born in Dublin, Pilkington grew up in the affluent suburban village of Malahide, and attended Manor House School, Raheny. Trained at the Gaiety School of Acting, Pilkington began her career at […]

Amybeth McNulty

Amybeth McNulty (Wikipedia) Amybeth McNulty is an Irish-Canadianactress, born in Donegal in 2001. She is known for her starring role as Anne Shirley in the CBC/Netflix drama series Anne with an E (2017–present), based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. McNulty was born to an Irish father and a Canadian mother. She is from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. McNulty is a natural blonde, […]

Patrick Colbert

Patrick Colbert was born on November 20, 1897 in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Shipmates o’ Mine (1936), The Mikado.   He died in 1971.

Stephen Mangan

Stephen Mangan (Wikipedia) Stephen Mangan was born in 1968. He has played Guy Secretan in Green Wing, Dan Moody in I’m Alan Partridge, Sean Lincoln in Episodes and Postman Pat in Postman Pat: The Movie. As a stage actor, he was Tony-nominated for his portrayal of Norman in The Norman Conquests on Broadway. He also starred as Bertie Wooster in Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York’s […]

Marie O’Neill

Marie O’Neill (Wikipedia) Marie O’Neill was born in 1886 and was an Irish actress of stage and film. She holds a place in theater history as the first actress to interpret the lead character of Pegeen Mike Flaherty in John Millington Synge‘s controversial stage masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World (1907). Born Mary Agnes Allgood at 40 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, she […]