Susan Lynch

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Susan Lynch
Born (1971-06-05) 5 June 1971 (age 43)
Corrinshego, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Education Central School of Speech and Drama
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Craig Parkinson
Relatives John Lynch (brother)

Susan Lynch (born 5 June 1971) is an actor from Northern Ireland.

Early life[edit]

Lynch was born in Corrinshego, Newry, County Armagh, Northern Ireland to an Italian mother and Irish father.[1] She has four siblings, including John, an actor,[1] and Pauline, a drama teacher at St. Paul's High School, Bessbrook.

Career[edit]

She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, and in August 2004, she starred in The Night Season at the Royal National Theatre in London. In 2008 was one of the leads in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Almeida Theatre.

Her film roles include Beautiful Creatures,[2] Waking Ned Devine, and the title role in Nora.[1][3]

Personal life[edit]

Lynch moved to live in Painswick, Gloucestershire with her husband in 2008. The couple have one son.[4]

Awards[edit]

On 3 December 2000, she received three Irish Film and Television Academy Awards, including Best Leading Actress for her work in the film Nora.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1991 The Bill Trainee Investigator TV series (1 episode: "Six of One")
1992 Screen One Receptionist 2 TV series (1 episode: "Running Late")
1993 Cracker Tina TV series (3 episodes)
1994 The Secret of Roan Inish Selkie
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Paris Vampire
1995 Dangerous Lady Maura Ryan TV serial (4 episodes)
The Perfect Match Erica TV movie
1996 Truth or Dare Mel TV movie
1997 Ivanhoe Rebecca TV serial (6 episodes)
A Royal Scandal Caroline of Brunswick TV movie
Downtime Chrissy
1998 Kings in Grass Castles Sarah TV serial
Amongst Women Maggie TV serial
Waking Ned Maggie O'Toole Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
1999 Deceit Corinna
2000 Nora Nora Barnacle IFTA Award for Best Actress
Beautiful Creatures Dorothy Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Actress
2001 Happy Now Tina Trent
From Hell Liz Stride
Morlang Ann Morlang
Sweet Revenge Madeleine TV movie
Dumping Elaine Beth short
Mapmaker Jane Bates Nominated — IFTA Award for Best Actress in a Feature Film
2002 Jedermanns Fest Maria
Any Time Now Stevie McCutcheon IFTA Award for Best Actress in a Television Drama
2003 16 Years of Alcohol Mary British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
IFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
Casa de los babys Eileen
Bye-Child Woman short
Red Roses and Petrol Catherine Doyle
2004 School of Life Teacher short
Mickybo and Me Torch Woman
Enduring Love Rachel
Bodies Dr. Maria Orton Nominated — IFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in Film/TV
2005 Duane Hopwood Gina
Dalziel and Pascoe Dr. Janet Rix TV series (2 episodes)
2006 A Woman in Winter Marianne
The Ten Commandments Miriam TV movie
Soundproof Penny Nominated — RTS Television Award for Best Actress
Someone Else Lisa
2007 The Robber Bride Charis White TV movie
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Annette Fleming
2009 City Rats Gina
The Unloved Lucy's Mother TV movie
Holy Water Geraldine
The Race Katey Kensay
The Scouting Book for Boys Sharon
2010 The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister Isabella "Tib" Norcliffe TV movie
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy Woman (segment: "Bye-Child") video
Marple: The Pale Horse Sybil Stamfordis TV movie
Moving On Tina TV series (1 episode: "Malaise")
2011 Monroe Anna Monroe TV series (6 episodes)
Hideaways Mrs. O'Mara
New Tricks Claudia Scott TV series (1 episode: "Moving Target")
2011 Great Expectations Molly TV series (3 episodes)
2012 The Secret of Crickley Hall Lili Peel TV series (2 episodes)
2013 Ambassadors Caitlin TV series
2014 Chasing Shadows Dr Ellesmere TV mini-series

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flint Marx, Rebecca "Susan Lynch Biography", allrovi.com; retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. ^ Dicker, Ron (2001) "Rachel Weisz's Moment: Three New Movies Will Test British Actress' Box-Office Power In U.S.", Hartford Courant, 18 March 2001, retrieved 15 August 2011
  3. ^ Maddox, Brenda (1999) "FILM; Where Nora Joyce Fell For a Talented Nobody", The New York Times, 8 August 1999, retrieved 15 August 2011
  4. ^ BBC's Common actress Susan Lynch on working with ‘lovely’ Johnny Depp and ‘amazing’ Ewan McGregor Gloucester Citizen, 2014-03-24.

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