Amybeth McNulty

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Amybeth McNulty
Born2001/2002 (age 16–17)[1]
ResidenceDonegal, Ulster, Ireland
CitizenshipIrish / Canadian
OccupationActress
Years active2014–present

Amybeth McNulty is an Irish-Canadian[1] actress. 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.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

McNulty was born to an Irish father and a Canadian mother. She is from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. McNulty is a natural blonde, contrary to the widespread public belief that she is a redhead. She dyed her hair red for her role in Anne with an E.

Career[edit]

McNulty has previously appeared in the RTÉ One series Clean Break and Agatha Raisin.[3] Since 2017, she has starred as Anne Shirley in the CBC/Netflix drama series Anne with an E, which is based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 A Risky Undertaking Ariadne Pleasant
2016 Morgan Morgan (aged 10)

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Agatha Raisin Young Agatha 1 episode
2015 Clean Break Jenny Rane 4 episodes
2015 The Sparticle Mystery Sputnik 2 episodes
2017–present Anne with an E Anne Shirley Lead role

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref
2018 Canadian Screen Awards Best Lead Actress, Drama Series Anne with an E Won [4]
2019 ACTRA Toronto Awards Outstanding Performance - Female Won [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sumanac-Johnson, Deana (21 October 2016). "Meet Amybeth McNulty, star of new Anne of Green Gables series for CBC, Netflix". CBC News. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  2. ^ Calautti, Katie (May 10, 2017). "The Sisterhood of Anne of Green Gables Is Ready for Anne's Next Chapter". Vanity Fair. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "RTE drama Clean Break concludes with dramatic and unsettling scenes tonight". Independent. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Canadian Screen Awards, CA (2018)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  5. ^ "Winners: The 17th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto | ACTRA Toronto". Retrieved 2019-03-03.

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