Charlie Murphy (actress)

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Charlie Murphy
Charlotte Murphy

(1989-11-30) 30 November 1989 (age 29)
Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Years active2009–present

Charlotte Murphy (born 30 November 1989) is an Irish actress.[1] She is best known for playing the lead role of Siobhán Delaney in the hit RTÉ drama Love/Hate for which she won the 2013 Irish Film and Television Award for Best TV Actress,[2] and as Ann Gallagher in the acclaimed BBC One drama Happy Valley. She is currently appearing in the BBC One historical crime drama television series Peaky Blinders.

Early life[edit]

Murphy was born on 30 November 1989 in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, one of six children. Her parents, Pat and Brenda Murphy, own a hair salon. They moved to Wexford when she was 12 years old.[2][3] Murphy trained at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin 2006–2008.[4]


Year Title Role Company Notes
2009 The Clinic Natasha Halpin RTÉ TV series
2010 Single-Handed Mairead O'Sullivan RTÉ TV series
2010–2014 Love/Hate Siobhan Delaney RTÉ TV series
2012 Misfits Grace Channel 4 TV series
2013 Philomena Kathleen Film
Ripper Street Evelyn Foley BBC TV series
2013–2014 The Village Martha Lane /
Martha Allingham
BBC TV series
2014 '71 Brigid Film
Northmen: A Viking Saga Inghean Film
Quirke Deirdre Hunt BBC TV mini-series
2014–2016 Happy Valley Ann Gallagher BBC TV series
2015 The Last Kingdom Iseult BBC TV series
2016 To Walk Invisible Anne Brontë BBC TV series
Rebellion Elizabeth Butler RTÉ TV mini-series
2017 The Foreigner Maggie/Sara McKay Film
Peaky Blinders Jessie Eden BBC TV series

Stage appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Venue Notes
2011 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle Abbey Theatre, Dublin Irish Times Theatre Awards Best Actress 2011


  1. ^ Charlie Murphy on IMDb
  2. ^ a b Looby, David (12 February 2013). "Big time charlie wins best actress award". Wexford Echo. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  3. ^ O'Toole, Jason (10 November 2012). "Nudity? No Problem. My Father, the comedian, Doesn't Mind One Bit'; She's the Daughter of a Born Again Christian, and a Churchgoer Herself. So How Does Love/Hate's Charlie Murphy Square That with the Sex, Violence and Nude Scenes in RTÉ's Hard-Hitting Gangland Drama?". Daily Mail. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Alumnus of the month, Charlie Murphy". The Gaiety School of Acting. Retrieved 19 November 2013.

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