Dominique McElligott

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Dominique McElligott
Dominique McElligott - Cannes.jpg
McElligott in 2011.
BornDublin, Ireland
Years active2001–present
Height5′ 8″

Dominique McElligott (born 5 March 1986[citation needed]) is an Irish actress, who appears primarily in independent films. She starred in Moon (2009) and the RTÉ television series Raw before leaving to film Leap Year (2010).[1] From 2011 to 2012, she played a lead role in the AMC series Hell on Wheels.[2] In 2015, she starred in ABC's The Astronaut Wives Club.[3] In 2016, McElligott played as Hannah Conway, wife of New York Governor and Republican presidential nominee Will Conway (Joel Kinnaman) in the fourth and fifth season of the Netflix show House of Cards.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Dark Floors Emily
2008 Satellites & Meteorites Dr. Johnson
2009 Moon Tess Bell
2010 Leap Year Bride minor part
2011 The Guard Aoife O'Carroll
2011 Blackthorn Etta Place
2012 Not Fade Away Joy Dietz


Year Title Role Notes
2001–02 On Home Ground Cora Collins 10 episodes
2005 Whiskey Echo Rachel Television film
2008 Being Human Lauren Episode: "Pilot"
2008 Raw Rebecca Marsh 6 episodes
2009 The Philanthropist Bella Olazabal 3 episodes
2011–12 Hell on Wheels Lily Bell Main cast, 19 episodes
2015 The Astronaut Wives Club Louise Shepard Main cast
2016–17 House of Cards Hannah Conway Main cast
2016 The Last Tycoon Kathleen Moore[5] Main cast
2019 The Boys Queen Maeve[6] Main cast

Note: the Bella Olazabal character was apparently dropped from The Philanthropist before it was aired.[7]


  1. ^ Dominique bounces back with bride role after Raw
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (27 July 2010). "AMC Pilot 'Hell On Wheels' Finds Its Leads".
  3. ^ "RAW star's new show to air in US in June". 21 April 2015.
  4. ^ Kelly, Aolfe. "Irish actress Dominique McElligott features in plum role on House of Cards season 4". Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  5. ^ "The Last Tycoon: Dominique McElligott to Star in Amazon Pilot - canceled TV shows - TV Series Finale". 5 February 2016.
  6. ^ "'The Boys': Antony Starr, Chace Crawford, Dominique McElligott & Jessie Usher Cast In Amazon's Superhero Drama Series". Deadline. 17 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Dominique McElligott HELL ON WHEELS Interview". 5 November 2011.

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