Marin Ireland

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Marin Ireland
Marin Ireland 2014.jpg
Ireland at the 2014 Peabody Awards
Born Marin Yvonne Ireland
(1979-08-30) August 30, 1979 (age 38)
Camarillo, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Hartford
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present

Marin Yvonne Ireland (born August 30, 1979)[1] is an American stage, film and television actress. She won the 2009 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in reasons to be pretty.

Early life[edit]

Ireland was born and raised in Camarillo, California.[2] She studied at the Idyllwild Arts Foundation in Idyllwild, California as a child, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Hartt School, the performing-arts conservatory at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut.[3]


She made her off-Broadway theatre debut in Nocturne (2001), a play written by Adam Rapp, which ran at the New York Theater Workshop.[4] She also appeared in the play during its run in the American Repertory Theatre New Stages presentation at the Hasty Pudding Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts in October 2000.[5]

Her off-Broadway work includes Caryl Churchill's Far Away (2002) at the New York Theatre Workshop.[6] She played the title role in Sabina (2005) by Willy Holtzman at Primary Stages.[7] She was featured in the 2008 stage adaptation of The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, a series of lesbian pulp fiction novels by Ann Bannon.[8] She appeared in the New Group revival of A Lie of the Mind in February and March 2010.[9] She starred in the Lincoln Center Theatre production of Abe Koogler's "Kill Floor" in 2015.

She made her Broadway theatre debut in reasons to be pretty (2009).[10] For this performance, she received a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actress in a play and the Theatre World Award.[11][12] She then appeared in After Miss Julie in a Roundabout Theatre Company presentation of a Donmar Warehouse production at the American Airlines Theatre in September through December 2009.[13] In November 2012, she starred in the title role of Marie Antoinette in the world premiere at the Yale Repertory Theatre.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Manchurian Candidate, TheThe Manchurian Candidate Army Transcriber
2007 Suburban Girl Katie
2007 Mercy Joyce Short film
2007 I Am Legend Woman Evacuee
2008 Understudy, TheThe Understudy Rebecca
2008 Rachel Getting Married Angela Paylin
2008 Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, TheThe Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Esmeralda
2008 If You Could Say It in Words Sadie Mitchell
2008 Revolutionary Road Party Guest
2009 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Samantha
2010 Megafauna Anna Short film
2012 28 Hotel Rooms Woman
2012 Future Weather Tanya
2012 Allison Allison Short film
2012 Hope Springs Molly
2012 Letter, TheThe Letter Anita
2012 Stars in Shorts Wife Film: "Sexting"
2012 Sparrows Dance Woman in Apartment
2013 Side Effects Upset Visitor
2013 Bottled Up Sylvie
2014 Glass Chin Ellen Doyle Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
2014 Take Care Laila
2014 Kill Me Lucy Short film
2015 The Family Fang Suzanne Crosby
2015 This Summer Feeling Nina
2016 Hell or High Water Debbie Howard
2016 In the Radiant City Laura Yurley
2017 The Strange Ones Crystal
2017 Aardvark Jenny
2017 Sollers Point
2017 Flint Melissa Mays


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Anais Hutchinson Episode: "Zoonotic"
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Laura Booth Episode: "Dramma Giocoso"
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gina Maylor Episode: "Confrontation"
2008 Law & Order Mila Hames Lingard Episode: "Called Home"
2011 Mildred Pierce Letty TV miniseries
2011 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Marjorie Garnett Episode: "In Sickness"
2011 Gifted Man, AA Gifted Man Elena Episodes: "Pilot", "In Case of Discomfort", "In Case of Exposure"
2011 Prime Suspect Jodi Barrett Episode: "Gone to Pieces"
2011–2012 Homeland Aileen Morgan 5 episodes
2012 Unforgettable Sarah Green Episode: "Heartbreak"
2012–2014 Killing, TheThe Killing Liz Holder Episode: "Off the Reservation" & "The Good Soldier"
2012 Boss Claire Mann Episodes: "The Conversation", "Consequence", "Clinch", "True Enough"
2013 The Following Amanda Episode: "Love Hurts"
2014 The Divide Christine Rosa 8 episodes
2014 Masters of Sex Pauline Masters 3 episodes
2014 Madam Secretary Gina Fisher Episode: "The Operative"
2015 The Slap Sandi Apostolou 8 episodes
2015 Girls Logan 3 episodes
2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bella Episode: "Parole Violations"
2015–present Sneaky Pete Julia Series regular; 10 episodes
2015 Elementary Alta Von See Episode: "Evidence of Things Not Seen"


  1. ^ "Marin Yvonne Ireland was born on August 30, 1979 in Ventura County, California". The California Birth Index. 
  2. ^ Sod, Ted (March 7, 2017). "On the Exhale: Interview with Actor Marin Ireland". Roundabout Theatre Blog. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Marin Ireland biography" American Repertory Theatre, retrieved April 5, 2010
  4. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review:Let Him Count the Ways A Man Reveals Anguish"The New York Times, May 21, 2001
  5. ^ Clay, Carolyn."The ART's Nocturne hits powerful notes" Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine.The Boston Phoenix, October 19–26, 2000
  6. ^ Hernandez, Ernio."Frances McDormand Opens in Far Away at New York Theatre Workshop, Nov. 11" Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine., November 11, 2002
  7. ^ Murray, Matthew."'Sabina'", February 2, 2005
  8. ^ Hetrick, Adam."Fresh Off the Bus: Beebo Brinker Chronicles Arrives Off-Broadway Feb. 19" Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine., February 19, 2008
  9. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review:Home Is Where the Soul Aches"The New York Times, February 19, 2010
  10. ^ Brantley, Ben."First You Shut Up, Then You Grow Up"The New York Times,
  11. ^ Lipton, Brian Scott."Meet the Nominees: reasons to be pretty's Marin Ireland", May 20, 2009
  12. ^ Theatre World Awards, retrieved April 2, 2010
  13. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review: Seduction by Class Conflict"The New York Times, October 23, 2009

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