|Relatives||Jason O'Mara (brother)|
Paige Turco (sister in law)
Rebecca O'Mara (born 15 March 1977) is an Irish actress. The Dublin born actress grew up by the sea in Sandycove and is the voice actor for Caitlin in the widely popular international children's television series Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends.
O'Mara attended Holy Child School, Killiney before completing a degree in Drama and Theatre at Trinity College Dublin. On graduating, she moved to London and worked in film production for some years. In 2004, she began her acting training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
She has also worked extensively in theatre in the UK and Ireland since graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She played Minnie Larkins in The History of Mr Polly, Mrs. O Keefe in the 2014 Ken Loach film Jimmy's Hall and has guest starred in various television programmes including Line of Duty and Doctors, but is probably best known for her role as scene of crime officer, Frankie Hynes, in TV3's Red Rock. In 2018, at the Mick Lally Theatre in Galway, she starred in Druid Theatre's production of Furniture, a "wickedly insightful comedy" from Sonya Kelly. In March 2019, she won the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the performance.
|2007||Doctors||Cleo Tucker||BBC One||Episode: "Background Noise"|
|2013–15||Thomas & Friends||Caitlin and a Slip Coach||HIT Entertainment||Episodes: "Calm Down Caitlin", "Not So Slow Coaches", "Duck and the Slip Coaches", "Last Train for Christmas", "The Truth About Toby", "Best Engine Ever"|
|2016||Line of Duty||Rachel O' Connor||BBC||Episode #3.1|
|2016||Line of Duty||Rachel O' Connor||BBC||Episode #3.2|
|2017||Red Rock||Frankie Hynes||TV3(Ireland)||Episode #4.29|
|2017||Red Rock||Frankie Hynes||TV3(Ireland)||Episode #4.30 - Season Finale|
|2019||Bump||Colette||Blue Ink Films in association with RTE||Full Season|
|2007||The History of Mr. Polly||Minnie Larkins||TV Movie|
|2013||Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway||Caitlin|
|2014||Jimmy's Hall||Nora O' Keefe||Director: Ken Loach|
|2016||Thomas & Friends: The Great Race||Caitlin|
|2007||Salt Meets Wound||Various||Theatre 503||Paul Robinson|
|2007||Minsk||Minsk||Bush Theatre at Latitude||Josie Rourke|
|2008||Deep Blue Sea||Ann||Theatre Royal Bath/ West End||Edward Hall|
|2008||Far From the Madding Crowd||Bathsheba||English Touring Theatre (ETT)||Kate Saxon|
|2009||The Yalta Game||Anna||The Gate Theatre, Dublin & Edinburgh International Theatre Festivals||Patrick Mason|
|2010||Danton's Death||Lucille||The Royal National Theatre||Michael Grandage|
|2011||Moment||Ruth Pigeon||The Bush Theatre||David Horan|
|2012||Hayfever||Sorel Bliss||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Patrick Mason|
|2013||Mrs Warren's Profession||Vivie Warren||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Patrick Mason|
|2014||Pride and Prejudice||Caroline Bingley||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Alan Stanford|
|2014||The Vortex||Clara Hibbert||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Annabelle Comyn|
|2014||Aristocrats||Alice||The Abbey Theatre||Patrick Mason|
|2014||Wuthering Heights||Isabella Linton||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Michael Barker Cavan|
|2015||Chekhov's First Play||Sasha||Dublin Theatre Festival||Bush Moukarzel/Ben Kidd|
|2016||Othello||Desdemona||The Abbey Theatre||Joe Dowling|
|2016||Helen and I||Lynn||Druid Theatre||Annabelle Comyn|
|2017||Private Lives||Amanda||The Gate Theatre, Dublin||Patrick Mason|
|2018||Describe the Night||Yevgenia||Hampstead Theatre, London||Lisa Spirling|
|2018||Furniture||Dee||Druid Theatre||Cathal Cleary|
Awards and nominations
|2019||Irish Times Theatre Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Furniture||Won|
- "Rebecca O'Mara". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- "'Theatre's like a bad boyfriend: it treats me like shit and I keep coming back' - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- "Curtis Brown". www.curtisbrown.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- "Get To Know Irish Actress Rebecca O'Mara". The Gloss Magazine. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- Crawley, Peter. "Furniture review: wickedly insightful comedy from Sonya Kelly". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
- Crawley, Peter. "The Irish Times 22nd Irish Theatre Awards: Villainy triumphs in tales for our times". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
- "Jason O'Mara". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- Bump, retrieved 2019-04-01
- Rebecca O' Mara on Imdb
- My cultural life: Rebecca O'Mara [The Sunday Independent 2017-05-01]
- Get To Know Irish Actress Rebecca O’Mara [The Gloss Magazine 2017-07-17]
- Something For The Weekend: Rebecca O'Mara's Cultural Picks [RTE Culture 2017-05-15]
- Back on the rails [The Sunday Times 2017-02-26]