10 November 1984 |
London, England, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin
Bristol Old Vic
Kearney was born in London, England to Irish parents before relocating to Dublin, Ireland at five years old. She studied Drama and Classics at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating with honours, before training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2009. Her career began in theatre, with performances in productions such as Man of Mode alongside Antonia Thomas and Theo James, On the Razzle, Three Sisters, Oh! What a lovely War! and Othello.
She stars as the female lead London in the Netflix original comedy series Flaked alongside Will Arnett. Kearne portrays an attractive newcomer to Venice who gets caught in a love triangle with the characters portrayed by Will Arnett and David Sullivan. The role is Kearney's first major comedy television series. The series premièred on March 11, 2016 with all eight episodes released simultaneously.
It was confirmed in July 2016 that Flaked will be returning for a second season in 2017 
|2010||Primeval||Jessica 'Jess' Parker||Webisodes|
|2011||Primeval||Jessica 'Jess' Parker||TV series (13 episodes: 2011-2012)|
|Holby City||Jenny Proctor||TV series (2 episodes)|
|Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me||Stacey||TV Movie|
|2013||Jet Stream||Angel||TV Movie|
|2014||Tyrant||Katharina||TV series (2 episodes: 2014)|
|2015||The Following||Daisy||TV series (Recurring S3 - 11 episodes)|
|2016-||Flaked||London||TV series (Regular - 14 episodes)|
|2017||Get Shorty||Talia Thorbe||TV series (3 episodes)|
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