Slaine Kelly

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Slaine Kelly
Born (1982-07-09) July 9, 1982 (age 35)
Dublin, Ireland

Slaine Kelly (born July 9, 1982) is an Irish television and film actress.[1] Her first role was on the Irish short film Ouch directed by Ken Wardrop. She then went on to play a small part in George directed by Rory Bresnihan & John Butler the short stars Amy Huberman and Hugh O'Conor. Both shorts won a nomination for the Best Short Fiction Award at the Irish Film and Television Awards in 2005. She is best known for her role as Jane Howard/Jane Popincourt in The Tudors.


Kelly's character Jane Howard may have been Jane Popincourt (friend of Princess Margaret Tudor) from her days in France & briefly Maid of honour to Katherine of Aragon.[citation needed][clarification needed]

Kelly has had roles in several Irish comedy shorts, including Mebollix directed by Simon Gibney, The Bet directed by Philip Lewis with Paddy C. Courtney in the lead role in both films.[citation needed]

She played the lead[when?] in the Barry's Tea commercial filmed in Ireland and Thailand. The 60 second commercial was directed by British Academy Television Award winning director Declan Lowney.[2]

Kelly starred in the February 2009 Music video for British indie-pop band New Rhodes which was directed by Matthias Hoene.[3]

Kelly featured in the short film Missed Connections, which was the winner of the Best Mid-Length Film award at the Zero Film Festival in New York City, in November 2010.[4]

She played the role of Suzie in Koda,[5] which screened at the Rushes Soho Short Festival, London,[6] Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, Los Angeles[7] and The Oldenburg Film festival, Germany.[8] Koda stars Jenny Agutter and Michael Maloney.

Kelly also plays a young Anarchists in British horror Psychosis directed by Reg Traviss.[citation needed]



Year Film Role Notes
2004 Ouch! Nurse # 1
2005 George Candy
2005 Jack's Hat Girl in the Park
2006 Studs Footballers Girlfriend (uncredited)Feature Film
Double Take Jane Collins Feature Film
Mebollix Woman jogging in park
2007 Poetic Licence Lisa's Friend
Perpetual Darkness Young woman
2008 The Bet Lynn
2009 The Letter Jessica
Talk of the Town Sarah
Psychosis (film) Kristy (completed) Feature Film
Koda Suzie (completed)
2010 Missed Connections Jubilee Girl
Social Work Female temptress Feature Film
Alpha 66 Helen Wilson (Post Production)Feature Film
The Best Years Atlanta Earle (Post Production)Feature Film
Sodium Party Claire (Post Production)Feature Film
2011 Sket Nurse Charlotte Peters (Post Production)Feature Film
2012 Comedown Nurse Sally Mitchell To be premiered during the Grimmfest 2012 film festival


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Last Furlong RTÉ Young Woman at Airport TV Series
Podge and Rodge: A Scare at Bedtime RTÉ Ex-girlfriend TV Series
2007 The Tudors Showtime Networks Jane Howard/Jane Popincourt Either Woman - (1 episode)TV Series
2008 Raw RTÉ Gorgeous Woman (1 episode) TV Series

Rise Of The Footsoldier Part 2 - Lucy


  1. ^ Slaine Kelly on IMDb
  2. ^ "Watch Tea.V with Barry's". The Cork News. Cork. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  3. ^ "News". Retrieved 2011-02-19. 
  4. ^ "2010 Audience Choice Award Winners - New York" (PDF). Zero Film Festival. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  5. ^ Slaine Kelly on IMDb
  6. ^ Rose, Steve (2010-07-17). "This week's new film releases". The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  7. ^ "14th LA Shorts Fest: Program 17, Sunday July 25". LA Shorts Fest. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  8. ^ "PR 20: Review 2010". Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg. 2010. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 

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