Susan Loughnane

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Susan Loughnane
Born Susan Patricia Loughnane
(1987-02-16) 16 February 1987 (age 31)
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation Actress/ Writer
Years active 2007–present
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)

Susan Patricia Loughnane (born 16 February 1987) is an Irish actress,[1] and author. She is best known for playing the lead role of Debbie in the hit RTÉ drama Love/Hate opposite Aidan Gillen, for which she won the 2013 Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her first fiction novel 'The Art of Scandal' was published by Poolbeg Press in October 2014.


Loughnane's first role was on the Irish hidden-camera comedy TV series Anonymous[2] as the daughter of Pamela Flood's character Doreen. While training in New York City, Loughnane starred in the short film 50 Ways, which debuted at the Traverse City Film Festival in July 2010. She then appeared as Elaine in Single-handed for ITV and RTÉ. Prior to this Loughnane was also a contestant on Britain's Next Top Model. Loughnane completed filming Love/Hate season 4 and Loving Miss Hatto for BBC and also a feature film, 'The Food Guide to Love'. She also played the guest role of Chloe in Hollyoaks in August 2013, and returned for a longer stint in November of that year.[3]


Loughnane trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.


Year Title Role Notes
2016 A Dark Song Victoria Howard Film
2015 Hardy Bucks Ride Again RTÉ Patty TV Series
2014 Poison Pen Shona Beiderbeck Film
2013–2014 Hollyoaks Channel 4 Chloe Chance Soap opera
2013 Love/Hate RTÉ Debbie TV Series
2013 The Food Guide to Love Fiona Film
2012 Loving Miss Hatto BBC Poppy TV Series
2012 Love/Hate RTÉ Debbie TV Series
2011 Love/Hate RTÉ Debbie TV Series
2011 Single-Handed 4 ITV & RTÉ Elaine TV Series
2010 Maru TG4 Jane Reynolds TV Series
2010 [The Guards] TV3 Sarah TV Series
2007 Anonymous Susan Prendergast TV Series


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