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5 June 1971 |
Corrinshego, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
|Education||Central School of Speech and Drama|
|Relatives||John Lynch (brother)|
Lynch was born in Corrinshego, Newry, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, to an Italian mother from Trivento (Campobasso) and Irish father. She has four siblings, including oldest brother John Lynch, the actor, and Pauline, a drama teacher at St. Paul's High School, Bessbrook.
She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, and in August 2004, she starred in The Night Season at the Royal National Theatre in London. In 2008 was one of the leads in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Almeida Theatre.
|1991||The Bill||Trainee Investigator||TV series (1 episode: "Six of One")|
|1992||Screen One||Receptionist 2||TV series (1 episode: "Running Late")|
|1993||Cracker||Tina||TV series (3 episodes)|
|1994||The Secret of Roan Inish||Selkie|
|Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles||Paris Vampire|
|1995||Dangerous Lady||Maura Ryan||TV serial (4 episodes)|
|The Perfect Match||Erica||TV movie|
|1996||Truth or Dare||Mel||TV movie|
|1997||Ivanhoe||Rebecca||TV serial (6 episodes)|
|A Royal Scandal||Caroline of Brunswick||TV movie|
|1998||Kings in Grass Castles||Sarah||TV serial|
|Amongst Women||Maggie||TV serial|
|Waking Ned||Maggie O'Toole||Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|2000||Nora||Nora Barnacle||IFTA Award for Best Actress|
|Beautiful Creatures||Dorothy||Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Actress|
|2001||Happy Now||Tina Trent|
|From Hell||Liz Stride|
|Sweet Revenge||Madeleine||TV movie|
|Mapmaker||Jane Bates||Nominated — IFTA Award for Best Actress in a Feature Film|
|Any Time Now||Stevie McCutcheon||IFTA Award for Best Actress in a Television Drama|
|2003||16 Years of Alcohol||Mary||British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
IFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
|Casa de los babys||Eileen|
|Red Roses and Petrol||Catherine Doyle|
|2004||School of Life||Teacher||short|
|Mickybo and Me||Torch Woman|
|Bodies||Dr. Maria Orton||Nominated — IFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in Film/TV|
|Dalziel and Pascoe||Dr. Janet Rix||TV series (2 episodes)|
|2006||A Woman in Winter||Marianne|
|The Ten Commandments||Miriam||TV movie|
|Soundproof||Penny||Nominated — RTS Television Award for Best Actress|
|2007||The Robber Bride||Charis White||TV movie|
|Elizabeth: The Golden Age||Annette Fleming|
|The Unloved||Lucy's Mother||TV movie|
|The Race||Katey Kensay|
|The Scouting Book for Boys||Sharon|
|2010||The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister||Isabella "Tib" Norcliffe||TV movie|
|Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy||Woman (segment: "Bye-Child")||video|
|Marple: The Pale Horse||Sybil Stamfordis||TV movie|
|Moving On||Tina||TV series (1 episode: "Malaise")|
|2011||Monroe||Anna Monroe||TV series (6 episodes)|
|New Tricks||Claudia Scott||TV series (1 episode: "Moving Target")|
|2011||Great Expectations||Molly||TV series (3 episodes)|
|2012||The Secret of Crickley Hall||Lili Peel||TV series (2 episodes)|
|2014||Chasing Shadows||Dr Ellesmere||TV mini-series|
|2016||Happy Valley||Alison Garrs||Series 2|
- "BBC's Common actress Susan Lynch on working with 'lovely' Johnny Depp and 'amazing' Ewan McGregor". Gloucestershire Live. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- Flint Marx, Rebecca "Susan Lynch Biography", allrovi.com; retrieved 15 August 2011.
- Dwyer, Michael (26 January 1997). "What a Difference A Year Makes". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- Dicker, Ron (2001) "Rachel Weisz's Moment: Three New Movies Will Test British Actress' Box-Office Power In U.S.", Hartford Courant, 18 March 2001, retrieved 15 August 2011
- Maddox, Brenda (8 August 1999). "Film; Where Nora Joyce Fell For a Talented Nobody". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- Ojumu, Akin (14 May 2000). "Susan Lynch's portrayal of James Joyce's wife". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- Tate, Gabriel (26 April 2016). "Line of Duty's Craig Parkinson on playing TV's nastiest man: 'I'm a master at lurking'". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 September 2016.