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Born: February 17, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Long Way from Home, A (2013)
After fifty years of marriage, Joseph and Brenda are living out their retirement in Nimes. Over time, their daily routine starts to get dull, but then their lives change dramatically when they meet a younger holidaying couple.
How About You (2008)
Ellie is left in charge of an elderly residential home, and while most of the residents have left to spend Christmas with their families, four residents known as 'The Hard Core' remain. The Hard Core have become impossible to live with. In fact, their rude and objectionable behavior is so terrible t
Stone of Destiny (2008)
The true story of nationalist Ian Hamilton, one of the group who tried to bring the Stone of Scone from London back to Scotland in the 1950s. The famed block of sandstone was used for centuries for the coronation of Scottish monarchs.
Closing the Ring (2007)
During the Second World War a B-17 bomber crashes near the city of Belfast. The plane's dying rear gunner asks a local to return a ring to a girlfriend back in the States. Half a century later, a young Belfast man finds the ring, discovers its history and attempts to track down the gunner's old girl
Tara Road (2007)
Two women -- one American, one Irish -- make a house swap that alters their respective destinies.
Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004) as Cast
Michael is a twenty-four-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in. Michael is stunned to discover that fast talking Rory, who can move only
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (2004) as Madame Alex
Based on the true story of "Hollywood Madame" Heidi Fleiss, who spent over three years in prison for tax evasion, money laundering and attempted pandering associated with a high-priced prostitution ring she ran during the 1990s.
Conspiracy of Silence (2003) as Annie Mclaughlin
Set in modern day Ireland, the story begins with two seemingly unrelated events--the unexpected suicide of beloved and well-respected priest, Father Frank Sweeny, and the expulsion of idealistic, young Seminary student, Daniel McLaughlin. Local investigative reporter, David Foley, aggressively pursu
Veronica Guerin (2003) as Bernie Guerin
In the mid-1990s, Dublin was nothing short of a war zone, with a few powerful drug lords battling for control. Their most fearsome opponent was not the police, but the courageous journalist Veronica Guerin, who covered the crime beat with unmatched intensity. As she investigated and exposed the "pus
Pete's Meteor (2002)
A Dublin family's life is changed when a meteor crashes in their backyard and puts them all in the spotlight.
Intended, The (2002) as Mrs Jones
In 1924, Sarah and Hamish travel from England deep in to the jungle to earn their fortune surveying an ivory trading post. Instead of an exotic retreat, the couple encounters an oppressively small community. Despite their best intentions, their presence in the jungle unleashes a downward spiral that
Cupid & Cate (2000) as Willy
Cate, the youngest of four DeAngelo sisters, is searching for her place in life, due to her strained relationship with her overbearing, widowed father, Dominic. She spends her days in her unsuccessful vintage clothing store and her evenings with her unimaginative fiance. Her sisters -- Francesca, a
Durango (1999) as Aunt Maeve
Coming-of-age drama set in 1939, focuses on a blooming romance set against the backdrop of an Irish cattle drive. Follows the journey of young Irishman Mark Doran, a cattle farmer who decides to walk 40 miles with his cows to the village of Trallock to get a fair price for his herd rather than sell
Resurrection (1999) as Charlotte
Television movie based on the 1980 film of the same name about a woman who develops healing powers after an automobile accident. Clare Walker and her husband are in an automobile accident that kills him and leaves Clare's legs paralyzed. Moments after the accident, Clare experiences a vision -- a ne
Painted Angels (1998) as Annie Ryan
Turn of the century immigrant tale of five women who settle in the western United States and earn their livings as prostitutes. Without any other opportunities, the women are forced into a hard life in a brothel. When one of them is murdered, the townspeople do nothing, and the women must mourn alon
Masterminds (1997) as Principal Maloney
Ex-security officer Ralph Bentley is determined to get the money he deserves. After being fired by a millionaire in an embezzlement scandal, the British Secret Service-trained Bentley decides to take over the ritzy Shady Glen School and hold the wealthiest young students for ransom. Having designe
Resurrection Man (1997) as Dorcas Kelly
Set in the 1970s, Ryan, a journalist in Ulster, Northern Ireland, becomes obsessed with tracking down a young psychopath named Victor Kelly who is a member of a gang called the Resurrection Men. Ryan and Victor become intangled in each other's lives as Victor follows his suicidal trajectory and Ryan
Never Ever (1997) as Rose Hindmarch
A man tries to leave his mistress after his wife attempts suicide.
Time to Kill, A (1996) as Ethel Twitty
Old ways die hard... and even now in the fast-changing American South, some old ways die harder than others. It''s the lesson learned by Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted by two racist thugs on a drunken spree. It''s the lesson learned by eager young lawyer Jake Brigance, called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl. And it''s the lesson learned by Ellen Roark, an energetic, ambitious and razor-sharp Boston-born law student at "Ole Miss." As Jake fights to defend Carl Lee, his own life and the safety of his family and colleagues become increasingly jeopardized. And now, as a full-scale conflagration simmers just below the surface and threatens to explode in this small, Southern community, Jake and Carl Lee must find a way to transcend their fundamental differences and work together for the same cause... equal justice.
Moll Flanders (1996) as Mrs Mazzawatti
Born into poverty in early 18th Century London, Moll Flanders learns early the lessons of hardship and despair, and the cruelty of class. From the reputable home of the charitable Mrs. Mazzawatti to the house of ill-repute of the less benevolent Mrs. Allworthy, Moll steadfastly holds tight to her dr
Swann (1996) as Rose Hindmarch
The brutal murder of a farmer's wife brings together two very different people: a sophisticated bestselling author and a reclusive country woman.
Journey (1995) as Lottie
While attempting to deal with the departure of his mother, a young boy named Journey learns to appreciate and understand his grandparents.
Angels in the Outfield (1994) as Maggie Nelson
A foster child believes that his luck will change if his beloved California Angels can win the pennant. Meanwhile, the last place team''s manager is trying to turn the club around and save his job. He gets help from an angel named Al who miraculously leads the club to the playoffs.
Man of No Importance, A (1994) as Lily Byrne
Dublin, 1961. Alfie Byrne is a friendly bus conductor who delights his passengers by reciting witticisms by Oscar Wilde, his favorite author. Alfie lives with his sister and dreams of staging a production of Wilde's "Salome," starring his passengers. One day, when a beautiful young country girl appe
Deadly Advice (1994) as Iris Greenwood
Jodie's mom is driving her to an early grave, until Jodie decides that's just where Mom belongs. Inspired by a book on legendary murderers, Jodie gets some lethal lessons from the masters of mayhem. Soon, Jack the Ripper and his friends are appearing before her and teaching her how to take Mom out o
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993) as May Mackenzie
A book store owner thinks his fiancee might be an axe murderer.
Utz (1992) as Marta
Story about a reclusive Baron whose priceless porcelain collection mysteriously disappears after his death.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) as Pigeon Lady
The McCallisters are rushing once again as they embark on a trip to Florida. In their haste, Kevin is separated from them and winds up on a plane bound for New York.
Field, The (1990) as Maggie Mccabe
When the field he doesn't own, but has teneded to lovingly for years, is threatened with commercial development, a devout Irish farmer fiercely defends it.
My Left Foot (1989) as Mrs Brown
A man with cerebral palsy learns to paint with his foot.
Woman Who Married Clark Gable, The (1985)
A Catholic Irish woman becomes obsessed with her newly moustached husband, a Protestant Londoner, after she realizes his striking resemblance to Clark Gable.
Ballroom of Romance, The (1981) as Bridey
A look at relations between the sexes as played out weekly in a dancehall set in the middle of empty Irish fields.
Bloody Kids (1981) as Nurse
Quatermass Conclusion, The (1979) as Alison
In the near future, civilisation has broken down to the barest fragment of recognisable life. Young people are forming gangs and dominating the wrecks of cities like London. But the strangest Earth-children are the Planet people, following plumb-bobs to sacred sites, waiting to be "Taken Up". Professor Quatermass, seeking his granddaughter, teams up with Joe Kapp, who is trying to analyse strange signals from space using the last working pieces of electronic equipment. They find the Planet People at a nearby stone circle, a light appears, the signal appears, - and the hippy children are gone. Russian plot? Nirvana? Or something altogether more sinister?
Music Machine, The (1979) as Mrs Pearson
Licking Hitler (1977) as Eileen Graham

Cast (special)

American, The (2001) as Mrs Bread
Drama based on the novel by Henry James, "The American," about a self-made Midwesterner who discovers the sinister secret of an aristocratic French family when he falls in love with a daughter of the family. Christopher Newman, a 19th century "new man" who has amassed a fortune in California, heads
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Out of Ireland (1995) as Voice Over
The history of Irish immigration to the United States beginning with the exodus from the famine-swept villages of 19th century Ireland to the industrialized cities of 20th century America.
Lethal Innocence (1991) as Vinnie Moore
A drama based on the true-life story of a small Vermont town that successfully adopts a Cambodian refugee family after a long battle with Washington bureaucrats.
63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991) as Presenter
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Woman of Independent Means, A (1995) as Mother Steed
A woman living during the turn-of-the-century is determined not to be ruled by the conventions of her time.
Sound and the Silence, The (1993) as Eliza Bell
A miniseries depicting the life of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone and teacher of the deaf, and his wife, Mabel Hubbard, whose life-long deafness inspired her husband's seminal discovery.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Brides of Christ (1993) as Sister Agnes

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