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Michelle Fairley

Biography

After overtaking the function of Mrs. Granger from celebrity Heather Bleasdale, she performed Catelyn Stark in the HBO illusion present Video game of Thrones. She became an celebrity while an associate from the Ulster Youngsters Theater, which she went to as an adolescent. She portrayed Nancy Phelan within an bout of the present Lovejoy. Her parents, Brian and Theresa Fairley, had been popular regional publicans. She performed Dr. Ava Hessington in a number of episodes from the series Matches, starring Gabriel Macht.

Quick Facts


Full Name Michelle Fairley
Date Of Birth January 17, 1964
Place Of Birth Northern Ireland
Height 1.65 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality British
Parents Brian Fairley, Theresa Fairley
Siblings Simone Fairley
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role
Movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, In the Heart of the Sea, The Others, Ironclad: Battle for Blood, Philomena, Hideous Kinky, Hidden Agenda, The Duel, Chatroom, The Invisible Woman, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, Best: His Mother's Son, A Short Stay in Switzerland, Ahead of the Class, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart, The Second Death, Montana, Hidden City, Common, Cup Cake, Life After Life, Suicide Man, Vicious Circle, Shearing, Byw yn Dy Groen, Inspector Morse: The Way Through the Woods, Comics, I Am Here, Births, Marriages and Deaths, Cast a Cold Eye
TV Shows Game of Thrones, 24: Live Another Day, The White Princess, Fortitude, Rebellion, The Broker's Man, Births Marriages and Deaths, McCready and Daughter, Safe And Sound
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Replaced Judy Davis as Margot Al-Harazi in 24: Live Another Day (2014).
2Great friends with Game of Thrones co-workers Lena Headey (Cersei) and Richard Madden (Robb Stark).
3Michelle Fairley has been nominated for an Olivier award for her role in Othello.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The White Princess2017TV Mini-Series pre-productionMargaret Beaufort
Fortitude2017TV SeriesFreya Lennox
Edith2016/IShortShelia
Rebellion2016TV Mini-SeriesDolly Butler
In the Heart of the Sea2015Mrs. Nickerson
Crossing Lines2015TV SeriesSophie Baines
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles2015TV Mini-SeriesAideen Trotwood
Resurrection2014-2015TV SeriesMargaret Langston
I Am Here2014/VShortMother
Montana2014DCI Rachel Jones
Resurrection: A Second Chance2014TV MovieMargaret Langston
Common2014TV MovieShelagh
24: Live Another Day2014TV SeriesMargot Al-Harazi
Ironclad: Battle for Blood2014Joan De Vesci
Jack et la mécanique du coeur2013Brigitte Helm (English version, voice)
Suits2013TV SeriesAva Hessington
Philomena2013Sally Mitchell
The Invisible Woman2013Caroline Graves (as Ms. Michelle Fairley)
Game of Thrones2011-2013TV SeriesCatelyn Stark
Coming Up2012TV SeriesJen
Silent Witness2011TV SeriesDI Suzy Harte
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010Mrs. Granger
Midsomer Murders2010TV SeriesIris Holman
Chatroom2010Rosie
Anton Chekhov's The Duel2010Marya
Cup Cake2010Annie McNabb
Misfits2009TV SeriesLouise Young
Taggart2009TV SeriesJoan Revie
Best: His Mother's Son2009TV MovieAnn Best
Suicide Man2009ShortWoman on Cliff
Lark Rise to Candleford2009TV SeriesMrs. Lizbeth Patterson
A Short Stay in Switzerland2009TV MovieMrs Savery
The Street2007TV SeriesPaul's Mum
Trial & Retribution2007TV SeriesMrs. Jenkins
Strictly Confidential2006TV SeriesCarol Machin
The Catherine Tate Show2006TV SeriesNurse
The Golden Hour2005TV SeriesJulia Harper
Ahead of the Class2005TV MovieSonia Venning
The Clinic2003TV SeriesShirley
Holby City2003TV SeriesHeidi Drury
Shearing2002ShortYvonne
Rebus2001TV SeriesJanice Mee
The Others2001Mrs. Marlish
In Deep2001TV SeriesEva / Phoebe
The Second Death2000ShortAisling
McCready and Daughter2000TV MovieBernadette
Vicious Circle1999TV MovieFrances
Births, Marriages and Deaths1999TV SeriesPat
Hideous Kinky1998Patricia
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries1998Miss O'Shaunessy
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling1997TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Fitzpatrick
The Broker's Man1997TV SeriesGabby Rodwell
Safe and Sound1996TV SeriesEleanor Delaney
Screen Two1992-1996TV SeriesJean McBride / Roisin Donaghy / Fiona Gibbons / ...
A Mug's Game1996TV SeriesKathy Cowan
Inspector Morse1995TV SeriesCathy Michaels
The Bill1995TV SeriesBeth Spence
Cardiac Arrest1994TV SeriesCasualty Sister Karen Teller
Casualty1991-1993TV SeriesKate Maguire / Kathy Emerick
Comics1993TV SeriesNula O'Reilly
Screenplay1992TV SeriesJenny
Lovejoy1992TV SeriesNancy Phelan
Children of the North1991TV SeriesKate
Theatre Night1990TV SeriesRuth
Hidden Agenda1990Teresa Doyle
4 Play1990TV SeriesMaureen
Saracen1989TV SeriesMaeve
Hidden City1987Cleaner

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whale Tales: Melville's Untold Story2016Video documentary shortHerself
Jack Is Back2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles2013Video documentaryCatelyn Stark / Herself
Game of Thrones: Destinations of Season 22012Video documentaryCatelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set2012Video documentaryCatelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Belfast2011Video documentaryHerself / Catelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Costumes2011Video documentaryCatelyn Stark

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHerself
Breakfast2009TV SeriesMrs. Savery

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress - TelevisionGame of Thrones (2011)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role in DramaRebellion (2016)
2014Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress in a Television SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)· Alfie Allen
· John Bradley
· Oona Chaplin
· Gwendoline Christie
· Emilia Clarke
· Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
· Mackenzie Crook
· Charles Dance
· Joe Dempsie
· Peter Dinklage
· Natalie Dormer
· Nathalie Emmanuel
· Jack Gleeson
· Iain Glen
· Kit Harington
· Lena Headey
· Isaac Hempstead Wright
· Kristofer Hivju
· Paul Kaye
· Sibel Kekilli
· Rose Leslie
· Richard Madden
· Rory McCann
· Michael McElhatton
· Ian McElhinney
·
2013Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActressGame of Thrones (2011)
2012IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress - TelevisionGame of Thrones (2011)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)· Amrita Acharia
· Mark Addy
· Alfie Allen
· Josef Altin
· Sean Bean
· Susan Brown
· Emilia Clarke
· Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
· Peter Dinklage
· Ron Donachie
· Jerome Flynn
· Elyes Gabel
· Aidan Gillen
· Jack Gleeson
· Iain Glen
· Julian Glover
· Kit Harington
· Lena Headey
· Isaac Hempstead Wright
· Conleth Hill
· Richard Madden
· Jason Momoa
· Rory McCann
· Ian McElhinney
· Luke Barnes
· Roxanne McKee
2010IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role in TelevisionBest: His Mother's Son (2009)


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#Quote
1[on the Red Wedding, Game of Thrones] That was a lovely wedding! (laughs) I particularly liked the bride, I thought her dress was lovely.

#Trademark
1Husky voice.
2Her distinctive laughter.
3Red hair.

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