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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

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


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The White Princess 2017 TV Mini-Series pre-production Margaret Beaufort
Fortitude 2017 TV Series Freya Lennox
Edith 2016/I Short Shelia
Rebellion 2016 TV Mini-Series Dolly Butler
In the Heart of the Sea 2015 Mrs. Nickerson
Crossing Lines 2015 TV Series Sophie Baines
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles 2015 TV Mini-Series Aideen Trotwood
Resurrection 2014-2015 TV Series Margaret Langston
I Am Here 2014/V Short Mother
Montana 2014 DCI Rachel Jones
Resurrection: A Second Chance 2014 TV Movie Margaret Langston
Common 2014 TV Movie Shelagh
24: Live Another Day 2014 TV Series Margot Al-Harazi
Ironclad: Battle for Blood 2014 Joan De Vesci
Jack et la mécanique du coeur 2013 Brigitte Helm (English version, voice)
Suits 2013 TV Series Ava Hessington
Philomena 2013 Sally Mitchell
The Invisible Woman 2013 Caroline Graves (as Ms. Michelle Fairley)
Game of Thrones 2011-2013 TV Series Catelyn Stark
Coming Up 2012 TV Series Jen
Silent Witness 2011 TV Series DI Suzy Harte
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 Mrs. Granger
Midsomer Murders 2010 TV Series Iris Holman
Chatroom 2010 Rosie
Anton Chekhov's The Duel 2010 Marya
Cup Cake 2010 Annie McNabb
Misfits 2009 TV Series Louise Young
Taggart 2009 TV Series Joan Revie
Best: His Mother's Son 2009 TV Movie Ann Best
Suicide Man 2009 Short Woman on Cliff
Lark Rise to Candleford 2009 TV Series Mrs. Lizbeth Patterson
A Short Stay in Switzerland 2009 TV Movie Mrs Savery
The Street 2007 TV Series Paul's Mum
Trial & Retribution 2007 TV Series Mrs. Jenkins
Strictly Confidential 2006 TV Series Carol Machin
The Catherine Tate Show 2006 TV Series Nurse
The Golden Hour 2005 TV Series Julia Harper
Ahead of the Class 2005 TV Movie Sonia Venning
The Clinic 2003 TV Series Shirley
Holby City 2003 TV Series Heidi Drury
Shearing 2002 Short Yvonne
Rebus 2001 TV Series Janice Mee
The Others 2001 Mrs. Marlish
In Deep 2001 TV Series Eva / Phoebe
The Second Death 2000 Short Aisling
McCready and Daughter 2000 TV Movie Bernadette
Vicious Circle 1999 TV Movie Frances
Births, Marriages and Deaths 1999 TV Series Pat
Hideous Kinky 1998 Patricia
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 Miss O'Shaunessy
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling 1997 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Fitzpatrick
The Broker's Man 1997 TV Series Gabby Rodwell
Safe and Sound 1996 TV Series Eleanor Delaney
Screen Two 1992-1996 TV Series Jean McBride / Roisin Donaghy / Fiona Gibbons / ...
A Mug's Game 1996 TV Series Kathy Cowan
Inspector Morse 1995 TV Series Cathy Michaels
The Bill 1995 TV Series Beth Spence
Cardiac Arrest 1994 TV Series Casualty Sister Karen Teller
Casualty 1991-1993 TV Series Kate Maguire / Kathy Emerick
Comics 1993 TV Series Nula O'Reilly
Screenplay 1992 TV Series Jenny
Lovejoy 1992 TV Series Nancy Phelan
Children of the North 1991 TV Series Kate
Theatre Night 1990 TV Series Ruth
Hidden Agenda 1990 Teresa Doyle
4 Play 1990 TV Series Maureen
Saracen 1989 TV Series Maeve
Hidden City 1987 Cleaner

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whale Tales: Melville's Untold Story 2016 Video documentary short Herself
Jack Is Back 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles 2013 Video documentary Catelyn Stark / Herself
Game of Thrones: Destinations of Season 2 2012 Video documentary Catelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set 2012 Video documentary Catelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Belfast 2011 Video documentary Herself / Catelyn Stark
Game of Thrones: Costumes 2011 Video documentary Catelyn Stark

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Herself
Breakfast 2009 TV Series Mrs. Savery

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best Supporting Actress - Television Game of Thrones (2011)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama Rebellion (2016)
2014 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Game of Thrones (2011)
2014 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Game 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
·
2013 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Supporting Actress Game of Thrones (2011)
2012 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best Actress - Television Game of Thrones (2011)
2012 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Game 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
2010 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television Best: 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
1 Husky voice.
2 Her distinctive laughter.
3 Red hair.

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