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Susan Lynch

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Well-known for her Irish Film and Tv Academy Award-winning performances in the films Nora (2000) and 16 Many years of Alcoholic beverages (2003), she actually is also significant on her behalf acclaimed work in the 2002 television miniseries ANY MOMENT At this point and in the motion pictures Beautiful Creatures (2000) and Mapmaker (2001). She educated at London’s Central College of Talk and Play. A stage performer and a display screen actress, she performed leading roles within the Royal Country wide Theatre’s creation of THE NIGHT TIME Period and in the Almeida Theatre’s staging from the Last Times of Judas Iscariot. Blessed into a category of both Irish and Italian traditions, she spent her youngsters in State Armagh, North Ireland, and was raised with four siblings, including an professional brother called John Lynch. She afterwards resolved in Gloucestershire, Britain, with her professional hubby, Craig Parkinson, as well as the couple’s kid. She co-starred with Fionnula Flanagan within the 1998 humor film Waking Ned Devine.

Quick Facts


Full Name Susan Lynch
Date Of Birth June 5, 1971
Place Of Birth Corrinshego, Northern Ireland
Height 1.64 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Mount Holyoke College, University of Massachusetts Medical School, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nationality British
Spouse Craig Parkinson
Siblings John Lynch, Pauline Lynch, Seamus Lynch
Awards British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor / Actress
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film
Movies Waking Ned, From Hell, Beautiful Creatures, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Enduring Love, 16 Years of Alcohol, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Interview with the Vampire, Morlang, Nora, The Secret of Roan Inish, Casa de los Babys, The Unloved, Duane Hopwood, Red Roses and Petrol, Hideaways, City Rats, Mickybo and Me, The Scouting Book for Boys, Mapmaker, The Pale Horse, The Secret Scripture, Holy Water, A Woman in Winter, The Robber Bride, A Royal Scandal, Soundproof, Bye Child, Bad Day for the Cut, Sweet Revenge, Truth or Dare, Northern Lights, Someone Else, The Race, Happy Now, Away, Common, The Ten Commandments: The Musical, Connemara Days, Dangerous Lady, Amongst Women, Downtime, Deceit, The Perfect Match, School of Life, Here And Now, In the King of Prussia, Cleansed, Kings in Grass Castles
TV Shows Apple Tree Yard, Ambassadors, Monroe, Bodies, The Ten Commandments, Ivanhoe, Any Time Now, Happy Valley
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Starring in The Night Season at the National Theatre, London, England, UK. [August 2004]
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 39, a son in May 2011. Child's father is her husband, Craig Parkinson.
3Her father is Irish and her mother is Italian.
4First person to win three IFTA Awards for Acting since they first began in 1999.
5Sister of actor John Lynch.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chasing Shadows2014TV Mini-SeriesDr. Ellesmere
Common2014TV MovieMargaret Ward
Here and Now2014Lucy
Ambassadors2013TV Mini-SeriesCaitlin
Monroe2011-2012TV SeriesAnna Monroe
The Secret of Crickley Hall2012TV Mini-SeriesLili Peel
Stop the World2011ShortSusan
Great Expectations2011TV Mini-SeriesMolly
New Tricks2011TV SeriesClaudia Scott
Hideaways2011Mrs. O'Mara
Moving On2010TV SeriesTina
Agatha Christie's Marple2010TV SeriesSybil Stamfordis
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy2010VideoWoman (segment "Bye-Child")
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister2010TV MovieIsabella 'Tib' Norcliffe
The Scouting Book for Boys2009Sharon
Hard Times2009Geraldine Gaffney
The Race2009Katey Kensay
The Unloved2009TV MovieLucy's Mother
City Rats2009Gina
The Golden Age2007Annette
The Robber Bride2007TV MovieCharis White
Someone Else2006Lisa
Soundproof2006TV MoviePenny
The Ten Commandments2006TV Mini-SeriesMiriam
A Woman in Winter2006Marianne
Dalziel and Pascoe2005TV SeriesDr. Janet Rix
Duane Hopwood2005Gina
Enduring Love2004Rachel
Mickybo and Me2004Torch Woman
Bodies2004TV SeriesDr. Maria Orton
School of Life2004ShortTeacher
Red Roses and Petrol2003Catherine Doyle
Bye-Child2003ShortWoman
Casa de los babys2003Eileen
16 Years of Alcohol2003Mary
Any Time Now2002TV SeriesStevie McCutcheon
Jedermanns Fest2002Maria
Mapmaker2001Jane Bates
Dumping Elaine2001ShortBeth
Sweet Revenge2001TV MovieMadelaine
Morlang2001Ann Morlang
From Hell2001Liz Stride
Happy Now2001Tina Trent
Beautiful Creatures2000Dorothy
Nora2000Nora Barnacle
Il gioco1999Corinna
Waking Ned Devine1998Maggie O'Toole
Amongst Women1998TV Mini-SeriesMaggie
Kings in Grass Castles1998TV Mini-SeriesSarah
Downtime1997Chrissy
A Royal Scandal1997TV MovieCaroline of Brunswick
Ivanhoe1997TV Mini-SeriesRebecca
Truth or Dare1996TV MovieMel
The Perfect Match1995TV MovieErica
Dangerous Lady1995TV Mini-SeriesMaura Ryan
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles1994Paris Vampire
The Secret of Roan Inish1994Selkie
Cracker1993TV SeriesTina
Screen One1992TV SeriesReceptionist 2
The Bill1991TV SeriesTrainee Investigator
Bad Day for the Cut2017completedFrankie Pierce
National Treasure2016TV Mini-SeriesChristina
The Secret Scripture2016Nurse
Away2016/IAngie
Happy Valley2016TV SeriesAlison Garrs
Cleansed2015/IShort
Cleansed2015/IIShortHelen (Nurse)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cracker1993TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'City Rats'2009Video documentary shortHerself
The 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Award Presenter
Kelly2002-2005TV SeriesHerself
Beyond Borders: John Sayles in Mexico2003DocumentaryHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Golden FIPABiarritz International Festival of Audiovisual ProgrammingFiction: ActressSoundproof (2006)
2004IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in Film/TV16 Years of Alcohol (2003)
2003British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest Supporting Actor/Actress16 Years of Alcohol (2003)
2003IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Television DramaAny Time Now (2002)
2000Best ActressCherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British FilmNora (2000)
2000Golden PegasusFlaiano International PrizesBest Foreign ActressNora (2000)
2000IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest ActressNora (2000)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Actor - FemaleSoundproof (2006)
2004IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in Film/TVBodies (2004)
2003IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Feature FilmMapmaker (2001)
2001British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActressBeautiful Creatures (2000)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a CastWaking Ned (1998)· Ian Bannen
· Fionnula Flanagan
· David Kelly
· James Nesbitt


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