Born in Corrinshego, near Newry, County Down, Ireland; sister of John Lynch. Education: Attended Central School of Speech and Drama, London.
Agent—Lip Service Casting Ltd., 4 Kingly St., Soho, London W1B 5PE, England.
Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast, 1999, for Waking Ned Devine; Best Actress Award, Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish and British Film, 2000, for Nora; Film Award, best actress, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2000, for Nora; British Independent Film Award nomination, best actress, 2001, Beautiful Creatures; British Independent Film Award, best supporting actor/actress, 2003, for 16 Years of Alcohol; Film Award nomination, best actress in a feature film, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2003, for The Mapmaker; Television Award, best actress in a television drama, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2003, for Any Time Now; Film Award nomination, best supporting actress in film/TV, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2004, for Bodies; Film Award, best supporting actress in film/TV, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2004, for 16 Years of Alcohol.
Inga Olsness, Northern Lights, Cine Manifest, 1978.
Calre Bartel, Mystique, 1981.
In the King of Prussia, 1982.
Clare Bartel, Circle of Power (also known as Brainwash, Mystique, and The Naked Weekend), Ambassador Films, 1983.
Selkie woman, The Secret of Roan Inish, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1994.
Celeste, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (also known as Interview with the Vampire), Warner Bros., 1994.
Chrissy, Downtime, Ima Films, 1997.
Maggie O'Toole, Waking Ned Devine (also known as Waking Ned), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1998.
Corinna, Commedia (also known as Deceit), 1999.
Nora Barnacle, Nora (also known as Nora—Die leidenschaftliche liebe von James Joyce), Nora Film, 2000.
Dorothy, Beautiful Creatures (also known as Creatures), Universal, 2000.
Liz Stride, From Hell, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.
Ann Morlang, Morlang, 2001.
Tina Trent, Happy Now, 2001.
Beth, Dumping Elaine, HBO, 2001.
Jane Bates, The Mapmaker, Grand, 2001.
Maria, Jedermanns Fest (also known as Everyman's Fast), Star, 2002.
Mary, 16 Years of Alcohol, Future, 2003.
Eileen, Casa de los babys, IFC, 2003.
Woman, Bye-Child, Posh, 2003.
Catherine Doyle, Red Roses and Petrol, World Wide, 2003.
Teacher, School of Life, 2004.
Torch woman, Mickybo and Me (also known as Mickybo & Me), Universal, 2004.
Rachel, Enduring Love, UIP, 2004.
Gina, Duane Hopwood, IFC, 2005.
Lisa, Someone Else, 2006.
Lillie Connolly, Connolly, Rascal, 2007.
Television Appearances; Series:
Stevie McCutcheon, Any Time Now, BBC, 2002.
Dr. Maria Morton, Bodies, 2004-2005.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Dangerous Lady, ITV, 1995.
Sarah, Kings in Grass Castles, 1997.
Rebecca, Ivanhoe, BBC, then Arts and Entertainment, 1997.
Maggie, Amongst Women, BBC, 1998.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Caroline of Brunswick, A Royal Scandal, BBC, then PBS, 1996.
Beyond Borders: John Sayles in Mexico, 2003.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Second receptionist, Running Late, 1992.
Tina Browne, Cracker: To Say I Love You, Arts and Entertainment, 1994.
Mel, Truth or Dare, 1996.
Madelaine, Sweet Revenge, 2001.
Miriam, The Ten Commandments, 2006.
Penny, Soundproof, 2006.
Charis, The Robber Bride, 2007.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Trainee investigator, "Six of One," The Bill, ITV1, 1991.
Dr. Janet Rix, "The Dig," Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, 2005.
Kelly, UTV, 2002 and 2005.
Judith Kennedy, The Night Season, National Theatre, London, 2004.
Maire, Translations, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 2007.
Appeared as Hayley, Ashes and Sand, Royal Court Theatre, London; as Ximena, El Cid, Royal National Theatre, London; as Madeleine, The Clearing, Bush Theatre, London; and in the title role, Miss Julie, Young Vic Theatre, London.
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