McCabe, Ruth

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McCabe, Ruth


Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors: Irish Film and Television Award, best supporting actress in film or television, 2003, for Any Time Now.


Film Appearances:

Mary Carr, My Left Foot (also known as My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown), Miramax, 1989.

Tinker woman, The Field, Avenue Entertainment, 1990.

Wardrobe mistress, The Miracle, Miramax, 1991.

Oracle, The Bargain Shop, 1992.

Mrs. Donovan, Fatal Inheritance, 1993.

Emily Mahon, Circle of Friends, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

Grace Bird, An Awfully Big Adventure, Fine Line, 1995.

Kathleen, Titanic Town, Shooting Gallery, 1998.

O'Toole, Talk of Angels, Miramax, 1998.

Mary, The Closer You Get (also known as American Women), Fox Searchlight, 2000.

Lily, Wild About Harry, 2000.

Mrs. O'Neill, An Everlasting Piece, DreamWorks, 2000.

Widow, The Widow's Son (short film), Great Western Films, 2001.

Celia, Intermission, IFC Films, 2004.

Annie, Inside I'm Dancing (also known as Rory O'Shea Was Here), Focus Features/Universal, 2004.

Ma Braden, Breakfast on Pluto, Sony Pictures Classics, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kay McCoy, Fair City, 1988–90.

Rosalie, a recurring role, Takin' Over the Asylum, BBC, 1994.

Wyn Ryan, a recurring role, Silent Witness, Arts and Entertainment, 1996–97.

Ma, The Fitz, BBC, 2001.

Margaret McCutcheon, Any Time Now, BBC, 2002.

Maria Geraghty, a recurring role, The Clinic, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Kathleen O'Hara, Scarlett, CBS, 1994.

Nora Mullen, Relative Strangers (also known as Fremde Verwandte), 1999.

Nuala, No Tears, 2002.

Penny, Nature Boy, BBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Kay Curley, The Snapper, BBC2, 1993.

Elaine Spence, Hostages, HBO, 1993.

Reverend Mother Paul, Sinners (also known as The Magdalen Laundry), BBC, 2002.

Dr. Louise, The Blackwater Lightship, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mrs. Grigson, "Shadow of a Gunman," Performance, BBC, 1995.

Irish Film and Television Awards, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Rosarie, "Live in My Heart and Pay No Rent," Ballykissangel, BBC1, 1996.

Mary, The Street, BBC, 2006.


Video Games:

Voice of Crazy Clara, Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (also known as Den Lengste reisen: Droemmefall), Aspyr Media, 2006.