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Dervla Kirwan

Highest Rated:   70% Ondine (2010)
Lowest Rated:   43% Luna (2014)
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Birthplace:   Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland
Dervla (meaning "Daughter of a poet") Kirwan was born in October 1971 in Churchtown, Dublin. She was just 15 when she landed her first role in the BBC Drama Troubles (1988)and a year later she got a part in the first part of Billy Roche's "Wexford Trilogy," at the Bush Theatre, London. She played this role again when the plays were made into a TV series broadcast (1993). Her stage work continued with "Poor Beast In The Rain," the second part of the Wexford Trilogy, "Hush", "Water Music", "Once A Catholic" and "An Absolute Turkey". On film she was in "December Bride" (1991) and on television, she has appeared in "A Time to Dance" (1992), "Goodnight Sweetheart" (1993), and "Ballykissangel" (1996). On October 8th 1996 she won the National Television Award for 'Most Popular Actress' for her role as Assumpta in Ballykissangel.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
43% Luna
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet Entity
  • Ruth Peacock
2013
70% Ondine
  • Maura
2010
No Score Yet Dangerous Parking
  • Noah's Mother
2007
No Score Yet School for Seduction
  • Clare Hughes
2004
No Score Yet The Greatest Store in the World
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet The Flint Street Nativity
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet With Or Without You
  • Rosie Boyd
1999
No Score Yet Pete's Meteor
  • Carmel
1998
No Score Yet Sex in a Cold Climate
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet War of the Buttons
  • Adult Marie
1995
No Score Yet December Bride
  • Young Martha
1991

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Doctor Who Confidential
2005
  • Actor
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Bundle
88% Doctor Who
2006
  • Mercy Hartigan
No Score Yet Moving On
2009-2016
  • Laura

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