Maria Doyle Kennedy

Highest Rated: 95% Sing Street (2016)
Lowest Rated: 26% Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Birthday: Sep 25, 1964
Birthplace: Not Available
As a young girl, moved with her family from Dublin to County Wexford and later to Bray in County Wicklow, a town to which she still claims a close connection. Did not consider a professional career as a singer until after graduation. Released her first album When Justice Came in 1989 as part of the Black Velvet Band. Did not consider becoming an actress until she had established herself as a singer. Made her film debut in The Commitments (1991), playing a backup singer. Appeared in The Blue Macushla at the Druid Theatre in Galway in 1996. Founded the music label Mermaid Records in 2001 and released her debut solo album, Charm. Teamed with her husband, singer Kieran Kennedy, on the 2011 album The Storms Are On The Ocean. Has admitted she still suffers from nerves before performing but uses breathing techniques to control them. Considers herself first and foremost a singer; has said she could live without acting but not without singing.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
80% The Conjuring 2 Peggy Nottingham $102.5M 2016
95% Sing Street Penny $3.3M 2016
26% Jupiter Ascending Aleksa $43.8M 2015
No Score Yet The Timber Maggie 2015
70% 1,000 Times Good Night Theresa $53.5K 2014
66% Byzantium Morag $84.8K 2013
No Score Yet After The Triumph Of Your Birth Actor 2012
No Score Yet Tara Road Actor 2005
No Score Yet Thursday the 12th Nina Bannister 2003
No Score Yet Mystics Actor 2002
39% Miss Julie Christine 1999
No Score Yet Gregory's Two Girls Bel 1999
No Score Yet I Could Read The Sky Maggie 1999
82% The General Frances Cahil 1998
67% The Break Roisin 1998
50% The Matchmaker Sarah 1997
43% Moll Flanders Alice 1996
No Score Yet Nothing Personal Ann 1995
88% The Commitments Natalie 1991

TV

CREDIT
92% Outlander
2014-2018
Jocasta
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
93% Orphan Black
2013-2017
Mrs. S
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
89% Call the Midwife
2012
Attracta
  • 2015
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Vera Bates
  • 2012
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
Vera Bates
  • 2012
  • 2011
72% Dexter
2006-2013
Sophia
  • 2010
69% The Tudors
2007-2010
Katherine of Aragon
  • 2010
  • 2008
  • 2007

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