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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 February 1948Dalkey, Ireland
Birth NameSinéad Mary Cusack
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sinéad Cusack was born on February 18, 1948 in Dalkey, Ireland as Sinéad Mary Cusack. She is an actress, known for V for Vendetta (2005), Eastern Promises (2007) and Stealing Beauty (1996). She has been married to Jeremy Irons since March 28, 1978. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Jeremy Irons (28 March 1978 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (15)

Sinead is pronounced Shin-aid.
Daughter of Cyril Cusack and Maureen Cusack.
Sister of Paul Cusack, Sorcha Cusack, Niamh Cusack and Pádraig Cusack. Older half-sister of Catherine Cusack.
Two sons, Samuel Irons (born 16 Sept 1978) and Max Irons (born 17 Oct 1985).
She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1999 (1998 season) for Best Actress for her performance in Our Lady of Sligo.
She was awarded the 1998 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama) for Best Actress for her performance in Our Lady of Sligo at the Royal National Theatre.
She was awarded the 1998 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Our Lady of Sligo.
In his book "Kate Remembered" A. Scott Berg notes that Katharine Hepburn thought Cusack was "the real McCoy - one of the most exciting actors I've ever seen".
Was nominated for Broadway's 1985 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing".
In 1971, before she was well-known as an actress, Cusack became notorious for her involvement with footballer George Best. One weekend when he failed to turn up for his club Manchester United's trip to play Chelsea in London, Cusack's North London flat became besieged by the press when they discovered that he was, in fact, with her.
Nominated for the 2008 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actress in a Drama for "Rock 'n' Roll".
Reading English for a Bachelor of Arts degree at University College, Dublin in July 1968.
In 2008 Sinead was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for best actress in her play for her performance in Tom Stoppard's Rock n'Roll.
In 1981 Sinead received the prestigious Clarence Derwent Award for best newcomer for her performance of 'Celia' in As You Like It.
Starred opposite husband Jeremy Irons in 1996's "Stealing Beauty".

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