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Dervla Kirwan


Dervla (meaning "Daughter of a poet") Kirwan was born in October 1971 in Churchtown, Dublin. Her father worked in insurance and her mother was a French and English teacher. She has two older sisters. 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 "... See full bio »

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Known For

Ondine
Ondine Maura
(2009)
Entity
Entity Ruth Peacock
(2012)
Goodnight Sweetheart
Goodnight Sweetheart Phoebe / Phoebe Bamford
(1993-1996)
Ballykissangel
Ballykissangel Assumpta Fitzgerald
(1996-1998)

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 2017 Interlude in Prague (post-production)
Frau Lubtak
 2016/II Red (Short)
Ed
 2015 Silent Hours
DI Jane Ambrose
 2014/I Luna
Christine
 2012 Blackout (TV Mini-Series)
Alex Demoys
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Alex Demoys
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Alex Demoys
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Alex Demoys
 2011 Injustice (TV Mini-Series)
Jane Travers
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Jane Travers
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Jane Travers
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Jane Travers
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Jane Travers
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Jane Travers
 2010 The Silence (TV Mini-Series)
Maggie
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Maggie
 2010 Material Girl (TV Series)
Davina Bailey
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Davina Bailey
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Davina Bailey
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Davina Bailey
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Davina Bailey
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Davina Bailey
 2010 When the Rain Comes (Short)
Anna
 2009 Ondine
Maura
 2009 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Beatrice McArdle
- Hidden (2009) ... Beatrice McArdle
- Unloved (2009) ... Beatrice McArdle
 2009 Moving On (TV Series)
Laura
- Dress to Impress (2009) ... Laura
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Miss Hartigan
 2007 Dangerous Parking
Noah's Mum
 2004-2005 55 Degrees North (TV Series)
Claire Maxwell
- Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Claire Maxwell
- Episode #2.7 (2005) ... Claire Maxwell
- Episode #2.6 (2005) ... Claire Maxwell
- Episode #2.5 (2005) ... Claire Maxwell
- Episode #2.4 (2005) ... Claire Maxwell
 2005 Casanova (TV Mini-Series)
Casanova's Mother
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Casanova's Mother
 2004 School for Seduction
Clare
 2004 The Deputy (TV Movie)
Terri Leonard
 2003 A Tale of Two Wives (TV Movie)
Charlie Goodman
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Rye Pomona
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 2 (2002) ... Rye Pomona
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 1 (2002) ... Rye Pomona
 2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Petra Winters
- Painkillers (2001) ... Petra Winters
 2001 Shades (TV Mini-Series)
Maeve Sullivan
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Maeve Sullivan
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Maeve Sullivan
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Maeve Sullivan
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Maeve Sullivan
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Maeve Sullivan
 2000-2001 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
Emma Rose
- Episode #2.6 (2001) ... Emma Rose
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... Emma Rose
- Episode #2.4 (2001) ... Emma Rose
- Episode #2.3 (2001) ... Emma Rose
- Episode #2.2 (2001) ... Emma Rose
 2001 The Bombmaker (TV Movie)
Andrea Hayes
 2000 Happy Birthday Shakespeare (TV Movie)
Kate Green
 2000 Bee Stung Wasp (Short)
 1999 The Greatest Store in the World (TV Movie)
Mum
 1999 The Flint Street Nativity (TV Movie)
Jaye Dackers / Angel Gabriel
 1999 Eureka Street (TV Mini-Series)
Aoirghe
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Aoirghe
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Aoirghe
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Aoirghe
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Aoirghe
 1999 With or Without You
Rosie Boyd
 1999 The Dark Room (TV Series)
Jinx
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Jinx
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Jinx
 1998 Pete's Meteor
Carmel
 1997 Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie)
The Ferret
 1996 Father Ted (TV Series)
Assumpta
 1994 War of the Buttons
Marie (voice)
 1993 A Handful of Stars (TV Movie)
 1993 Poor Beast in the Rain (TV Movie)
Eileen
 1992 A Time to Dance (TV Mini-Series)
Bernadette Kennedy
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Bernadette Kennedy
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Bernadette Kennedy
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Bernadette Kennedy
 1991 4 Play (TV Series)
Morna
- In the Border Country (1991) ... Morna
 1991 December Bride
Young Martha (Sarah's Daughter)
 1990 The Lilac Bus (TV Movie)
Celia
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Anna
- Penalty (1990) ... Anna
 1988 Troubles (TV Mini-Series)
Viola O'Neill
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Viola O'Neill
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Viola O'Neill
 1986 The Fantasist
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Other Works:

She acted in April De Angelis's play, "Hush," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Marion Bailey, Debra Gillett, Stephen Dillane, Will Knightly, and Andy Serkis in the cast. Max Stafford Clark was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dervla Kerwin

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

She gave birth to her daughter Florence in April, 2004. The father of the baby is her partner, actor Rupert Penry-Jones. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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