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Tara MacGowran

Tara MacGowran was born on November 6, 1964 as Tara Maria MacGowran. She is an actress and producer, known for Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (1986), Secret Places (1984) and The Dawning (1988). She has been married to Michael Adams since August 4, 2007. See full bio »


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Known For

Secret Places
Secret Places Patience
The Dawning
The Dawning Maeve
Spring Cleaning


Jump to: Actress | Producer
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 2017 Darker Shades of Elise (post-production)
Detective Carter
 2016 Only Human (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Fox Trap (post-production)
Mrs. Johnson
 2016 La Lune Folle (Short)
Miss Emerine
 2015 Deadly Waters
Mother Siren
 1997 The Vanishing Man (TV Series)
Lawrence's Secretary
 1996 The Vanishing Man (TV Movie)
Lawrence's Secretary
 1991 Murder in Eden (TV Mini-Series)
Nora Hession
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Nora Hession
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Nora Hession
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Nora Hession
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Ms Warner
- Results (1990) ... Ms Warner
 1990 The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (TV Movie)
Daphne (as Tara McGowran)
 1988 The Dawning
 1985 Spring Cleaning
 1985 Tropical Moon Over Dorking (TV Movie)
 1984 Secret Places
 1981 Memoirs of a Survivor
 1977 The Children of the New Forest (TV Series)
Clara Ratcliffe / Ratcliffe's child
- Part 5 (1977) ... Clara Ratcliffe
- Part 4 (1977) ... Clara Ratcliffe
- Part 3 (1977) ... Clara Ratcliffe
- Part 1 (1977) ... Ratcliffe's child
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 2017 Darker Shades of Elise (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 Fox Trap (executive producer) (post-production)

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Appeared at the Hampstead Theatre in London in June 1988 with Sinead Cusack, Charlotte Cornwell, Niall Buggy, and Billy Roche in the British premiere of Brian Friel's play "Aristocrats", which was directed by Robin Lefevre. This production won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play of 1988.

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Tara McGowran


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Tara MacGowran wrote an article entitled "Two Weeks in Siberia" for the January 2008 issue of British Chess Magazine about the 2007 FIDE World Cup chess tournament in the town of Khanty-Mansiysk in the Ugra region of Siberia, in which her husband, Michael Adams, participated. She also took photographs of the tournament, which appeared in the same issue. See more »

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