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Pauline McLynn


She is the eldest of three children. Her mother is an art teacher and painter, and her father is a car parts salesman. She went to Trinity College at Dublin University, where she studied the History of Art, and English Literature. She began acting at school and continued it at University. See full bio »
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Known For

Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes Aunt Aggie
(1999)
Quills
Quills Mademoiselle Clairwill
(2000)
Father Ted
Father Ted Mrs. Doyle
(1995-1998)
Transformers: The Last Knight
Transformers: The Last Knight Female Researcher
(2017)

Filmography

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 2017 Making Noise Quietly (completed)
Mildred
 2017 Drop Dead Weird (TV Series) (post-production)
Bunni
- The Ghost Pirate (2017) ... Bunni
- Power to the Students (2017) ... Bunni
- The Zombie Queen (2017) ... Bunni
- The TV Detective (2017) ... Bunni
- High on a Hill (2017) ... Bunni
 2017 GameFace (TV Series)
Mum
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Mum
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Mum
- Spider (2017) ... Mum
- Onion (2017) ... Mum
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
Female Researcher
 2016 The Secret Scripture
Anne McCartney
 2014-2015 Bing (TV Series)
Gilly
- Show (2015) ... Gilly (voice)
- Woof! (2015) ... Gilly
- Ice Cream (2015) ... Gilly
- Ice Lolly (2014) ... Gilly
 2014 GameFace (TV Movie)
Marcella's Mum
 2013-2014 Pramface (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Kiss for the Camera (2014) ... Evelyn
- The Edge of Hell (2013) ... Evelyn
 2014 Noble
Mother Superior
 2013 Father Figure (TV Series)
Mary Whyte
- Mother Figure (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- I Do Believe (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- Chin Chin (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- House Husband of the Year (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- Smart TV (2013) ... Mary Whyte
 2013 Common Ground (TV Series short)
Peggy Homeless Lady
- Eleanor (2013) ... Peggy Homeless Lady
 2011-2012 Threesome (TV Series)
Lorraine / Alice's Mum
- I Don't (2012) ... Lorraine
- Future (2012) ... Lorraine
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Lorraine
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Alice's Mum
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Alice's Mum
 2011 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (TV Series)
Maggoty
- Christmas Special (2011) ... Maggoty
 2009/III The Calling
Sister Hilda
 2009 Hell's Pavement
Joan O'Connor
 2009 Demons (TV Mini-Series)
Karen Speedwell
- Nothing Like Nebraska (2009) ... Karen Speedwell
 2007 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
- Episode #11.1 (2007)
 2007 High Hopes (TV Series)
Esmeralda
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2007) ... Esmeralda
 2005 The Island of Inis Cool (TV Series)
 2005/I Heidi
Aunt Detie
 2005 O (Short)
Anne
 2005 Gypo
Helen
 2004 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Enthusiastic Fan
- Episode #6.6 (2004) ... Enthusiastic Fan
 2003 The Return (TV Movie)
Laura Dunmore
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 2 (2002) ... Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 1 (2002) ... Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
 2002 TV to Go (TV Series)
Various roles
- Episode #2.1 (2002) ... Various roles
 2002 Gina and Stella (Short)
 2001 Black Day at Black Rock (TV Movie)
Grace
 2001/I Iris
Maureen (as Pauline McGlynn)
 2000 An Everlasting Piece
Gerty
 2000 When Brendan Met Trudy
Nuala
 2000 Quills
Mademoiselle Clairwill (as Pauline Mclynn)
 2000 Nora
Miss Kennedy
 1999 Dark Ages (TV Series)
Agnes
- Witch (1999) ... Agnes
- The End of the World (1999) ... Agnes
- War (1999) ... Agnes
- Vile Vole Pie (1999) ... Agnes
- Vikings (1999) ... Agnes
 1999 Aristocrats (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Fox-Strangways
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Susan Fox-Strangways
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Susan Fox-Strangways
 1998 Her Own Rules (TV Movie)
Constable Williams
 1998 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
Bella Mooney / Mrs. Mooney
- All Bar One (1998) ... Bella Mooney
- Personal Call (1998) ... Mrs. Mooney (as Pauline Mcglynn)
 1997/I Electricity (Short)
Lydia Lipp
 1996 It Happened Next Year (TV Movie)
Various
 1996 My Friend Joe
Ms. Doyle
 1995 Guiltrip
Joan
 1994 Joey's Christmas (Short)
 1994 Family (TV Mini-Series)
Denise
- Paula (1994) ... Denise
- Nicola (1994) ... Denise
- Charlo (1994) ... Denise
 1990 The Truth About Claire (TV Movie)
Denise
 1988 Troubles (TV Mini-Series)
Hospital Nurse
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Hospital Nurse
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Other Works:

Has written two novels, "Something for the Weekend" ( ISBN 0747263973) and "Better than a Rest" ( ISBN 0747274606). They follow the adventures of private detective Leonora "Leo" Street. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pauline McGlynn | Pauline Mcglynn | Pauline Mclynn
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Personal Quote:

Ireland has no history of sitcom - there have been a few but they've been so tragic that we don't talk about them.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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