Tara MacGowran

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Tara MacGowran was born on November 6, 1964 as Tara Maria MacGowran. She is an actress and producer, known for Secret Places (1984), Mother Krampus (2017) 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 Patience
Mother Krampus Frau Perchta / Molly
The Dawning Maeve


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 2021 Untitled Thriller (completed)
 2021 Assistant
 2020 Virtual Death Match
 2019 Pagan Warrior
 2019 Mummy Reborn
 2018 Mandy the Doll
 2018 Dirty Work
Dungeon House Mother
 2017 Mother Krampus
Frau Perchta / Molly
 2017 House on Elm Lake
Julie Soskin
 2017 Darker Shades of Elise (Video)
Detective Carter
 2016 Only Human (Short)
 2016 Mel (TV Series)
Janey Dean
- The Caveman and the Night Before (2016) ... Janey Dean
- Money and Mantras (2016) ... Janey Dean
- Gift Bags (2016) ... Janey Dean
- The Centaur and the Egg (2016) ... Janey Dean
 2016 Fox Trap (2019)
Mrs. Johnson
 2016 La Lune Folle (Short)
Miss Emerine
 2015 Deadly Waters
Mother Siren
 1997 The Vanishing Man (TV Series)
Lawrence's Secretary
 1997 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 Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (TV Movie)
Daphne (as Tara McGowran)
 1988 The Dawning
 1986 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (TV Movie)
Lettice Protheroe
 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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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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Daughter of the actor Jack MacGowran. See more »

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