Nika McGuigan (1986–2019)

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Nika McGuigan was born on January 4, 1986 in Newry, Northern Ireland as Danika McGuigan. She was an actress, known for Philomena (2013), Wildfire and Malicious Intent (2000). She died on July 23, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 33) in Dublin, Ireland

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Philomena Bridie
Wildfire Kelly
Traders Orla Johnson


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 2016-2018 Can't Cope, Won't Cope (TV Series)
- This is the End (2018) ... Danielle
- Back to Backwards (2018) ... Danielle
- Situationships (2018) ... Danielle
- Whatsappening (2018) ... Danielle
- New Beginnings (2018) ... Danielle
 2016 The Secret Scripture
 2016 Mammal
Ann Marie
 2015 Traders
Orla Johnson
 2015 Lost in the Living
 2014 Play Next Door (TV Series)
- If Those Lips (2014) ... Dyla
 2014 Undeniable (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Maclean
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Miss Maclean
 2013 The Food Guide to Love
 2013/I Stay
Deirdre McGilloway
 2013 Philomena
 2012/V Remains (Short)
 2010 Glory (Short)
 2010 Dani's House (TV Series)
Belle Charlotte
- Buddy Movie (2010) ... Belle Charlotte
 2009 Mid Life Christmas (TV Movie)
Cranchesterford teenager
 2007 The Tudors (TV Series)
- Wolsey, Wolsey, Wolsey! (2007) ... Chambermaid
 2000 Malicious Intent
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 2009 Victoria Wood: What Larks! Or... What I Did on My Holidays (TV Short documentary)
Herself / Cranchesterford Teenager (uncredited)
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 2010 Comedy Superstars 2010 (Video)
Cranchesterford teenager (uncredited)

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The daughter of former WBA Featherweight champion Barry McGuigan, Nika, a dyslexic, battled childhood leukemia from the ages of 11 to 13. The disease then returned when she was an adult, claiming her life in 2019 at age 33.

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