Caoilfhionn McDonnell

Actor

  • Playing Age: 45 -55
  • Height: 5ft7in
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eyes: Blue
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Caoilfhionn was most recently seen in her role as Gertrude, in the Mill Theatre’s production of ‘Hamlet’. She has been nominated for Best Performance in a Supporting Role 2019 as Agnes, in ‘The Banshee’ at the VHS (Vancouver Horror Show).

Her recent theatre work includes a variety of roles in a series of Harold Pinter’s Shorts, ‘Pint-size Pinter’, which headlined in the Kinsale Arts Festival. Other theatre credits include Brian Friel’s,  ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’, for the role of  Kate. Caoilfhionn also played the lead  in a new play development ‘Beneath our Feet’, written by Thomas Conway (Dramaturg, Druid Theatre) and directed by Fiona McGeown (Painted Bird Productions). Other theatre credits include ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ (Thinking Image), ‘The Old Fruitmarket’ (Corcadorca), ‘Seven Jewish Children’ (Granary Theatre) and ‘Lady Windemere’s Fan (Rampart Players).

Recent film work includes the role of Agnes, in Donncha Gilmore’s production of ‘The Banshee’, which debuted in May 2019 at the Paris Short Film Festival where it won Best Horror Short. David Jackson’s feature film ‘Christmas Perfection’ saw Caoilfhionn in the role of Elsie. This co-production between MK1 Productions and Mar Vista Entertainment was aired worldwide. Other credits include ‘Petticoats’ (Offline Film Festival), ‘Art of Love’ (Feature-Metropolitan Films), ‘Penitent’ (Red Sandstone),  ‘Ronanism’ (Storyland, RTE Comedy) and  ‘The Cherry Tree’ (Feature-Fantastic Films).

Caoilfhionn is a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting and The Irish Film Academy.

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