Gwynne McElveen

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Height: 5' 4"

Principal Age Range: 38 - 44

Build: Slim

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Dark Brown

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Gwynne's screen credits include 'Garda Niamh O'Donoughue' in "DOING MONEY"(RTE1 & BBC2) written by Gwyneth Hughes and directed by Lynsey Miller, the recurring role of 'TOBIS', head of the NIGHTFLYER medical team, in SyFy's drama series NIGHTFLYERS based on the Novella by George R.R. Martin.

In post-production is Mary McGuckian's feature film "A GIRL FROM MOGADISHU" which was filmed in Dublin earlier this year. It is based on the life of Ifrah Ahmed a victim of and now international activist against Female Genital Mutilation, stars Aja Naomi King and Barkhad Abdi.

Her other screen credits include 'Laura' in Jackpot Films "THE SLEEP EXPERIMENT" directed by John Farrelly, 'Catherine Finnegan' in the second season of RTE Television's legal drama "STRIKING OUT", roles in "RIPPERSTREET 3", HISTORY'S VIKINGS SERIES, the role of 'Sheryl Kerr' in RTE Television's "FAIR CITY", and 'Rosemary' in Pat O'Connor's Feature Film "CIRCLE OF FRIENDS".

Theatre wise Gwynne will perform in CAN U NAME THIS? directed by Tara Derington, a 30 minute performance of a work in progress presentation on Friday February 1st 2019 in The Project Arts Centre. Gwynne will play the central character of real life sex worker 'Laura Lee' who championed sex worker rights before her untimely death in February 2018. Past theatre credits are listed below in her CV.


Accents & Skills

Accents: Southern Irish*, Northern Irish, Belfast, English, RP, General and Southern American

Skills: Full Driving Licence, Horse Riding, Good Singing Voice

Interests: Writing, Gardening, Walking, Cooking

Music & Dance: Good Singing Voice

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Workshop

Hugo Weaver / Bow Street

Advanced 3 month Screen Acting 2017

Bow Street Academy, Dublin 7

6 month screen acting 2016-2017

Bow Street Academy, Dublin 7

Self Tape Audition Masterclass

Nancy Bishop / Filmbase


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

The Sleep Experiment (Film)

Laura

John Farrelly

Jackpot Films

Doing Money (Television)

Garda Niamh O

Lynsey Miller

Renegade Films/Warner Bros

Nightflyers (Television)

Tobis

Various

Gaeta / Rosenzweig Fims for SyFy

A Girl From Mogadishu (Feature)

Unicef Representative

Mary McGuckian

Pembridge Films

Striking Out (Television)

Catherine Finnegan

Lisa James Larsson

Blinder Films

Ripper Street Season 3 (Television)

Church Worshiper

Kieron Hawkes

BBC Television

Vikings Season 2 (Television)

Farming Peasant

Jeff Woolnough

Octagon / Take 5 Productions

Fair City (Television)

Sheryl Kerr

Various

RTE Television

Sweet Salt (Short Film)

Woman

Katerina Athanasopoulou

Channel 4


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Hamlet

Ophelia

Second Age

Brian de Salvo

Tale of Two Cities

Lucy Manette

The Gate Theatre

Alan Stanford

Rimini Riddle

Angelica

Cork Opera House

Terry Devlin

Poor Beast In The Rain

Eileen

Druid Theatre

Garry Hynes

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Titania

Hampton Court Palace

Laura Muth

True Lines

Siabhra

Bickerstaff

John Crowley

Dancing At Lughnasa

Chrissie

Lewisham Theatre London

Sarah Woolf

Peer Gynt

Solveig

ALRA

Stuart Wood



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