Úna Crawford O'Brien

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Height: 5' 4"

Principal Age Range: 60 plus

Build: Average

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Green

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Úna will perform in a rehearsed reading of Derek Murphy's play "INSIDE DANNY'S BOX" @ 8pm next Wednesday, October 24th in Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre.

Úna plays the recurring role of ‘Renee Phelan’ in RTE’s prime-time Soap Drama "FAIR CITY".

Her film and other television credits include roles in “THREE WISE WOMEN” for Hallmark Films, “LOVE ON THE LINE” for Irish Dream Films, “A VERY UNLUCKY LEPRECHAUN” for Concorde Films, and the television drama “SINGLE HANDED”.

Her theatre credits include 'Pauline Salas' in “DEATH AND THE MAIDEN”, 'Ruth Steiner' in “COLLECTED STORIES”, 'Alex McGrath' in “DEADLINE”, 'Beverly' in "OUT OF ORDER SWEETIE” and 'Fiona Foster' in “HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES”. She has twice toured with “LOVE LETTERS” and has played to packed houses in “GRUMPY OLD WOMEN” and “MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL” in theatres throughout the country including Dublin's Andrew's Lane, The Gaiety and The Tivoli.

Úna taught Speech and Drama at Loreto College, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2 for 17 years.

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Accents & Skills

Accents: Dublin (Native), Northern Irish, English RP, Scottish, Southern Irish, Southern American, Standard American

Skills: Full driving Licence

Interests: Singing, Walking, Knitting, Cooking, Photography, Reading

Qualifications: Diploma LLCM, Up to Diploma level in the London Guildhall of Speech and Drama


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

FAIR CITY (Television)

Renee

Various

RTÉ

SILENT WITNESS (Television)

Mrs Ryan

Various

RTE

THREE WISE WOMEN (Film)

Mrs O’Brien

Declan Recks

Hallmark

LOVE ON THE LINE (Film)

Julie

Bernadette McCarthy

Irish Dream Films

TX (Television)

Mother

Various

RTE

A VERY UNLUCKY LEPRECHAUN (Film)

Principal O’Boyle

Brian Kelly

Concorde New Horizons

MIRACLE AT MIDNIGHT (Film)

Theatre Nurse

Ken Cameron

Disney


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

BEST MAN

Bernadette

Everyman Palace Project Theatre

Michael Barker Caven

MENOPAUSE – The Musical

Earth Mother

Tivoli Theatre

Andrew Lynford

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN

Margaret

Gaiety Theatre and National Tour

Simon Delaney

LOVE LETTERS

Melissa

Mill Theatre and National tour

Josh Edelman

COLLECTED STORIES

Ruth Steiner

Civic Theatre

Josh Edelman

DEADLINE

Alex McGrath

Andrews Lane

Breda Cashe

HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES

Fiona Foster

Andrews Lane / Tivoli

John P Kelly

OUT OF ORDER SWEETIE

Beverly

Andrews Lane

Terry Byrne

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

Paulina Salas

Andrews Lane

Terry Byrne

LOVELY PEOPLE

Mrs Henchyco

Civic Theatre

Tom Jordan

DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER

Jacqueline

Regency Hotel

Kay Farrell

ASSASSINS

Sarah Jane Moore

Samuel Beckett

Noel McDonagh

DEPARTURE

Mother

RTE Radio Plays

Kate Minogue



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