Charlie Murphy (actress)

Charlie Murphy
Born Charlotte Murphy
(1988-04-19) 19 April 1988
St John's Manor, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present
Agent The Lisa Richards Agency

Charlotte Murphy (born 19 April 1988), known professionally as Charlie Murphy, is an Irish television, stage and film actress.[1] She is best known for playing the lead role of Siobhan Delaney in the hit RTÉ drama Love/Hate for which she won the 2013 Irish Film and Television Award for Best TV Actress,[2] and as Ann Gallagher in the acclaimed BBC One drama Happy Valley.

Early life

Murphy is one of six children. Her parents, Pat and Brenda Murphy, own a hair salon, and her father is also a born again Christian pastor. The family originally lived in St John's Manor, Enniscorthy. They moved to Wexford town when she was 12 years old.[2][3]


Murphy trained at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin 2006–2008.[4]


Year Title Role Company Notes
2016 Rebellion Elizabeth Butler RTÉ TV mini-series
To Walk Invisible Anne Brontë BBC TV series
2015 The Last Kingdom Iseult BBC TV series
2014–2016 Happy Valley Ann Gallagher BBC TV series
2014 Quirke Deirdre Hunt BBC TV mini-series
Northmen: A Viking Saga Inghean Film
'71 Brigid Film
2013–14 The Village Martha Lane /
Martha Allingham
BBC TV series
2013 Ripper Street Evelyn Foley BBC TV series
Philomena Kathleen Film
2012 Misfits Grace Channel 4 TV series
2010–2014 Love/Hate Siobhan Delaney RTÉ TV series
2010 Single-Handed Mairead O'Sullivan RTÉ TV series
2009 The Clinic Natasha Halpin RTÉ TV series

Stage appearances

Year Title Role Venue Notes
2011 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle Abbey Theatre, Dublin Irish Times Theatre Awards Best Actress 2011


External links

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