Birth Place Matching "Galway, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Nicola Coughlan

Actress | Derry Girls

Nicola hails from Galway, in the west of Ireland where she has been acting since childhood. She trained at both The Oxford School of Drama and Birmingham School of Acting.

She made her on screen debut in the controversial short The Phantom Cnut directed by Tom Collins; director of the Oscar ...

2. Nora-Jane Noone

Actress | The Descent

Nora-Jane Noone was born on March 8, 1984 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Descent (2005), The Magdalene Sisters (2002) and Brooklyn (2015).

3. Owen McDonnell

Actor | Killing Eve

Owen McDonnell was born in Galway the youngest of four children. Having long nurtured a desire to act he studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, rather than at any Irish academy, simply, he says, because it was the cheapest. Upon graduation he made London his home but has ...

4. Conor Woodman

Producer | GoldenBoy

Conor Woodman was born on March 21, 1974 in Galway, Ireland. He is a producer and director, known for GoldenBoy (2016), Jester (2015) and True Appaloosa (2015). He is married to Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

5. Simon Phillips

Actor | Age of the Living Dead

Simon Phillips is a British actor and producer working in independent British films. He is best known for the Jack trilogy (Jack Says, Jack Said and Jack Falls) and The Rise and Fall of a White Collar Hooligan features films. He has appeared in feature films with Danny Dyer, Jason Flemyng, David ...

6. John Comer

Actor | EuroTrip

John Comer was born on December 8, 1960 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor, known for EuroTrip (2004), Man on a Ledge (2012) and Pride and Glory (2008).

7. Tara Breathnach

Actress | A Nightingale Falling

Tara Breathnach was born in 1980 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for A Nightingale Falling (2014), The Professor and the Madman (2019) and Na cloigne (2010).

8. Eanna O'Dowd

Actor | Legends of Tomorrow

Eanna O'Dowd was born on April 25, 1989 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor, known for DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Salvation (2017) and Supernatural (2005).

9. Jarlath Conroy

Actor | True Grit

Jarlath Conroy was born on September 30, 1944 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor, known for True Grit (2010), The Art of Getting By (2011) and Stay (2005).

10. James Healey

Actor | Cardiac Arrest

James was born in Ireland, raised in UK, immigrated to Australia 1970, and joined Crawford Productions in TV series Homicide, Division 4, Cop Shop and Matlock Police, before the age of twenty. He attended (NIDA) National Institute Dramatic Art, and offered the lead in Mad Max (Road Warrior) after ...

11. Peadar Lamb

Actor | Far and Away

Peadar Lamb was born in 1930 in Carraroe, Galway, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Far and Away (1992), Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog (1998) and This Is My Father (1998). He was married to Geraldine Plunkett. He died on September 1, 2017 in Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland.

12. Conor Quinlan

Actor | The Siege of Jadotville

Conor Quinlan was born on February 22, 1991 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for The Siege of Jadotville (2016), Sooner or Later (2018) and Connection Interrupted (2018).

13. Jade Yourell

Actress | Happy Ever Afters

Jade Yourell was born on October 11, 1978 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Happy Ever Afters (2009), The Clan MacLeod and Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (2006).

14. Mary Coughlan

Actress | Breakfast on Pluto

Mary Coughlan was born on May 5, 1956 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Breakfast on Pluto (2005), High Spirits (1988) and The Miracle (1991). She has been married to Frank Bonadio since September 2003. They have two children.

15. Caitlin McKenna

Casting Department | I, Robot

Caitlin McKenna was born on October 16, 1964 in Galway, Ireland. She is known for her work on I, Robot (2004), Waterworld (1995) and Watchmen (2009).

16. Adrian Devane

Production Manager | Red Rock

Adrian has worked on Feature films, Television Drama, Sitcoms, Soaps, TV Entertainment, Documentary Series, Shorts, Commercials and Music videos since 1998 having trained Ardmore studios in Bray Co Wicklow. Born in Dunstable, Luton Bedfordshire, Adrian grew up in Galway in the West of Ireland and ...

17. Tony Lundon

Producer | The Basis of All Good Relationships

Tony Lundon was born on April 13, 1979 in Galway, Ireland as Anthony William James Lundon. He is known for his work on The Basis of All Good Relationships (2011), 12:26 - 12:31 (2011) and One Square Mile: London (2012). He has been married to Kelly Anne Leatham since December 2010. They have three ...

18. Mark Noonan

Director | You're Ugly Too

Mark is an Irish director and screenwriter with a bachelor's degree in Architecture from University College Dublin and an MA in Film from DCU. An alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and the TIFF Film Lab, his debut feature film 'You're Ugly Too' (2015) premiered at the 65th Berlin International ...

20. Nora Barnacle

Nora Barnacle was born on March 21, 1884 in Galway, Ireland as Nora Joseph Barnacle. She was married to James Joyce. She died on April 10, 1951 in Zurich, Switzerland.

21. Rita Tobin-Weske

Actress | Harmony Heaven

Rita Tobin-Weske was born on April 8, 1906 in Galway, Ireland as Marguerite Esther Richards. She was an actress, known for Harmony Heaven (1930), The Wrong Box (1966) and Away from It All (1973). She was married to H Victor Weske. She died on October 31, 1987 in Lambeth, London, England.

22. Louis Lambert

Soundtrack | Chaplin

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

23. A.M. Reid

Writer | Billable Hours

A.M. Reid was born on November 15, 1980 in Galway, Ireland. He is known for his work on Billable Hours (2006), Backpackers (2013) and Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010).

24. Careena Melia

Actress | Moonlight Mile

Careena Melia was born in Galway, Ireland and moved to the US when she was 5. She grew up studying dance, primarily ballet, and went on to train at Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts, Boston Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and at Centre de Danse International in France. She ...

25. Grainne Seoige

Actress | Killinaskully

Grainne Seoige was born in 1974 in Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Killinaskully (2003), TvThree News (1998) and The Panel (2003). She has been married to Stephen Cullinane since September 28, 2002.

26. Frank Harris

Writer | The Spectacle Maker

Born in Ireland in 1856 of Welsh parents, Harris became a noted writer as well as a friend and confidante of the elite literati of his day including fellow Irishmen Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, and George Bernard Shaw in addition to Guy de Maupassant, Matthew Arnold, Aleister Cowley, and James Thurber...

27. Farrell Pelly

Actor | Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Farrell Pelly was born on March 1, 1891 in Galway, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), Play of the Week (1959) and The Magical World of Disney (1954). He died on April 23, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA.

28. Sile Seoige

Self | Paddywhackery

Sile grew up in Spiddal, Co. Galway. Spiddal is a rural village nestled in the heart of the scenic Connemara Gaeltacht. Raised with both Irish and English Sile is fluent in both and has made notable appearances on both TG4 (the Irish Language TV station) and RTE the Irish State Broadcaster.

Born to ...

29. Philip Treacy

Costume Department | Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Philip Treacy was born on May 26, 1967 in Ahascragh, County Galway, Ireland. He is a costume designer, known for Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017), Silver Girl (2015) and Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden (2011).

31. John Murphy

Editor | Shtax: A Homecoming

John Murphy was born on September 29, 1980 in Milltown, Galway, Ireland. He is known for his work on Shtax: A Homecoming (2009), Photo City (2017) and 1916 Seachtar na Cásca (2010).

32. Walter Macken

Writer | Home Is the Hero

Walter Macken was born on May 3, 1915 in Galway, Ireland. He was a writer and actor, known for Home Is the Hero (1959), Armchair Theatre (1956) and Kraft Theatre (1947). He was married to Margaret Mary Kenny. He died on April 22, 1967 in Galway.

33. Máire Ní Ghráinne

Actress | Ulysses

Máire Ní Ghráinne was born on April 19, 1944 in Dunmore, County Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Ulysses (1967), The Pallisers (1974) and The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966).

34. Unity More

Actress | Women Who Win

Unity More was born on July 27, 1894 in Galway, Ireland. She was an actress, known for Women Who Win (1919), The Thundercloud (1919) and Jo the Crossing Sweeper (1918). She died in February 1981 in London, England.

35. Bríd Ní Neachtain

Actress | Cré na Cille

Bríd Ní Neachtain was born in 1959 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Graveyard Clay (2007), Rásaí na Gaillimhe (2009) and Pure Mule (2005).

36. David Strong

Actor | Sense and Sensibility

David Strong was born on July 26, 1943 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Sense and Sensibility (1971), Elizabeth R (1971) and The McMasters (1970).

37. Francis Barrett

Self | Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story

Francis Barrett was born on March 19, 1977 in Galway, Ireland.

38. Christina Mulcahy

Self | Sex in a Cold Climate

Christina Mulcahy was born in 1918 in Carrigan, County Galway, Ireland. She died in 1997 in Ireland.

39. Aoife MacCana

Self | Treasure Island

Aoife MacCana was born in 1973 in Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland.

40. Davy Carton

Soundtrack | The Tavern

Davy Carton was born in April 1959 in Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland.

41. Miriam Healy-Louie

Actress | No Telling

Miriam Healy-Louie was born in County Galway, Ireland as Miriam Healy. She is an actress, known for No Telling (1991).

42. Aoife Ní Thuairisg

Self | Turas Teanga

Aoife Ní Thuairisg was born in Inverin, County Galway, Ireland. She has been married to Eoin Hanley since September 2006.

43. Iseult Harrington

Reign of Fire

Iseult Harrington was born on September 26, 1976 in Galway, Ireland. She is known for her work on Reign of Fire (2002), Ella Enchanted (2004) and Laws of Attraction (2004).

44. Joe Pilkington

Actor | The Riordans

Joe Pilkington was born in 1940 in Galway, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Riordans (1965), The Hanging Gale (1995) and The Ballroom of Romance (1986). He died on July 7, 1999 in Galway.

45. Cathy Newell

Self | Top of the Pops

Cathy Newell was born on July 14, 1982 in Galway, Ireland as Cathy Maria Newell.

46. Thomas Murphy

Nightflyers

Thomas Murphy was born on February 23, 1935 in Tuam, Galway, Ireland. He was a writer and actor, known for Nightflyers (1987), Brigit (1988) and Armchair Theatre (1956). He was married to Jane Brennan and Mary Hamilton-Hippisley. He died on May 15, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.

47. Aoife Mulholland

Actress | Great Performances

Aoife (pronounced Ee-fah) is a successful actress and leading lady in London's West End: she has played notable roles, such as Roxie Hart in Chicago, at the Cambridge Theatre and as Maria von Trapp in The Sound Of Music, at the London Palladium (current). Since landing the leading roles in London's...

48. Maire Greaney

Actress | Eipic

Maire Greaney was born on August 30, 1972 in Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Eipic (2016), Marú (2006) and Atonement (1992).

49. Maura Derrane

Self | Ireland AM

Maura Derrane was born on July 8, 1970 in Inis Mor, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland. She has been married to John Deasy since May 27, 2005. They have one child.

50. Christopher Greene

Actor | Kings

Christopher Greene was born on February 13, 1988 in Galway, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Kings (2007).


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