Charlie Murphy

Academy Member

A graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Charlie is an award winning Theatre and Screen actress. Following appearances on Irish dramas The Clinic and Single Handed, Charlie broke through with the role of Siobhan over five seasons on the hugely popular RTÉ TV Drama Love/Hate, for which she won the IFTA Award for Best Actress in 2013.

In recent years she has appeared on screen in films such as ’71, the Oscar nominated Philomena and Northmen: A Viking Saga. Murphy has also starred on British television screens in drama series such as Misfits, Quirke, Ripper Street, and critically adored and BAFTA Nominated shows The Village and Happy Valley.  


"I can't believe I'm standing here, especially being in the mix with such amazing actresses who I've always looked upto and admired"

Charlie Murphy
(on receiving her IFTA Win)

Awards & Recognition

  • IFTA Winner, Best Actress (2013)
  • IFTA Nominee, Best Actress (2014)
  • Irish Times Theatre Award Winner, Best Actress (2011) 

Key Credits

  • Northmen – A Viking Saga (2014) Inghean
  • The Village (2013-2014) Martha Allingham / Martha Lane
  • Happy Valley (2014) Ann Gallagher
  • Quirke (2014) Deirdre Hunt
  • '71 (2014) Brigid
  • Love/Hate (2010-2014) Siobhain
  • Ripper Street (2013) Evelyn Foley
  • Philomena (2013) Kathleen
  • Misfits (2012) Grace
  • Single-Handed (2010) Mairead O'Sullivan
  • The Clinic (2009) Natasha Halpin


Saoirse Ronan