Roisin Murphy

Roisin Murphy doesn’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be an actress. With her mother and sister both actresses themselves, it felt natural for her to gravitate towards the stage and screen. As a child she was cast opposite her mum in a Goodfellas pizza ad and enjoyed the experience so much she signed up for acting classes at the Gaiety School of Acting… read more

Sam Keeley

Sam Keeley says he’d describe the last few years as a whirlwind. Having arrived at acting relatively late in life – a secondary school guidance counselor suggested he try it as a career – Sam was somewhat surprised to find himself offered roles, admitting “I remember thinking ‘people are hiring me, I must be doing something right’…. read more

Gavin Drea

Gavin Drea first got excited about acting when he was cast as Natham Detroit in his secondary school’s production of Guys and Dolls, although he remembers always being interested in the arts, regularly going to the theatre with his family and performing in a band for a few years. He later studied in UCD and got involved with the drama society there, appearing in HamletPhiladelphia, Here I Come and King Lear. After graduating, he was cast as Luke in Love/Hate, starring opposite Robert Sheehan and Aidan Gillen…. read more

Jack Reynor

Born in Colarado but resident in Ireland since he was two, Jack Reynor first got excited about acting when he was cast as an alter boy in Kevin Liddy’s Country in 1999. Jack was a mere six years old. Later, he attended Belvedere College in Dublin and took part in a number of school productions before playing Robbie in Kirsten Sheridan’s 2011 feature Dollhouse. Dollhouse involved a lot of improvisation and Jack was happy to find that preparations for Lenny’s Abrahamson’s What Richard Did similarly required improvisational workshopping…. read more

Patrick Gibson

Having just started 6th year, Patrick Gibson is focusing on his studies for the moment, but his passion for acting, film and music is sure to lead him in an exciting direction once he has secured his Leaving Cert. He finds himself inspired by wunderkid filmmaker Harmony Korine, who wrote his debut screenplay at the age of 17. “Whenever I hear myself think I can’t achieve something because I’m too young I think about what he did and it shuts me up pretty quickly!” As a child, Patrick’s first role was in a short film called ‘Bye Bye Inkhead’…. read more

Fionn Walton

It was mostly by chance that Fionn Walton was cast as Cian in What Richard Did. He signed up for an acting course in The Factory last year and there met Jack Reynor, who went on to play Richard. A little while later Fionn got a call asking him to audition for the project, having been recommended by Jack himself… read more