Eva Birthistle

Active - 1997 - 2017  |   Born - Jan 1, 1974 in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland  |   Genres - Drama, Horror, Comedy Drama, Thriller

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  • Moved with her Catholic family from Ireland to Northern Ireland in 1988, during the time of the Troubles (Catholic-Protestant strife). She went to a Protestant school there and, as a Catholic, had to endure bullying, taunts and threats.
  • Honored with the Irish Film & Television Academy's 2004 Best Actress award for her work in Ae Fond Kiss; she won again in 2007 for Middletown.
  • Is a celebrity ambassador for the Prince's Trust.
  • Enjoys cooking Italian food.