Anna Nugent

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Height: 5' 8" (172cms)

Principal Age Range: 34 - 40

Build: Slim

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Hazel

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Anna is a US-born Dublin-based actor.

Theatre wise December saw her perform in AboutFACE's staging of Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol written by Paul Nugent which ran in The New Theatre in Dublin's Templebar and also in The Whale in Greystones, Co. Wicklow.

Anna's screen credits include the supporting role of 'Lucille Wright' in the feature film "WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE" directed by Stacie Passon which stars Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover and Paula Malcomson, the role of 'Mars' in the webseries "FOLLYWOOD" directed by John Gleeson, 'AMY' in the short film "MEITHERHOOD" directed by Maureen O'Connell, 'Florence' in Ian Power's debut short "THE TATTOO" which was nominated for an IFTA and won Best Irish Short at last year's Fastnet Film Festival, and the lead female role in Justin Davey's short film "THE LONG WET GRASS".

Other screen credits include a role in 3 Hot Whiskey's short film "SPA WEEKEND" directed by Maureen O'Connell, 'Emily' in "LAW & ORDER: SVU", Mary Dore's award winning documentary "SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY", the lead role of 'Penny' in the feature film "CHECKING IN", 'Sarah Palmerston' in Andrew Legge's short film "THE UNUSUAL INVENTIONS OF HENRY CAVENDISH", and the lead role of 'Penelope' in the web series "30,000 TO ONE".

A talented voice artiste Anna voices characters in Gingerbread Productions animated series for Disney "SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE", and also the voice of 'Phyllis' in the Irish animated feature "UGLY DUCKLING & ME".

Theatre credits include "THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY", "ORSON WELLES CHRISTMAS CAROL", "THE LARAMIE PROJECT", "COLLECTED STORIES", "BOY GETS GIRL", "FEATURING LORETTA", "TAPE" and "ALL IN THE TIMING", 'Helen of Troy' in Mike Finn's "SHOCK & AWE", 'Emily Webb' in "OUR TOWN", "BUMBOG AND BEES", and 'Ophelia' in "HAMLET". Her US theatre credits include 'Sister James' in "DOUBT", the US premiere of Irish playwright and screenwriter Derek O'Conner's one-woman show "MISAPPROPRIATED", "CHECKING IN", "SOMETHING TO REMEMBER ME BY" and "TO FOOL THE EYE".


Accents: Mid West US (Native), Irish, RP, Cockney, New York, Southern States

Performance: Drama Facilitation, Stage Combat, Pistol (Level 1), Voice-over (Animation & Commercial), Mime, Teleprompter, Improvisation

Vehicle Licences: Fitness & Yoga

Music & Dance: Ballroom Dancer & Instructor, Voice (Mezzo Soprano)




Drama Facilitation / ArtsTrain

Youth Theatre Ireland / The Lab

2 year Conservatory

Gaiety School of Acting

BA in Theatre and Criminal Justice

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI)

Acting for Camera

Bob Krakower, Marci Phillips, Steven Williford, Casey Childs, the Laundras, Michael Laibson


Patsy Rodenburg, Mortiz von Stuelpnagel, Andy Goldberg, Andrew Wade, Jonathan Epstein

Scene Study

Mark Blum, Blake Lawrence, Harry O'Reilly, Duncan Stewart, Primary Stages ESPA


Keith Johnstone

Stage Combat

B. H. Barry


Alex Brumel, Dan Thaler





Production Company

Spa Weekend (Short)


Maureen O

3 Hot Whiskeys

Follywood (webseries)


John Gleeson

Eleanor Bell

Meitherhood (Short)


Maureen O'Connell

Christiane O Mahony

The Monterey Express (Short)

Miss Purviance

Anthony Breatnach

Black Stream Films

The Tattoo (IFB Short)


Ian Power

Rocket Science Productions

The Long Wet Grass (Short)

Woman (Lead)

Justin Davey

Nancy Manocherian's The Cell

The Bailout

Fed Official 1

Conal Morrison

White Friar Film Productions

We Have Always Lived in a Castle (Feature)

Lucille Wright

Stacie Passon

Further Films

Law & Order: SVU (Season 17, Episode 18)


Jean de Segonzac

Universal Television

She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Documentary)

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz / Manifesto Reader

Mary Dore

30,000 to ONE (Web Series)

Penelope (Lead)


Cahill Bros

Checking In (Feature)

Penny (Lead)

Richard St. Peter

Small Town Dangerous Productions

Northern Blue (Web Series)

Det. Christina Starr (Lead)

Anna Nugent

Self produced

Ugly Duckling & Me (Animated Feature)

Phyllis (Lead)

Michael Hegner

Magma Films

On the Prowl (Web)

Guest Star

Vaughn Stewart & Troy Curtis

Funny or Die

The Unusual Inventions of Henry Cavendish (Short)


Andrew Legge

Restoration Films




Theatre/Theatre Company


Orson Welles' Christmas Carol


The Whale

Kathleen Warner Yeates

The McGowan Trilogy (World Premiere)


Kino Theater and the Cell

Kira Simring

Checking In



Brian Hampton / Richard St. Peter


One-woman show

Fringe NYC / Art House Productions (Jersey City, NJ)

Jack Halpin

To Fool the Eye

Taxi Driver / Gypsy / Chanteuse


Cailín Heffernan

Something to Remember Me By


Art House Productions (Jersey City, NJ)

Jack Halpin

The Seagull (Reading)

Cook / Stage Directions

Culture Project

Max Stafford-Clark

The Yeats Project (Concert Reading)

Nona / Ismene

Irish Repertory Theatre

George G. Heslin

Doubt, A Parable

Sister James

Tangent Arts (Tivoli, NY)

Keith Teller

Orson Welles' Christmas Carol


AboutFace Ireland

Paul Meade & Moira Walsh

Collected Stories

Lisa Morrison

Civic Theatre

Josh Edelman

The Laramie Project

Multiple Roles

Helix Theatre & Civic Theatre

Paul Brennan

Featuring Loretta


TheatreSPACE and Civic Theatre

John Delaney

Shock and Awe (World Premiere)

Helen of Troy

Island Theatre, Limerick

Paul Brennan

Boy Gets Girl

Theresa Bedell

Civic Theatre

John Delaney


Amy Randall

AboutFACE Ireland

John Delaney



Dublin Castle

Mary Kelly-Borgata

Our Town

Emily Webb

Island Theatre, Limerick

Terry Devlin

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