Gwynne McElveen

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Height: 5' 4"

Principal Age Range: 38 - 44

Build: Slim

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Dark Brown

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Gwynne most recently wrapped filming on Jackpot Films "THE SLEEP EXPERIMENT" directed by John Farrelly in which she plays 'Laura'.

She plays 'Garda Niamh O'Donoughue' in "DOING MONEY" a 1 x 90 minutes of high-end TV for BBC 2 Television. It is based on a shocking and gripping true story about modern day slavery. The 90 minute film will be the flagship of “Why Slavery?” which is an international season of programmes scheduled for BBC in October 2018 to tie in with International Anti Slavery Day. It is currently in production in Northern Ireland and is written by Gwyneth Hughes and directed by Lynsey Miller. Renegade Pictures, a Warner Bros International Television Production Company, are producing.

June saw Gwynne wrap filming on NIGHTFLYERS which filmed in Troy Studios in Limerick. Based on the Novella by George R.R. Martin Gwynne is cast in the recurring role of 'TOBIS' head of the NIGHTFLYER medical team. The spaceship Nightflyer embarks on a perilous mission to make contact with an advanced alien species that could hold the key to the earth's survival. But en route, a strange and deadly force starts stalking the various crew members to their deaths.

Prior to that she wrapped filming on Mary McGuckian's feature film "A GIRL FROM MOGADISHU" which was filmed in Dublin. It is based on the life of Ifrah Ahmed a victim of and now international activist against Female Genital Mutilation, stars Aja Naomi King and Barkhad Abdi.

Her other screen credits include 'Catherine Finnegan' in the second season of RTE Television's legal drama "STRIKING OUT", roles in "RIPPERSTREET 3", HISTORY'S VIKINGS SERIES, the role of 'Sheryl Kerr' in RTE Television's "FAIR CITY", and 'Rosemary' in Pat O'Connor's Feature Film "CIRCLE OF FRIENDS".

Theatre credits are listed below in her CV.


Accents & Skills

Accents: Southern Irish*, Northern Irish, Belfast, English, RP, General and Southern American

Skills: Full Driving Licence, Horse Riding, Good Singing Voice

Interests: Writing, Gardening, Walking, Cooking

Music & Dance: Good Singing Voice

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Workshop

Hugo Weaver / Bow Street

Advanced 3 month Screen Acting 2017

Bow Street Academy, Dublin 7

6 month screen acting 2016-2017

Bow Street Academy, Dublin 7

Self Tape Audition Masterclass

Nancy Bishop / Filmbase


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

The Sleep Experiment (Film)

Laura

John Farrelly

Jackpot Films

Doing Money (Television)

Garda Niamh O

Lynsey Miller

Renegade Films/Warner Bros

Nightflyers (Television)

Tobis

Various

Gaeta / Rosenzweig Fims for SyFy

A Girl From Mogadishu (Feature)

Unicef Representative

Mary McGuckian

Pembridge Films

Striking Out (Television)

Catherine Finnegan

Lisa James Larsson

Blinder Films

Ripper Street Season 3 (Television)

Church Worshiper

Kieron Hawkes

BBC Television

Vikings Season 2 (Television)

Farming Peasant

Jeff Woolnough

Octagon / Take 5 Productions

Fair City (Television)

Sheryl Kerr

Various

RTE Television

Sweet Salt (Short Film)

Woman

Katerina Athanasopoulou

Channel 4


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Hamlet

Ophelia

Second Age

Brian de Salvo

Tale of Two Cities

Lucy Manette

The Gate Theatre

Alan Stanford

Rimini Riddle

Angelica

Cork Opera House

Terry Devlin

Poor Beast In The Rain

Eileen

Druid Theatre

Garry Hynes

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Titania

Hampton Court Palace

Laura Muth

True Lines

Siabhra

Bickerstaff

John Crowley

Dancing At Lughnasa

Chrissie

Lewisham Theatre London

Sarah Woolf

Peer Gynt

Solveig

ALRA

Stuart Wood



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