Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy

Date Of Birth19 April 1988
Age31 years 7 months 17 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthEnniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Zodiac SignAries
Profession Actress
Birth Name Charlotte Murphy

Personal Information
Residence Ireland
Mother TongueIrish
Religion Christianity
Languages English , Irish
Star SignAries
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height162 CM
5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Weight 50 KG
110 lbs
Figure Type Hourglass
Hair type Slim
Family Information
Father Pat Murphy (Pastor)
Mother Brenda Murphy (Hair stylist)
Education Qualifications
Education(College) Ballyfermot College (dropped out)
Alma MaterGaiety School of Acting (Dublin; class of 2006-2008)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Philomena(2013)
Years Active 2009-
Debut (TV) The Clinic(2009)
Debut(Theater) Pygmalion(2011)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actor Toni Colette
Favorite Authors Enda Walsh
Sarah Kane
Favorite play 4.48 Psychosis (Sarah Kane)
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileFacebook Profile
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
More Information
Inspirations Tony McCleane Fay (Barecheek Theatre company)
Monika McCleane Fay (Barecheek Theatre company)


Charlie Murphy (born Charlotte) is a British Irish actress. Se was born on 19th April 1988 at Enniscorthy, Wexford County, Ireland to Brenda Murphy(Mother) & Pat Murphy(Father) a middle class Irish family which owns a hair salon (named Scissors Empire) in the town, Charlie grew up with 5 other siblings. She mostly spent her teenage years in Wexford.

Charlie Murphy is popular for her roles as Siobhan Delaney (in Irish Gangster Crime drama Love/ Hate), Ann Gallagher (British crime drama Happy Valley), Jessie Eden (British historical fiction TV series Peaky Blinders)

Charlie Murphy Interesting Facts

  • Irisih Film & TV award: Charlie Murphy won the Irish Film & Television Award in 2013 for her role as Siobhan Delaney in the Irish TV series Love/ Hate.
  • Irish Times Theatre Award: She won the Irish theater award for her role as Eliza doolittle in the play pygmalion(2011)
  • She has co-starred with 'Cillian Murphy' on the show Peaky Blinders(2017), they are not related.
  • Charlie's sister is a hair stylist, she often works on Charlie's hair, especially during events.
  • As a young girl she worked with Lane Theatre Group & the Bare Cheek Theatre Company.
  • Nudity: She is not repelled by nudity despite her father being a Christian pastor and herself being a devout Christian, she doesn't mind getting nude if the scene requires it.
  • Her mother is a bubbly person with problem solving skills, her father is a poet by hobby.
  • She has worked with Killian Scott for a long time.
  • She supports LGBT rights, she supported legalizing LGBT marriage in Ireland.
  • She has supported campaigns like 'Sleep out Dublin'.
  • Ideal date: To spend a day with her boyfriend, reading books on a sunny day.

Charlie Murphy: Quotes

  • You always want to chase a good story as an actor.
  • I try not to panic too much about things
  • I could have gotten away with murder as a kid.


Charlie Murphy: Career

TV series

  • The Clinic(2009): she had the role of Natasha Halpin in this Drama TV series Created by Orla Bleahen-Melvin, Lilie Ferrari, the series also starred Dominic Mafham, Gary Lydon, Amy Huberman.
  • Love/Hate(2010): she played the role of Siobhan Delaney in this Crime Drama Created by Stuart Carolan. It starred Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Killian Scott, Aoibhinn McGinnity in the cast. Charlie has had recurring role in the TV series.
  • Misfits(2012): she played Grace in this Comedy Drama Created by Howard Overman. It also starred Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon.
  • Ripper Street(2013): she played Evelyn Foley in the Crime, Drama with Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring.
  • The Village(2013): she played Martha Allingham Created by Peter Moffat with David Ryall, Maxine Peake & John Simm
  • Quirke(2014): she was Deirdre Hunt in this BBC Crime, Thriller which starred Gabriel Byrne, Nick Dunning, Brian Gleeson.
  • Happy Valley(2014): she played the recurring role of Ann Gallagher in this Crime, Drama which starred Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran & Shane Zaza in the lead cast.
  • The Last Kingdom(2015): she performed in the role of Queen Iseult in the istorical Romance starring Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, David Dawson.
  • Rebellion(2016): Charlie acted in the role of Elizabeth Butler in this TV series created by Colin Teevan. It also starred Ruth Bradley, Paul Reid, Brian McCardie.
  • Peaky Blinders(2017): a Crime, Drama with Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Helen McCrory. Charlie was 'Jessie Eden' on the show.


  • Philomena(2013): Charlie played Kathleen in the Biography, Drama Directed by Stephen Frears. Charlie had a role alongside Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark.
  • '71 (2014): a Thriller Drama directed by Yann Demange with Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris
  • Northmen - A Viking Saga(2014): she portrays Inghean in this Action movie Directed by Claudio Fäh. Charlie was in the lead role along with Ed Skrein & James Norton.
  • To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters(2016): a Biographical TV movie Directed by Sally Wainwright with Finn Atkins, Charlie Murphy (as Anne Brontë), Chloe Pirrie
  • The Foreigner(2017): a Crime, Drama Directed by Martin Campbell where Charlie had the dual role of  Maggie & Sara McKay, actors Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones also starred in the movie.

Short movies

  • Small Time(2013): she played Lucy in this science fiction Comedy Directed by Ged Murray with Gavin Fullam, Charlie Murphy & Alan Stanford.
  • Banshee Betty(2016): she was an executive producer of this Musical Directed by Sam Brown. Charlie Murphy also had a lead acting role with stars Claire Rafferty & Robert Sheehan.

She has also acted in plays like Big Maggie, Pygmalion(2011).

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