Pauline McLynn


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She is the eldest of three children. Her mother is an art teacher and painter, and her father is a car parts salesman. She went to Trinity College at Dublin University, where she studied the History of Art, and English Literature. She began acting at school and continued it at University. See full bio »

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Known For

Father Ted Mrs. Doyle
(1995-1998)
Far and Away Prostitute
(1992)
Angela's Ashes Aunt Aggie
(1999)
Transformers: The Last Knight Female Researcher
(2017)

Filmography

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 2017-2019 Drop Dead Weird (TV Series)
Bunni
- Dun Dun Done! (2019) ... Bunni
- Date Night (2019) ... Bunni
- Tubbershandy Cowboy (2019) ... Bunni
- Haunted Hotel (2019) ... Bunni
- Which Witch? (2019) ... Bunni
 2019 Making Noise Quietly
Mildred
 2019 A Girl from Mogadishu
Social Worker
 2018 Trollied (TV Series)
Pat O'Banton
- The Wedding (2018) ... Pat O'Banton
 2018 Johnny English Strikes Again
Mrs. Trattner
 2018 Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
Aunt Annabelle / The Spider Queen (voice)
 2018 Dave Allen at Peace (TV Movie)
Sister Mary
 2017 GameFace (TV Series)
Mum
- Conch (2017) ... Mum
- Skint (2017) ... Mum
- Spider (2017) ... Mum
- Onion (2017) ... Mum
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
Female Researcher
 2016 The Secret Scripture
Anne McCartney
 2016 The Complete Walk: Henry VIII (Short)
Old Lady (as Pauline Mclynn)
 2014-2015 Bing (TV Series)
Gilly
- Show (2015) ... Gilly (voice)
- Woof! (2015) ... Gilly
- Ice Cream (2015) ... Gilly
- Ice Lolly (2014) ... Gilly
 2014-2015 EastEnders (TV Series)
Yvonne Cotton
- Episode dated 14 May 2015 (2015) ... Yvonne Cotton
- Episode dated 13 January 2015 (2015) ... Yvonne Cotton
- Episode dated 12 January 2015 (2015) ... Yvonne Cotton
- Episode #1.4993 (2015) ... Yvonne Cotton
- Episode dated 7 January 2015 (2015) ... Yvonne Cotton
 2014 GameFace (TV Movie)
Marcella's Mum
 2013-2014 Pramface (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Kiss for the Camera (2014) ... Evelyn
- The Edge of Hell (2013) ... Evelyn
 2014 Noble
Mother Superior
 2013 Father Figure (TV Series)
Mary Whyte
- Mother Figure (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- I Do Believe (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- Chin Chin (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- House Husband of the Year (2013) ... Mary Whyte
- Smart TV (2013) ... Mary Whyte
 2013 Common Ground (TV Series short)
Peggy The Homeless Lady
- Eleanor (2013) ... Peggy The Homeless Lady
 2011-2012 Threesome (TV Series)
Lorraine / Alice's Mum
- I Don't (2012) ... Lorraine
- Future (2012) ... Lorraine
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Lorraine
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Alice's Mum
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Alice's Mum
 2011 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (TV Series)
Maggoty
- Christmas Special (2011) ... Maggoty
 2010-2011 Shameless (TV Series)
Libby Croker
- Episode #8.13 (2011) ... Libby Croker
- Episode #8.12 (2011) ... Libby Croker
- Episode #8.11 (2011) ... Libby Croker
- Episode #8.10 (2011) ... Libby Croker
- Episode #8.9 (2011) ... Libby Croker
 2006-2009 Clatterford (TV Series)
Tippi Haddem
- Ladies in Lavender (2009) ... Tippi Haddem
- New Beginnings (2009) ... Tippi Haddem
- Working from Home (2009) ... Tippi Haddem
- Easter (2009) ... Tippi Haddem
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Tippi Haddem
 2009/III The Calling
Sister Hilda
 2009 Hell's Pavement
Joan O'Connor
 2009 Demons (TV Mini-Series)
Karen Speedwell
- Nothing Like Nebraska (2009) ... Karen Speedwell
 2007 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
- Episode #11.1 (2007)
 2007 High Hopes (TV Series)
Esmeralda
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2007) ... Esmeralda
 2005 The Island of Inis Cool (TV Series)
 2005/I Heidi
Aunt Detie
 2005 O (Short)
Anne
 2005 Gypo
Helen
 2004 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Enthusiastic Fan
- Episode #6.6 (2004) ... Enthusiastic Fan
 2003 The Return (TV Movie)
Laura Dunmore
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 2 (2002) ... Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
- Dialogues of the Dead: Part 1 (2002) ... Dr. Kirsty Urquhart
 2002 TV to Go (TV Series)
Various roles
- Episode #2.1 (2002) ... Various roles
 2002 Gina and Stella (Short)
Gina
 2001 Black Day at Black Rock (TV Movie)
Grace
 2001/I Iris
Maureen (as Pauline McGlynn)
 2000 An Everlasting Piece
Gerty
 2000 When Brendan Met Trudy
Nuala
 2000 Quills
Mademoiselle Clairwill (as Pauline Mclynn)
 2000 Nora
Miss Kennedy
 1999 Dark Ages (TV Series)
Agnes
- Witch (1999) ... Agnes
- The End of the World (1999) ... Agnes
- War (1999) ... Agnes
- Vile Vole Pie (1999) ... Agnes
- Vikings (1999) ... Agnes
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Aunt Aggie
 1999 Aristocrats (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Fox-Strangways
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Susan Fox-Strangways
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Susan Fox-Strangways
 1998 Her Own Rules (TV Movie)
Constable Williams
 1998 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
Bella Mooney / Mrs. Mooney
- All Bar One (1998) ... Bella Mooney
- Personal Call (1998) ... Mrs. Mooney (as Pauline Mcglynn)
 1995-1998 Father Ted (TV Series)
Mrs. Doyle
- Going to America (1998) ... Mrs. Doyle
- Night of the Nearly Dead (1998) ... Mrs. Doyle
- Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse (1998) ... Mrs. Doyle
- Escape from Victory (1998) ... Mrs. Doyle
- The Mainland (1998) ... Mrs. Doyle
 1997/I Electricity (Short)
Lydia Lipp
 1996 It Happened Next Year (TV Movie)
Various
 1996 My Friend Joe
Ms. Doyle
 1995 Guiltrip
Joan
 1994 Joey's Christmas (Short)
Joey's Mam
 1994 Family (TV Mini-Series)
Denise
- Paula (1994) ... Denise
- Nicola (1994) ... Denise
- Charlo (1994) ... Denise
 1992 Far and Away
Prostitute
 1990 The Truth About Claire (TV Movie)
Denise
 1988 Troubles (TV Mini-Series)
Hospital Nurse
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Hospital Nurse
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TV commercials for Inland Revenue as Mrs. Doyle. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Pauline McGlynn | Pauline Mcglynn | Pauline Mclynn
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Ireland has no history of sitcom - there have been a few but they've been so tragic that we don't talk about them. See more »

Trivia:

Also a successful novelist.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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