Eileen O’Higgins
Actress
Northern Ireland / North of Ireland

(One of Variety’s 10 BRITS TO WATCH), Eileen was most recently seen starring opposite Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie in Focus Features’ Mary Queen of Scots directed by Josie Rourke, and opposite Antonio Banderas in National Geographic’s Genius: Picasso. Eileen also starred opposite Saoirse Ronan in the BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley. Other television credits include a starring role opposite Hattie Morahan in My Mother and Other Strangers (PBS/BBC) and Emma (BBC), directed by Jim O’Hanlon. Eileen recently wrapped a lead role opposite Michael Smiley in RTE’s Dead Still, and British independent film Nowhere Special opposite James Norton.

Eileen trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is a cast member in Global Arts Corps’ Hold Your Tongue, Hold Your Dead.