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Angeline Ball (born 28 June 1968) is an Irish actor and singer who resides in London, England. She is known for her roles as Imelda Quirke in Alan Parker's The Commitments (1991) and as Tina in John Boorman's The General (1998). She has appeared in films and television series both in the UK and in the US. She is also a stage actor.
Ball in May 2019
|Born||28 June 1968|
Ball, the youngest of three sisters, was born in Cabra, Dublin. As a child she trained in Tap, Ballet and Modern Dance attending the Billie Barry Stage School at the age of eight. Ball worked with RTÉ during her teen years, also singing in various bands throughout Ireland.
In 1993, Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement wrote the short-lived TV series Over the Rainbow for her, which she also wrote the music for. In 1994 she played Vada's mother in My Girl 2 for which she sang a rendition of Charlie Chaplin's "Smile". She worked with Alan Parker again in 1996 when she sang backing vocals for the Evita soundtrack album. In 1997 she starred along side Brendan Gleeson in John Boorman's The General where she portrayed the wife of Martin Cahill, Tina.
Throughout the 2000s Ball appeared in a number of UK TV series including Doc Martin, Shameless and Mr Selfridge. On May 26, 2008, Angeline made her debut as Maggie Townsend, Bradley Branning's boss in BBC TV drama series EastEnders.
In 2018, Ball began work on her first solo music project. Her first two singles "Sinking" and "Holding On", taken from her forthcoming album On The Road are due for release in August 2019.
|1991||The Commitments||Imelda Quirke|
|1993||Over the Rainbow||Finnoula|
|1994||My Girl 2||Maggie Muldovan|
|1995||The Pebble and the Penguin||Gwynne / Chinstrap 3||Voice|
|1995||Brothers in Trouble||Mary|
|1995||Two Nudes Bathing||Simone|
|1996||Our Friends in the North||Daphne|
|1997||The Gambler||Mlle. Blanche|
|1998||Terror in the Mall||Suzanne Price|
|1999||The Outer Limits||Cass Trenton|
|1999||The Auteur Theory||Carmela Cicero Maresca|
|1999||Peak Practice||Anna Templeton|
|2000||Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)||Annabell|
|2000||A Christmas Carol||Bella|
|2001||The Bombmaker||Lydia McCracken|
|2002||An Angel for May||Barbara Collins (Mom)|
|2002||Any Time Now||Nora Moggin||Won - IFTA Award Best Actress in a TV Drama|
|2003||Bloom||Molly Bloom||Won - IFTA Award Best Actress in a Film|
|2005||Rose and Maloney||Julie|
|2005-2006||Doc Martin||Julie Mitchell|
|2006||The Tiger's Tail||Ursula|
|2006||What We Did on Our Holiday||Laura Taylor|
|2006||Dead Long Enough||Sinead|
|2007||Trouble in Paradise||Annie Little|
|2009||Hard Times||PC Anne Mooney|
|2009||Cold Turkey||Patricia Quinn|
|2011||Albert Nobbs||Mrs. Gilligan|
|2013||Mr Selfridge||Mrs. Worthington|
|2016||Wifey Redux||Saoirse Prendergast|
|2017||Acceptable Risk||Detective Sergeant Emer Byrne||Nominated - IFTA Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|2017||Keeping Faith||Gael Reardon|
|The Commitments (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||8|
|The Commitments Vol. 2 (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||118|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2018||IFTA Award||Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Drama (Acceptable Risk)||Nominated|
|2008||Irish Times Theatre Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Playboy Of The Western World)||Nominated|
|2003||IFTA Award||Best Actress in a Film (Bloom)||Won|
|Best Actress in a TV Drama (Any Time Now)||Won|
- "British album certifications – Commitments". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Type Commitments in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
- "American album certifications – Avita". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.