More Catherine McCormack Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Dancing at Lughnasa)A graduate of the esteemed Oxford School of Drama, Katherine McCormack made her screen debut in the lead role of director Anna Campion's Loaded. She was then catapulted into international recognition as the doomed love of Mel Gibson's William Wallace in his multiple Academy Award-winning Braveheart, followed by starring roles in Nils Gaup's Northstar, Marshall Herskovitz's The Honest Courtesan (released in North America as Dangerous Beauty), David Leland's Land Girls, and Pat O'Connor's film adaption of Dancing at Lughnasa. McCormack recently completed principal photography as the lead, Hannah, in Davy Kane's This Year's Love (also starring Kathy Burke). Her television work includes Deacon Brodie, opposite Billy Connolly (Mrs. Brown) for director Phillip Saville.
Bio courtesy Sony Classics for "Dancing at Lughnasa" (04-Aug-2002)