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Victoria Smurfit
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Victoria Smurfit

Victoria Smurfit was most recently seen in Chris and Paul Weitz's About A Boy, co-starring with Hugh Grant, Rachel Weisz and Toni Collette. Her other feature film credits include Danny Boyle's The Beach, Rami Dvir's The Wedding Tackle with Adrian Dunbar, John Duigan's The Leading Man, and Peter Yates' The Run of the Country with Albert Finney.

Smurfit's first major television appearance was in Ivanhoe playing Lady Rowena. She is well known for her portrayal of Orla in the BBC television series Ballykissangel. Currently on TV she plays the lead in Lynda LaPlante's Trial & Retribution. Other television work includes Granada's Cold Feet and the BBC's Berkeley Square.

Smurfit trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School where she appeared in productions of Mansfield Park, King Lear, and Love's Labours Lost. Since then her work in the theatre has included Translations for the Bristol Old Vic, 10 Rounds at the Tricycle Theatre, and Stags and Hens at the Edinburgh Festival.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Victoria Smurfit Facts

BirthplaceDublin, Ireland

Selected Filmography

Not available.