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Occupation  Actress
Role  Actress
Name  Amy-Joyce Hastings
Years active  1990–present

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Born  24 September 1980 (age 35) (1980-09-24) Dublin, Ireland
Parents  Robert Hastings, Catriona Hastings
Movies  The Callback Queen, Fools of Fortune, Little Deaths, Nocturne Passage, The Very Stuff
Similar People  Graham Cantwell, Simon Rumley, Susan Loughnane, Pat O'Connor, Lisa Mulcahy

Education  Trinity College, Dublin

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Amy-Joyce Hastings (born 24 September 1980) is an Irish actress who has worked in film, television and theatre.


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Hastings' first role was in the 1990 film Fools of Fortune. She has also featured in Season 1 of The Tudors alongside Henry Cavill.

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She has recently appeared in a number of independent films such as Brit flick Little Deaths (which premiered at Film4 Frightfest and the SXSW festival in the US) and in the lead role of Kate Loughlin in Romantic Comedy The Callback Queen which received a US run at George R. R. Martin's Jean Cocteau Cinema in February 2014.

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Childhood and Early Career

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Amy-Joyce Hastings was born in Ireland to parents Robert and Catríona Hastings. Taking a very early interest in acting she enrolled in drama classes at the Gaiety School of Acting when it opened in Dublin in the late 1980s. Here she was scouted by Bond movies casting director Debbie McWilliams and eventually cast in the role of Geraldine Quinton in Fools of Fortune opposite Julie Christie, Iain Glen and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.

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A couple of years later, following two final rounds of casting at London's Pinewood Studios she narrowly lost out on the role of Mary Lennox in Warner Bros' The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland. Continuing dance and acting classes throughout her younger years, she appeared in a variety of productions and made regular appearances on RTÉ youth interest television programs such as Jo Maxi and Pajo's Junxbox, as well as reviewing children's films for the Pat Kenny radio show.

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In 1998 she was shortlisted for the title role in a film - adapted from another William Trevor novel - Felicia's Journey, directed by Atom Egoyan. However she elected instead to train for three years at the Samuel Beckett Centre in Trinity College, Dublin – Ireland's first and only acting degree course. She graduated with a distinction in 2001, and began a full-time acting career.

Theatre career

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Hastings has many stage credits in both the UK and Ireland. Amongst these are roles as Carol in Oleanna by David Mamet, Estelle Rigault in No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, Cathy Calhoun in the first European production of Orange Flower Water by Craig Wright, and the world premiere of The Night Garden, developed by the Royal National Theatre Studio and first performed at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter.

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Her Shakespeare credits include the role of Regan in 'King Lear' and most recently Miranda in 'The Tempest' in July 2013. During March and April 2012, Hastings played the role of real life Titanic Stewardess Violet Jessop in the world premiere of the first full length stageplay about the Titanic; "Iceberg – Right Ahead!" at London's Gatehouse Theatre to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Titanic's maiden voyage.


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