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Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Stephen Lord (m. 2007)
Role  Actress
Name  Elaine Cassidy
Years active  1994–present

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Born  31 December 1979 (age 35) (1979-12-31) Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland
Children  Kila Lord, Lynott Lord Cassidy
Siblings  Edele Cassidy, Gillian Cassidy
Parents  Dermot Cassidy, Phyllis Cassidy
Movies and TV shows  Harper's Island, The Others, Disco Pigs, Felicia's Journey, The Loft
Similar People  Stephen Lord, Katie Cassidy, Joanna Vanderham, Christopher Gorham, James Bentley

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Elaine Cassidy (born 31 December 1979) is an Irish actress who is best known for playing the lead character Abby Mills in the American CBS TV series Harper's Island, Felicia in Felicia's Journey opposite Bob Hoskins, Runt in Disco Pigs opposite Cillian Murphy, Lydia in The Others, and Katherine Glendenning in The Paradise.


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Early life

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Elaine Cassidy's family moved to Kilcoole, County Wicklow, when she was three years old. Her first role was as the title character in a school production of Pinocchio when she was five.


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In 1996, Cassidy was nominated for the Most Promising Actress at the Geneva Film Festival for her role in The Sun, the Moon and the Stars. She played the starring role in Felicia's Journey with Bob Hoskins, for which she was nominated Best Actress at the 20th Genie Awards. She has won 2 Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) for Best Actress in a Lead Role in Film in 2003 for her role as Runt in Disco Pigs, opposite Cillian Murphy, and in 2010 for Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television for her role as Abby Mills in the American CBS TV series Harper's Island. She was also nominated for an IFTA in 2005 as Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television for her role as "Maud Lilly" in the BBC BAFTA nominated drama Fingersmith, in 2007 as Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Film for her role as Sandra in And When Did You Last See Your Father? alongside Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth, and in 2009 as Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television for her role as Annie Mulcahy in Little White Lie.

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She is also a stage actress, appearing in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2002) and The Crucible (2006) with the Royal Shakespeare Company and in There Came A Gypsy Riding at the Almeida Theatre in 2007. She appeared in the music video for Coldplay's "The Scientist". She plays DC Dinah Kowalska in Paul Abott's No Offence.

She also plays Maureen in the one-off ITV drama special of the book Just Henry, which was made into film in August 2011 and screen on ITV on 18 December 2011.

Personal life

She is married to actor Stephen Lord, whom she met on the set of The Truth. They live in Greenwich, London, with their daughter Kila, born on 16 September 2009. Their second child, a son named Lynott Lord Cassidy, was born around 23 January 2013.


  • The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2002)
  • Scenes from the Big Picture (2003)
  • The Crucible (2006)
  • There Came a Gypsy Riding (2007)
  • Fathers and Sons (2014)
  • Deluge (2015)
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2015 to 2016)
  • References

    Elaine Cassidy Wikipedia

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