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Lisa Dwan

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Years active  1997 – present
Name  Lisa Dwan
Role  Actress

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Born  22 November 1977Coosan, Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
People also search for  Vincent Welsh, John Boorman, Ravi Kumar, Haim Saban
Movies and TV shows  Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, The Tailor of Panama, Rock Rivals

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Lisa Dwan (born 1977) is an Irish actress, from Coosan, Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland.


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Early life

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Dwan originally wanted to be a ballet dancer. She was chosen to dance with Rudolf Nureyev in the Ballet San Jose's production of "Coppélia" in Dublin when she was 12. She left school at 14, after winning a scholarship to attend the Dorothy Stevens School of Ballet in Leeds.


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Dwan's first movie was playing the role of Agnes in an adaptation of Oliver Twist, co-starring Elijah Wood and Richard Dreyfuss.

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Dwan's first regular series role was as Princess Deirdre, the Mystic Knight of Air, on Saban's Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog. She played the role of Orla in eight episodes of RTÉ's "The Big Bow Wow" in 2004, the role of Zoe Burke in 21 episodes of the Irish soap opera Fair City from 2006 to 2007, and the role of Angel Islington on Rock Rivals.

In January 2009 she starred opposite Martin Sheen as "Marika" in Bhopal: Prayer for Rain.

She performed in Samuel Beckett's Not I in London's Battersea Arts Centre in 2005, and was interviewed with Billie Whitelaw as part of the Beckett celebrations on BBC Radio 3. Dwan performed the piece again in July 2009 at the Southbank Centre in London in a time of nine minutes and fifty seconds. The event was repeated at Reading University in May 2013. In October 2016, Dwan starred in No's Knife, adapted from Beckett's, Stories and Texts for Nothing, at London's Old Vic.


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