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Genevieve O'Reilly

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Actress | * 01/06/1977 (45) | Dublin (Ireland)
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Genevieve O'Reilly (born 6 January 1977) is an Irish-Australian actress. She is known for her work in the Star Wars franchise as Mon Mothma, having portrayed the character in Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One, and as well as her voice role as the character in Star Wars Rebels, and as Moira in Overwatch. She will reprise her role as Mothma in the upcoming series Andor, set to premiere in 2022. Alongside her appearances in television, O'Reilly is also known for her career in films with her credits in the movie industry notably including the 2004 film Avatar in which she portrayed Dash MacKenzie, the 2009 period drama The Young Victoria in which she played Lady Flora Hastings, and the 2010 romantic movie Forget Me Not where she played Eve. In 2016, O'Reilly appeared in the role of Tarzan's mother in The Legend of Tarzan. ()
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Genevieve O'Reilly(born January 6, 1977) is an Irish actress who has worked in both the United Kingdom and Australia. O'Reilly was cast as theunderstudyin directorGale Edwards' production ofThe White Devila week after graduating from drama school. She went on to appear in Edwards'Sydney Theatre Companyproduction ofThe Way of the World.Other theatre credits includeThe WeirbyConor McPherson, at theGate Theatre, Dublin, andRichard IIat theOld Vic.Recent parts at theRoyal National Theatrehave been in new play,Mike Bartlett's 13 and as Helena, wife toAndrew Scott's emperor Julian in the 2011 production ofIbsen's epicEmperor and Galilean. O'Reilly is due to perform inGeorge Bernard Shaw'sThe Doctor's Dilemmafrom July 2012. O'Reilly has appeared in several productions filmed in Australia, including bothThe Matrixsequels. She also played the youngMon MothmainStar Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and starred as Leanne Curtis in the medical dramaAll Saints. Since moving to the UK, O'Reilly has starred in the political mini-seriesThe State Within, playedPrincess Dianain the 2007 televisiondocudramaDiana: Last Days of a Princess, and taken the lead role inThe Time of Your Life. She playedCIAliaison officer Sarah Caulfield in the eighth series ofBBCdramaSpooks.O'Reilly also played the character of Michelle Beadley in the remake ofThe Day of the Triffidsthat aired on BBC One in December 2009. In 2011 she appeared in theBBC/ShowtimecomedyEpisodesplaying Jamie Lapidus, the blind wife of a TV executive, Merc Lapidus. She reprised the role in the second and third series, broadcast in 2012 and 2014. O'Reilly's film credits includeRight Here Right Now(2004),The Young Victoria(2009) and the 2004 science fiction filmAvatar, playing the lead role of Dash MacKenzie. In June 2013, O'Reilly appeared in the pilot episode of the international crime drama "Crossing Lines" cast as Detective and Interrogation Specialist Sienna Pride,attached to the ICC team from Britain's Scotland Yard. In the final minutes of this pilot episode, her character was stabbed and killed with a knife used by an American State Department employee, Gerald Wilhoit (Eddie Jemison) who enjoyed Diplomatic Immunity, while the ICC team was chasing him (and searching for their abducted police colleague) in the Tiergarten Park in Berlin, Germany.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Crime

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Movies with Genevieve O'Reilly as Actress(16)

as Mon Mothma (uncredited) (archive footage)2022 Andor: A Disney+ Day Special Look
as Gretchen Schoner2020 The Dry
as Mrs. Smith2019 Tolkien
as Birte Becker2017 The Snowman
as Alice Clayton2016 The Legend of Tarzan
as Lisa Carr2015 Survivor
as Eve Fisher2011 Forget Me Not
as Lady Flora Hastings2009 The Young Victoria
as Princess Diana2007 Diana: Last Days of a Princess
as Dash MacKenzie2004 Cyber Wars
as Officer Wirtz2003 The Matrix Revolutions
as Officer Wirtz2003 The Matrix Reloaded

TV Shows/Series with Genevieve O'Reilly as Actress(17)

as Mon Mothma2022 Star Wars: Andor
as Rose2021 Three Families
as Angela Worth2017 Tin Star
as Mon Mothma (voice)2016 Star Wars: Go Rogue
as Hazel Buchanan2016 The Secret
as Elishia Glass2015 Glitch
as Michelle Beadley2015 Измены
as Mrs. Mary Johnson2015 Banished
as Frances2014 The Honourable Woman
as Annette Richardson2013 Endeavour
as Daisy2012 The Last Weekend
as Jamie Lapidus2011 Episodes
as Claudia Martin2009 Law & Order: UK
as Caroline Hanley2006 The State Within
as Nagha1999 BeastMaster

Full Name: Genevieve O'Reilly
Citizenship: Australia
Born: Thursday, 01/06 1977 (January) in Dublin (Ireland) (current age: 45 years + 272 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: National Institute of Dramatic Art
Other names for Genevieve O'Reilly (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Genevieve O’Reilly"
Genevieve O'Reilly frequently works together with these people:
Lana Wachowski (6x, Crew)
Lilly Wachowski (6x, Crew)
George Lucas (5x, Crew)
James McTeigue (5x, Crew)
John Knoll (5x, Crew)
Tony Gilroy (4x, Crew)
Dick Wolf (4x, Crew)
Jeffrey Klarik (4x, Crew)
Hugo Blick (4x, Crew)
David Acord (4x, Crew)
Dane A. Davis (4x, Crew)
Matthew Wood (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2916, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/06/2022