Marin Ireland

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Marin Ireland
Years active2004-present
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Marin Ireland
Years active2004-present

Marin Ireland is an American film, stage and television actress.

She won the 2009 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in reasons to be pretty.



Ireland trained at the Idyllwild Arts Foundation in Idyllwild, California, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Hartt School, a performing-arts conservatory at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut.[1]



Ireland's film credits include:[2]


She made her off-Broadway theatre début in Nocturne (2001), a play written by Adam Rapp, which ran at the New York Theater Workshop.[4] She also appeared in the play during its run in the American Repertory Theatre New Stages presentation at the Hasty Pudding Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts in October 2000.[5]

Her off-Broadway work includes Caryl Churchill's Far Away (2002) at the New York Theatre Workshop.[6] She played the title role in Sabina (2005) by Willy Holtzman at Primary Stages.[7] She was featured in the 2008 stage adaptation of The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, a series of lesbian pulp fiction novels by Ann Bannon.[8] She appeared in the New Group revival of A Lie of the Mind in February and March 2010.[9]

She made her Broadway theatre début in reasons to be pretty (2009).[10] For this performance, she received a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actress in a play and the Theatre World Award.[11][12] She then appeared in After Miss Julie in a Roundabout Theatre Company presentation of a Donmar Warehouse production at the American Airlines Theatre in September through December 2009.[13]

Television work

She has made guest appearances on the television series:[2]


  1. ^ "Marin Irelenad biography" American Repertory Theatre, retrieved April 2, 2010
  2. ^ a b Marin Ireland filmographyThe New York Times, retrieved April 2, 2010
  3. ^ "Revolutionary Road cast"The New York Times, retrieved April 2, 2010
  4. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review:Let Him Count the Ways A Man Reveals Anguish"The New York Times, May 21, 2001
  5. ^ Clay, Carolyn."The ART's Nocturne hits powerful notes"The Boston Phoenix, October 19–26, 2000
  6. ^ Hernandez, Ernio."Frances McDormand Opens in Far Away at New York Theatre Workshop, Nov. 11", November 11, 2002
  7. ^ Murray, Matthew."'Sabina'", February 2, 2005
  8. ^ Hetrick, Adam."Fresh Off the Bus: Beebo Brinker Chronicles Arrives Off-Broadway Feb. 19", February 19, 2008
  9. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review:Home Is Where the Soul Aches"The New York Times, February 19, 2010
  10. ^ Brantley, Ben."First You Shut Up, Then You Grow Up"The New York Times,
  11. ^ Lipton, Brian Scott."Meet the Nominees: reasons to be pretty's Marin Ireland", May 20, 2009
  12. ^ Theatre World Awards, retrieved April 2, 2010
  13. ^ Brantley, Ben."Theater Review:Seduction by Class Conflict"The New York Times, October 23, 2009
  14. ^ Ausiello, Michael (February 28, 2012). "The Killing Exclusive: Homeland Actress Cast as Holder's sister". TVLine. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 

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