Ruaidhri Conroy


Ruaidhri Conroy

Infobox actor
name = Ruaidhri Conroy


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birthdate = 1979
birthplace = Dublin, Ireland

Rúaidhrí Conroy (born 1979) is an Irish actor.

Conroy was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of actor Brendan Conroy. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/75/Ruaidhri-Conroy.html Ruaidhri Conroy Biography (1979?-) ] ] One of his first castings was as 'Tito' in the film "Into the West", for which he won a Young Artist Award in the "Outstanding Youth Actors in a Family Foreign Film" category.cite web | title = 15th Annual Awards | url = http://www.youngartistawards.org/pastnoms15.htm | format = HTML | publisher = Young Artist Awards | accessdate = 2006-05-09] In 1998, Conroy received the "Theatre World Award" for his performance in Martin McDonagh's play, The Cripple of Inishmaan.cite web|url=http://www.theatreworldawards.org/award.html|title=Theatre World Award Recipients|accessdate=2006-05-09]

Conroy also appeared in another McDonagh film, the film 'Six Shooter', which won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film in 2006. [cite web | title = Irish short Six Shooter wins Oscar | url = http://www.rte.ie/arts/2006/0306/sixshooter.html | format = HTML | publisher = RTÉ News | accessdate=2006-05-09] . Although invited to the 78th Academy Awards, Conroy was unable to attend due to a "passport infringement" on arrival, resulting in his being returned home. [cite web | title = UK stars shine at Academy Awards | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4777480.stm | format = HTML | publisher = BBC News} | accessdate=2006-05-09] He was recently engaged to Irish popstar Samantha Mumba, and the couple intend to wed in Summer 2010.

Film credits

* 1992 - Into the West - Tito
* 1995 - "Moondance" - Dominic
* 1995 - "Clockwork Mice" - Conrad
* 1995 - "Nothing Personal" - Tommy
* 1996 - "The Van" - Kevin
* 1997 - The Serpent's Kiss - Apprentice
* 2000 - "When the Sky Falls" - Jamie Thornton
* 2002 - Hart's War - Lisko
* 2002 - Deathwatch - Chevasse
* 2005 - "Six Shooter" - The Kid

Television credits

* 1996 - Kavanagh QC - Paul Warwick
* 2007 - My Boy Jack - Guardsman McHugh

Theatre credits

* 1998 - Public Theatre, New York production of The Cripple of Inishmaan - Billy (Lead) [cite web|url=http://www.curtainup.com/cripple.html|title=The Cripple Of Inishmaan: a CurtainUp Review|accessdate=2006-05-09]
* 1997 - Royal National Theatre production of The Cripple of Inishmaan - Billy (Lead) [cite web|url=http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/?lid=8209|title=National Theatre: Past Productions: 1996-2000|accessdate=2006-05-09]
* 1999 - DRUID Theatre Company (Irish Tour) production of "The Country Boy" - Lead [cite web|url=http://www.druidtheatre.com/productions.php?type=1&id=22|title=DRUID Production Archive: The Country Boy|accessdate=2006-05-10]
* 2000 - DRUID Theatre Company at Gaiety Theatre production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane - Ray [cite web|url=http://www.druidtheatre.com/productions.php?type=1&id=17|title=DRUID Production Archive: The Beauty Queen of Leenane|accessdate=2006-05-10]
* 2004 - ART NI production of Philadelphia, Here I Come! - "Public" Gar [cite web|url=http://www.rte.ie/tv/theview/archive/20040224.html|title=The View: 24 February 2004|publisher=RTÉ Television|accessdate=2006-05-09]

Awards

* 1993 - Young Artist Award: "Outstanding Youth Actors in a Family Foreign Film"
* 1998 - Theatre World Award

References

External links

* [http://www.markhamfroggatt.com/public/controller.php?aktion=actor&id=24&gen=t&work=Theatrical&alpha=A&omega=F&start=0 Markham Froggatt Ltd.] - Personal management company representing Ruaidhri Conroy.
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