Eileen Walsh Biography
Eileen Walsh is an Irish film, TV and stage actress. Born on 16 April 1977 in Cork, she initially did not want to be an actress, but soon followed in her elder sister Catherine's footsteps. She earned rave reviews for her performance as Runt in the original stage production of Disco Pigs and gained her first film lead with the titular role in 1999's Janice Beard 45 WPM.
She also memorably played the tragic Crispina in Peter Mullan's 2002 film The Magdalene Sisters and in 2008 won Best Actress at the Tribeca Film Festival for her portrayal of Breda in the film Eden.