Niamh Algar biography: Age, movies and TV shows

Niamh Algar biography: Age, movies and TV shows

While the name Niamh Algar may not ring a bell for many people, the actress has actually made an ineffaceable impression in the film and television industry. Algar is an Irish actress whose breakthrough role came in the 2016 film Without Name. How much do you know about this soft-spoken actress?

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How old is Niamh Algar? The prolific actress is currently 28 years old (as of 2020), having been born sometime in 1992. Besides the year, her precise date of birth remains unknown. Niamh comes from Mullingar, Ireland, and is the youngest of five children in her family. The actress moved to London in 2016.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Niamh Algar
  • Date of birth: 1992
  • Place of birth: Ireland
  • Niamh Algar age: 28 years old (as of 2020)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net worth: $250,000

Niamh Algar biography

Here is a look at the Irish actress's career, net worth, television shows, and movies.

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Niamh's first major audition was for a role in the Channel 4 television show The Virtues. The talented actress went on to bag the role and played Dinah alongside the famous Stephen Graham in the mini-series.

Since then, Algar has starred in other series and movies such as The Bisеxual, MotherFatherSon, and Calm with Horses. The latter was filmed on the west coast of Ireland and produced by Michael Fassbender's DMC Films.

Algar's role in Calm with Horses saw her act alongside fellow Irishman Barry Keoghan, renowned for his role in the Oscar-winning war flick Dunkirk.

After conquering British television, it seems that Algar has her sights firmly set on Hollywood. When speaking of her desire to find work across the pond, the actor stated,

" I’ve been playing Irish quite a bit and it serves me well, but I’d like to change into a different accent."

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One of the actress's latest roles is in the Channel 4 series Pure, in which she plays the character of Amber, a journalist who takes the lead character, Marnie, under her wing.

Despite working on the television adaptation, Algar revealed to Channel 4 that she chose not to read the book on which the series is based before filming took place.

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Niamh Algar movies and TV shows

Here are the films and series in which the actress has appeared.

Television shows

  • MotherFatherSon (2019) as Orla Green
  • My Name is Lizzie (2020) as Lizzie James
  • Pure (2019) as Amber Doherty / Amber
  • Raised by Wolves (2020) as Sue
  • Reabhloid (2011) as Margaret Skinnider
  • The Bisеxual (2018) as Tania
  • The Savage Eye: An Irish Guide to Failure (2014)
  • The Virtues (2019) as Dinah
  • Vikings (2015) as a Second woman

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The actress has also appeared in numerous films. These include.

  • From the Dark (2014) as Sarah
  • Gone (2017) as Gemma
  • January Hymn (2015) as Clara
  • Pebbles (2016) as Young Ruby
  • Seedling (2017) as Eve
  • Stoop (2014) as Freya
  • Strangers in the Night (2015) as Banshee
  • The Drummer and the Keeper (2017) as Ingrid
  • The Last Right (2019) as Mary Sullivan
  • The Light of Day (2014) as Dawn / Saoirse
  • The Shadow of Violence (2019) as Ursula movie
  • The Square of the Cube (2013) as Aisling
  • Trampoline (2014) as Maria Reidy
  • Without Name (2016) as Olivia

Niamh Algar awards and nominations

The actress has already been nominated for four Irish Film and Television Awards within her relatively short acting career.

  • Best Actress in a Lead Role - Drama for the television show The Virtues (2019)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Drama for the TV series Pure (2019)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role -Film for the film Calm with Horses (2019)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role -Film for the film The Drummer and the Keeper (2017)

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Relationship and net worth

Who is Niamh Algar partner? This is undoubtedly one of the most common questions amongst the actress's fans. Niamh is quite secretive when it comes to her personal life. There is barely information pertaining to Niamh Algar girlfriend or boyfriend.

As of 2020, Niamh Algar net worth is reported to be around $250 thousand, which is mostly from the proceeds of her acting career.

Niamh Algar hot photos

Here are a few photos of the Irish actress looking amazing.

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The actress looks absolutely stunning in light green.

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While Niamh Algar has successfully kept her personal life away from the public eye, it is no secret that she is doing quite well when it comes to her career life. Fans will be especially thrilled to see how her role in Raised by Wolves progresses.

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