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Caroline Morahan
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General Information
Gender: Female
Social Networks: Facebook
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Other Information
Occupation(s): Actress
Education: Dublin City University
Betty Ann Norton Theatre School
Talents: Acting
Family & Friends
Relationships: Daithi O'Caoimh (husband)
Series Information
Character: Queen Elinor
Only appearance: The Bear King

Caroline Morahan is an Irish actress and television host. In 2015, she was chosen as the face of Littlewoods Ireland.

View the Caroline Morahan Gallery.

Early life

Caroline Morahan was enrolled at drama school at the age of four. She graduated from Dublin City University with a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies, earning first class honors for her photographic thesis. During her university years she appeared in numerous short films and television pilots.

In September 2012, she married Dáithí Ó Caoimh.

Career

Caroline Morahan has appeared in numerous theatre productions and was chosen to represent Ireland in the World Youth Theatre Festival. In 1994, Caroline made her television debut, at the age of 17, in soap opera Fair City as Barbara Cleary. She declined a three-year contract with the show, deciding instead to finish her schooling.

In 2001, Morahan entered the reality TV series The Selection Box and was chosen from an open call of 2,000 to host The Fame Game. She hosted the show for five seasons. Later, she co-hosted the fashion programme Off the Rails from 2002 to 2007. Morahan left Off the Rails in 2007 to move back to acting.

She has guest hosted and appeared in a multitude of Irish television programmes, including The Panel, The Restaurant, The Late Late Show, Tubridy Tonight, Xposé, The Den, and The Health Squad. A guest appearance on The Podge and Rodge Show led to the role of host.

She has appeared as the female lead in the Irish musical, I, Keano.

In 2009, she moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue acting career in Hollywood.

Awards

Morahan has been voted Ireland's Best Dressed Woman and Ireland's Sexiest Woman.

In 2009, she was voted Sexiest TV Presenter in a poll by entertainment.ie.

Filmography

Year Title Type Role
1989 Fair City TV Series Barbara Cleary (1994)
1996 Swag Short Girl in Bank
2009 - 2011 Doctor Who: Alternate Empire TV Series Samantha
2011 Conspiracy Lori
2011 A Kiss for Jed Caroline
2011 Big Mike TV Movie Whitney
2012 Howard Cantour.com Short Abigail
2012 I Cant See You Anymore Short Helen
2012 Mother Hen Short Jennifer
2013 Lionhead Heather Platt
2014 Doctor Who: The Atef Crown Samantha (voice)
2015 From a Commode TV Series Tina
2015 Lost and Found Short Kathleen
2015 Once Upon a Time TV Series Queen Elinor
2016 The Real O'Neals TV Series Maleficent
2016 Fir Bolg TV Series Mandy Gilbride
2016 Whadd'ya Say? Short Sarah
2017 Axis Susan (voice)
2017 The Sackett Sisters TV Movie Dana Diamond
2017 The Last Tycoon TV Series Actress #3
2018 Disjointed TV Series DD
2018 Mr. Thursday Dr. Siobahn Maglior
2019 The Old Man's Hands Short Jenny
2019 Tubby Hook Short Macey
2020 What About Love (completed) TV Host
Glasscock Park (post-production) TV Movie Susan the Hipster

Theatre

  • I, Keano (2008)
  • Pity the Proud Ones (2011)
  • Anglo: The Musical (2013)
  • She Stoops to Conquer (2014)
  • The Weir (2015)
  • Private Eyes (2016)

Web

  • Doctor Who - Alternate Empire (2009) - Samantha
  • MSN Lifestyle - The Surf Report (2010)

Radio

  • 2FM Breakfast Show (2008)

Trivia

  • She is a graduate of the Betty Ann Norton Theatre School in Dublin, Ireland. She also has a degree in Communication Studies from Dublin City University.
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