Lucy in 'The South Westerlies', RTE

Actor &
Voice Over Artist

From Cork and of Irish Caribbean heritage Donna trained at The Montfort School of Performing Arts, at The Focus Theatre Stanislavsky Studio and at Bel Canto School of Voice. Her stage highlights include ‘Tea Chests and Dreams’ at The Axis, ‘No Irish No Blacks No Dogs’ at The New Theatre, ‘Jane Eyre’ at The Gate, ‘Talking to Terrorists’ at The Samuel Beckett and ‘The Bacchae of Baghdad’ at The Abbey. Recent film credits include Paige Monaghan in Hallmark’s ‘Christmas at Castle Hart’ (2021); Grace Ture in ‘Sweetness in the Belly’ (2020); and ‘Ali’ in award-winning short film ‘QED’ (2018). She appears as Lucy in Hulu’s ‘Conversations with Friends’ (2022); Frances Frond in CBBC’s ‘Nova Jones’ (2021) and Lucy in RTE’s ‘The South Westerlies’ (2021). Her breakthrough role came as Zambian nurse Ama Chisenga on RTE’s ‘Fair City’ (2013 – 2017). As a voice over artist she has narrated documentaries for the BBC and Virgin Media and has been the voice of Ulster Bank for a number of years. She is represented by Byron’s Management and Voice Bank.

Awards

Donna won a Best Supporting Actor award at the Underground Cinema Festival 2018 for her portrayal of Ali in the award winning short ‘QED.

Ali in award winning short 'QED'

Filmography

Dr Madelaine Tress, HALO Nightfall: Recon-14, Scott Free Productions

Filmed monologue from theatre play 'No Irish, No Blacks' No Dogs'

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SHOWREEL 2021

Voice Over Artist

Represented by Voice Bank Donna is an established voice over artist. She voices roles for commercials, radio plays and animation.

Credits include the audiobook narration of: Strange Flowers, The Coincidence and  Reclaiming. She also narrated the documentaries: The Story of Water (Virgin Media) and Ireland’s Refugee Hotel (BBC/RTE). She has been the voice of Ulster Bank for a number of years.

Donna is currently voicing a main role in an international pre-sold children’s animation TV series, scheduled for release in 2023. 

 

'Read it in two sittings, loved it.
Especially enjoyed the reader who was quite superb.'
Ross
Audible Reviewer

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Lucy

Hulu

Frances Frond

CBBC / RTE


Watch Frances Frond in Episode 1,
Friends of Nova, on RTE Player

Paige Monaghan

The Hallmark Channel

Dr Madelaine Tress

Scott Free Productions

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QED
Directed by Amy-Joyce Hastings

Winner Best Short
Santa Fe Film Festival
Mexico International Film Festival