Olga Wehrly

Olga recently appeared in a guest lead role as Eve O’Melia in episode two of RTÉ’s brand-new courtroom drama STRIKING OUT created by Rob Heyland and James Phelan, and directed by Lisa James-Larsson for Blinder Films.

Theatre includes playing the title role in Enda Walsh’s PENELOPE for Druid; Rosa in Zinnie Harris’ THE WHEEL for the National Theatre of Scotland; Emilia in OTHELLO, and Lady Macduff in MACBETH (Second Age); Woman in HELTER SKELTER, and Cristina in RED LIGHT WINTER (Purpleheart).

On TV, she has featured on THE CLINIC (Parallel), RAW directed by David Caffery for Octagon, THIS IS NIGHTLIVE (RTÉ), RÁSAÍ NA GAILLIMH directed Robert Quinn (Great Western Films), 1916 SEACHTAR DEARMADTA directed by Daithai Keane (Abu Media) and in three seasons of THE MARIO ROSENSTOCK SHOW (Caboom Productions)

Film roles include Marina De Vann’s horror DARK TOUCH (Element Pictures), DEATH OF A SUPERHERO directed by Ian Fitzgibbon (Grand Pictures) and SPEED DATING with System 48. She played a lead role in the short film THE CRUSH which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010.

Recent screen work includes WITHOUT NAME directed by Lorcan Finnegan (Lovely Pictures), soon to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival 2016,  FIR BOLG produced by Dearg Films 2 for TG4, TV Mini-Series ÉIRÍ AMACH AMÚ directed by Ruan Magan for Tile Films and VIKINGS directed by Ben Bolt for Take 5/World 2000, which premiered in 2016 on History in Canada and in the United States.

More recently, she filmed Canadian/Irish co-production THE SONG OF GRANITE, a bi-lingual feature film which charts the story of Sean-Nos singer Joe Heaney; written and directed by Pat Collins for Roads Entertainment.