Phyllis McMahon

Phyllis was most recently cast as Granny May in forthcoming romantic feature film FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK directed by John Eyres for Fairytale Films.

More recently, she appeared as Tippy opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in PHANTOM THREAD directed by Paul Thomas Anderson for Annapurna Pictures.

Recent film credits include Landlady “Bernie” in SHAWN OF THE DEAD directed by Edgar Wright for Rogue Pictures, Aunt Picky in DEAR GALILEO with Gimmtaihub Films, EAMON directed by Margaret Corkery for Zanita Films, ELLA & THE BLIND WITCH for Fazed pictures and Sister Augusta in THE MAGDALENE SISTERS directed by Peter Mullen for Scottish Screen.

Previous film and television appearances include A TOUCH OF FROST, THE BILL, WEEKEND PLAYHOUSE, DANGER UXB, BLESS ME FATHER, WITHIN THESE WALLS and Miss Barrett in MARKED PERSONAL all for ITV. THE HOUSE OF VIRGINS (Ex Spasm Films), IRISH JAM (Hannibal Pictures), PAVEE LACKEEN (dir. Perry Ogden), THE FEAR (Euston Films), CHURCHILL’S PEOPLE & TV mini-series PENNIES FROM HEAVEN directed by Piers Haggard, SCREEN TWO (BBC), I DON’T WANT TO BE BORN (Unicapitol) LEO THE LAST (Caribury Films). Phyllis also played Muriel Eady in 1971 British crime drama film 10 RILLINGTON PLACE a screen adaptation of the Ludovic Kennedy book, starring Richard Attenborough and John Hurt for Columbia Pictures.

Theatre credits include Gladys in SIXTEEN at Theatre 503, DIVORCING GOD? (The Largest Room), HEDDA GABLER directed by Roshnild Lund (Oslo, Norway), THE STOCK CHARACTER (Little Scary Girls) and POSTUMOUS MEMOIRS OF BRAS CUBAS (dir. Thereza B Novaes). Phyllis recently appeared at The Fidler Elbow Writer’s Festival in WE NEED TO TALK TO FRANK by John Hill, for Tiny Dog Productions.