Born in Waterford City, Anna Manahan played numerous roles in Irish and English theatre, television and film in an acting career that spanned five decades.
Manahan’s theatre career was highly successful; in 1998 she won the Tony Award for her performance in the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
She had a long run in Fair City and roles in The Clinic, Lovejoy and The Bill. Manahan also appeared in several feature film roles, including A Man of No Importance (1994), Hear My Song (1991) and She Didn’t Say No! (1958), a film which challenged the social mores of the time.
- January 29, 2013 ‘The Summit’ Win Caps off Successful Sundance
- January 29, 2013 Irish Short Wins Best Comedy award at 2012 Vacaville International Film Festival
- February 7, 2013 IFTA Announce Guest Presenters & Special Musical Performance
- January 23, 2013 Irish Folk Furniture, directed by Tony Donoghue, wins prize for Best Animation at Sundance Film Festival.
- January 29, 2013 JDIFF 2013: Preview – Broken
- January 22, 2013 Watch ‘Irish Folk Furniture’ – A film by Tony Donoghue
- January 23, 2013 7th Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival finds new home in Malin, Co. Donegal
- January 23, 2013 Shooting Wraps on ‘The Last Fare’
- February 24, 2014 Galway Film Society and Amnesty International Women’s Day Film Screening
- January 23, 2013 Call For: Next Generation Student Short Documentary Competition