- Full Name Sinéad Cusack
- Occupation Actress
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Dalkey, Ireland
- Birth Date Feb 18, 1948
- Age 74 Years, 4 Months
Sinéad Cusack | BiographyCusack has four siblings, and three of them are actors
Cusack debuted on Broadway in 1984, performing as Roxane in Anthony Burgess' translation of Edmond Rostand's original 'Cyrano de Bergerac' with the Royal Shakespeare Company. 'Cyrano de Bergerac' was adapted into a movie in 1985 as 'Much Ado About Nothing' starring the same cast. For the movie, Cusack's character's name was changed from Roxane to Beatrice. She received her first-ever 'Tony Awards' nomination for the movie.
Sinéad Cusack is an Irish theatre, television, and movie actress.
Who is Sinéad Cusack?
Sinéad Cusack is an Irish television and film actress. She is best known for her roles in the movies Much Ado About Nothing (1985), Sealing Beauty (1996), and Rock' n' Roll (2008).
Early Life and Education
Sinéad Cusack, birth name, Jane Moira Cusack, was born on 18 February 1948, in Dalkey, Ireland, to Mary Margaret "Maureen" Kiely and Cyril James Cusack. She is 78 years as of 2021.
Cusack is an Irish descendant. Her father, Cyril James, was born to an Irish father and English mother. Both of her parents were Theatre actors. Following her parents' footsteps, Cusack started acting at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. In 1975, she moved to London to join the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Sinéad's first big break in acting was with Peter Sellers in the film Hoffman in 1970, while she was still acting at Abbey Theatre. She guest-starred as Jenny Lindley in an episode of The Persuaders! starring Roger Moore and Tony Curtis in 1971.
She then moved to London in 1975 and made appearances in three episodes of the TV show Quiller as Roz. She debuted on Broadway in 1984, performing as Roxane in Anthony Burgess' translation of Edmond Rostand's original Cyrano de Bergerac with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Cyrano de Bergerac was adapted into a movie in 1985 as Much Ado About Nothing starring the same cast. For the movie, Cusack's character's name was changed from Roxane to Beatrice. She received her first-ever 'Tony Awards' nomination for the movie.
Cusack was nominated for another 'Tony Award' in 2007 under the category 'Best actress in the play' for the movie Rock' n' Roll.
Cusack's other notable performances include the plays The Maid's Tragedy (1981) and Our Lady of Sligo (1998), movies The Tiger's Tail (2007), and The Sea (2014), and many more. He was recently seen appearing in the TV series Marcella (2016). She was honored with many awards throughout her career, including 'RTS Television Award,' 'Critics Circle Award,' 'IFTA Award,' and 'Irish Times Theatre Awards,' among many others.
Cusack has four siblings, and three of them are actors. She is the sister of actresses Niamh Cusack, Sorcha Cusack and half-sister to Catherine Cusack. Sorcha Cusack is just a year younger than Sinéad. She is known for movies like Jane Eyre (1973), Snatch (2000), and Father Brown (2013).
Her 67-year-old sister Niamh has the movie credits of Matterhorn (2007), Hereafter (2010), and Testament of Youth (2014). And, her 58-year-old half-sister Catherine Cusack is known for her performance in the movies Doctor Who (1963), The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987), and Neverland (2004).
Cusack's brother Pádraig Cusack is an Executive Producer for Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales. He is also the Creative Producer for the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai, India. Before that and until 2017, he worked as the Associate Producer for the National Theatre in London. His most recent screen production is My Country (2017).
Sinéad Cusack has been married to British actor Jeremy Irons since 28 March 1978. They have two children.
No sources are available about Cusack's net worth.