Lesley Conroy received an IFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Eilish Moore in the film version of Eugene’s O’Brien’s Eden and was cast in the Feature Documentary Citizen Lane and The Cured in cinemas.
Lesley is an Arts graduate of U.C.C. and the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin.
Lesley is fluent in Irish and French and can be seen in Madam Blanc, which was filmed in Malta.
She was the winner of Scripts Ireland 2020 Writing Competition for her monologue ‘Cleaner’, and also one of Axis Associate Artists 20/21. A recipient of the Screen Ireland and Bow Street Academy Actor as Creator Scheme.
Lesley played Ellen in The Twenty Club at Glass Mask Theatre and Bewleys.
Lynda Huntley, the mother of Ian Huntley. in Maxine on RTE Player
Other Film work includes – Maxine, Lakelands, Treaty Live, Holy Island, An Créatúr, Strength and Honour, Angela Mooney Dies Again, The Hideaways and Love Rosie.
Notable TV credits include Aoife O’Neill in Fair City. Detective Sharon Kelly in Mattie staring alongside Pat Shortt (RTÉ), the award winning political drama The Running Mate and Fir Bolg (TG4), School Run (TV3), The Clinic and The Big Bow Wow (RTÉ).
Lesley played Annie in Life’s a Breeze, alongside Fionnula Flanagan and Pat Shortt, directed by Lance Daly. Holy Island. She was nominated for Best Actress in Helen Flanagan’s short film The Drive in the Underwire film festival, London.
Theatre credits Lady Capulet in the Mill Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet. Snake Eaters (The New Theatre, Dublin) Eden (Decadent theatre company), King Lear (Second Age), Top girls (Gallowglass), The Duchess of Malfi and The Spanish Tragedy (Loose Canon) Animal Farm and A Clockwork Orange (Corcadorca). Breda in Eugene O’Brien’s Eden at Nun’s Island Theatre as part of the Galway International Arts Festival plus a tour of The Mai, which included The Gaiety Theatre. She recently completed a run of The Twenty Club.
Her work for the Abbey Theatre includes En Suite, Something’s in the Way, Cúirt an Mheán Oíche and Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire.
She has also appeared in many Irish language productions with Belfast based Theatre Company Aisling Ghéar.
Lesley’s radio work includes the title role in John B. Keane’s “Sive” for RTÉ Radio.