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Sinead Matthews

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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth at Coventry (United-kingdom)

Sinead Matthews (born 1980) is an English actress.

She was born in Coventry, West Midlands. She attended Coventry's Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College, and studied A-level Drama at Stratford-upon-Avon College between 1996 and 1998. She graduated from RADA in 2003, and made her television debut in the 2004 costume drama He Knew He Was Right. In 2009 she starred in Our Class, a new play by Tadeusz Slobodzianek at the NT and in 2010 Penelope Skinner's play Eigengrau at the Bush Theatre.

Best films

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
(Actress)

Usually with

Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(3 films)
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(3 films)
Debra Hayward
Debra Hayward
(3 films)
Richard Pope
Richard Pope
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sinead Matthews (7 films)

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Actress

Mr. Turner
Mr. Turner (2014)
, 2h30
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Peinture
Actors Timothy Spall, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson, Jamie Thomas King, Lesley Manville
Roles Queen Victoria
Rating67% 3.397883.397883.397883.397883.39788
A look at the last quarter century of the great British painter J. M. W. Turner. Profoundly affected by the death of his esteemed father, loved by his housekeeper, Hannah Danby, whom he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close and loving relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.
Wreckers
Wreckers (2011)
, 1h21
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Shaun Evans, Peter McDonald, Sinead Matthews
Roles Sharon
Rating59% 2.999522.999522.999522.999522.99952
A married couple moves back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, 1h49
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Emma Thompson, Rhys Ifans, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Asa Butterfield, Ewan McGregor, Maggie Smith
Roles Mis Topsey
Rating61% 3.050053.050053.050053.050053.05005
On a farm during World War II, while her husband is away at war, Isabel Green is driven to her wits end by her hectic life. Between trying to keep the family farm up and running and her job in the village shop, run by the slightly mad Mrs. Docherty, she also has three boisterous children to look after, Norman, Megsie, and Vincent. When her children's two wealthy cousins, Cyril and Celia, also then come to live with them, Isabel requires childcare help.
The Boat That Rocked, 2h15
Directed by Richard Curtis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Radio, Musical films
Actors Tom Sturridge, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Will Adamsdale
Roles Miss C
Rating73% 3.699343.699343.699343.699343.69934
In 1966, numerous pirate radio stations broadcast to the United Kingdom from ships anchored in international waters, specialising in rock and pop music that is not played on BBC Radio. Seventeen-year-old Carl (Tom Sturridge), recently expelled from school, is sent to stay with his godfather Quentin (Bill Nighy), who runs the station "Radio Rock" anchored in the North Sea. The eclectic crew of disc jockeys and staffers, led by the brash American DJ "The Count" (Philip Seymour Hoffman), quickly accept Carl as one of their own.
Happy-Go-Lucky, 1h58
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Elliot Cowan, Samuel Roukin, Sinead Matthews
Roles Alice
Rating69% 3.4984553.4984553.4984553.4984553.498455
Thirty years old and single, Pauline "Poppy" Cross shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. Poppy is free-minded, high-spirited and kind-hearted. The film opens with Poppy trying to engage a shop employee in conversation. He ignores her, yet his icy demeanour does not bother her. She maintains her good mood even when she discovers her bicycle has been stolen. Her main concern is not getting a new one or finding the bicycle, but that she did not get a chance to say goodbye to it. This prompts her to decide to learn how to drive.
Pride & Prejudice, 2h7
Directed by Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Paul Webster, Eric Fellner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland, Simon Woods, Tom Hollander
Roles Betsy
Rating78% 3.900583.900583.900583.900583.90058
During the late 18th century, the Bennet family, consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters—Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia—live in comparative financial independence as gentry on a working farm in rural England. As Longbourn is destined to be inherited by Mr. Bennet's cousin, Mr. Collins, Mrs. Bennet is anxious to marry off her five daughters before Mr. Bennet dies.
Vera Drake
Vera Drake (2004)
, 2h5
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Imelda Staunton, Richard Graham, Eddie Marsan, Sally Hawkins, Daniel Mays, Lesley Manville
Roles Very Young Woman
Rating76% 3.848023.848023.848023.848023.84802
Vera Drake (Imelda Staunton) is devoted to her family, looking after her husband and children, her elderly mother, and a sick neighbour. Her shy daughter, Ethel (Alex Kelly), works in a lightbulb factory, and her son, Sid (Daniel Mays), tailors men's suits. Her husband, Stanley (Phil Davis), is a car mechanic. Although Vera and her family are poor, their strong family bonds hold them together. During her working day as a house cleaner, Vera performs constant small acts of kindness for the many people she encounters.