Thurles girls gets the call-up for major silverscreen work
Kerry, who won ‘Best Supporting Actress,’ at the 2009 Lucille Lortel Awards for her performance in the Atlantic Theatre’s Off-Broadway production of “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” will be even better known for her performance as Octavia in ‘Rome,’ and her other screen characters which include ‘Theresa’ in Frank McCourt’s ‘Angela’s Ashes,’ ‘Masha’ in ‘The Last Station,’ ‘Rachel’ in ‘This Must Be The Place,’ the Cafe Waitress in the comedy romance and crime drama ‘Intermission,’ and ‘Mairead Reilly’ in ‘Ballykissangel,’ to name but a few.
A regular visitor home to Thurles, Kerry is well remembered in the town for her annual talented performances as a teenager in local school plays and her community routines undertaken as a leading performer in “The John Player Tops,” where she took on roles in song and dance routines here in the local Premier Hall.
Kerry is remaining tight lipped about her upcoming role in ‘Better Call Saul’. “The production is so top secret, it’s crazy,” she stated. “It’s probably the most top secret work I’ve undertaken to-date. When I arrived on the job I didn’t even know my own character’s name, I’d no idea what my storyline was going to reveal, I’d no clue of anything.” She continued, “I think understandably when something has such a cult following like ‘Breaking Bad,’ fans can be very over inquisitive, so I think that’s probably why the production crew are keeping everything so secretive.”
Kerry can also be seen shortly in ‘Gold,’ opening Friday October 10th next, appearing alongside James Nesbitt, Maisie Williams and David Wilmot.