Sorcha Cusack
Sorcha Cusack
Biographical information
Birth date

9th April 1949

Birth place

Dublin, Ireland





His/her attendance in Merlin series
Played role


First appearance

The Kindness of Strangers

Last appearance

The Kindness of Strangers

Appearances number


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Sorcha Cusack (Irish pronunciation: [ˈsɔɾə̆xə])  is an Irish actress. She has made many film and television appearances. She played the character Finna in Series 5 of Merlin (The Kindness of Strangers).


Cusack was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 9 April 1949. She is the daughter of the late actor Cyril Cusack, the sister of actresses Sinéad Cusack, Niamh Cusack and Catherine Cusack, the sister-in-law of actor Jeremy Irons and the aunt of former child actor Samuel Irons.television appearances including The Bill, Casualty (as Staff Nurse Kate Wilson from 1994 to 1997), the 1973 BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre and the worldwide hit movie Snatch as the traveller mother of Mickey played by Brad Pitt. She has also acted for radio, including a guest appearance in the BBC Radio 4 series Baldi. She played Helen Connor in Coronation Street in 2008 but due to her other acting commitments the role was played by Dearbhla Molloy when the character returned in July 2009. She also played Mrs Nicholson on Mrs. Brown's Boys.

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