Tara Fitzgerald

Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is an English actress who has appeared in feature films, television, radio and the stage. Fitzgerald won the New York Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play in 1995 as Ophelia opposite Ralph Fiennes in Hamlet. She won the Best Actress Award at The Reims International Television Festival in 1999 for her role of Lady Dona St. Columb in Frenchman's Creek. Fitzgerald’s most recent role has been in the West End production of The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre with Damian Lewis and Keira Knightley, and in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll's House at the Donmar Warehouse. Since 2007, Fitzgerald has appeared in more than 30 episodes of the BBC television series Waking The Dead. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tara Fitzgerald, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Brassed Off (1996)

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A Yorkshire coal mine is threatened with closure and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

A Yorkshire coal mine is threatened with closure and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

Sirens (1994)

In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay debate, Estella finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sam Neill  •  Elle Macpherson

In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay debate, Estella finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sam Neill  •  Elle Macpherson

Dark Blue World (2001)

Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Svěrák
CAST:  Kryštof Hádek  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Charles Dance  •  Oldřich Kaiser

Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Svěrák
CAST:  Kryštof Hádek  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Charles Dance  •  Oldřich Kaiser

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their 'mountain' is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Monger
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Colm Meaney  •  Ian McNeice

When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their 'mountain' is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Monger
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Colm Meaney  •  Ian McNeice

Hear My Song (1991)

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool nightclub ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  William Hootkins

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool nightclub ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  William Hootkins

Frenchman's Creek (1998)

Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinand Fairfax
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Anthony Delon  •  Tim Dutton  •  James Fleet

Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinand Fairfax
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Anthony Delon  •  Tim Dutton  •  James Fleet

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

Child 44 (2015)

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Espinosa
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Noomi Rapace  •  Gary Oldman  •  Joel Kinnaman

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Espinosa
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Noomi Rapace  •  Gary Oldman  •  Joel Kinnaman

Six Characters in Search of An Author (1992)

Adaptation of Pirandello's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bryden
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Brian Cox  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Susan Fleetwood

Adaptation of Pirandello's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bryden
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Brian Cox  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Susan Fleetwood

Secret Passage (2004)

Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is 1492, and Spain has decreed that all Jews must either convert to Catholicism, go into exile or face trial and execution. Although forcibly baptized, the sisters are chased through Christendom until they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ademir Kenović
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Katherine Borowitz  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Hannah Taylor-Gordon

Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is 1492, and Spain has decreed that all Jews must either convert to Catholicism, go into exile or face trial and execution. Although forcibly baptized, the sisters are chased through Christendom until they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ademir Kenović
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Katherine Borowitz  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Hannah Taylor-Gordon

The Student Prince (1998)

The Queen's youngest son is off to university, mainly because "I'm hopeless at anything else". Barry, his new bodyguard, has no time for the royal family and left school at fifteen. He certainly didn't volunteer for this job, and is damned if he's going to enjoy it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Robson Green  •  Rupert Penry-Jones  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Graeme Garden

The Queen's youngest son is off to university, mainly because "I'm hopeless at anything else". Barry, his new bodyguard, has no time for the royal family and left school at fifteen. He certainly didn't volunteer for this job, and is damned if he's going to enjoy it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Robson Green  •  Rupert Penry-Jones  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Graeme Garden

The Black Candle (1991)

At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister who has married a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  James Gaddas  •  Bob Smeaton  •  Brian Hogg

At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister who has married a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  James Gaddas  •  Bob Smeaton  •  Brian Hogg

Conquest (1998)

British-Canadian light romantic comedy film set in a dying Saskatchewan town. Bank branch manager, Pincer Bedier, dreams of reviving the town when one day a beautiful young woman's car breaks down and she becomes stranded until it can be repaired. She is convinced ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Monique Mercure

British-Canadian light romantic comedy film set in a dying Saskatchewan town. Bank branch manager, Pincer Bedier, dreams of reviving the town when one day a beautiful young woman's car breaks down and she becomes stranded until it can be repaired. She is convinced ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Monique Mercure

The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (1995)

Adaptation of the novel by Mary Wesley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Owen Teale  •  Daniel Massey  •  Samuel West

Adaptation of the novel by Mary Wesley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Owen Teale  •  Daniel Massey  •  Samuel West

New World Disorder (1999)

A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own plans for a security ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Spence
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Hari Dhillon

A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own plans for a security ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Spence
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Hari Dhillon

Five Children and It (2004)

A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stephenson
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Alex Jennings  •  Jonathan Bailey

A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stephenson
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Alex Jennings  •  Jonathan Bailey

Rancid Aluminium (2000)

Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the line when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Thomas
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sadie Frost

Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the line when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Thomas
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sadie Frost

The Woman In White (1997)

Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and greed stand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Fywell
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Justine Waddell  •  Andrew Lincoln  •  Susan Vidler

Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and greed stand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Fywell
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Justine Waddell  •  Andrew Lincoln  •  Susan Vidler

Legend (2015)

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

U Be Dead (2009)

A doctor and his girlfriend are stalked by a woman who claims to be in love with him. Meanwhile, the man falls in love with a younger woman. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Payne
CAST:  David Morrissey  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Alex Lowe  •  Dearbhla Molloy

A doctor and his girlfriend are stalked by a woman who claims to be in love with him. Meanwhile, the man falls in love with a younger woman. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Payne
CAST:  David Morrissey  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Alex Lowe  •  Dearbhla Molloy
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