Coleraine, County Derry born Bronagh Waugh is an outstanding, talented & versatile actress with strong credits across film and television. Perhaps best known for her “heart wrenching” (The Telegraph) performance of Sally-Ann Spector in BBC2’s BAFTA nominated series THE FALL. Bronagh was praised for the “dignity and power” of her performance (Benji Wilson, The Telegraph) alongside her on-screen serial killer husband; Paul Spector played by Jamie Dornan & Emmy & Golden Globe winner, Gillian Anderson.
Most recently, Bronagh won praise for her feature lead role opposite Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar in the BAFTA Award Winning ITV hit crime drama UNFORGOTTEN playing grief-stricken twin Jessica Reid. Later in the year Bronagh will be co-staring with BAFTA winner Andrew Scott in feature length crime thriller STEEL COUNTRY which is due for US & UK release this Winter. Written by Brendan Higgins and directed by Simon Fellows (Malice In Wonderland), the film is produced by The King’s Speech Gareth Ellis-Unwin and edited by Oscar-winner Chris Dickens (Slumdog Millionaire).
Further credits include hit American series SUPERNATURAL, SyFy’s cult US hit series CHANNEL ZERO in which she played a young Fiona Shaw and the family blockbuster A CHRISTMAS STAR – in which she played one of the lead roles starring alongside Suranne Jones, Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson and Robert James-Collier.
Bronagh splits her time and her work between The UK, Ireland, The US and Canada. She is an advocate and activist for several LGBTQ+ and equality organisations and a patron of Cinemagic. She is passionate about supporting and promoting the emerging film & television industry that is blossoming in Northern Ireland.