Saoirse-Monica Jackson

Saoirse-Monica Jackson

Saoirse-Monica Jackson is a Northern Irish actress, known for portraying the role of Erin Quinn on the Channel 4 sitcom Derry Girls.

Jackson’s television debut came in 2016 when she landed the role of Sasha in Harlan Coben‘s The Five, appearing in four episodes.[9] In 2016, she also played Curley’s wife in the Birmingham Repertory Theatre tour of John Steinbeck‘s Of Mice and Men.[10] She appeared briefly in the final episode of 2017 BBC One drama series Broken.[11] In 2018, she portrayed Shena Carney in a West End production of The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre.[4]

Jackson made her debut as lead character Erin Quinn in Derry Girls in the show’s first episode, airing on Channel 4 on 4 January 2018.[12] Her performance was well received and, in turn, saw her nominated for the IFTA Gala Television Award for Best Female Performance.[13] She returned for the second series of Derry Girls on 5 March 2019

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