Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh

Biography: Elisabeth is the daughter of the late Dermot Walsh (1924-2002), an Irish actor, and of the late Elisabeth Knox, his third wife, and claims to have acting in her blood -"I think I'm the fifth generation to act in our family, and I didn't find that out until quite recently. I think they kept it from me!" She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, graduating in 1999.

Her stage credits include Cathy in Wuthering Heights, Hilda in Easy Virtue, Catherine Winslow in The Winslow Boy (Chichester Festival Theatre, June 2001), Jenny in The Shape of Things (Gate Theatre, Dublin, February 2002), Elena Ivanova Popova in The Bear (Dock Street Theatre, Spoleto Festival USA, May 2002), Jennifer in The Misanthrope (Gate Theatre, Dublin, February to March 2003), and Alice in Aristocrats (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, November 2003 to January 2004).