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Sharon
Mawhinney

Height: 163 cm

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Playing Age: 40-55 years

Credits

Experience

Sharon trained in Presenting at London Studios and on the streets doing ‘Vox Pops.’ 

She worked with DJ Gary King and Presenter Darren Simons in London Studios on voice control, PTC, auto cue and ear pieces. 

Film & TV

2020 – ‘Bloodlands’, CSI – BBC N Ireland, Hat Trick / Mercurio – Pete Travis.  

2013- 2020, ‘Line of Duty’,  DC Sharon Byrnes (S2-6) – World Productions, John Strickland, Sue Tully, Douglas Mackinnon

2016 – ‘The Fall’ (S3) , Reporter, BBC N Ireland – Allan Cubitt. 

2015 – ‘The Secret’,  Family Dr,  Hat Trick, BBC N Ireland  –  Nick Murphy.                                 

 2015 – ‘Racht’ Mary Bonnar ,  TG4, Paper Owl Films – Gavin Halpin. 

2015 – ‘Lost City of Z’ , RGS Lady – Plan B – James Gray

SHORT FILMS: 

2018 – ‘Lowtide’ , Mam. Failsafe Films – Ian Hunt Duffy – Awards – (Dublin International Film Festival, Savigliano Film festival,  Molins Film Festival, Underground Cinema award, Voghera Film Festival)

2018 – ‘The Last Letter’ , Mum of solider – Wee Buns Productions, Terry Loane. 

Commercial & Photographic

2022, NI Silver – Brochures and Online Advertising 

2021, Galgorm Manor – Mother & Daughter at hotel

2020, Eakin Medical – Actor for new product campaign

2020, Aerogen MedicalDr for brochure and AD Campaign    

2019, Invest NI – Business Chairman Brochure Campaign 

2019,  Irish Management In  Business woman for  billboard/brochure

2018, Cancer Focus Businesswoman – online ad

2018, Tourism Ireland  – Tourist – worldwide online

Presenting

2021, Mid Antrim Council – Tourism shoot for ‘Andrew Jackson Cottage’ Boneybefore

2021, Mid Antrim Council – Tourism shoot for ‘Arthur Cottage’, Cullybackey 2021

2020, ‘Job Finder’ – Series of online adverts. 

ADR

2014 – ‘The Fall’ (S2) – Policewoman, Police radio, Sobbing wife, Solicitor –  BBC N Ireland. 
 
2018 – ‘Doing Money’ – Police radio, Detective, Airport Announcer – BBC. 
 

Game Show

2016 – ‘Bookworms Pilot’ – Contestant – BBC N.Ireland

2018 – ‘Flinch Pilot’ – Audience feedback – Netflix

Cast Double

2016 – ‘Let it Ride’ – Luciana, Nickelodeon. 

2020 – ‘The Northman’  – Slav Witch Fit Double

 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native)  Northern Irish*, Southern Irish, American – Standard, RP, Scottish. 

Skills: Qualified Dog Groomer, Hairdresser, Horse riding, BSL Medical secretary (good with medical terms), Sign language BSL, Presenting, Voiceover, Narration, Sight Reading, Photography, Story-telling, CPR training.

Clean Full driving Licence, Access NI Certified. 

 

Training

Belfast, Acting Workshop with Mary Ellen O’Hara, 2021

Acting Workshop with Ben Cogan Casting Director, 2021

PTC training at 3 Mills Studios London with Aspire TV training, 2012

Vox Pops training Leicester Square Aspire TVTraining ,2012

Belfast, Vocal training with S Petit, 2010

Horse riding Workshop for actors, 2013

British Sign Language SERC Bangor and Millfield College Belfast

Dance training at Hamilton Dance School, Bangor