Person Details

Birthday: 1948-10-06 19:27:36

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Movie Involvements: 10

TV Involvements: 12


Most Famous Work

Biography

Frances Tomelty (born 6 Oct 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish actress and the first wife of Sting. She is the daughter of Belfast actor Joseph Tomelty (5 March 1911 – 7 June 1995). She has featured in series including Bergerac, Inspector Morse, Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married, Strangers, Midsomer Murders and Coronation Street, Cracker, as well as films like Bellman and True, Monk Dawson, Bullshot and The Field. She was Lady Macbeth in the Old Vic's disastrous 1980 production of Macbeth, with Peter O'Toole in the title role. In 1976 she married Sting after knowing him for two years. They met on the set of a rock-musical called Rock Nativity. She was the Virgin Mary, he played in the band. They have two children, Joseph (born 23 November 1976) and Fuchsia Katherine (born 17 April 1982). The couple divorced in 1984. Tomelty's later work includes roles in the series Spooks, Casualty and The Amazing Mrs Pritchard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frances Tomelty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Peaky Blinders
Average
9

Peaky Blinders

(2013) Bethany Boswell
Merlin
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8

Merlin

(2008) Niede
Warrior Nun
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8

Warrior Nun

(2020) Sister Frances
Casualty
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5

Casualty

(1986) Morven Tasker
The White Queen
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7

The White Queen

(2013) Lady Beauchamp
Gangs of London
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8

Gangs of London

(2020) Niamh
Black Earth Rising
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7

Black Earth Rising

(2018) Sorcha Beattie
The Boxer
Average
7

The Boxer

(1997) Mrs Maguire (uncredited)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Sister Frances
Niamh
2018 Sorcha Beattie
2015 Sarah Haughey
2013 Anysia
Bethany Boswell
Margaret Beauchamp
2009 Rose
2008 Niede
Karen Magwilde
2006 N/A
2003 N/A
2002 N/A
1998 N/A
1997 Mrs Maguire (uncredited)
N/A
N/A
1996 N/A
1994 Mme. Beziel
1993 Matron
1991 N/A
1990 Widow
1988 Hermione Bradstreet
1987 N/A
Anna
1986 Mrs. Kane
Annie McGann
Morven Tasker
1985 Fidelma
1983 Fräulein Lenya von Bruno
1982 Polly
1981 Ruby
1980 N/A
1979 N/A
Norma
1978 N/A
Nanny
1977 Monagh
1976 N/A
1975 Airport Shop Assistant
N/A
1974 N/A
1972 N/A
1970 N/A
1967 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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