Who is Niamh Algar? Her Bio, Career, Boyfriend and More

Niamh Algar is an Irish actress, famous for her roles in ‘MotherFatherSon’, ‘Raised by Wolves, and ‘Pure’. She gained fame after her role in the 2017 Indie film ‘Without Name’, where she played a young, charismatic field assistant.

Who is Niamh Algar?

Niamh Algar headshot
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Niamh was born on June 28, 1992, in Mullingar, Ireland. She was born to a family of five siblings where she is the youngest. Her mother was an artist, who she says is the greatest influence and inspiration in her pursuing a career in acting. 

Algar loved to entertain her family with short films and stories from an early age. She also used to participate in various school plays. She used to study art and music while in secondary school. 

Moreover, she was involved in Mullingar’s local youth theatre and was very passionate about acting from a very early age. She also loved boxing from a young age and felt the significance of working on one’s physicality. 

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Niamh Has Been Active in the Acting Industry For Around Half a Decade

Niamh Algar on BAFTA
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The 29-year actress has been in love with art from a very young age, so it is not a surprise that she took up acting as her career. Similarly, she used to take part in various school plays and was also a member of Mullingar’s local youth theatre. 

Also, she attended the Dublin Institute of Technology to study design and then went to Dublin’s Screen Acting Programmer at The Factory, Bow Lane in Dublin. 

Likewise, she used to love acting from a young age, however, her film and TV education really began after working as an intern in a production house. 

Once when there was an audition for Raised by Wolves, she sent a film of her boxing and sparring with her friends instead of a classic video audition of her reading lines. This got the attention of Scot and she landed her highest-profile acting job to date. 

She came to fame with her role of a young charismatic field assistant in an Indie film ‘Without Name’. 

Since then, she has worked on various short films and independent features like The Savage Eye. Then, she also played in Season 3 of Vikings. She has also played in various movies Tv shows and movies like The Last Right, Rose Cartwright’s Pure, etc. 

She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Calm with Horses. 

Likewise, she recently became the first actor to be nominated for four IFTAs, where she won a couple of them. 

Niamh is Dating an Actor

The actress hadn’t disclosed any of her previous relationships. However, recently in her Instagram account, she revealed about her dating a fellow actor, Lorne MacFadyen. Lorne MacFadyen is a Scottish actor originally from the Isle of Skye.

Niamh Algar Net Worth

The actress has been working in the showbiz industry for more than half a decade. During her time, she has made a decent earning. As of 2020, Niamh Algar has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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