Ger Ryan
Ger Ryan is an Irish
Republic of Ireland
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A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a series of still or moving images. It is produced by recording photographic images with cameras, or by creating images using animation techniques or visual effects...

 and television
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 actress, whose credits include Queer as Folk, Family, The War of the Buttons, The Van
The Van
The Van may refer to:* The Van , a teenage comedy film by Sam Grossman* The Van , a novel by Roddy Doyle* The Van , a film by Stephen Frears, based on Doyle's novel...

, Moll Flanders
Moll Flanders
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, Driftwood
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, A Love Divided and Intermission
An intermission or interval is a recess between parts of a performance or production, such as for a theatrical play, opera, concert, or film screening....


Ryan has worked extensively in theatre, television and film. She has been twice nominated for a Royal Television Society Award
Royal Television Society
The Royal Television Society is a British-based educational charity for the discussion, and analysis of television in all its forms, past, present and future. It is the oldest television society in the world...

 for Family and Amongst Women, and three times nominated by IFTA
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 for Amongst Women, Intermission
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and The Return
The Return
-Books:*The Return , the forty-eighth book in the Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate*The Return , a 2007 novel by Håkan Nesser, first published in Sweden in 1995*The Return , a 1997 novel by William Shatner...

. She is also a recipient of a Belfast Telegraph EMA Award in for her work on A Place with the Pigs and Song of the Yellow Bittern. In 2007, she received an IFTA for her work on the two-part docu-drama, Stardust, by RTÉ
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. She also played Margie McEvoy in all three series of the award-winning BBC
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 drama series, The Street
The Street (TV series)
The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including Timothy Spall, Jim Broadbent, Jane Horrocks, Bob...

, with Timothy Spall. Most recently, she has played the role of Maeve Harte in RTÉ's popular drama series, Raw.

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