#105 | Aisling Franciosi | Actor

May 25, 11:50 AM
On this Episode of FNI Wrapchat is IFTA and Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Award winning Actor Aisling Franciosi.
Aisling most recently appeared in the leading role of Clare in The Nightingale, opposite Sam Claflin and directed by Jennifer Kent (The Babadook,) She will next be seen opposite Mark Ruffalo in I Know This Much Is True , a brand new TV drama for HBO, which this week broadcast in Ireland.

Aisling first appeared on screen as Katie in THE FALL for BBC in 2013 and then as Phoebe Griffin, the young female lead and daughter to Gabriel Byrne, in BBC’s QUIRKE on both BBC One and RTE in early 2014. Aisling was awarded the Irish Film and Television Award for 2015 for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama for her appearance as Katie in season two of THE FALL in 2014. Aisling appeared in the recurring role of Kate in season two of LEGENDS starring Sean Bean for FOX/TNT in 2016 and most recently appeared as co-lead Georgia in CLIQUE for BBC3 in 2017.
Aisling appeared as Marie in Ken Loach’s JIMMY’S HALL, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2014 prior to an acclaimed general release and appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival 2015 in New York. She also appeared in two episodes of GAME OF THRONES (HBO) as Lyanna Stark in 2016/17.

In June 2014 Aisling was chosen in Screen Daily UK’s prestigious Stars of Tomorrow 2014 issue alongside actors like Maisie Williams and Eleanor Tomlinson .

She was born in Dublin in 1993, moved with her family to Italy soon after, and returned to Ireland 4 years later with her mother. She attended acting classes as a child and attended Trinity College Dublin, where she studied French and Spanish. In 2018, she moved to New York, from which we spoke to her in isolation.