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Maria Doyle Kennedy

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Maria Josephine Doyle Kennedy (born 25 September 1964) is an Irish singer and actress. With a singing and acting career that has spanned more than 30 years, she has established herself as one of Ireland's most prolific artists and entertainers. As an actress, she is best known for her extensive television roles as Patsy in Father Ted (1998), Catherine of Aragon in The Tudors (2007–2010), Vera Bates in Downton Abbey (2011), Siobhán Sadler in Orphan Black (2013–2017), and Jocasta Cameron in Outlander (2018–present). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Doyle Kennedy has received more than 2,666,208 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Doyle Kennedy is the 1,274th most popular singer (up from 1,336th in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 224th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Irish Singer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.62

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  • 2.80

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Among singers, Maria Doyle Kennedy ranks 1,274 out of 3,528Before her are Corona Schröter, Sebastian Bach, Telma Hopkins, Linda Martin, Marilyn Miller, and Bruno Pelletier. After her are Gustav Winckler, Aneka, Indira Radić, Maher Zain, Helmut Lotti, and Roberto Goyeneche.

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Among people born in 1964, Maria Doyle Kennedy ranks 236Before her are Linus Roache, Luciano Floridi, Megumi Yokota, Vyacheslav Volodin, Esbjörn Svensson, and Ursula Karven. After her are Vivica A. Fox, Sven Väth, Arsen Avakov, Niall Ferguson, Paprika Steen, and Keiji Fujiwara.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Maria Doyle Kennedy ranks 212 out of 501Before her are John Boyne (1971), Henry Kellett (1806), Seán T. O'Kelly (1882), Oliver Plunkett (1625), Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (1911), and Alison Doody (1966). After her are Barney McKenna (1939), Larry Mullen Jr. (1961), Caitriona Balfe (1979), Joe Kelly (1913), Kathleen Antonelli (1921), and Robert McClure (1807).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Maria Doyle Kennedy ranks 4Before her are Enya (1961), Bob Geldof (1951), and Sinéad O'Connor (1966). After her are Barney McKenna (1939), Luke Kelly (1940), Damien Rice (1973), Andrea Corr (1974), Róisín Murphy (1973), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Niall Horan (1993), and Stephen Gately (1976).

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