Height: 5ft6 | 168cm
Hair: Dark Brown
Currently appearing on Oireachtas TV as Kathleen Clarke in “State of Flux”, a docudrama on the Treaty debates: in “Epidiem” on TG4: in “Evidence on Conditions in Ireland”, a docudrama commissioned by Cork County Council and in August 2020 Jean completed filming on “Groundbreaking” a TV series produced by Kiyo Films, LA.
Appearing shortly as Agnes Kealy in Crash Scene Investigates (Loose Horse Productions for Virgin Media) and Mary McSwiney in Evidence on Conditions in Ireland (Wombat Media), Jean Law is an actress with many film, television and theatre credits. She has appeared in more than 50 short and feature length films (for which she has 26 IMDb credits), several of which were award winning such as Somewhere between fear and anxiety (S Bean Productions), Jambite (Hypatia Productions), On the Hemline and Oiche Nollaig na mBan (Tyrella Films), The Run, (Laugalis Productions), Children’s Allowance (Brian Stynes Productions), The Eclipse (Treasure Entertainment). and Breathe Out (Ego Productions).
Somewhere between fear and anxiety, a film in which she appears alone and which she co-produced won a Silver Remi Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival (2021) and won the Adaptation/Ekphrasis award at the Cadence Video Poetry Festival, Seattle 2020.
She has featured in TV shows including The South Westerlies (Deadpan Pictures in partnership with RTE and Unicorn TV), The Bailout (WhiteFriar Film Productions), Fair City (RTE), Striking Out (Blinder Films) and The Guarantee (John Kelleher Media).
She has also appeared in several commercial promotions including Failte Ireland’s campaigns on Visit Dublin.com, Irelands Ancient East and Pure Cork.
Her many theatre appearances include her role as Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman (Everyman Theatre, Cork), Zakia in My name is Zakia (No Borders, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin), Christina in maire and Maggie (Smock Alley, Dublin) and several UCC Players productions including as Countess Markievicz in Walking with Ireland into the Sun by Finola Doyle-O’Neill, Maisie Curtin in The Inheritance by Derry Cotter and Romaine Heilger in Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie. Jean has worked with Empire Line Productions when she played Rebecca Marshall in Play House Creatures and the characters Kate and Rose in Between Mouthfuls, Kathy in the Regina Monologues all directed by Mary Curtin with whom she co-wrote and co-produced two short films, Sonnet 30 and Sonnet 91.
She appeared most recently in Love her bones with Jon Kenny and Frank Twomey (Ross Carey Productions) which premiered at the Fastnet Film Festival (2019) and also appeared on stage as Dympha O’Leary in A Sunday in September with the Kilmeen Drama Group in Rossmore, Co Cork in July/August 2019.
A PhD scientist, Jean trained as an actress under the tutelage of Mary Curtin and has qualifications from the London College of Music and Media. Jean is a member of Spotlight.