Upon graduating Trinity College Dublin's Samuel Beckett Centre with a Bachelor in Acting Studies, she moved to Sydney, Australia and later to London where she worked in both film and theatre. She is now based in her native Ireland.
In the course of her career she has played opposite actors such as Julie Christie, Iain Glen and Henry Cavill, and worked with internationally acclaimed directors including Pat O'Connor, Agnieskja Holland, and Alison Macleane.
Her performance as Oonagh in the multi-award winning, IFTA nominated Lily, earned her the award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2017 Underground Cinema Awards. She reprises this role in the forthcoming feature film adaptation titled Who We Love, which is currently in post production.
She starred as the title character in The Callback Queen, a romantic comedy set in London’s film industry which premiered in the U.S. at George R. R. Martin’s Jean Cocteau Cinema. The film received two IFTA nominations at the 2016 Awards.
She played Iseult in Sanctuary, Len Collin’s groundbreaking, critically acclaimed film, which won awards around the world including Best Irish Feature Film of 2017 from the Dublin Film Critics Circle. She can next be seen in mystery thriller The Green Sea with Katharine Isabelle, directed by Randal Plunkett.
This site contains media and information about her past and current film, television and theatre projects, for you to enjoy.
The Underground Cinema Awards were held in Dun Laoghaire last night. Amy-Joyce was awarded Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Oonagh in Lily. Lily was nominated for seven awards on the…
Amy-Joyce attended the 11th Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff, Wales this week, where Lily was awarded the prestigious Youth Jury Prize at the Awards Ceremony, dubbed the ‘LGBT Oscars’. Read more about this story at IFTN.
Amy-Joyce can be seen in short comedy film Parfum, shot earlier this year in Rome. Parfum is screening twice for Culture Night at An Taibhdhearc in Galway (7 & 8pm).