Tuesday 27 September 2016

The Fall star Aisling Franciosi lands role in US tv show Legends

Published 04/05/2015 | 11:29

Aisling Franciosi
Aisling Franciosi

The Fall actress Aisling Franciosi looks set to see her star rise Stateside as it has been revealed she's landed a role on a hit US television show.

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The 22-year-old, who is best known for playing babysitter Katie alongside Fifty Shades of Grey actor Jamie Dornan, has been cast in the second series of TNT show Legends, which also stars A-list actor Sean Bean.

Aisling Franciosi at the Cannes Film Festival
Aisling Franciosi at the Cannes Film Festival

The young star will play troubled series regular Kate Crawford, a British student who according to Deadline is "searching for her own identity".

The news tops off what has been a good few weeks for Aisling , who has just been nominated for an IFTA for her role as the naive schoolgirl obsessed with serial killer Paul Spector in The Fall.

The half-Italian actress, who studied French and Spanish at Trinity College, has also previously acted in a variety of high-profile productions, including Irish film Jimmy's Hall, BBC drama Quirke and short film Ambition.

Aisling Franciosi
Aisling Franciosi

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