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'I was a complete nobody there' - Victoria Smurfit on why she quit her American dream

After risking it all to break the US, the Irish actress has relocated to London where she'll be closer to family and medical support as her daughter fights a degenerative eye disorder

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Actress Victoria Smurfit launching the Longines Irish Champions Weekend 2019 at the Merrion Hotel. Picture: Robbie Reynolds

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Actress Victoria Smurfit launching the Longines Irish Champions Weekend 2019 at the Merrion Hotel. Picture: Robbie Reynolds

Victoria Smurfit couldn't be accused of using her famous family name to open doors in Hollywood.

Not least because nobody recognised it - or her - when she made the daring decision to try to crack the States when she was 36.


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