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Franciosi at the 2022 Directors' Fortnight
|Alma mater||Trinity College Dublin|
Aisling Franciosi (/ / ASH-ling-_-fran-CHOH-zee, Italian: Script error: No such module "IPA".; born 6 June 1993) is an Irish actress. She won an AACTA Award for her leading performance in the film The Nightingale (2018). On television, she is known for her roles in the RTÉ-BBC Two crime drama The Fall (2013–2016), season 2 of the TNT series Legends (2015), and the BBC One miniseries Black Narcissus (2020).
Franciosi was born and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. Her father is Italian and her mother is Irish and she has two older brothers and a younger sister. She is trilingual, fluent in English, Italian and Irish. She studied French and Spanish at Trinity College Dublin.
From 2013 to 2016, Franciosi starred as Katie Benedetto in the RTÉ and BBC Two crime drama series The Fall. She made her feature film debut in 2014 in Jimmy's Hall. The following year, she starred in the second season of the TNT series Legends as Kate Crawford.
In 2016, Franciosi appeared in the HBO series Game of Thrones in the sixth season as Lyanna Stark and reprised her role in the seventh season. She landed the lead role of Clare Carroll in The Nightingale, a 2018 period drama set in Tasmania and directed by Jennifer Kent. For The Nightingale, Francioisi received critical acclaim and a number of accolades including an AACTA. She also had supporting and recurring roles season 1 of the BBC thriller Clique as Georgia Cunningham and the Picasso installment of the National Geographic television anthology Genius as Fernande Olivier.
Franciosi played Sister Ruth in the 2020 miniseries Black Narcissus opposite Gemma Arterton and appeared in the films Home, The Unforgivable, and God's Creatures. She has upcoming film roles in the biographical-drama film Rothko, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, as well as the horror film The Last Voyage of the Demeter.
|2014||Ambition||Apprentice||Short film for the European Space Agency Rosetta mission|
|2016||Ambition – Epilogue||Master||Short film for the ESA Rosetta mission|
|2018||The Nightingale||Clare Carroll|
|2021||The Unforgivable||Katherine Malcolm|
|2022||God's Creatures||Sarah Murphy|
|2023||The Last Voyage of the Demeter||Anna||Upcoming|
|2013–2016||The Fall||Katie Benedetto||Main role|
|2014||Quirke||Phoebe Griffin||3 episodes|
|2015||Vera||Sigourney O'Brien||Episode: "Muddy Waters"|
|2015||Legends||Kate Crawford||Main role (season 2)|
|2016–2017||Game of Thrones||Lyanna Stark||Episodes: "The Winds of Winter", "The Dragon and the Wolf"|
|2017||Clique||Georgia Cunningham||Season 1 (6 episodes)|
|2018||Genius: Picasso||Fernande Olivier||Season 2 (6 episodes)|
|2020||Black Narcissus||Sister Ruth||Miniseries|
Awards and nominations
|2015||Irish Film & Television Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama||The Fall||Won|
|2019||Gotham Awards||Breakthrough Performer||The Nightingale||Nominated|
|Detroit Film Critics Society||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|AACTA Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Won|
|Chicago Film Critics Association||Most Promising Performer||Won|
|Dublin Film Critics' Circle||Breakthrough Performance||Won|
|2020||Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Most Daring Performance||Won|
|Irish Film & Television Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role – Film||Nominated|
|2021||Irish Film & Television Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role – Drama||Black Narcissus||Nominated|
|2022||British Independent Film Awards||Best Supporting Performance||God's Creatures||Pending|
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