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Bronagh Waugh
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Bronagh Waugh in 2011
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 40)
  • British
  • Canadian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006-present
Richard Peacock
(m. 2018)
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Bronagh Waugh (born 6 October 1982) is an actress from Northern Ireland. She played Cheryl Brady in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2009 to 2013. At the 2010 British Soap Awards, Waugh was nominated for awards for Best Newcomer, Best Actress and Best Comedy Performance for her portrayal of Cheryl. She was also nominated for two National Television Awards. Since leaving Hollyoaks, Waugh has appeared in dramas including The Fall, Unforgotten and the upcoming crime drama Ridley.

Personal life

Her father is Canadian and Waugh has Canadian citizenship. She has been an advocate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. On 5 May 2021, Waugh gave birth to a son, her first child.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Miss Conception Receptionist Feature film
2015 A Christmas Star Maria O'Hanlon Feature film
2017 Axis Siobhán Feature film
2018 A Dark Place Donna Reutzel
2018 Grace & Goliath Mo
2018 Social Influence Sarah Short
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Fiddler Walk Bronagh
2007 Doctor Who Extra
2008–2012 Hollyoaks Later Cheryl Brady Main role
2009–2013 Hollyoaks Cheryl Brady Series regular
2013–2016 The Fall Sally-Ann Spector
2014 Holby City Lauren Ginevar Episode: "Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot"
2016 Channel Zero: Candle Cove Young Marla Episode: "Want to See Something Cool?"
2016 Supernatural Ms Watt Episode: "Keep Calm and Carry On"
2018 Unforgotten Jessica Reid Main role
2019 Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar Lucy Bernard Television film
2019 Derry Girls Cathy Maguire Episode: "The President"
2020 Strike Dawn Clancy Episode: "Lethal White: Part 2"
2020 Des Charlotte Proctor Main role
2021 Viewpoint DC Stella Beckett Main role
2021 Midsomer Murders Blaise McQuinn Episode: "With Baited Breath"
2021 King Gary Manageress 2 episodes
2022 Ridley DI Carol Farman Main role
2022 Our House Alison Main role
2022 The Suspect Cara

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2010 15th National Television Awards Newcomer Nominated
2010 The British Soap Awards Best Actress Nominated
2010 The British Soap Awards Best Newcomer Nominated
2010 The British Soap Awards Best Comedy Performance Nominated
2010 Inside Soap Awards Funniest Performance Nominated
2011 16th National Television Awards Serial Drama Performance Nominated
2011 Inside Soap Awards Funniest Performance Shortlisted
2012 TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actress Nominated
2013 18th National Television Awards Serial Drama Performance Nominated

See also

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