Jennifer Gibney facts for kids
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Gibney (right) with Brendan O'Carroll in 2015
7 July 1964
|Television||Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011–present)
Strictly Come Dancing (2014)
All Round to Mrs. Brown's (2017–present)
Gibney appears in Mrs. Brown's Boys as the daughter of Agnes Brown, played by her real-life husband, Brendan O'Carroll.
Gibney started work as a civil servant in the Irish tax office for seven years, and then joined the Bank of Ireland. She studied for a drama degree while at the bank and joined the company’s amateur dramatics group. She trained to be an actress at Dublin Oscar Theatre School, gaining her first professional acting role in 1996, with a minor part in Some Mother's Son, a film starring Helen Mirren.
Strictly Come Dancing
In 2014, Gibney took part in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She was partnered with Irish professional, Tristan MacManus. She was voted off in week three of the series after dancing to ABBA's Mamma Mia on Movie Week. She competed in the bottom two against Blue star Simon Webbe and his partner Kristina Rihanoff.
|Week No.||Dance/Song||Judges' score||Result|
|Craig Revel Horwood||Darcey Bussell||Len Goodman||Bruno Tonioli||Donny Osmond||Total|
|1||Jive – "Happy"||3||5||5||5||–||18||None|
|2||Waltz – "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"||4||5||5||5||–||19||Bottom two|
|3||Foxtrot – "Mamma Mia"||3||5||5||5||5||23||Eliminated|
- Note: Donny Osmond was a guest judge for the third week
Gibney has been married to Brendan O'Carroll since 2005 and has three stepchildren: Fiona, Danny--who also appear in Mrs. Brown's Boys--and Eric.
|2002–2008||Mrs. Brown's Boys The Original Series||Cathy Brown|
|2009||Mrs. Brown's Boy's: Pilot||Cathy Brown|
|2011–present||Mrs. Brown's Boys||Cathy Brown|
|2014||Strictly Come Dancing||Herself/Contestant|
|2017–present||All Round to Mrs. Brown's||Cathy Brown|
|2018||For Facts Sake||Herself/Team Captain|
|1996||Some Mother's Son||Woman Searcher No.2|
|1999||Agnes Browne||Winnie the Mackerel|
|2014||Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie||Cathy Brown|
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