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Jamestown's Niamh Walsh Stars in Netflix's The English Game: 7 Facts of Walsh Including Net Worth

Dahlia Thu May 07 2020
Jamestown's Niamh Walsh Stars in Netflix's The English Game: 7 Facts of Walsh Including Net Worth

Niamh Walsh is best known for her performance in television shows like Good Omens and Jamestown. Other notable television credits of Walsh include Jekyll & Hyde, Casualty, and Holby City. 

She currently appeared as a series regular in Netflix's historical sports drama television miniseries The English Game. Here are seven interesting facts to know about her. 

7. How old is Niamh Walsh?

Niamh Walsh is 32 years old as of 2020. She was born on April 17, 1988, which makes her zodiac sign Aries. Talking about her height, Walsh stands 5 feet and 2 inches tall (1.57 m). 

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Niamh Walsh is from Arklow town of Ireland. Source: Independent.ie

Niamh Walsh is from Arklow town located in County Wicklow on the east coast of Ireland. 

6. She Attended LAMDA Drama School

Walsh studied in The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), which is regarded as the oldest drama school in the UK. The drama school notable alumni include Benedict Cumberbatch, Rose Leslie, Malcolm McDowell, Ruth Wilson.

The 32 years old actress later relocated to York city of England and joined The University of York. 

5. You Can Find Her on Instagram

Walsh joined Twitter in April 2009 and currently has 15.5k followers. Meanwhile, on Instagram, she has 17.8k followers. She frequently posts shots from the shows along with her co-stars on Instagram. 

Niamh Walsh stars in Netflix's The English Game. Source: Instagram

You can follow Walsh at Instagram at @niamhawalsh. Her Twitter handle is @NiamhAWalsh

4. Had Guest-Appeared in Good Omens

In 2019, Niamh had an episodic role in miniseries Good Omens, which was based on the eponymous novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. 

She appeared in third episode of Hard Times' season one as Greta Kleinschmidt, whose undercover name is Captain Rose Montgomery. The show featured well-known actors as Michael Sheen and David Tennant

3. Was a Series Regular in Jamestown

Walsh portrayed Verity Rutter in British drama television series Jamestown. It premiered on May 5,  2017, with third and final series airing on June 14, 2019.

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Niamh Walsh as Verity Rutter in Jamestown. Source: Pinterest

Niamh's character, Verity Rutter, is seen as the wife of a perpetual drunk, Meredith Rutter, who is the owner of the tavern of Jamestown. Walsh appeared in all three seasons of the show. 

2. Net Worth of Niamh Walsh

Niamh Walsh's net worth is estimated to be around $100,000. The 32 years old actress has been working as a stage and big-screen actress for nearly a decade now. 

She appeared in The Orange Tree theatre's Middlemarch as Rosamond in 2013. A year later, she portrayed Hallie Jackson in Park Theatre's The Man Who shot Liberty Valance

Likewise, she has appeared in a few short movies and had a guest appearance in a handful of television shows. 

Her notable television credits include Jekyll & Hyde, Jamestown, and Good Omens. Her works in television, film, and stage production can be credited to her net worth of $100,000. 

1. Is One of the Main Cast of The English Game

Niamh Walsh plays as Martha Almond in the historical sports drama television miniseries The English Game. Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes wrote the miniseries. Fellowes was the creator, writer, and executive producer of the award-winning television series Downton Abbey

The English Game is based on true events related to the origins of modern football in England. However, much of the details have been invented for the series, like the aspect of Walsh's character, Martha, who appears as the love-interest of Fergus Suter. With Radio Times, she stated, 

"She’s a real person. But she exists in historical records only as a name. Because of the historical records, we know much less about the women than we do about the men – but happily, not in this show."

The show features actors as Edward Holcroft, Kevin Guthrie, Charlotte Hope, Craig Parkinson, and James Harkness in prominent roles.

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