Fast Facts

  • Born on a mushroom farm, her family later bought a pub and guesthouse where she was raised.
  • Has five older brothers.
  • First started acting with the Monaghan Youth Theatre at age 11.
  • Simultaneously appeared in the Irish TV series Raw and the British series Ripper Street in 2013.
  • Made her West End debut in the 2013 production of Henrik Ibsen's play Ghosts.


  • Josephine McKenna — Mother


  • Birth Name: Charlene Lee Mckenna
  • Birth Place: Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland
  • Profession: Actor

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