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Evanna Lynch

Birth Name:
Evanna Lynch
Birth Place:
Termonfeckin, County Louth, Ireland

Fast Facts

  • Suffered from anorexia nervosa as she grew up, forcing her to move in and out of rehabilitation clinics
  • Years later, she wrote an essay on the subject entitled, Why the Body Bind is My Nightmare
  • Was so determined to get a copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix upon it's release, she persuaded doctors to let her out of hospital early so she could get it
  • Wrote letters to author J
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  • Rowling as a child while she was suffering with anorexia
  • Rowling supported her, and when Lynch stated she dreamed of being in the film adaptations, Rowling encouraged her to pursue this dream
  • Studied at the Centre for Talented Youth in Dublin, Ireland
  • Designed the elements of her own costume for the role of Luna Lovegood, including radish shaped earrings and a lion-head hat
  • As a UNICEF supporter, traveled to the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan


  • 2016IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actress in a Lead Role Film: nominated


  • Patrick Lynch--Brother
  • Donal Lynch--Father
  • Marguerite Lynch--Mother
  • Emily Lynch--Sister
  • Mairead Lynch--Sister