Susan Lynch is a Northern Irish actress. Starting her career in the 1990s, she initially appeared in the films The Secret of Roan Inish, Interview with the Vampire, and Downtime. Her first notable role was as Maggie O’Toole in the film Waking Ned. Her titular role in the 2000 film Nora won her the IFTA Award for Best Actress. She next starred in the film Beautiful Creatures, which earned her a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Actress. In the 2000s, Lynch had performances in the films From Hell, 16 Years of Alcohol, Enduring Love, Duane Hopwood, and Soundproof. She went on to portray Annette Fleming in Elizabeth: The Golden Age. More recently, she starred in the movies Ready Player One, Downton Abbey and Here Are the Young Men.