Victoria Smurfit is an Irish actress. She started her acting career in the mid-1990s. She made her debut in the movie The Run of the Country. Her first television appearance was in the 1997 miniseries Ivanhoe. She later became known for starring Orla O’Connell in the BBC drama series Ballykissangel. In the 2000s, she had roles in the movies The Wedding Tackle, The Beach, About a Boy, and Bulletproof Monk. She also starred as Dr. Helen Ferryhough on North Square and DCI Roisin Connor on Trial & Retribution. In the 2010s, she became known for playing Cruella De Vil on the ABC series Once Upon a Time. Following this, she played Maya Whitman in the British series Marcella.