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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Kate OToole

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Kate trained as a dramaturg at the Yale School of Drama before turning to acting. She lives in Ireland where she is an award winning actress known for her work in theatre, television, radio and film. Her career began with John Huston's adaptation of James Joyce's The Dead, her most recent performance was in The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. TV work includes The Tudors and Titanic: Blood & Steel. She is currently rehearsing a new play by author and screenwriter, Patrick McCabe. Kate also writes articles and arts reviews for the leading Irish newspapers and has been a regular panelist on RTE television's weekly cultural review programme, The View. She is board chairwoman of Ireland's largest film festival, the Galway Film Fleadh www.galwayfilmfleadh.com and is a board member on the Irish Film Board www.irishfilmboard.ie