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Andrea Corr

Biography

Irish singer and actress Andrea Corr was perhaps most widely known because the lead singer from the Corrs, a Celtic pop group that enjoyed popularity through the entire past due ’90s and early 2000s. However when the Corrs required a rest in 2006 (as many of the users cited a wish to have more period with their particular family members), Corr struck from her personal with her 1st solo work, Ten Feet Large. Executive made by Bono and released in 2007, the recording featured 11 tunes compiled by Corr furthermore to Squeeze’s “Consider Me I’m Yours.” The disk discovered her turning from the breezy, folky fare from the Corrs and implementing a relatively darker, edgier dance-pop audio. Corr’s sophomore work relied specifically on cover tunes from such significant performers as Lou Reed, Nick Drake, and John Lennon. Lifelines premiered on, may 29, 2011.

Quick Facts


Full Name Andrea Corr
Height 1.55 m
Profession Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer
Nationality Irish
Spouse Brett Desmond
Children Jean Desmond, Brett Desmond, Jr.
Parents Gerry Corr, Jean Bell
Siblings Sharon Corr, Caroline Corr, Jim Corr
Music Groups The Corrs
Music Songs Tinseltown in the Rain, Shame on You, Blue Bayou, Take Me I'm Yours, No 9 Dream, Pale Blue Eyes, State of Independence, I'll Be Seeing You, Champagne From a Straw, Some Things Last a Long Time, Stupidest Girl in the World, Hello Boys, Tomorrow in Her Eyes, From the Morning, This Is What It's All About, They Don't Know, Is This the World We Created...?, Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold, Anybody There, Ten Feet High, Ideal World, Oh Brother, Time Enough for Tears, She Moved Through The Fair, Lifeline, I Do, 24 Hours, Gallery, The Making of Lifelines
Albums Lifelines, Ten Feet High, White Light, The Corrs Unplugged, The Corrs – Live, Forgiven, Not Forgotten, Home, Talk on Corners, In Blue, Borrowed Heaven, VH1 Presents: The Corrs, Live in Dublin, Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection, Best of The Corrs, The Corrs - Original Album Series
Movies Broken Thread, The Boys from County Clare, The Corrs: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, Quest for Camelot, Evita, The Commitments, Pictures, Ronnie Wood: Far East Man


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#Fact
1 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 39, a son Brett Desmond, Jr. on January 4, 2014. Child's father is her husband, Brett Desmond.
2 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 37, a daughter Jean Desmond on April 28, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Brett Desmond.
3 (August 21, 2009) Married her boyfriend of 2 years Brett Desmond following a 7-month-long engagement.
4 Married at St Joseph's church in the village of Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland.
5 Nephew Brandon Corr, born 10 May 2006. Son of her brother Jim Corr.
6 Nephew Cathal Robert Gerard (Cal) Bonnar, born 31 March 2006. Son of her sister Sharon Corr.
7 Niece Flori Jean Elizabeth Bonnar, born 18 July 2007.
8 Nephew Jake Woods, born 12 February 2003. Son of her sister Caroline Corr.
9 Niece Georgina Woods, born 11 October 2004. Daughter of her sister Caroline Corr.
10 Niece Rihann Andrea Woods, born 1 December 2006. Daughter of her sister Caroline Corr.
11 Likes to write songs in bathtubs
12 Voted in at #79 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, UK edition, down from #37 the year before. [June 2002]
13 Andrea decided to perform barefoot at one of her concerts around 1999/2000 and her shoes have stayed off ever since.
14 Has a habit of sucking her thumb.
15 Is the shortest member of the group The Corrs.
16 Sister of Sharon Corr, Caroline Corr and Jim Corr.
17 Her character "Peron's mistress" in Evita (1996) is supposed to be the Argentinian actress Libertad Lamarque.
18 Plays the tin whistle and sing lead vocals on The Corrs' album "Talk On Corners". She also wrote or co-wrote almost every song, if not all of them, on the album.
19 The song "Another Suitcase In Another Hall" in Evita (1996) was originally performed by Andrea Corr's character "Peron's Mistress". Madonna performed it as "Evita" instead, and doing so stole the song from Andrea and left her with an appearance of less then 2 minutes in the movie.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coronation Street TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Substitute Bride 2010 TV Series lyrics: "Runaway" / music: "Runaway"
Física o química 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Premios Ondas '07 2007 TV Movie performer: "Ten Feet High"
Beach Girls 2005 TV Mini-Series writer: "Summer Sunshine"
Don't Come Knocking 2005 performer: "Don't Come Knocking"
The Wedding Date 2005 writer: "Breathless"
Gangs of New York 2002 "The Hands That Built America Theme from Gangs of New York"
In America 2002 performer: "Time Enough for Tears" 2002
America's Sweethearts 2001 writer: "All the love in the world"
Charmed TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Top of the Pops 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Say It Isn't So 2001 writer: "At Your Side"
Where the Heart Is 2000 writer: "So Young"
Mad Cows 1999 writer: "So Young"
Stars in Their Eyes 1999 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Quest for Camelot 1998 performer: "On My Father's Wings", "Looking Through Your Eyes"
Evita 1996 performer: "Hello and Goodbye" - uncredited

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pictures 2008 Short Donna
Broken Thread 2007 Lily
The Bridge 2005/I Short Mary
The Boys & Girl from County Clare 2003 Anne
Corrs: Irresistible 2000 Video short
Quest for Camelot 1998 Kayley (singing voice)
Evita 1996 Perón's Mistress
The Commitments 1991 Sharon Rabbitte

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road 2000 Video documentary as The Corrs
The One & Only: The Corrs 2000 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
The Corrs at Christmas 2000 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary 1 episode
The Corrs: Les live de Solidays 1999 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
The Corrs: 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' - St. Patrick's Day March 17, 1998 1998 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quest for Camelot 1998 musician: penny whistle

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary audio producer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Corrs: Access All Areas 2000 TV Short documentary thanks - as The Corrs

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Nation's Favourite Carpenters Song 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself
¡Qué tiempo tan feliz! 2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show 2003-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
This Morning 2015 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
C 2015 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
The Graham Norton Show 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Loose Women 2007-2011 TV Series Herself - Performer
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Music of Ireland: Welcome to America 2010 TV Movie documentary Herself
Music of Ireland: Welcome Home 2010 TV Movie documentary Herself
Xposé 2010 TV Series Herself
46664: A Concert for Nelson Mandela 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Legends 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
Premios Ondas '07 2007 TV Movie Herself
The National Lottery: Big 7 2007 TV Special Herself
The National Lottery 2007 TV Series Herself
Saturday Night with Miriam 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
Kelly 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
Children in Need 2001-2005 TV Series Herself - Performer / Herself
Loops! 2005 TV Series Herself
The Corrs: All the Way Home 2005 Video documentary Herself
3rd Irish Film and Television Awards 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter
Premios Ondas '05 2005 TV Movie Herself (as The Corrs)
GMTV 2004-2005 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
Wetten, dass..? 2000-2005 TV Series Herself / Herself (as The Corrs)
Celebrate the Sound of Music 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Live in Geneva 2005 Video Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
Richard & Judy 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
95.8 Capital FM's Party in the Park for the Prince's Trust 2004 2004 TV Movie Herself - Performer (as The Corrs)
Carta de ajuste 2004 TV Series documentary Herself (as The Corrs)
Stars in Their Eyes Kids 2004 TV Series Herself
Música uno 2004 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Parkinson 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself - Performer (as The Corrs)
Morten og Peter i Dublin 2003 TV Series documentary Herself (as The Corrs) / Herself
The Jubilee Girl 2002 TV Movie Herself - Interviewee
Great Performances 2002 TV Series Vocal
South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square 2002 Video Herself (as The Corrs)
Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer
Party in the Park 1999 2002 Video documentary Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999-2002 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
The Corrs Live in Dublin 2002 TV Special Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
It's Your New Year's Eve Party 2001 TV Special Herself (as The Corrs)
National Lottery Christmas Cracker 2001 TV Special Herself (as The Corrs)
Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala 2001 TV Special documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle (as The Corrs)
The Royal Variety Performance 2001 2001 TV Special documentary Herself - Performer (as The Corrs)
Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show 2001 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
MTV Europe Music Awards 2001 2001 TV Special documentary Herself - Presenter
So Graham Norton 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Saturday Show 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
CD:UK 2001 TV Series Herself
SM:TV Live 2001 TV Series Herself
The Ray Martin Show 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
Party in the Park 1998 2001 Video documentary Herself (lead vocals) (as The Corrs)
Breakfast with Frost 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
Top of the Pops 1998-2001 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2000-2001 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Weekend Today 2001 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
No More Cry: The Corrs in Newcastle 2001 TV Movie Herself - performer
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 2000 Video documentary Herself (as The Corrs)
Party in the Park 2000 2000 TV Special Performer (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road 2000 Video documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
The One & Only: The Corrs 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
The Corrs at Christmas 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
Christmas in Washington 2000 TV Special Herself - Performer (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Access All Areas 2000 TV Short documentary Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2000 TV Movie Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996-2000 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Musikbutikken 2000 TV Series Herself
The Panel 2000 TV Series Herself
Nulle part ailleurs 2000 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Música sí 1997-2000 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary Herself (lead vocals, tin whistle)
The Corrs: Les live de Solidays 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
MTV Europe Music Awards 1999 1999 TV Special Herself - Performer
Today 1999 TV Series Herself - Guest
Saturday Night Live 1999 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Brit Awards 1999 1999 TV Special Herself - Performer (uncredited)
Jools's Hootenanny 1998 TV Series Herself
The Corrs: 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' - St. Patrick's Day March 17, 1998 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself - Lead Vocals, Tin Whistle
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1998 1998 TV Special Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Premios Amigo 98 1998 TV Movie Herself (as The Corrs)
Tapis rouge 1998 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
El séptimo de caballería 1998 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest / Herself (as The Corrs)
Turrón y... cuenta nueva 1997 TV Movie Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Premios Amigo 97 1997 TV Movie Herself (as The Corrs)
Surprise Surprise! 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest
Zona franca 1996 TV Series Herself
Beverly Hills, 90210 1996 TV Series Herself - Musical guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The South Bank Show 2004 TV Series documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Film Discovery Jury Award US Comedy Arts Festival Best Actress The Boys from County Clare (2003)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best Actress in a Feature Film The Boys from County Clare (2003)
2004 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Song In America (2002) · Bono (music and lyrics by)
· Gavin Friday (music and lyrics by)
· Maurice Seezer (music and lyrics by)


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#Quote
1 When I write a song with the family, the fact is that I am the 'little sister', and my Mammy is there and when it gets to something like sex you start thinking 'oh, I'm not supposed to have these thoughts about sex!!'I remember when I first wrote 'Runaway', with that silly line, 'make love to me through the night', and when I first sang it I was turning my face away, knowing my mother was going to say 'My God, where did you learn that?!' and then I'd say, 'from TV, Mammy!'
2 Music is sexy, music is sensual. And an expression of yourself and that side of you comes out sometimes. I know I can be like that on stage but it's innocent. I don't do anything I just get into it, feel it.

#Trademark
1 Likes to perform with bare feet

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