Frances Tomelty Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Feb 07, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Apr 27, 2022
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About Frances Tomelty

The theatrical arts are ones that have produced great celebrities all over the world.
Frances Tomelty is among these celebrities. She has worked in a range of different stage productions as well as films, demonstrating her versatility as an actress.
Her career on the big cinema screen is quite smaller compared to her television career. The actress has been part of 'Bellman And True', 'Monk Dawson', 'Bullshot', 'Chéri', and 'The Field'.

Frances Tomelty's Net Worth, Earnings, And Spending Habits

What is Frances Tomelty's net worth?

The net worth of the actress from Belfast, Northern Ireland is placed somewhere near $7.5 million. It is wealth that was amassed over a long career in films, television, as well as theater.

How much does Frances Tomelty earn per year?

While the annual income of the actress is not known, Frances Tomelty makes much more than the average artist in the theatrical arts. The actress from Northern Ireland has had quite a career!

Height, Age, And Physical Attributes

How tall is Frances Tomelty?

Frances Tomelty is 5 ft 7 in (170.1 cm) tall.

How old is Frances Tomelty?

Frances Tomelty is 71 years of age. She turns 72 this year and was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on October 6, 1948.

Childhood And Education

Frances Tomelty was born in the October of 1948, specifically on October 6, 1948. She was born to parents Joseph Tomelty and Lena Milligan in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
She also had a sibling, a sister who was named Roma Tomelty. Her sister is also an actress and has worked as a writer as well.
The father of Frances Tomelty was crucial in her taking to the theatrical arts. He was among the founders of the 'Belfast Group Theatre.' Among his work is when he wrote 12 plays, as well as two novels. One of these became among the most popular in Irish literature, 'All Souls' Night'. Joseph Tomelty has also worked in films, similar to his daughters. He has worked in movies such as 'Hobson's Choice', 'Odd Man Out', 'Moby Dick', and 'A Night To Remember'.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Frances Tomelty dating?

A prominent part of the dating life of Frances Tomelty is the lead singer of the band, The Police, Sting. Sting and Frances Tomelty were a couple for quite a while. Frances Tomelty met Sting during a stage production of 'Rock Nativity', a Christmas musical. In this production, Frances would be playing the role of the Virgin Mary, and Sting would be taking part in the pit orchestra. The two hit it off and became a couple shortly after.
Tomelty and Sting even tied the knot and got married in the year 1976. The marriage of the actress to Sting lasted for eight years, and the pair split up in 1984. While they were married, they lived in West London.
Before they split, Frances Tomelty and Sting had two kids. These were Joseph and Fuchsia Katherine.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The career of Frances Tomelty is one that is lengthy and detailed!
To give you an idea of the television work of the actress, she has worked in over 20 different shows! These are 'Coronation Street', 'Blue Money', 'Survivors', 'Bergerac', 'Inspector Morse', 'Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married', 'Strangers', 'Midsomer Murders', 'Cracker', the drama series 'Spooks', 'Casualty', 'The Amazing Mrs Pritchard', 'Holby City', 'The Royal', 'Waking The Dead', 'Silent Witness', 'Unforgotten', 'Catastrophe', 'Death In Paradise'. 'Coronation Street' is also one of the drama shows that she has starred in.

What awards has Frances Tomelty won?

Frances Tomelty has made appearances on 'Catastrophe' and 'Peaky Blinders' and these shows have been nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards.

Other Interesting Frances Tomelty Facts And Trivia

  • Her career began in 1968 when she starred in her film debut.
  • Frances Tomelty has also had a very bright career on the stage of theater. She was part of the cast of 'Talking Dark', 'Dancing At Lughnasa', 'Doctor Heart', as well as in 'Ghosts' by Henrik Ibsen.
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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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