Angeline Ball is an award-winning Irish actress who currently resides in London, England. She is a trained dancer in ballet, tap and modern dance. Her breakthrough role came in 1991 when she starred alongside Maria Doyle Kennedy and Bronagh Gallagher as backing singer Imelda Quirke in Alan Parker's The Commitments. From there her acting career blossomed and she has appeared in movies both in Ireland and in America. Most notably she played Vada's mum in My Girl 2 for which she sang a rendition of Charlie Chaplin's 'Smile'. She worked with Alan Parker again when she sang backing vocals on his "Evita" album. Ian Le Frenais and Dick Clement wrote the TV series "Over The Rainbow" for her; incidentally, Angeline wrote all the music for the show.
In 2003 Angeline swept the board at the IFTA, winning Best Actress in a TV Program for her portrayal of Nora in the TV series "Anytime Now" and Best Actress in A Film for her portrayal of "Molly" in Bloom, an adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses. In March 2011 she reunited with her fellow Commitments to play a number of gigs culminating with a live concert at the O2 Dublin. She is currently working on an album and independent projects with her production company.