Geraldine McAlinden is originally from County Armagh in Northern Ireland. Before becoming a professional actor Geraldine trained as a solicitor and worked in the UK and Ireland. She trained and worked part-time as an actor (and director for theatre) until 2012 when she left law to act full time. She has trained with The Gaiety School of Acting, The Focus Theatre and The Factory (Now Bow Street Academy) in Dublin. Geraldine's performance in Portrait of a Zombie led to her being long listed for an IFTA for Best Actress in a leading role in a feature film in 2013. She is one of the founding member of Alchemy 8 Productions. She has also directed, written and produced for theatre. Her tiny play "Knowing" was published and produced by Fishamble's Tiny Plays for Ireland.