Maria Doyle Kennedy

 

You might remember her as the devilish Vera on Downton Abbey. But Irish singer, songwriter, and actress Maria Doyle Kennedy also has a heavenly singing voice. We revisit a conversation and performance with Kennedy.

In the following web extra video, Maria Doyle Kennedy and her husband Kieran Kennedy perform the song "The Most Beautiful People Are Broken":

 

 

Kennedy plays Vera Bates, the estranged wife of John Bates on the PBS series Downton Abbey. In the following video, actor Brendan Coyle (who plays John Bates) explains his thoughts on his and Vera's relationship:

 

 

Watch Kennedy's music promo video, made by Mermaid Records:

 

 

Watch a music video for the song "Hola Luna," a single by Maria Doyle Kennedy, featuring Irish singer-songwriter Paul Brady:

 

 

Watch a music video for Kennedy's song "Sing," featuring Damien Rice: