Dolores Rice

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Actress, Director, Writer
Tue Jul 06 2021
By   Manish

Irish-born American actress, director, and writer, Dolores Rice is best known for her portrayal of Whitehaven leader in the mystery crime drama, The Blacklist. 

Rice also wrote an episode of a horror fantasy drama series, Jinn (2019). Dolores played the role of Vicki in the drama film, All Square in 2018.

Dolores Rice: Short Bio

Dolores Rice was born in the late 1970s. She grew up in Dublin, Ireland. Later, she and her parents moved to the United States, where she spent her childhood. 

The actress Dolores Rice graduated from the University College Dublin with BA in Philosophy.
Picture: The actress Dolores Rice graduated from the University College Dublin with BA in Philosophy.
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Rice also holds an American nationality and belongs to the Irish ethnicity. Concerning education, Dolores enrolled at Ecole Florent School located in Paris, France in 1993

Later, she earned a diploma in acting in 1994. She then attended Sorbonne University from 1993 to 1994.

Rice graduated with a BA in Philosophy and French from the University College Dublin in 1995. Later, she went to study at Goldsmiths College, the University of London, England, where she received an MA in Philosophy, Theatre, and Performance in 1997.

Is Married To Andrew McCarthy

The actress Dolores Rice is married to her longtime partner, Andrew McCarthy, who is also an actor by profession. The 58 aged Andrew is known for his appearance in Pretty in Pink, 13 Reasons Why, etc.

Image: Dolores Rice with her husband, Andrew McCarthy arrived at the after-party for The Good Guy during the Tribeca Film Festival at Tenjune on 26th April 2009 in New York City
Image: Dolores Rice is married to her husband, Andrew McCarthy since August 28, 2011.
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Andrew and Dolores united as married partners on 28th August 2011, at Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City, New York. Moreover, the wedding ceremony was held with most of their co-actors and close relatives.

The husband-wife duo is enjoying their 10th marriage anniversary blissfully without any disputes and divorced rumors. 

First Interaction

Rice and McCarthy's first interaction isn't less than a movie script. At the age of nine, Dolores saw Andrew while she was with her best friend, Erica Traynor in school in Ballinteer.

After reaching home, they watched a film, Catholic Boys where Andrew was starring. Later, she promised herself that she would move to America to pursue her film journey. 

Andrew McCarthy and Dolores attended Rice attended Opening Night of the 2010 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, on April 21, 2010
Picture: Andrew McCarthy and Dolores attended Rice attended Opening Night of the 2010 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, on April 21, 2010.
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After the time passed, Dolores moved to the United States and watched a film, News For The Church, starring McCarthy at the Galway Film Festival

After the movie was finished, she first met him in 2004 in the lobby and gave him an excellent complement for his acting.

Later, Dolores moved to Dublin, but they wouldn't exchange their phone numbers nor email addresses. After a few months, Andrew emailed her and requested date. Since then, the rest became history.

Blessed with Two Children

The married pair have two beautiful kids in their life. Before their marriage, they already shared a beautiful daughter, Willow McCarthy in 2006.

Later, they announced they were expecting their second child in September 2013.

Andrew with his adorbale daughter.
Frame: Dolores Rice's daughter, Willow on her father's arm.
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On 29th March 2017, Dolores gave birth to a lovely son, Rowan McCarthy, who is now four years old. Currently, she is raising their kids in New York City, New York, with her spouse.

Her Husband's Previous Marital Affair

Dolores Rice's life partner Andrew was in a relationship with his college sweetheart, Carol Schneider, an actress. 

After twenty years of dating, they married on 9th October 1999, in Westfield, New Jersey.

Old picture of Rice with her spouse.
Picture: Andrew McCarthy with his first wife, Carol Schneider. 
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Together, the pair welcomed an adorable child a son, Sam McCarthy, in 2002. Eventually, they ended their marriage due to Carol's extramarital affair. 

McCarthy proclaimed that he followed Carol whether she is dating anyone or not and he said,

"I ran into someone who said they had seen Carol and her boyfriend and they seemed really happy, and for some reason it bothered me for a week. I called her and asked her if she was really with this guy and asked her out for coffee." 

In the mid of 2005, McCarthy filed for divorce against Carol. Later, the court finalized their divorce on 19th December 2005

Vocation as a Teacher

Dolores Rice started working as a Masters's Director and French Department Lecturer at University College Dublin in 1996

Later, she joined as a teacher of Theatre Workshop and English Lecturer at Sorbonne University from 1997 to 1998. She also served in the Centre for Film Studies, University College Dublin as a film department lecturer for two years.

In The Field Of Playwright

Dolores Rice wrote a short screenplay, The Old Woman and the Sea in 2003. Later, she wrote the screenplay for a Biopic on the life of Marianne Faithful for Universal Studios. 

: Dolores Rice is also a playwright.
Snap: Dolores Rice is also a playwright.
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Rice also wrote a musical play, Detention in 2004. Similarly, her theatrical works are The New Testament, Romance, The Apology, and many others.

As Rice has worked as a director. She made her directions for a documentary, Fish out of Sand. Further, she directed Hotel Dark Light's sequel, Heaven in a Wildflower in 2010. She also led a documentary, Keep Talking.

Net Worth

Dolores Rice receives a bunch of fortune from her profession and maintains a fruitful bank balance. So, her net value is estimated to be $2 million.

Rice has made her appearance in Nostradamus and Me, The Blacklist, Jinn, and Hotel Darklight. From the appearance, she might have earned well.

On the other hand, Dolores' spouse Andrew has a net worth of $12 million. He earned this impressive wealth from his successful acting career. 

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