Dolores Rice

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Actress, Director, Writer
Thu Sep 19 2019
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. She also wrote an episode of a horror fantasy drama series, Jinn. Recently, she played the role of Vicki in the drama film, All Square in 2018.

Dolores Rice & Andrew McCarthy's Marital Life

Dolores Rice is happily married to her longtime partner, Andrew McCarthy, who is also an actor by profession. The couple united as life partners on 28th August 2011, at Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City, New York. Moreover, they celebrated their wedding ceremony with most of their co-actors and close relatives.

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 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. 
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The beautiful couple is enjoying their married life for a long time without any disputes and divorced rumors. 

First Interaction

Their 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 to herself that she would move to America to pursue her film journey. 

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 at lobby and gave him an excellent compliment 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 for a 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 (born 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, who is now two 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 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 wife, Carol Schneider. 
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Together, the pair welcomed an adorable child as a son, Sam McCarthy, who's also an actor 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." 

At the mid of 2005, McCarthy filed for divorce against Carol. Later, the court finalized their divorce on 19th December 2005. Other than that, there are no other records of McCarthy's marital affairs with anyone else.

Net Worth

Dolores Rice receives a bunch of fortune from her profession and maintains a fruitful bank balance. So, her net value is $2 million as of 2019. Similarly, her partner's wealth is $12 million.

Dolores Rice earns a lucrative salary between $500 thousand and $700 thousand from her profession. Having an impressive income, she also makes extra money from her other works which include advertisement, book sales, etc.


In 2005, Rice and her spouse bought a house in Rathgar, a village in the Republic of Ireland which costs more than $1 Million, near Dolores' parents home. Moreover, their house consists of three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms on 1,769 square feet.

Dolores Rice: Short Bio

Dolores Rice was born in the late 1970s. So, she might be 39-40 years old as of 2019. She grew up in Dublin, Ireland. Later, she and her parents moved to the United States, where she spent her childhood. She also holds an American nationality and belongs to Irish ethnicity. Just like her, Abby Mcgrew and Bradley Steven Perry are also Americans by their nationalities.

Academic Background

Dolores Rice 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.

Irish filmmaker stuns on pink jacket.
Rice looks beautiful on pink jacket.
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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.

Vocation as a Teacher

Dolores Rice started working as a Masters Director and French Department Lecturer in 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. 

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

As a Director

Rice 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.

As an Actress

Dolores Rice made her appearance in the American short romantic drama film, Nostradamus and Me in 2004, where she acted under the direction of Eilis Kirwan. Recently, she featured in the Melissa Miller Costanzo's drama film, All These Small Moments in 2018.

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