Enya

Singer, Songwriter, Composer
Enya inspired many film-going audiences with her amazing musical talents. Enya worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "ABC in Concert" (ABC, 1990-98), "Far and Away" with Tom ... Read more »
Born: 05/17/1961 in Ireland

Filmography

Music (21)

Masterminds 2016 (Movie)

("Only Time") (Song)

Masterminds 2016 (Movie)

("Only Time") (Song Performer)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012 (Movie)

("Watermark") (Song)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012 (Movie)

("Watermark") (Song Performer)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo 2011 (Movie)

("Orinoco Flow") (Song)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo 2011 (Movie)

("Orinoco Flow") (Song Performer)

Shrek Forever After 2010 (Movie)

("Orinoco Flow") (Song)

Shrek Forever After 2010 (Movie)

("Orinoco Flow") (Song Performer)

Knocked Up 2007 (Movie)

("Once You Had Gold") (Song)

Sweet November 2001 (Movie)

("Only Time") (Song)

Sweet November 2001 (Movie)

("Only Time") (Song Performer)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 (Movie)

("May It Be" "Aniron") (Song Performer)

The Age of Innocence 1993 (Movie)

song arranger (Song)

The Age of Innocence 1993 (Movie)

("Marble Halls") (Song Performer)

Far and Away 1992 (Movie)

("Book of Days") (Song Performer)

Far and Away 1992 (Movie)

(Song)

Stephen King's Sleepwalkers 1992 (Movie)

(Song)

Stephen King's Sleepwalkers 1992 (Movie)

("Boadicea") (Song Performer)

Green Card 1990 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Green Card 1990 (Movie)

("River" "Watermark" "Storms in Africa") (Song Performer)
Actor (5)

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2002 World Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

The 2001 World Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Enya inspired many film-going audiences with her amazing musical talents. Enya worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "ABC in Concert" (ABC, 1990-98), "Far and Away" with Tom Cruise (1992), "Green Card" (1990), "Stephen King's Sleepwalkers" (1992) starring Brian Krause and "The Age of Innocence" (1993). Enya also created music for the dramatic adaptation "Sweet November" (2001) with Keanu Reeves. In the early 2000s and the 2010s, Enya lent her talents to projects like the Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen blockbuster "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001). Enya most recently provided music for the Ben Stiller blockbuster animated sequel "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" (2012).

Relationships

Leo Bhraonain

Father
owned and operated Leo's Tavern

Maire Bhraonain

Mother

Bartley Bhraonain

Brother
younger assumed responsibilities for overseeing father's tavern

Ciaran Bhraonain

Brother
older one of the members of Clannad

Leon Bhraonain

Brother
younger with Tim Jarvis, manages sister Maire's career married in 2000

Pol Bhraonain

Brother
older one of the members of Clannad left group c. 1990

Bridin Bhraonain

Sister
younger joined Clannad and toured with the group as well as singing background on albums released first solo album in 2001

Dierdre Bhraonain

Sister
older

Maire Bhraonain

Sister
born in 1952 one of the members of Clannad has also released four solo albums married to manager Tim Jarvis

Olive Bhraonain

Sister
younger

Noel Dugain

Uncle
one of the members of Clannad

Padraig Dugain

Uncle
one of the members of Clannad

Milestones

2001

Garnered much praise for the two songs written and performed on the soundtrack to "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"

2001

Wrote and performed the song "Only Time" for the soundtrack of the remake to "Sweet November"

1991

Enjoyed international success with her third album "Shepherd Moons"

1988

Second album, "Watermark," yielded the hit song "Orinoco Flow," which ranked Number One in Great Britain

1987

Released first solo album, the score for "The Celts" under the title "Enya"

1986

Commissioned by the BBC to write the score for the six-part TV documentary "The Celts" (aired in 1987)

1984

Performed the instrumental pieces "An Ghaoth On Ghrian (The Solar Wind)" and "Miss Clare Remembers" on the compilation recording "Touch Travel"

1982

Left Clannad, after recording two albums and touring with the band, when the group and manager Nicky Ryan came to a parting

1980

At suggestion of group's manager, joined siblings and uncles in the Irish folk music group Clannad

1980

Made her TV debut performing with Clannad on "Sunday, Sunday with Gloria Hunniford"

Popular songs include "Only Time" and "Caribbean Blue".

Raised in the village of Dobhar in the Gaoth Dobhair region of County Donegal, Ireland

Settled in Artane, near Dublin; moved in with music producer, sound engineer and arranger Nicky Ryan and his wife songwriter Roma Ryan

Known for such albums as "A Day Without Rain" and "Shepherd Moons"

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