A graduate of London's Central School of Speech and Drama, where she was awarded the prestigious Kenneth Branagh Renaissance Award for outstanding achievement, Lynch recently came to international prominence in the title role of the critically acclaimed feature film Nora by Pat Murphy. Lynch starred opposite Ewan McGregor in a production for his own company, Natural Nylon.
Lynch also appeared in the international hit Waking Ned, in John Sayles's film The Secret of Roan Inish and more recently in the DNA Films production Beautiful Creatures, 20th Century Fox's production From Hell starring Johny Depp, and the David Schwimmer and Janeane Garofalo vehicle Duane Hopwood.
For the small screen, Lynch took on a wide variety of roles in prestigious television dramas, playing Rebecca in the BBC series Ivanhoe, and starring in the hit series Cracker for Granada. Lynch also took a title role in director John Wood's Dangerous Lady.
Theatrical roles include Katerina in The Storm at London's Almeida Theatre, the title role in Miss Julie at The Young Vic, the part of Marina in the National Theatre's Pericles and the title role in Lulu for the Cambridge Theatre Company.