Irish actor takes centre stage in new spooky Netflix series

Ruth Codd as Anya Pic: Netflix

She gained a huge following on TikTok before going dark on the app, and now Irish actor Ruth Codd has taken to the small screen.

The actor plays one of the central roles in horror series, The Midnight Club on Netflix.

The series landed on the platform on 7th October to really get you in the mood for Halloween.

So be prepared for plenty of jumpscares.

Ruth Codd as Anya Pic: Netflix

26-year-old Ruth, who is known for her comedic skills on social media, plays Anya a lower-leg amputee wheelchair user who found family within The Midnight Club after a lonely and dark past.

The Midnight Club follows a group of ill teenagers living in a hospice with a mysterious history, they come together to create the Midnight Club so they can meet each night at midnight to tell sinister stories and search for signs of the paranormal.

The Wexford woman’s character Anya kickstarts the events of the series when she promises to send messages beyond the grave once she passes away.

Ruth is an amputee herself after breaking her leg at 15. The injury failed to heal, causing her agonising pain and ulcers which could not be remedied.

Ruth Codd as Anya Pic: Netflix

Ruth underwent eight operations during her teens but, due to her poor quality of life, made the life-altering decision to amputate the leg.

Before working on screen, Ruth worked behind the scenes as a makeup artist on the West End. However, after starting to make videos online she gained a following on social media as she showed off her acting skills and her comedic side.

The Midnight Club marks her acting debut and we’re sure this is just the start of her incredible career.

She has already gained praise on social media from fans of the show.

The Midnight Club is now streaming on Netflix

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