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Aisling Bea Biography

Birth Name:
Aisling O'Sullivan
Birth Place:
Kildare, Ireland
Actor, writer

Fast Facts

  • Mother worked as a professional horse jockey
  • While at Trinity College, performed in a sketch group called HBAM
  • In 2012, won The Gilded Balloon's So You Think You're Funny award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, making her the second woman to have won it in the award's 25-year history
  • Nominated for her show, C'est La Bea, for Best Newcomer in the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2013


  • Brian O'Sullivan -- Father
  • Micheál O'Suilleabháin -- Grandfather
  • Siobháin Ní Shúilleabhaiin -- Great-aunt
  • Helen O'Sullivan -- Mother
  • Sinead -- Sister