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Briga Heelan Biography

Birth Place:
Andover, Massachusetts, United States

Fast Facts

  • Grew up surrounded by performing arts, as her father is a playwright and mother is an actress
  • Is named after her grandmother's best friend from Dublin, Ireland
  • First musical she saw was a stage production of Little Shop of Horrors starring her mother
  • Performed in her high school's stage production of Les Misérables in 2002
  • Originally wanted to pursue musical theater, but began pursuing comedic roles after realizing that comedy was her strong suit
  • In 2010, was cast in Prospect Theater Company's production of Once Upon a Time in New Jersey



    • Conor Heelan -- Brother
    • Bennet Alejandra Gube -- Daughter
    • Kevin Heelan -- Father
    • Kimball Heelan -- Mother