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Orla Brady Biography

Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland

Fast Facts

  • Attended Catholic school
  • Describes herself as a tomboy as a child
  • Enrolled in the International School of Mimodrame of Paris, Marcel Marceau, at age 26
  • Made her professional debut in Blinded by the Sun at London's National Theatre
  • Posed as a model in a DIY painting guide, and that work served as artist Jack Vettriano's muse for the lady in red in his painting "The Singing Butler
  • " Got married in Africa in 2002, in a ceremony overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Rejected a diet company's offer to be their spokesperson because she doesn't like society's fascination with physical image


  • 2016IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actress in a Lead Role Film: nominated


  • Nick Brandt -- Husband