Irish actress Orla Brady is best known for playing Elizabeth Bishop’s role on JJ Abrams ‘ science fiction television drama, Fringe. Brady made her debut in acting in 1991, but when she starred in the film, Words Upon the Window Pane, she gained notoriety after 1994. Her other famous works include The Luzhin Defense, 32A, The Foreigner, Out of the Blue, the Ark of Noah, and the Strike Back of Chris Ryan.
Orla Brady’s Early Life
Orla Brady was born to Patrick Brady and Catherine (Kitty) Brady on March 28, 1961, in Dublin, Ireland. She has been raised in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, as the second of four kids. Brady attended Wicklow’s Loreto Convent. She then entered the Dublin Ursuline Convent. At the age of 25, she moved to Paris and studied at the École Philippe Gaulier, where she secured a place at the École Inte by Marcel Marceau
Orla Brady’s Career
Orla Brady began her acting career with the Balloonatics Theater Company where she toured Hamlet and Finnegans Wake’s productions. Then she went back to work at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
She began working on both Irish and British theater, television, and film locations after relocating to London.
In 1991, for her performance in RTÉ / BBC coproduction A Love Divided, Brady won the Golden Nymph Best Actress Award at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. She began her television career in Minder in 1993, making an anonymous appearance. She made her film debut in Words Upon the Window Pane after a year.
She captured her first major position in British TV series Clare Somers in 1997, Noah’s Ark, along with Anton Rodgers, Peter Wingfield, Angela Thorne, and others. She also appeared in American TV drama, Family Law, as Noaise O’Neill. She has been playing since 2018 in American TV series, Into the Badlands since 2015 as Lydia’s leading role. With Sarah Bolger, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, and others, she shares the screen.
Orla Brady’s Net Worth
Since 1991, Rla Brady has been involved in the entertainment industry and has appeared in several hit films as well as TV shows. She has an estimated $3 million net worth, but the precise sum has not yet been revealed.
A TV star averages a wage ranging from $150k to $1 million, according to some internet sources.
Orla Brady’s Personal Life
Orla Brady is married to Nick Brandt, a famous English photographer. Nick is renowned for his theme of the natural world that has disappeared. The pair first met in 2001 in Los Angeles and tied the knot in December at Kenya’s Chyulu Hills a year later. They are residing in southern California’s hills as of 2018.