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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 March 1961Dublin, Ireland
Height 5' 7¼" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Irish-born Orla Brady studied acting at the Ecole Phillippe Gaulier in Paris. Upon returning to Dublin, she won the role of Adela in the House of Bernarda Alba at the Gate Theatre. Since then, she has been working on both sides of the Atlantic with a career mix of television, film, and stage to her credit. Ms. Brady was married in 2002 and when she isn't filming or off on safari, she likes horseback riding, reading, and has a great love of animals.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tami Neff <admin@orlabrady.org>

Spouse (1)

Nicholas Brandt (December 2002 - present)

Trivia (6)

In 2001 moved to Los Angeles where she met English photographer, Nick Brandt, whom she married in December 2002 in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
Lived in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, from birth until the age of seven.
When she was 25, moved to Paris where she studied at the L'École Philippe Gaulier, securing a place at Marcel Marceau's École Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris.
Educated at a Loreto Convent in Wicklow and an Ursuline Convent in Dublin.
Is the second of four children born to Patrick and his wife Catherine.
Her father ran a pub in Dublin.

Personal Quotes (10)

Why not just have fun with clothes? We should be more light-hearted about how we dress, how we look. If you experiment, you can go wrong, clearly; but you can have a wonderful time doing it!
Clothes are interesting and they're there to be played with. I like the idea of costume rather than fashion.
If I saw my 15-year-old self now, I'd think I wasn't that bad, but back then I perceived myself as awful.
I went to Paris for a year in 1986 to study theatre; there was a lot of clowning around, buffoonery and fencing. It was then that my own style kind of blossomed.
Girls pour their insecurities into their looks.
Mum asks why I am so often cast in adulterous roles. I think it must be because I am fairly flirty.
The way you walk, hold yourself. Are you a top dog in the room or a beta dog?
It turns out my mother is a huge Doctor Who fan.
Everyone knew I was anti-marriage. I'd spent my life saying it was something I neither wanted nor needed.
I was a bit overweight as a teenager, which may be why I'm more comfortable playing with clothes than showing my body.

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