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Orla Brady:

Orla Brady:

Orla Brady:

Orla Brady

Orla Brady (born 28 March 1961) is an Irish theatre, television, and film actress born in Dublin. She has been nominated for several awards from the Irish Film & Television Academy for her work in televised programs, as well as starring in the RTÉ/BBC co-production A Love Divided where she portrayed Sheila Cloney, for which she won the 1999 Golden Nymph Best Actress Award. She began her career with the Balloonatics Theatre Company as a touring performer, later gaining her first minor role in television as a bank clerk in the series Minder in 1993. Her first role in film was as Vanessa in Words Upon the Window Pane in 1994. Brady starred in recurring roles in a number of US and UK series, and in a Doctor Who special. In 2020, she was listed as number 43 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Rotten Tomatoes: Movies

Orla Brady was an actress who was familiar with the qualities it takes to bring a drama to the big screen. Brady's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Geraldine Chaplin historical romance "Words Upon the Window Pane" (1995), "The Luzhin Defense" (2001) with John Turturro and "A Love Divided" (2001). She had a part on the television special "The Rector's Wife" (PBS, 1994-95). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Absolutely Fabulous" (Comedy Central, 1993-97). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Silent Grace" (2004) and "32A" (2008). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-2010). Brady most recently acted on "Into The Badlands" (AMC, 2015-). (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)

 

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