Orla Brady is an American actress mostly known for her leading role as Elizabeth Bishop in TV sci-fi series Fringe. She has several famous characters, and she still works as an actress and TV persona. Today she lives in Southern California, USA.
Early life and career
Orla Brady was born on March 28th, 1961, in Dublin, Ireland. Orla grew up in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland as the second of four children, and growing up in a large family made her childhood days fulfilled with joy and peace.
After graduation from Ursuline Convent in Dublin, Orla moved to Paris at the age of 25 to study at L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier, which later followed with her enrollment at Marcel Marceau’s Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris. In short, we can say that Orla is one schooled actress and that she also studied theatre acting as well.
After her student days were over, Orla decided to work hard on her career, and she moved to London, where she started to work for Irish and British local theatres, television, and later in film.
Soon after that, Orla first appeared in film Words Upon the Window Pane (1993), and she performed in RTE/BBC co-production A Love Divided, for which she won a Golden Nymph award for Best Actress in 1991. Soon after that, Orla appeared in British TV series Noah’s Ark (1997) for what she got her first leading role. Later, we could see her in Eternal Law, Banished, Into the Badlands, and many more.
However, the role that changed her life and shifted her career into stars was the role of Elizabeth Bishop in the American sci-fi series Fringe, lasting from 2010 – 2012. After that role, Orla started to get recognized in the street, and her public accounts got more than 2k followers.
Moreover, Orla is a dedicated actress, and she appeared in numerous movies and series, but the newest work of hers is in the 2018 TV series Into the Badlands, where she got the leading role of Lydia.
Orla lives a very peaceful and harmonic life. She is married to a famous British photographer Nick Brandt, who is mostly renowned for his photographs of nature. It is interesting that the couple met in Los Angeles and not in London. They met in 2001, and only one year later, they decided to share their vows in the private ceremony at Chyulu Hills of Kenya. Today, the married couple lives a quiet and peaceful life in a private villa in the mountains of Southern California.
Orla Brady’s Net Worth 2024
This talented actress has many roles in her career, and with her hard work and talent, she made around $3 million of net worth in her account. However, with her steadfast dedication to work and new challenges in the acting world, we believe that her sum will increase in a couple of years, knowing that her current salary as a TV star ranges from $150k to $1million annually.