Brady, Orla 1961–

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BRADY, Orla 1961–


Born March 28, 1961, in Dublin, Ireland; married Nick Brandt (an actor), December 2002. Education: Studied acting at Ecole Phillippe Gaulier, Paris, France.


Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.



Awards, Honors:

IFTA Award nomination, best actress in a TV drama, 2004, for Proof; IFTA Award nomination, best actress in a TV drama, 2004, for Servants.


Film Appearances:

Herself, I Dreamt I Woke Up, 1991.

Hester van Homright—Vanessa, Words upon the Window Pane, 1994.

Sheila Kelly Cloney, A Love Divided, Vision Films, 1999.

Aunt Anna, The Luzhin Defence (also known as La defense Loujine and The Luzhin Defense), Sony Pictures Classics, 2000.

Eileen, Silent Grace, 2001.

Anne, Fogbound, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

D.S. Rebecca Bennett, Out of the Blue, BBC, 1995.

Clare Somers, Noah's Ark, 1997.

Naoise O'Neill, Family Law, CBS, 2001–2002.

Flora Ryan, Servants, BBC, 2003.

Maureen Boland, Proof (also known as Beviset), BBC and TV2 Danmark, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sister Josephine, The Rector's Wife, PBS, 1994.

Ruby, New Voices, Granada, 1995.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (also known as Kampf der Kobolde and Leprechauns), NBC, 1999.

Jenny Meadows, Pure Wickedness, BBC, 1999.

Liz Bird, Lawless, ITV, 2004.

Atia, Empire, ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Marcella Duggan, The Heart Surgeon, BBC, 1997.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights, PBS, 1998.

Angela Jahnsen, The Debt, BBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Justine Dandridge, Elementary, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"South of the Border," So You Think You've Got Troubles, BBC, 1991.

Amy, "No Job for an Amateur," The Bill, ITV1, 1994.

Nurse Mary, "Hospital," Absolutely Fabulous, Comedy Central, 1994.

Diane Foster, "Victim of Rape: Parts 1 & 2," Dangerfield, BBC, 1995.

Kit Kelly de Goriis, "Irish Stew," Pie in the Sky, 1996.

Aoife, "The Christmas Lunch Incident," The Vicar of Dibley, BBC1, 1996.

Meredith Gates, Hustle, BBC, 2004.

Detective Volpe, "Christian Troy," Nip/Tuck, F/X, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Adela, House of Bernarda Alba, Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland.