|Aisling Bea Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||March 16, 1984|
Aisling Bea is an Irish actress, comedienne, and writer who is known for her award-winning stand-up routines and also for playing roles in various TV shows like Trollied, The Delivery Man, and The Fall. She has won numerous awards for her superior acting skills and comedy timing. Bea has supported various campaigns in Ireland. She is active on social media with more than 500k followers on Instagram and over 400k followers on Twitter.
Aisling Cliodhnadh O’Sullivan
County Kildare, Ireland
She divides her time between London, England and Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Aisling attended a Catholic convent school and then studied French and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. After that, she moved to London to study acting after graduating from Trinity College.
Then, Aisling finished a 2-year course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 2008.
Actress, Writer, Comedienne
- Father – Brian O’Sullivan (Veterinary Physician)
- Mother – Helen (née Moloney) O’Sullivan (Teacher, Professional Jockey)
- Siblings – Sinéad O’Sullivan (Sister) (Costume Designer)
She is represented by –
- Hannah Chambers, Writing, Stand-Up & Live Work, Chambers Management Ltd, London, UK
- Livi Shean, Acting Agent, Independent Talent, London, England, UK
- Rachel Rusch, U.S. Agent, CAA, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Emily Hargreaves, Press and Publicity Agent, Multitude Media, London, England, UK
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Aisling Bea has dated –
- Ardal O’Hanlon – Aisling had a fling with an Irish actor and comedian Ardan O’Hanlon in the past.
- Michael Sheen (2018) – Aisling and British actor Michael Sheen met through some mutual friends in 2018. They were often seen together at various award functions and parties. The couple broke up in December 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Irish descent.
Dark Brown (Natural)
She has appeared in the McDonald’s Ireland Eurosaver TV commercial.
Best Known For
- Her award-winning stand-up routines
- Playing the roles in various TV shows like Trollied, The Delivery Man, and The Fall
First TV Show
Aisling made her first TV show appearance as Cliodhna Norris on the drama series Fair City in 2009.
Aisling Bea Facts
- She won Gilded Balloon So You Think You’re Funny award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2012.
- She got nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her show C’est La Bea in 2013.
- Bea achieved a British Comedy Award in the category of Best Female TV Comic in 2014.
- Aisling uses the surname “Bea” to honor her late father.
- Aisling was 13 when her mother revealed that her father had committed suicide.
- In 2017, Bea wrote an article for The Guardian which focussed on her family’s devastating experience of suicide.
- She co-wrote and co-hosted the BBC Radio 4 comedy folklore series Micks and Legends (2012, 2015) with Irish actress and comedian Yasmine Akram.
- In 2015, Bea supported same-sex marriage legislation during the Irish referendum.
- She supported Repeal the 8th campaign to create awareness about the benefits of legal abortion in Ireland. She even wrote an essay to Una Mullally’s Repeal the 8th in 2018.
- In 2017, Aisling became a cast member in the British game show Taskmaster.
- Visit her official website @ aislingbea.com.
- Follow Aisling Bea on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Featured Image by Aisling Bea / Instagram