Michelle Fairley Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Michelle Fairley

Nick Name

Fairley, Cat

Michelle Fairley at the premiere of HBO's Game Of Thrones Season 3 on March 18, 2013
Michelle Fairley at the premiere of HBO’s Game Of Thrones Season 3 on March 18, 2013

Sun Sign


Born Place

Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK




Michelle studied at the Roman Catholic Grammar School.

She also learned drama from Ulster Youth Theatre.


Film and Television actress


  • Father – Brian Fairley (Publican)
  • Mother – Theresa Fairley (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Simone Fairley (Sister)


She is repped by these agencies –

  • CAM Talent Agency
  • Paradigm Talent Agency




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


55 kg or 121 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Her dating history remains private.

Michelle Fairley looks stunning
Michelle Fairley at HBO’s Annual Emmy Awards Post Award Reception

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Her red hair
  • Friendly attitude


34-24-32 in or 86-61-81 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

Michelle Fairley at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Presents An Evening With Game of Thrones on March 19, 2013
Michelle Fairley at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Presents An Evening With Game of Thrones on March 19, 2013

Shoe Size

6 (US) or 36.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She has not endorsed any of the brands till now.



Best Known For

She is renowned for starring in the Game of Thrones series on HBO in which she plays the character of Catelyn Stark, her role of Dr. Ava Hessington in USA Network series Suits, and as terrorist Margot Al-Harazi in 24: Live Another Day.

First Film

She debuted in the 1990 political thriller film Hidden Agenda in which she played the role as Teresa Doyle.

First TV Show

She first appeared on television in 1989 in drama series Saracen‘s Starcross episode as Maeve.

First Stage Performance

Her first stage performance was in 1993 in Oleanna play as Carol. It was held at the Royal Court Theatre.

Personal Trainer

She is an extremely fit person but her workout routine and personal trainer are not known.

Michelle Fairley Favorite Things

Source – connect.HBO.com

Michelle Fairley

Michelle Fairley Facts

  1. Michelle is good friends with Lena Headey and Richard Madden, her co-stars in Game of Thrones.
  2. She was nominated for an Olivier Award, the most prestigious award for theatre in the UK, for her character in Othello.
  3. Michelle has guest appeared in the Misfits and Silent Witness television series in 2009 and 2011 respectively.
  4. She was a replacement to Judy Davis as a terrorist Margot Al-Harazi in 24: Live Another Day TV series.
  5. She has played Hermione Granger‘s mother in the 2010 film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.
  6. She is a very private person and does not discuss her personal life at all.
  7. For her role as Catelyn Stark in Game of ThronesJennifer Ehle was first considered. In fact, Jennifer also played Catelyn in the pilot episode of the show.
  8. She is not on any of the social media channels.

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