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Orla Brady stars in "Mistresses" on BBC America as Siobhan Dhillon.

Born in Ireland, Orla Brady studied acting at the Ecole Phillippe Gaulier in Paris. Upon returning to Dublin, she won the role of Adela in "The House of Bernarda Alba" at the Gate Theatre. In 1999 she played the lead role of Sheila Cloney in the critically acclaimed movie "A Love Divided," for which she won Best Actress at the Monte Carlo Film and Television Festival and was nominated for the same by Irish Film and Television (IFTN). Since then she has taken on such diverse characters as a hunger-striking political prisoner in "Silent Grace," a housekeeper in "Servants," a Russian aristocrat in "The Luzhin Defence," a veterinarian in "Noah's Ark," and a homicide detective in "Out of the Blue." 

On stage Orla also has a string of classic roles to her credit, including Cathy in "Wuthering Heights," Natasha in "Three Sisters," Pegeen Mike in "The Playboy of the Western World," and Ophelia in "Hamlet."

Orla has lived in Bray, Dublin, London, Paris and California. When she isn't busy filming or off on safari with her husband, Orla likes horseback riding, reading, and has a great love of animals.


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Age: 55 years old
Birthday: March 28, 1961
Birthplace: County Wicklow, Ireland
Husband: Nick Brandt

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