Aisling Bea is an Irish actress and comedian. Her stage name “Bea” is adopted from her father’s first name, who killed himself when she was just 3 years old. While growing up, her family was passionate about horses, but Bea was not fascinated by horse racing business and instead adored acting. Bea first studied at Catholic School then at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where she became part of the student sketch amusement group. After graduation, she started her professional career with theatre in comedic sequences. Later on, she ventured into the field of stand-up comedy in 2011 and began to appear as a consistent invitee on various shows. Bea also hosted BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4 comedy series like What’s Normal, Micks and Legends. In 2014, she won the British Comedy Award for Best Female TV Comic. In 2016-17, she appeared as a captain on comedy panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats and a cast member on Taskmaster as well.
Her other noteworthy work includes prominent roles in comedy series like Trollied, This Way Up, and Living with Yourself alongside crime dramas like The Fall and Hard Sun. Outside her professional work, Aisling is also a very vocal activist and often publicly shares her opinions about various movements and legislations. Now as for her personal life, she is yet to get married but her two most noteworthy relationships have been with actors Ardal O’Hanlon and Michael Sheen.
Aisling Bea Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Aisling Cliodhnadh O’Sullivan
- Nicknames: Aisling
- Date of Birth: March 16, 1984
- Birthplace: County Kildare, Ireland
- Nationality: Irish
- Occupation: Actress, Comedian
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown (Natural)
Aisling Bea Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Aisling Bea Family Details:
- Father: Brian O’Sullivan (Veterinary Physician)
- Mother: Helen O’Sullivan (Teacher)
- Siblings: Sinéad O’Sullivan (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Aisling Bea Relationships History:
- Ardal O’Hanlon – Actor
- Michael Sheen – Actor (2018)
Aisling Bea Career Highlights:
- Started stand-up Comedy: 2011
- First TV Show: Fair City (2009)
Aisling Bea Distinctive Features:
- Broad Smile
- Beautiful Eyes
Aisling Bea Body Measurements:
Irish actress Aisling Bea height, weight, bra cup, shoe size, and other body measurement stats are listed below.
- Build: Slim
- Height in Feet: 5’ 7”
- Height in Centimeters: 170 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 56 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 123 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Aisling Bea Interesting Facts:
- She is a devoted fan of Beyoncé.
- Her professional name ‘Bea’ is a tribute to her late father.
- She was just three years old when her father committed suicide.