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Who Is Orla Brady? Husband, Net Worth, Parents, Children, Wiki

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Orla Brady is a renowned Irish actress, who has been credited with several Irish Television Academy nominations, and is widely known for her role as Elizabeth in the JJ Abrams-produced sci-fi “Fringe.”

Age, Early Life, Education Background

Orla Brady, whose birthplace is Dublin, Ireland, was born under the Aries zodiac sign on 28 March 1961, which makes her 60 years old as of late 2021. She was brought up by her dedicated Catholic parents, Catherine and Patrick, who relocated to Bray, Wicklow where she was brought up alongside her siblings, after living in her birth town for seven years.

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She was enrolled at the Loreto Convent, which is in the Roman Catholic group’s educational system – she completed her studies in 1979, and matriculated to Dublin’s Ursuline Convent, which is an Italian system of schools, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1983. Although Brady had a knack for acting as a child, she didn’t pursue her dreams in her early years. She revealed during an interview that she was very insecure about how she looked ,saying ‘I was a little bit overweight as a teenager, which may be why I’m more comfortable playing with clothes than showing my body…”

Interesting Facts and Hobbies

Despite being brought up in a religious family, Brady identifies herself as an atheist.

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The “Into the Badlands” star is an animal lover, who volunteers frequently at several Los Angeles-based animal shelters.

She likes yoga, and practices it daily to boost her mental wellbeing.

Brady likes traveling, and has journeyed through many American, Asian, and European countries both for work and pleasure. Her favorite destination is Miami, Florida.

Whenever she visits a new city, Orla is spotted at art galleries, since she’s a big art lover.

She has Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman as her favorite entertainers and “Apocalypse Now” and “A Streetcar Named Desire” are her favorite films.

Career Beginning and Rise to Stardom

Career Beginning

Orla was 25 years old when she relocated to Paris to pursue professional acting; here, she joined the famous L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier, one of France’s most distinguished theatre schools, to develop her skills and to be trained by Marcel Marceau, better known for his mime artistry and praised acting achievements. She subsequently went to Balloonatics Theatre Company for further studies, and during her time there was seen in a couple of stage plays, including “Hamlet” and “Finnegans Wake”. She later returned to France, having performed in several projects, where she appeared in local theatres, in productions such as “House of Bernarda Alba” before being cast as Natasha in “Three Sisters” by Anton Chekhov –  it originated in 1901.

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Brady moved to London in search of greener pastures, and she landed a role in “Philadelphia, Here I Come” production, which put her name into the limelight, and shortly afterwards she was selected to appear in “Blinded by the Sun.”

Orla made her film debut with a guest-starring role in 1994 in the film “Words Upon a Window Pane” alongside Ian Richardson and Geraldine Chaplin, and also landed the role of Sheila in the 1999 film “A Love Divided”, and was awarded the Best Actress Award (Golden Nymph) for her skillful performance. She afterward appeared in the British show “Mistress,” which is based on the lives of several women, and was tehn seen in “The Luzhin Defense” (2000).

She moved to Los Angeles in 2001, and was cast in the final season of “Family Law,” a legal drama about a freshly divorced lawyer who after being left by her husband, is determined to start a law firm alone.

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The role earned her recognition, and she was later cast for a guest role in the “Nip/Tuck” TV show, which began airing in 2003. She was then selected for a recurring role as James Wood’s ex-wife in CBS’s legal drama “Shark.”

During that time, she was also involved in BBC projects in the UK, and became popular for her appearance in “Wallander” British drama, and the TV series “Hustle,” which began airing in 2004 and ran for eight seasons. In 2009, she was seen portraying Elizabeth, Peter Bishop’s mother, in the “Fringe” TV series, which was inspired by “Lost” and “The X-Files” fictional shows. She appeared in three seasons, before working in other productions such as “Dr. Who” and “Agatha Christie’s Poirot.”

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Rise to Stardom

Orla landed her breakthrough role in 2015 in AMC’s “Into the Badlands,” in which she worked alongside Aramis Knight, Sarah Bolger and Daniel Wu. The show was a commercial success, judging by its high number of viewers – it follows the story of a skilled warrior, who journeys through a post-apocalypse world set five centuries after a catastrophe has destroyed civilization, and the then world relies on melee weapons and crossbows – it aired for three seasons before it was cancelled, and she appeared in all of them. She was later cast for a recurring role in the anthology series “American Horror Story: 1984.”

Orla made her most recent appearance in 2020’s “Star Trek: Picard”, alongside Patrick Stewart – the film was met with mixed reviews, particularly positive ones for its unique setting.

Awards and Nominations

Orla boasts of seven Irish Television and Film Award nominations, and an Academy of Science Fantasy, Horror, and Fiction Film category of Saturn Award in 2012 nomination, for her praised performances in “Sinbad,” “Servants” mini-series, and “Mistresses.”

Personal Life

Shortly after she moved to California in 2001, the Irish actress met the British photographer Nick Brandt, famous for his environment and disappearing nature pictures, whom she started dating.

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The duo tied the knot a year later in a private wedding ceremony that was conducted in Kenya’s Chyulu Hills mountain range in December 2002. They are now living in Southern California together – they don’t have children.

Height and Weight

Orla has a slim athletic body, is 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall, and weighs approximately 133lbs (61kgs). She has brown eyes and long brown hair.

Net Worth

Since she joined showbiz in the early ’90s, Brady has featured in several hit films and TV series, which have significantly contributed to her net worth, which according to authoritative sources, is around $3 million as of late-2021.

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Rico Rodriguez Net Worth

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Rico Rodriguez was born on 31 July 1998, in Bryan, Texas USA, of Mexican ancestry. Rico is a young actor probably best known as Manny Delgado, the character of an American mockumentary “Modern Family” broadcast on ABC. In fact, Rico can relate to the fictional character Manny, as they are both uncles to five nieces.

So just how rich is Rico Rodriguez? Sources estimate that Rico’s net worthv is $4 million, obviously the vast majority of which has been accumulated from his acting appearances in a so far short career.

Rico Rodriguez Net Worth $4 Million

Rico`Rodriguez’ parents, Diane and Roy, have their own business. Rico has two brothers, but an important influence has been his older sister Raini, who has also been an actress since 2006. It was probably Raini who inspired Rico to start his career in acting, thus accumulating considerable net worth from early childhood. As Rico claims, he was about to become a “NASCAR chef going to the moon” one day. Raini was born in 1993, is mostly notable for her roles in the TV show “Austin & Ally”, and in the movie “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”.

Rico Rodriguez has already earned himself a Screen Actor’s Guild Awards for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series twice, in 2011 and 2012, for his role in the American sitcom “Modern Family”. The series has been shown over five seasons totalling 120 episodes, and his role has increased Rico Rodriguez’ net worth by $70,000 per each episode,  so nowadays not only adults have great incomes and luxurious life, but also a few children count the millions of dollars going into their accounts.  “Modern Family”, which debuted in 2009, has been particularly successful, having received a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, as well as the aforementioned awards including to Rico.

Not long ago, Rico Rodriguez came into prominence as a writer, too, so his net worth increased even more with the publication of his own book “Reel Life Lessons…So Far” (2006), which consists largely of hilarious anecdotes from his real family life.

Rico managed to further enlarge his net worth by appearing in some episodes of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (2006-2007), “Cory In the House” (2007), “My Name Is Earl” (2008), “NCIS” (2009), among others. Roles in some films also benefitted Rico Rodriguez’ net worth: “Epic Movie” (2007), “Parker” (2007), “Opposite Day” (2009), and “The Alma Awards” (2011). In 2015, Rico is also going to be heard as a voice talent in the computer animated film “El Americano: The Movie” produced by Animex, Olmos Productions and Phil Roman Entertainment.

Although the young celebrity has received just a few awards, Rico Rodriguez has been nominated for several more: Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Breakout Male (2010), Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Scene Stealer (2011), Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Scene Stealer: Male (2013), and some others.

So for the record, at the age of 16 years Rico Rodriguez already has reached $4 million net worth. The actor is considered to be one of the richest celebrities of his generation, and is expected to increase his net worth by a considerable amount of money in the near future. He could also turn out to be a good catch for some young lady!

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Steve Burton Net Worth

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Jack Stephen Burton was born on 28 June 1970, in Indianapolis, Indiana USA, and is perhaps best known for his role of Jason Morgan in TV’s “General Hospital”, almost continuously from 1991 to 2012. For this performance Burton was acknowledged as Best Supporting Actor in 1998, and received a Daytime Emmy. Despite all the other portrayals through his entire career, most probably it was “General Hospital” which contributed the most solid sum to Steve Burton’s net worth. In 2007 Burton was the one to be selected to perform in its concurrent sequel, “General Hospital: Night Shift”.

So just how rich is the famous American actor Steve Burton? Sources estimate that through his acting career, Steve has managed to accumulate a net worth of $3 million dollars.

Steve Burton Net Worth $3 Million

Steve Burton’s mother Tory was an optician, and father Jack an engineer, and he spent his childhood in Cleveland, Ohio and Beverly Hills, California, where he attended Beverly Hills High School. Steve started his career in acting when he appeared as a surfer in the American TV fantasy sitcom “Out of This World”, which aired from 1987 to 1991, and in all Burton acted in 60 episodes during this period. This prosperous beginning made Steve Burton’s net worth grow considerably and was followed by his successful performance in another TV serial “Days of Our Lives”, in which he played the role of Harris Michaels. Burton also increased the total amount of his net worth in 1994 when the artist showed up in “Cyber Tracker”, a science fiction film directed by Richard Pepin. Subsequently Burton was also a star of its sequel “Cyber Tracker 2”, released in 1995.

In 2001, Steve appeared in the American action drama “The Last Castle”, along with such actors as Robert Redford and James Gandolfini; the film was directed by screenwriter Rod Lurie. Performances in some episodes of the science fiction miniseries “Taken” (2002) also added a solid sum to Steve Burton’s net worth.

From 2002 to 2011 Burton was also a voice-over talent behind some of “Square Enix” products, video games, most notably “Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children”, “Kingdom Hearts”, “Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories” and “Dissidia: Final Fantasy”, among others. In addition, Burton brought some great revenues to his net worth by directing the 2005 American drama film “Laws of Gambling”.

From January 2013 to present, Steve Burton has been playing the role of Dylan McAvoy in the American soap opera “The Young and the Restless” created by William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell. Steve`s current role presupposes where his income now comes from. Overall, Steve has appeared in well over 20 films and TV series and programs.

As mentioned before, although Steve Burton has received only one award – for his successful performances as an actor in “General Hospital” – from 1997 to 2005 he was nominated for more awards: Outstanding Younger/ Supporting/ Lead Actor, all of them for Steve`s role in “General Hospital”.

In his personal life, since 1999 Steve Burton has been married Sheree Gustin, and the couple now has three children. Currently the family resides in Tennessee, where Burton bought a house in 2012.

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