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Caitríona Balfe is known as an Irish actress. She is most famous for playing Claire Fraser in the drama series Outlander.

Background and Age

Caitríona Balfe was born on October 4, 1979 in Dublin, Ireland. While studying drama at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in 1999, Balfe was offered work as a fashion model in Paris. She was featured both in promoting efforts and on runways for brands like Dolce and Gabbana and Max Mara. She appeared in the 2002 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and on the front of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and ELLE magazines. She then decided to become an actress.

Marriage and Husband

Caitriona got married to a Scottish music producer named Anthony McGill in August of 2019. Ther wedding took place at St. Mary's Church in Bruton, Somerset, in the United Kingdom.

Career and Net Worth

In 2009, following 10 years in a modeling career, Balfe moved from New York to Los Angeles. She went through the first 18 months in the city only taking acting classes, first at the Warner Loughlin Studios and afterward at the Sanford Meisner Center and the Judith Weston Studios. In 2012, she depicted Alex #34 in The Beauty Inside. Balfe was part of the principal cast of the Warner Bros. web series H+: The Digital Series during 2012 and 2013, wherein she played Breanna Sheehan, one of the administrators of a biotechnology organization that builds up an embedded PC which enables individuals to be associated with the Internet 24 hours per day.

In September 2013 Balfe was cast as the lead character, Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser, on the Starz TV series Outlander, based on the books composed by Diana Gabaldon. The series made its debut in August 2014. She plays a mid-twentieth-century woman who is moved back to the war-torn mid-eighteenth century Scottish Highlands. In December 2014 Entertainment Weekly named Balfe one of its 12 Breakout Stars of 2014, In April 2015, Balfe got Best Actress in a Lead Role Drama and Rising Star Award nominations for the twelfth Irish Film and Television Awards. She was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World". Balfe co-featured in the movie Money Monster (2016), directed by Jodie Foster and featuring George Clooney and Julia Roberts.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film, Ford v Ferrari was included in the Oscar nominations list for the Best Picture category. Balfe has a starring role in the film as Mollie Miles.

Date modified: May 14, 2020
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