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Elaine Cassidy Biography

Elaine Cassidy
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Birth Nation: Ireland
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Elaine Cassidy
  • Birth Name: Elaine Cassidy
  • Nick Name: Elaine
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Birth Place/City: Kilcoole, Republic of Ireland
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Acting, Modeling
  • Net Worth: $7 Million USD
  • Eye Color: Brown - Dark
  • Hair Color: Brown - Dark
  • Body Measurements: 34-25-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
  • Breast Size: 34 in
  • Waist size: 25 in
  • Hip Size: 30 in
  • Neck Size: 8.6
  • Shoe Size: 10
  • Weight in KG: 56 kg
  • Famous for: Actress
  • Affair with: Stephen Lord
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Stephen Lord
  • Children: Lynott Lord Cassidy
  • Awards: 3 Awards won
  • Online Presence: Yes
  • Movies: The Loft(2014)
  • TV Show: The Paradise(2012)
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Born and Birth

Elaine Cassidywas born on 31 December 1979 in Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland.

Childhood and Family

She has two older sisters. There is not a proper information of her parents.


She can speak Irish, English, Spanish, and German. Her first role was as the title character in a school production of Pinocchio when she was five. There is no official record about her school or college life.


Elaine worked as a Data Entry Clerk for Global Tele systems Group in Ireland before landing her role as Felicia in Felicia's Journey (1999). She also worked as a waitress for two months at a Cork bistro to get her accent right to play Runt in Disco Pigs (2001).

In 1996, she was nominated for the Most Promising Actress at the Geneva Film Festival for her role in The Sun, the Moon and the Stars. She played the starring role in Felicia's Journey with Bob Hoskins, for which she was nominated "Best Actress" at the 20th Genie Awards. She has won 2 Irish Film and Television Awards IFTA, for "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Film" in 2003 for her role as Runt in Disco Pigs, opposite Cillian Murphy, and in 2010 for "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television" for her role as Abby Mills in the American CBS TV series Harper's Island. She was also nominated for an IFTA in 2005 as "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television" for her role as "Maud Lilly" in the BBC BAFTA nominated drama Finger smith, in 2007 as "Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Film" for her role as Sandra in And When Did You Last See Your Father? alongside Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth, and in 2009 as "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television" for her role as Annie Mulcahy in Little White Lie.

She is also a stage actress, appearing in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2002) and The Crucible (2006) with the Royal Shakespeare Company and in There Came A Gypsy Riding at the Almeida Theatre in 2007. She appeared in the music video for Coldplay's "The Scientist".

She also plays Maureen in the one-off ITV drama special of the book Just Henry, which was made into film in August 2011 and screen on ITV on 18 December 2011.

Marriage, Affairs and Divorce

She is married to actor Stephen Lord, whom she met on the set of The Truth. They live in Greenwich, London, with their daughter Kila, born on 16 September 2009. The couple's second child, a son named Lynott Lord Cassidy, was born sometime around 23 January 2013. They have not been divorced.

Height, Weight and Age

Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and in 2013 she weighed 56 kg. She is currently 34 years of age in 2014 A.D.

Nationality and Ethnicity

She is of Irish descent and nationality.

Net worth and Salary

According to a recent survey, her market value is a total net worth of 7 million USD.

Awards and achievements

She has won the Geneva Film festival award for the Best Actress role in 1996 for her movie The Sun, the moon and the Stars. Also she has won the IFTA award for Best Actress in a featured film in 2003 for Disco Pigs. She also won the 2010 IFTA award for Best Actress in a Television for her film Harper’s Island.

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