Bio

Orlagh Cassidy is a multi-talented, multi faceted actress, she has worked extensively on the stage, in television and film and in the commercial and audiobook world.

She began her career at age fourteen working at The Shakespeare Theatre at The Folger in Washington DC. After graduating from highschool she spent a year as an Apprentice Company member at The Folger for one season performing in classics by Moliere, Shakespeare and Chekhov. From there she went on to S.U.N.Y. at Purchase where she received her B.F.A. along with The Princess Grace Foundation Scholarship.

She has performed on Broadway many times, including a lead role in Noel Cowards’ ‘Present Laughter’ with Frank Langella as well as covering Marcia Gay Harden and Hope Davis in the recent production of Yasmina Reza’ s “God Of Carnage”. Off Broadway credits include “Bright Ideas” at Manhattan Class Company, “The Field” at The Irish Rep (Drama Desk Nomination) “The Aristocrats” also at The Irish Rep. Regionally she has performed such places as Hartford Stage, Philadelphia Drama Guild and Indiana Rep.

Her television credits include appearing in all the ‘Law and Order’ series, ‘Sex and The City’ ,” ‘Mildred Pierce’ with Kate Winslet and ‘A Gifted Man’ with Patrick Wilson. She also enjoyed an 11 year run as ‘Doris Wolfe’ on CBS “The Guiding Light”. She is the award winning voice of many audiobooks as well as television and radio commercials.

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