4 October 1979 |
Caitriona Balfe (born 4 October 1979) is an Irish actress and fashion model.
Balfe was born in Monaghan, Ireland. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, DKNY, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Cacharel, Givenchy, Hugo Boss, Armani, Calvin Klein and Chanel; she averaged 26 fashion shows per season in the early 2000s. She has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue and Elle. At the time she was scouted Balfe was studying drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology, hoping to become an actress. Balfe has appeared in in the films Super 8, Now You See Me, and, alongside Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Escape Plan.
On September 11, 2013 Balfe was cast to play Claire Randall in Outlander by Starz. The series is based on the Outlander novels written by Diana Gabaldon. Balfe will play a mid-20th-century nurse who is transported back in time to a war torn mid-18th-century Highland, Scotland. She will play the lead role opposite Sam Heughan who plays Jamie Fraser, a young Scottish warrior.
|2011||Super 8||Elizabeth Lamb|
|2011||Lust Life||Aubrie||Short film|
|2012||The Wolf||Sally||Short film|
|2013||Now You See Me||Jasmine Tressler|
|2013||Escape Plan||Jessica Miller|
|2014||The Prince of Desire||Gabrielle Bloch|
|2012||The Beauty Inside||Alex #34||5 episodes|
|2012–2013||H+: The Digital Series||Breanna Sheehan||7 episodes|
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