October 4, 1979
42 years old
5 ft 10 in | 177 cm tall
34-24-34 in | 86-61-86 cm
59 kg | 130 pounds
9.5 US | 41 EU
Caitríona Mary Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, on October 4, 1979, is an Irish actress.
Young Caitriona Balfe first started her career as a model, at the age of 18.
She was discovered at a local mall in Dublin and debuted in fashion show for Kenzo (2000).
She got her television debut as runway mentor in Irish reality documentary series The Model Scouts (2010).
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film The Devil Wears Prada (2006) in uncredited role as Clacker.
Her breakthrough performance came as Claire Beauchamp Fraser in Starz historical drama television series Outlander (2014- ).
She was nominated for the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Film for her performance as Mollie Miles in sports drama movie Ford v. Ferrari (2019).
Super 8 (2011) monster thriller opposite Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler
Lost Angeles (2012) comedy drama with Kelly Blatz, Joelle Carter and Mark Boone Junior
Crush (2013) thriller opposite Lucas Till, Crystal Reed and Sarah Bolger
Now You See Me (2013) heist thriller with Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Woody Harrelson
Escape Plan (2013) prison action thriller opposite Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger
Money Monster (2016) crime thriller with George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O'Connell
Belfast (2021) drama in role as Ma, opposite Jamie Dornan and Judi Dench
She won two People's Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards and the Irish Film and Television Award and was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama for her role as Claire Beauchamp Fraser in historical drama television series Outlander (2014- ).
The Beauty Inside (2012) web series in role as Alex #34
H+: The Digital Series (2012-2013) dystopian web series in role as Breanna Sheehan
She voiced Tavra in Netflix fantasy television series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019).
She voiced Ellie in animated television film The Christmas Letter (2019).
Studied drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Studied acting at the Warner Loughlin Studios, Sanford Meisner Center and Judith Weston Studios.
Has two sisters and four brothers.
She walked in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2002.
Speaks English, Irish Gaelic and French.
Has been featured in numerous advertising campaigns including Oscar de la Renta, Bally, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, Costume National, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Levi’s and Roberto Cavalli.
Lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
She started dating Scottish music producer Tony McGill in 2016, the couple got married in 2019.