Birth Name: Aisling Clíodhnadh O’Sullivan
Place of Birth: Kildare, Ireland
Date of Birth: 16 March, 1984
Aisling Bea is an Irish stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She created, starred in, and wrote for the series This Way Up, and appears on comedy panel shows QI and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
She is the daughter of Helen (Moloney), a secondary school teacher, who had trained jockeys, and Brian O’Sullivan, a horse veterinarian. Her professional name is a tribute to her late father. Aisling worked as a tour guide at the Irish National Stud. Her great-aunt was playwright Siobhán Ní Shúilleabháin.