Brenda Fricker is a Actor Irlandaise born on 17 february 1945 at Dublin (Irlande)
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Nationality IrlandeBirth 17 february 1945
(75 years) at Dublin (Irlande
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Brenda Fricker (born 17 February 1945) is an Irish actress of theatre, film and television. She has appeared in more than 30 films and television roles. In 1989, she became the first Irish actress to win an Oscar, earning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for My Left Foot.
As of July 2014, she has tentatively retired from acting.
Fricker currently lives in The Liberties in Dublin. She was previously married to director Barry Davies. She says that her loves include her pet dogs, drinking Guinness, reading poetry and playing snooker. (She once stated that she had taken on the whole crew of My Left Foot. "I played pool against 17 of them, and beat them all," Brenda said).
Fricker has been reported to be difficult to work with, and has been called "too reclusive for her own good sometimes." She is also known for her outspoken views on a variety of matters.