Oscar-winning actress, Brenda Fricker is popular for her portrayal of Mrs. Brown in the comedy-drama series My Left Foot. For her performance in the series, she won an Oscar in 1990 becoming the first Irish to win the honor. At the age of 74, the famous actress is enjoying an impressive net worth.
Brenda Fricker was born in 1945, Ireland, on February 17 under the Aquarius zodiac sign. Well, Fricker holds an Irish nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.
She is the daughter of Bina Fricker and Desmond Frederick Fricker. Lucy spent her early life with high-class family.
Brenda Fricker is married once in her life and currently a divorcee. After all, she never tried to marry another person except her marriage with Barry Davies.
Well, the couple was married back in 1979, in the private ceremony among their close friends and relatives.
Even though the couple was married for a long time, they were not ready to have a baby. They separated in 1988 because Barry became an alcoholic, which created conflict in their relationship.
However, sad news occurs in life. Her former husband Barry died in 2016, April 18. She can’t attain the funeral because of her work in the series Brides of Christ for which she went to Australia and her contract did not permit her to fly home.
The Irish actress also revealed that she doesn’t know where her late husband is buried and has no desire to know where it is.
The 74-year-old actress, Brenda Fricker’s net worth is still under review, but could not be less than $1 million. She has earned thousands of dollars from over four decades of her successful career.
Fricker might have enjoyed a net worth of millions of dollars as she had a prolific acting career and sensationally picked an Oscar for her hard work.
Actors earn an average of $39.84 per hour – $50.88 per hour, which is close or equal to $50 thousand. Coming to Fricker, well she has surely earned more in over 40 years of his career.
However, in recent years, she admitted that she is completely broke, as she has faced a darker side to her career. The veteran actress has also spoken about how lonely and depressed she is and tried to attempt suicide a staggering 32 times.
Fricker debuted career from an uncredited role in the film Of Human Bondage. At the time, she was just 19 years old. Prior to that, she was assistant to the art editor of The Irish Times, where her father used to work. She hoped to be a reporter during that time.
In 1989, she played the comedy-drama, My Left Foot as Mrs.Brown. She starred alongside Daniel Day-Lewis, Ray McAnally, and Cyril Cusack, among others in the movie. The film was a success making a collection of $14.7 million at the box office.
After her starring role in the movie, she got many opportunities in the entertainment field, in a short period of time.
In 2003, she appeared Bernie Guerin, mother of Veronica Guerin in the movie of the same name. She then played nurse Eileen in the film Inside I’m Dancing. Her most recent work was in the 2013 TV series, Forgive Me, where she played the role, Mrs. Smith.