Roisin Conaty is an award-winning comedian who has been active in show biz for over 16 years. The award-winning comedian is a revered stand-up comedian and created GameFace and she started her career on the big screen with the film.
In 2019, she gave stellar performances as Daphne/Roxy on the Ricky Gervais series After Life. Her popularity has reached new heights because of the series.
40-year-old Roisin Conaty was born Roisin Marcella Conaty on 26 March 1979 in Camden, London, England.
She stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall whereas the average height for women is 5 feet 4 inches as per data from Medicalnewstoday.
Conaty started her career as a comedian in 2004. From then on, she has become insanely popular among stand-up fans for her unorthodox but hilarious routines.
In fact, in 2010 she won Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Festival for a stand-up routine. She has also done some stand up on television on shows like Russell Howard's Good News. Her performance at the Apollo theater in 2015 is also one of her most beloved.
Roisin started her career on the silver screen with the show Man Down in 2013. The next year she released her own TV film in which she wrote, acted and produced.
After this, she worked on shows like Taskmaster, GameFace (TV series) before finally being cast on After Life in 2019 where she will act alongside Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, Tom Basden, Ashley Jensen, Paul Kaye among others.
One of the best-known comedy panel shows on TV, Roisin has appeared in a number of episodes of the show 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
In addition to this, she has also appeared on shows like Have I Got News for You, Insert Name Here, A League of Their Own, Would I Lie to You? Etc. among others.
Conaty was performing at the Apollo theater when she went backstage for a touch-up. A make-up lady did some work on her nose area.
The makeup was supposed to be for a person of much darker skin but was mistakenly applied to the pale skin of the comedian. This made her nose color unmatched with the rest of her face. Then the BBC digitally touched up when releasing it on air.
Conaty’s parents are both Irish, her father comes from Virginia, County Cavan and her mother is from Dromcolliher, County Limerick.
They met in London and had 2 children together, Roisin and her sister Siobhan. They grew up in Camden and worked odd jobs in retail and office before becoming a comedian.
The comedian is very low key when it comes to boyfriends, partners, and relationships. In fact, she might even be single as of February 2020.
Roisin has kept the details of former relationships and possible husbands/ex-husbands under wraps.