Eileen Mary Theresa Daly, a British actress, singer-songwriter, presenter, film producer, director, writer and former adult model, was born on the 1st of June 1963 in Dulwich, London to Mary Daly and James Barnes. She is the granddaughter of boxer Nippat Pat Daly. Following her parents’ divorce in 1966, she grew up in Hampton Hill with her mother and younger brother Dominic and ended up taking her mother’s surname. Growing up, she attended drama school briefly and then switched to private acting lessons. She is married to Ben Thirkettle, who is also her partner in her own band “Eileen and Ben”. Currently, aged 51, she is one of the housemates in a popular reality show in television Big Brother 2015.
- 5 feet 7 inches
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- Ben Thirkettle
- Daly Does The Dead
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Based in London, she started her career quite young when she left her home and ventured into glamour modeling, followed by various films and magazines. She has done more than a dozen feature films, TV shows and movies. She has starred in in TV shows like Sexxx, Snuff Box, Our Friends in the North, EastEnders and movies like All About Anna, Cradle of Fear, Messages, Kannibal, Sentinnels of darkness, Razor Blade Smile, The Turning to name a few. A contemporary scream queen, she has portrayed vampires more than any other actor. She started her own film company named Redemption Films with her then boyfriend Nigel Wingrove in the 90’s and is known as the Face of the Redemption Films. More recently, in 2012 she has started her own production company called Gipsyphilia Productions.
Eileen’s bio is incomplete without her band. Starting with band named Jezebel in 1998, today she fronts a Gypsy-Glam-Pop band Eileen and Ben with her husband Ben. She has worked as a columnist for The Dark Side magazine discussing about low-budget films. She is also involved in raising awareness to end violence against animal and children. She can be followed on twitter and facebook.