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Caitriona Balfe is an Irish actress and fashion model. Balfe was born in Monaghan, Ireland.

She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Cacharel, Roberto Cavalli, Givenchy, Hugo Boss, Armani, Dries van Noten, Calvin Klein and Chanel; she averaged 26 fashion shows per season in the early 2000s. She has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue and Elle. At the time she was scouted Balfe was studying drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology, hoping to become an actress. Balfe has appeared in in the films Super 8, Now You See Me, and, alongside Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Escape Plan.

On September 11, 2013 Balfe was cast to play Claire Randall in Outlander by Starz. The series is based on the Outlander novels written by Diana Gabaldon. Balfe will play a mid-20th-century nurse who is transported back in time to the war torn mid-18th-century Highlands of Scotland.  Description above from the Wikipedia article Caitriona Balfe , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Caitriona Balfe is an Irish actress and fashion model. Balfe was born in Monaghan, Ireland.

She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Cacharel, Roberto Cavalli, Givenchy, Hugo Boss, Armani, Dries van Noten, Calvin Klein and Chanel; she averaged 26 fashion shows per season in the early 2000s. She has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue and Elle. At the time she was scouted Balfe was studying drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology, hoping to become an actress. Balfe has appeared in in the films Super 8, Now You See Me, and, alongside Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Escape Plan.

On September 11, 2013 Balfe was cast to play Claire Randall in Outlander by Starz. The series is based on the Outlander novels written by Diana Gabaldon. Balfe will play a mid-20th-century nurse who is transported back in time to the war torn mid-18th-century Highlands of Scotland.  Description above from the Wikipedia article Caitriona Balfe , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 11

Birthday 1979-10-04

Place of Birth Monaghan, Ireland

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Money Monster as Diane Lester
2015 The Price of Desire as Gabrielle Bloch
2014 Outlander(38 episodes) as Claire Randall
2013 Escape Plan as Jessica Miller
2013 Now You See Me as Jasmine Trassler
2013 Crush as Andie
2012 H+: The Digital Series(48 episodes) as Breanna Sheehan
2012 The Beauty Inside as Alex #34
2011 Super 8 as Elizabeth Lamb
2010 Picture Me as Herself
2002 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2002 as Herself

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