Elaine Cassidy - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 6, 2023

Elaine Cassidy
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Felicia's Journey (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 31, 1979 (age 43)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Elaine Cassidy
Birth Place: Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Dermot Cassidy
Mother's Name: Phyllis Cassidy
Siblings: 2

Gillian Cassidy (older sister)
Edele Cassidy (older sister)

Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: Irish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: December 31, 2007
Husband's Name: Stephen Lord
Children: 2

Kila Cassidy (daughter)
Lynott Lord Cassidy (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.60 meter (5 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 53 kg (116.84 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: A

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Who is Elaine Cassidy?

Elaine Cassidy is an actress by profession and Irish by nationality. She is best known for her work in the TV series No Offence, Harper's Island, The Ghost Squad, The Paradise, and for films Felicia's Journey, Disco Pigs, and The Others.

Elaine Cassidy – Age, Parents, Siblings

Elaine Cassidy was born on 31 December 1979 in Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland. Her mother Phyllis Cassidy worked as a hairdresser and her father Dermot Cassidy worked as a civil servant. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings – older sisters Gillian Cassidy, and Edele Cassidy.  Gillian is a co-owner of m-use in Delgany while Gillian is a furniture & stained glass designer in Co. Wicklow.

When she was three years old, the family moved to Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland where she was raised.

Elaine Cassidy (Source: Pinterest)

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Elaine Cassidy has not been shared with the public.

Her ethnicity is Irish.

Elaine Cassidy – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Elaine Cassidy married her longtime boyfriend Stephen Lord on December 31, 2007. Her husband is an English actor best known for starring in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. The couple are also parents to two children – daughter Kila Cassidy (born on 16 September 2009) and son Lynott Lord Cassidy (born on 23 January 2013).

There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the married couple.

Elaine Cassidy, Stephen Lord (Source: The Irish Sun)

Elaine Cassidy – Career

Early Days

During the early days of her career, Elaine Cassidy worked as a Data Entry Clerk for Global Telesystems Group in Ireland. Her debut screen role was in a 1995 episode of the TV series Mission Top Secret. This was followed by roles in the films The Sun, the Moon and the Stars (1996), Felicia's Journey (1999), Disco Pigs (2001), The Others (2001), and the TV series The Lost World (2001).

Films, Series

Since then Cassidy has starred in the films The Bay of Love and Sorrows (2002), Watermelon (2003), Uncle Adolf (2005), The Truth (2006), Little White Lie (2008), The Paradise, The Miraculous Year (2011), The Loft (2014), The Program (2015), Acres and Acres (2016), Strangeways Here We Come (2018), The Wonder (2022), The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (2023), among others.

Moreover, Elaine Cassidy has also portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Fingersmith (2005), The Ghost Squad (2005), Dr Hoo (2009), Harper's Island (2009), The Paradise (2012-2013), No Offence (2015-2018), Acceptable Risk (2017), Intruder (2021), A Discovery of Witches (2021-2022), Belgravia: The Next Chapter, etc.


On the set of The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die, Elaine Cassidy has worked alongside Ingrid García-Jonsson, Harry Gilby, Mark Rowley, James Northcote, and Laurie Davidson.

Elaine Cassidy on The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die, (Source: Looper)

Elaine Cassidy – Awards, Nominations

Elaine Cassidy has been nominated for Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (1999), Irish Film & Television Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Television (2014), IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actress in a Lead Role Drama (2016, 2017, 2018).

Elaine Cassidy – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Elaine Cassidy is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on her annual salary/income is unknown.

Elaine Cassidy – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Cassidy is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She does, however, has an official website - elainecassidy.com.

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