Sharon Horgan

Active - 2005 - Present  |   Born - Jul 13, 1970 in Hackney, London, England  |   Genres - Children's/Family, Comedy, Comedy Drama

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  • Grew up on a turkey farm in Ireland after her parents relocated from east London.
  • Worked in a head shop while she was a struggling actress in her 20s.
  • Both Pulling and Catastrophe are loosely based on her own personal experiences.
  • Performed in Terrible Advice at the Menier Chocolate Factory, a play written by Saul Rubinek and directed by Frank Oz in 2011.
  • Made directorial debut in 2012 with a short film, The Week Before Christmas, set on a turkey farm where she plays a woman who is inspired by her mother.