- April 04, 1970 (age 51)
- Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Television Producer, Voice Actor
- Jeremy Rainbird
Sharon Horgan (born 4 April 1970) is an Irish actress, writer and comedian. She is best known for her work on the television series Pulling that she both co-wrote and starred in, and which garnered a BAFTA nomination for best sitcom and a Best Actress win for Horgan herself at the British Comedy Awards.
Horgan was born in Hackney, London and moved to Dublin at age seven. She grew up in Bellewstown, County Meath, Ireland. She went to school in the Sacred Heart Secondary School in Drogheda. Later, she took an English degree at Brunel University.
Horgan began her comedy career when she jointly won the BBC New Comedy award for sketch-writing in 2001 with her writing partner Dennis Kelly.
She has written and appeared in shows such as The Pilot Show and the first series of The Friday Night Project while her acting credits include Absolute Power, Broken News and Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive.
She appeared in the feature film Imagine Me & You and provided a voice in the animated film Valiant.
As of 2007, Horgan lives in Hackney, London, and is married to Jeremy Rainbird, CEO of advertising agency Addiction Worldwide. They have two daughters: Sadhbh (born January 2004 [pronounced Sive, rhymes with Clive]) and Amer (born June 2008).
She is one of five siblings. Her younger brother Shane Horgan is an Irish international rugby player.