Ahna O’Reilly- Everything You Need To Know

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Ahna O'Reilly

Ahna O’Reilly doesn’t just bring her gorgeous looks on set, but her talent as well. The actress has starred in a television series like The Help as Elizabeth Leefolt and in an episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. Here is everything you need to know about her.

Ahna O’Reilly: Age and early life

Ahna O’Reilly was born on September 21, 1984, in Palo Alto, California to James O’Reilly and Wenda O’Reilly. When she was 6, her parents moved the family to France and she was raised in a town in the Alps alongside her sisters Noelle and Mariele.

As a kid, she attended an audition with her mother and two sisters in order to get roles in a regional-theatre production of The Sound of Music. Eventually, they were selected to play the Von Trapp daughters. Her childhood adventures continued when she and her siblings helped their mother develop a game similar to Go Fish, but with cards that depicted works by Renaissance artists.

Ahna attended Menlo School and after her graduation in 2003, she moved to the University of Southern California but dropped out after a year.

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Ahna O’Reilly is 35 years.

Ahna O’Reilly: Career

Ahna made her professional acting debut in 2003 in the film, “Bill the Intern” or you can still nickname it to be Ahna the intern since it was her debut movie. She was simply credited as an actress in the movie which shows her role was just a minor one. In her second movie “Dinocroc” she played the role of a beachgoer.

But as she continued to appreciate her little beginnings and the lessons it taught her, the big roles came and she finally showcased her full talent. She starred in the television series “CSI: NY” “Unhitched”, “The Vampire Diaries” and “Prime Suspect”. In 2011, she starred in the movie “The Help” based on Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel of the same name, a period piece set in Jackson, Mississippi, in the 1960s. The film opened to positive reviews and became a box-office success. For this role, she studied the PBS civil-rights series Eyes on the Prize and the documentary Yes Ma’am with other cast members in order to prepare for their roles as black maids and white employers.

She went on to win several ensemble awards including National Board of Review Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Satellite Award.

She co-starred in the 2013 film Jobs, alongside Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, about the life of technology pioneer Steve Jobs. In 2016, she starred in the Roundabout Theatre Company off-Broadway production of “The Robber Bridegroom”.

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In 2019, she appeared in “The Morning Show” as Ashley Brown. She also starred as Julie Roginsky in the biographical comedy film “Bombshell”.


Ahna is not married but she has had relationships in the past. The actress dated James Franco around 2010 and they eventually broke up in 2010. After this relationship, her dating profile has not been made public. Perhaps she is more focused on her career now or she has not seen the right person. She has a net worth of 3 million dollars and considering her age with the bright prospects ahead, she has enough time to make more money in the industry.

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