Aisling Franciosi Biography, Facts & Life Story

Aisling Franciosi Irish, Italian Actress

Quick Facts

Known ForKatie Benedetto

Nickname:Not Known

Full Name:Aisling Franciosi


Nationality:Irish, Italian

Age:26 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:1993


Zodiac Sign: Not Known

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet inches (1.63 m)

Weight:52 kg (115 lbs)

Body Measurements:34-25-33 inches

Bra Size/Breast:34 B

Waist:25 inches

Hips:33 inches


Dress Size:N/A

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Green

An Irish Italian actress Aisling Franciosi was famous for playing the role of Kate Crawford in the TNT series and Katie Benedetto in Two crime drama Television The Fall. She was born in 1993 in Dublin. In her childhood, she started taking acting classes and also pressured her higher studies into Trinity College Dublin.

In 2014 she made her big-screen debut with Jimmy’ Hall. She is now a 26 years successful actress. Her father is serving as an Italian heart surgeon and her mother is a retired Irish teacher.

Career journey

Her career started in 2012 when she played her role as Torah in the Trivia serial. After this, from 2013 to 2016 in serial The Fall she played a wonderful main role as Katie Benedetto. In 2014 she worked in her life’s first debut film  Jimmy’s Hall as Marie and for this role, she won an award for best actress in a supporting role. In the same year, she appeared in the short film for the European Space Agency Rosetta mission. With films in 2014, she also worked as Phoebe Griffin in television serial Quirke which depends on three episodes. She worked well in 2015 in the serials named Vera and Legends as Sigourney O’Brien and as Lyanna Stark. After a break of two years from films, fans were able to see her again in 2016 as Mater in Ambition Epilogue that was a short film for ESA Rosetta mission. She also appeared twice times in HBO series of games of the throne once in 2016 and then in 2017. For the second time, she won an award for the best leading role in her Film The Nightingale in 2018 in which she worked as Clare Carroll.

In her life she struggles a lot for all the fame she is now enjoying. She has worked in eight television serials and in five films. She won awards for two times in her life because of playing outstanding in her films. She is a smart, beautiful and educated actress. Her work is likes and love by many people all over the world. She has also a great number of followers on Instagram, Twitter, and all other social media pages.


Till this time she won seven awards and three nominations.

In 2015:

  • She won IFTA Award (Irish Film and Television Award) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama The Fall

In 2019:

  • She was nominated for Seattle International Film Festival, Golden Space Needle Award for best actress
  • Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor she was nominated.
  • Won Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards
  • (DFCC) for Breakthrough Performance.
  • She was also nominated for Detroit Film Critics Society Awards (DFCS Awards)
  • She was a winner of Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (CFCA Award) for Most Promising Performer
  • She won Berlin International Film Festival EFP Shooting Star Award
  • She won a Best Lead Actress Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

Aisling Franciosi Education

College: Trinity College Dublin

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Aisling Franciosi Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Katie Benedetto

Debut TV Series/Movie: Jimmy’s Hall (2014)

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $1 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Name Not Known

Mother: Name Not Known

Brother(s): Name Not Known

Sister(s): Name Not Known

Marital Status: Unmarried

Husband/Boyfriend: Unmarried

Children: Not Known

Ex Boyfriends:

Not Known

FAQs about Aisling Franciosi

Who played role of Lyanna Stark?

Lyanna Stark is Game of Thrones character which is portrayed by Irish-Italian actress Aisling Franciosi.

Where did Lyanna Stark grew up & Studied?

She was born in Italy and grew up in Dublin before studying at Trinity College.

How did Lyanna died in GOT?

Lyanna dies of giving birth to the Targaryen heir. Her brother Ned found her dying giving birth to her son with Rhaegar.

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