Paddy Houlihan is best known for his role as Dermot Brown in the hit BBC comedy Mrs Brown’s Boys.
The actor has carved out a successful career in the sitcom, also appearing in stage shows, Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie, and a spin-off talk show All Round to Mrs Brown’s.
When not busy working on the hilarious show, Paddy is a devoted husband to his wife Emily and a father to twins.
Here’s everything you need to know about the star when the cameras stop rolling.
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Who is Paddy Houlihan?
Paddy Houlihan is an Irish actor best known for playing the role of Agnes Brown’s son Dermot in Mrs Brown’s Boys.
How old is he ?
Paddy was born on October 16, 1983, making him 37 years old.
Where is he from?
The actor is from Finglas, Dublin.
What TV shows has he appeared on?
Paddy’s only TV actor credits are for Mrs Brown’s Boys, but he also appeared in the original film, as well as the All Round to Mrs Brown’s chat show.
Is Paddy Houlihan related to Brendan O’Carroll?
Fans of Mrs Brown’s Boys know that the majority of actors are related to each other. Brendan’s wife Jenny plays Cathy, his sister Eilish plays Winnie and son Danny, daughter Fiona, son-in-law Trevor, daughter-in-law Amanda and grandson Jamie are also featured on the show. Phew! It turns out that Paddy is not related to the O’Carrolls, but he is the best friend of Danny, who plays Buster Brady on the show.
Is he married?
Paddy is married to his wife Emily Regan, whom he met on the set of Mrs Brown’s Boys. Fiona O’Carroll, who plays Maria, was pregnant with her first child and Emily covered her up while on maternity leave.
The TV favorite previously told RSVP Magazine: “We hit it off right away. She was the first person to tape me as much as I could tape them, she was well able to give it back to me as much as I could give that. to her.
“She piqued my interest on set and since then I have been abused by her.”
When they first started dating, they had no way of keeping it a secret on the set of Mrs Brown’s Boys or on tour.
Paddy said: “We were pushed towards each other, everyone saw something in both of us.
“We couldn’t have a minute to chat without people asking us, ‘How are things going? »And all the actors and the team made an effort to make our relationship a reality.
“Even now people still tell me I owe them a thank you or a drink because they all like to think they tricked us, but I like to think I did some of the work myself. “
Paddy and Emily’s children
The happy couple are parents to twins Bonnie and Darcey, who they welcomed in 2015, two years after their marriage. Paddy and Emily often share snapshots of their daughters on social media, describing them as “best friends.”