Who is Caitlin Fitzgerald?
She’s an actress with over 40 acting credits to her name, however, Caitlin Fitzgerald came into the spotlight because of her role as Tabitha in the series “Succession”. Her character first appeared at Tom Wambsgans’ bachelor party, where she gave him fellatio and made him swallow his semen, which caused many controversies. Later, the audience realized that Tabitha is the girlfriend of Roman Roy, played by Kieran Culkin, who at the end proposes to her.
Caitlin appeared as Tabitha in only nine episodes of the show, but she piqued the interest of many fans who wanted to learn more about her. If you are one of them, please allow us to introduce you to this talented actress.
Early life, family, and education
Born on 25 August 1983, Caitlin’s zodiac sign is Virgo. She is a Camden, Maine USA native, thus she holds American nationality, and comes from a family of part Irish-American descent through her father Des, the founder of a fish farm, while her mother, Pam Allen, is the founder of a yarn company. Besides Caitlin, the two have a son named Ryan.
Their parents divorced when they were little, and Des remarried to actress Lucinda Ziesing, with whom he has two sons, Cooper and Alexander, Caitlin and Ryan’s half-brothers.
Although she was raised in a family of business people, Caitlin showed an interest in acting from an early age, performing in school and local theatre productions. When it comes to her educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2001, enrolled at Concord Academy, Massachusetts.
Later, she transferred to the prestigious New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Drama) in 2004. Caitlin then spent some time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England, where she studied Shakespeare.
Roles in movies
Caitlin made her acting debut as Katharine Johnson in the 2005 short movie “The Visionary *-(*Tesla)”, followed by her role as Wellesley in “A Jersey Christmas” in 2008.
In the following year, she had a small part in “Taking Woodstock” before her lead role as Ashley in the romantic drama “My Last Day with You”, also starring Andrew Frost. Although the movie had no nominations, the audience loved this inspiring story of recent college graduate Chad, who falls in love with a 16-year-old girl Ashley, who suddenly becomes mysteriously ill, and Chad rediscovers his passion for life. Also, in 2009, Caitlin was seen as Keith in the romantic comedy “Love Simple”, and as Lauren Adler in “It’s Complicated”, starring Alec Baldwin, Meryl Streep and Steve Martin.
Next, Caitlin was cast to play Bank Teller in the 2011 comedy “Dirty Movie”, followed by her roles in “Damsels in Distress” and “Newlyweds”. The following year saw Caitlin starring in “Like the Water”, a movie that she co-wrote with Caroline von Kuhn. This drama follows the story of Charlie, a young journalist, who returns to her hometown of Camden, to write the eulogy for her best friend, Katherine.
Caitlin was next seen starring as Liv opposite Cheyenne Jackson in the 2013 romantic comedy “Mutual Friends”, which was nominated for the Seattle International Film Festival New American Cinema Award. Later that year, she was seen in the short movie “The Woman in the Dress”.
In 2014, Caitlin co-starred in “Adult Beginners” and “Manhattan Romance”, followed by her role as Beth in “Always Shine” in 2016. In the same year, Caitlin was seen in Netflix’s movie “Mercy”, also starring James Wolk and Tom Lipinski.
She portrayed Alison in the 2017 romantic comedy “All I Wish” which won TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award. Caitlin followed by her role as Maxine in the 2018 science-fiction drama “The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot”, which had six award nominations winning the Nevada City Film Festival, US Heart of Gold Award – Excellence in Storytelling.
Many critics say that Caitlin’s most notable movie role, to date, is her portrayal of Agent Daphne O’Connor in the 2020 historic thriller “The Trial of the Chicago 7”, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, and Alex Sharp. The movie had 190 award nominations, including six for Oscars – Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song), Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Original Screenplay, Best Achievement in Film Editing, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- S. B. Cohen), and won 58.
Caitlin shares with the rest of the crew nomination for the CinEuphoria Award for Best Ensemble – International Competition, winning the Gold Derby Award for Ensemble Cast.
Most recently, Caitlin was seen as Stella Cooper in the 2022 TV movie “Our Time”, which followed the story of Stella who after failing to make it in the big city, returns with a heavy secret in her hometown. The movie had no nominations and was poorly rated by the audience.
Roles in series
Caitlin made her first television series appearance as Anna Bleers in an episode of the popular crime-drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2008. She followed by her guest role as Erika in an episode of the 2009 series “Mercy”.
Next, she was seen as Epperly Lawrence in “Gossip Girl” in 2011, while her most notable television series role came in 2013, when Caitlin was cast to play Libby Masters in the romantic drama “Masters of Sex”, also starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. The series followed the story of the pioneers of science who researched human sexuality, and encouraged the sexual revolution. The show aired from 2013 to 2016, had 56 award nominations and won six, including one Primetime Emmy.
In the following year, Caitlin was cast to play Chloe in the series “Rectify”, followed later that year by her role as Doctor Gretchen Kerr in “Code Black”.
In 2018, Caitlin portrayed Serena Wolcott in “UnREAL”, followed by her role as Simone in “Sweetbitter” (2018-2019). Concurrently, she made an appearance as Tabitha in “Succession”, a drama about the Roy family, whose world changed after their father steps down from the company, one of the biggest Entertainment and Media Companies in the world. The stars of the show were Brian Cox, Nicholas Braun and Kieran Culkin; the series had 184 award nominations and won 101 including 13 Primetime Emmys.
Another notable television role for Caitlin is her portrayal of Elizabeth in the TV mini-series “Station Eleven” (2021-2022), starring Mackenzie Davis, Matilda Lawler, and Himesh Patel, which had 42 award nominations and won 12, including seven Primetime Emmys.
Most recently, Caitlin was seen as Mags in the TV mini-series “Inventing Anna” in 2022.
Caitlin FitzGerald, Elizabeth in Station Eleven (miniseries)
Worth mentioning is Caitlin’s work as a director of the 2017 short movie “Mrs Drake”, starring Jessica Anguiano, Ashton Jonnard and Rachel Fowler, which followed the story of the volatile nature of motherhood. The movie had four award nominations, and won three Milwaukee Short Film Festival awards for Best Film, Best Actress, and Caitlin’s award for Best Director.
Love life and relationships
Caitlin is one of those celebrities who prefers to keep her personal matters away from the public eye. However, what we do know about her love life is that she married her boyfriend, Aidan Turner, whom she met in 2017.
Aidan is also an actor, and they met while filming the movie “The Man that Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot”, and soon began dating. Their love story blossomed into a seemingly happy marriage, as they tied the knot in August 2020, and in January 2022 welcomed their first child, whose name and gender hasn’t been disclosed, as they both prefer to keep their private life secret.,
Age, height, and net worth
Caitlin’s age is 39- she is known for her blonde hair and blue eyes. If you’ve wondered how tall Caitlin is, she stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs), with vital statistics of 34-25-34.
When it comes to the wealth Caitlin has earned starring in movies and series, and according to sources, as of early 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $5 million.