Claudia O'Doherty | Biography

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  • Full Name Claudia O'Doherty
  • Occupation Actress, Comedian & Writer
  • Nationality Austailian
  • Birthplace Sydney, Australia
  • Birth Date Nov 29, 1983
  • Age 40 Years, 5 Months
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
Lead Actress on Netflix Series 'Love'

Claudia O'Doherty | Biography

Writer & Star of 'Claudia O'Doherty Comedy Blaps'

O'Doherty later appeared in multiple comedy television shows, including 'Problems', 'QI', 'Comedy Bang! Bang!', and 'Inside Amy Schumer'. She also wrote several television shows such as 'Problems' and 'Claudia O'Doherty Comedy Blaps'. In 2016, she landed the starring role in the Netflix series 'Love'. She later appeared in television series such as 'Sarah's Channel', 'Squinters', 'Wild Life', 'Bluey', and 'The Strange Chores'.

Claudia O'Doherty is an Australian actress best known for playing Bertie Bauer in the Netflix romantic comedy-drama series Love

Who is Claudia O'Doherty?

Claudia O'Doherty is an actress, writer, and comedian born on 29 November 1983 in Sydney, Australia. 

At age 24, she won the 'Best Independent Show' at the Melbourne International Festival with her sketch group Pig Island. 

Two years later, she won the 'Best Comedy Award' for her debut solo stand-up comedy show titled Monsters of the Deep 3D at the 2009 Melbourne Fringe Festival and Brisbane Comedy Festival. Her solo show also won the 'Best Newcomer Award' at the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She was later nominated for the 'Edinburgh Comedy Award' for her comedy show The Telescope at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

O'Doherty later appeared in multiple comedy television shows, including ProblemsQIComedy Bang! Bang!, and Inside Amy Schumer. She also wrote several television shows such as ProblemsClaudia O'Doherty Comedy Blaps, and Inside Amy Schumer.

In 2016, she landed the starring role in the Netflix series Love. She later appeared in television series such as Sarah's ChannelSquintersWild LifeBluey, and The Strange Chores.

In addition, O'Doherty appeared in several films like The Inbetweeners 2 (2014), Trainwreck (2015), Fun Mom Dinner (2017), The Festival (2018), Long Shot (2019), and Extra Ordinary (2019).

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She will appear as Jillian in the upcoming comedy television series Killing It, due to be premiered in April 2022.

In addition to that in 2022, she appeared in the historical-comedy movie Our Flag Means Death alongside Taika Waititi. She presented as the wife of the lead character Stede Bonnet. In the movie, her husband leaves his wife and children to find the purpose of his living. After which he embarks on an adventurous journey stumbling upon pirate ships.

Although she had a minor role in the movie, the production was said to be a successful mashup of comedy, history, and pirate thematic.   


Love is a romantic comedy-drama series. It follows the story of two Los Angeles-based singles, Gus Cruikshank (played by Paul Rust) and Mickey Dobbs (played by Gillian Jacobs), navigating their careers and thrills of modern relationships. 

After being left by his cheating girlfriend, good-natured Gus moves into a trendy apartment complex inhabited by many college students. He serves as an on-set teacher for a crappy CW-esque series with aspirations of being a famous writer and director.

However, he accidentally meets a recently single rebellious, alcoholic, and drug and sex addicted Mickey, who despises her job on the radio. The two meet by chance and eventually begin a romantic relationship.

Claudia O'Doherty with Love Costars at Vulture Festival
Claudia O'Doherty (middle) with her Love co-stars Paul Rust and Mike Mitchell among others at Vulture Festival in 2013. (Photo: Instagram)

O'Doherty portrayed the role of Bertie Bauer in the series created by Judd Apatow. For the role, she had to move to America from Australia. The first season of the series was released on 19 February 2016 on Netflix. The third and final season was released on 9 March 2018.


O'Doherty's father, Christopher O'Doherty, alias Reg Mombassa is a New Zealand-born Australian artist and musician. He is known for being a member of rock bands like Mental as Anything and Dog Trumpet. In 1996, Mental as Anything won an 'ARIA Award' for 'Best Cover Art' for Mombassa's artwork on their Liar, Liar Pants on Fire album. Mental as Anything was later inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2009.

As an artist, O'Doherty's father exhibited paintings, drawings, and prints at Watters Gallery from 1975 to 2018. He also partook in solo and group art shows worldwide, including in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Italy, France, Britain, Thailand, and China.

In addition, he had survey exhibitions at The S.H. Ervin Gallery in 2007, the Manly Gallery and Museum in 2018, and Ambush Gallery in 2019. 

Mombassa's designs appeared in the closing ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games. He also designed the art for the Sydney New Year Eve 2013, for which he became the Creative Ambassador. Furthermore, the artist worked with Mambo Graphics designing t-shirts and posters since 1986.

'The Life and Times of Reg Mombassa,' a biography written by Murray Waldren, was published in 2009. P.Q. Blackwell later published 'The Landscapes of Reg Mombassa' in 2016.

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