Esther Ayo-James was most recently seen as Sally in ‘Wallpaper’. Her performance earned her a nomination for Best Actress in a Short Film at the Richard Harris international Film festival; and an award win for Breakout Star at the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival. She previously played the role of Sarah (and multiple other roles) in the original play ‘Vessel’, and has worked on commercials for Now TV, Irish Life and Free Now.
Esther was born in Nigerian and grew up in Cork. She trained full time at Bow Street Academy under prominent acting coach Gerry Grennell and Director Shimmy Marcus. She trained in The Gaiety School of Acting prior to that, and has also trained with Identity School of acting and Helena Walsh since. She enjoys reading and hiking and writing poetry.