Bridey Elliott is an actress, comedian, writer and director. After graduating from the National Theater Institute at Eugene O'Neill Center, she began performing stand-up, appearing on shows with John Mulaney, Todd Barry, Janeane Garafalo, and Abby Elliott. She is a regular at Upright Citizens Brigade, performing in sketch teams Fambly and Absolutely. Elliott starred in the SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner Fort Tilden, which was released by Orion Pictures in 2015. Affections is her directorial debut.