Description: Comic, Writer, Broadcaster, Australia

Music Styles: Comic

Location: SA, Australia

Date Born: 1963
Location Born: Warooka, South Australia, Australia

Web Site:  Fiona’s bio and photo

Other Links: See bellow:



Fiona O’Loughlin

Fiona O’Loughlin (born in 1963) is an Australian comedian, known primarily for her stand-up comedy; for her television performances, on ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks, and Channel Ten’s Rove Live and GNW; and a series of advertisements for Heinz soups. She has performed as a headline act in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

Personal life.

O’Loughlin (née Taheny) was born into an Irish Australian family and is a mother of five children. She lives in Alice Springs. Her family, and attitude towards children, make up a large component of her act. She is represented by Andrew Taylor Management.

In 2009, O’Loughlin collapsed during a performance in Brisbane. She subsequently announced that she suffers from alcoholism.

O’Loughlin is the elder sister of Emily Taheny, also a comedian and formerly a regular cast member of Comedy Inc.


  1. “Look who the Alice has sprung on us”

    by Lenny Ann Low, The Sydney Morning Herald (11 December 2003)

  2. Jump up ^ “Fiona O’Loughlin battles through booze hell”

    by Geoff Shearer, The Courier-Mail (8 August 2009)

  3. Jump up ^ “Comedian Fiona O’Loughlin speaks out about alcohol abuse and attempted suicide”

    . Australian Story – by Brigid Donovan – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (29 September 2014). Retrieved 29 September 2014.