Name: Niall Sheehy

Age: 31

Occupation: Actor

From: County Wicklow, Ireland

Niall was voted out of the show on Thursday 19 July 2012.

Niall Sheehy | ITV Superstar

Niall Sheehy | ITV Superstar

Niall was always singing and entertaining in the family home and entered his first vocal competition at the age of 7. In 2007 Niall auditioned for the TV show Any Dream Will Do. David Grindrod told him to go away and get some training. So, aged 26, Niall went to Mount View College in London

Big Break

He auditioned for Wicked three times before he was given the opportunity to cover the main male lead.

Role Call

Niall got a role in the UK tour of Spamalot until he saw the advert for Superstar. On getting through the first round, Niall decided to take a gamble and leave the tour.

Off Stage

Whilst he was studying in London he worked in various bars as it was proving difficult to break into the industry.