Life & CareerEdit
Saoirse was born in New York City, New York, United States. Her father is Paul Ronan, an Irish actor, and her mother is Monica Ronan. When Saoirse was age 3, the family moved to Ireland. Saoirse grew up in County Carlow, Ireland.
Saoirse made her first TV appearance with a small role in a few episodes of the TV series, The Clinic (2003). Her first film appearance was in the 2007 movie, I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007). Saoirse received international fame after appearing in the movie, Atonement (2007), which was directed by Joe Wright. The movie co-starred Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. The film was successful, both critically and commercially, and Saoirse earned an Oscar nomination for her role. She became one of the youngest people to be nominated for an Oscar.
After this, she continued to earn success and fame. Between 2008 to 2011, she starred in a number of successful movies, including City of Ember (2008), which earned her a nomination for Irish Film & Television Award, The Lovely Bones (2009), for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and The Way Back (2010), for which she won Irish Film & Television Award for Actress in a Supporting Role.
Saoirse Ronan lives in County Carlow, Ireland.
- Has a border collie dog named Sassy.
- Her first name is Irish and means "freedom". Her last name means "little seal".
|Cast and Crew|
|Crew||Neil Jordan - Javier Navarrete - Moira Buffini - Sharon Harel-Cohen|
|Cast||Barry Cassin - Caleb Landry Jones - Daniel Mays - Gemma Arterton - Jonny Lee Miller - Kate Ashfield - Maria Doyle Kennedy - Sam Riley - Saoirse Ronan - Thure Lindhardt - Tom Hollander - Uri Gavriel - Warren Brown|