Birthday Girl: Saoirse Ronan

On the 12th of April, Saoirse Ronan celebrates her birthday.


Saoirse Una Ronan was born on April 12th, 1994 in New York City. Her family moved to Ireland when she was three, and she grew up in County Carlow, getting her thick, Irish accent that she's so proud of.

People are surprised when they hear actress speak with her accent, mainly because Ronan has played many British/American characters in her career.

Saoirse started her acting career on TV show The Clinic in 2003. In 2005 she did another TV series Proof, before turning to the big screen roles. Her movie debut was in 2007's rom-com I Could Never Be Your Woman, opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd.

From then on, Ronan's career skyrocketed, and the 24-year-old actress now have almost 30 movies and TV series behind her.

She was nominated many times for various awards. Three times for Academy award, for her roles in Atonement (2007), Brooklyn (2015) and for Lady Bird (2017). She was also nominated for Golden Globes for the same movies, and she has won the GG for Lady Bird (2017).

Now, Saoirse is filming two upcoming movies: The Seagull (2018) and Mary Queen of Scots (2018).

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