Saoirse Una Ronan (The Bronx, New York, April 12, 1994) is an Irish-American actress. At her young age, she has been nominated four times for the Oscars. Winner of the Golden Globe, she also has nominations for the BAFTA Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the Film Critics Awards, among others. So she is considered one of the best actresses of her generation.
Ronan received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress at age 13 for her role in Atonement (2007), her second nomination as Best Actress for Brooklyn (2015), her third nomination came two years later for her role. main in Lady Bird (2017) and in 2020 she was nominated for her performance as Jo March in Little Women, also as best actress.
She has received a total of four Golden Globe nominations, winning once for Lady Bird (2017); has five BAFTA Award nominations, four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, as well as ten Critics’ Award nominations, winning once for The Lovely Bones (2009); and three Satellite Award nominations, winning once for Brooklyn (2015).
He made his film debut with the romantic comedy, I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007). Other notable roles in her career include Atonement (2007), City of Ember (2008), The Lovely Bones (2009), The Way Back (2010), Hanna (2011), The Host (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel ( 2014), Brooklyn (2015), Lady Bird (2017) and Little Women (2019).
In 2016, Ronan made her Broadway debut playing Abigail Williams in a remake of Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible.
Personal Information of Saoirse Ronan:
Full Name: Saoirse Una Rona
NICKNAME: Una Ronan
Date of Birth: April 12, 1994
Age: 26 Year Old
Sun Sign: Aries
Birth Country: United States
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Father: Paul Ronan
Mother: Monica Ronan
City: New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Body Measurements: 33-23.5-35 inches
Bra Size/Breast: 32B
Waist: 23.5 inches
Hips: 35 inches
Body Type: Banana
Dress Size: 5 (US)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Net Worth: USD $3 million approx
Early Life of Saoirse Ronan:
Ronan was born in the Bronx borough of New York City. She is the only daughter of Monica (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, both of Dublin, Ireland. Her father worked in construction and in a bar before training as an actor in New York, and her mother had acted like a child.
The three of them moved to Dublin when Saoirse was three years old. They lived for a season in County Carlow, where she attended Ardattin National School but was later homeschooled by a private tutor. In her teens, they returned to Dublin, settling in the seaside town of Howth.
Personal Life of Saoirse Ronan:
Ronan has dual citizenship, Irish and American, although he resides in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland.
In 2010, at the age of 16, she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She also became an ambassador for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. In 2011, participated in a promotion for the Archives Preservation Fund of the Irish Film Institute, in which it was digitally edited into popular Irish films of the past, as well as documentary footage.
Professional Life of Saoirse Ronan:
Saoirse made her television debut with a small role in the series The Clinic (2003) and then participated in Proof (2004 – 2005). During that time, she auditioned to play Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, a role that she eventually lost to Evanna Lynch.
Ronan gained international recognition after appearing in Atonement (2007), directed by Joe Wright. He auditioned for this movie at the age of twelve; in it she plays Briony Tallis, a thirteen-year-old aspiring writer who irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister’s lover of a crime she did not commit. The film stars Keira Knightley and James McAvoy.
With a budget of thirty million dollars, the film was a success both critically and commercially, and Saoirse earned an Oscar nomination for her role. Thus, she became one of the youngest actresses to be nominated for an Oscar together.
other actors such as Tatum O’Neal,Mary Badham, Quinn Cummings, Abigail Breslin, Patty McCormack, and Anna Paquin. Also in 2007, she appeared in I Could Never Be Your Woman, playing the character of Izzie Grossman, the teenage daughter of a television series writer, played by Michelle Pfeiffer, who falls in love with a younger man (Paul Rudd); while Izzie falls in love for the first time. Upon its launch, the independent project garnered mostly lukewarm reviews.
The same year, she played the daughter of Catherine Zeta-Jones’ character in The Last Great Wizard (2007). The movie was not a box office success, grossing just $ 8.3 million worldwide.
In 2008, Ronan starred in City of Ember, based on the novel by Jeanne DuPrau, which received mixed reviews and grossed seventeen million dollars worldwide, well below its budget of fifty-five million. It also earned her a nomination for the Irish Film and Television Award.
In 2009, she appeared alongside Rachel Weisz and Stanley Tucci in Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones, an adaptation of the Alice Sebold novel of the same name. In the film, Ronan plays fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon, who after being murdered finds herself in limbo between Heaven and Earth, and watches her family and friends struggle to move on with their lives. lives, as she comes to terms with her own death.
At first, Saoirse and her family had doubts that she would accept the role in the film due to its theme, but she agreed after meeting with Jackson, who described her as “amazing on screen.” The Lovely Bones was released to mixed reviews on the plot and its message. The film won multiple accolades, with Ronan winning a Critics’ Choice Award for this role, and was also nominated for a BAFTA for best actress.
In 2010, she appeared in The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir, in which she played Irena, an orphan from Poland, who joins a group of prisoners who escape from a gulag in Siberia in 1940 and try to take a hike.
four thousand miles to India. It was shot in Bulgaria, India, and Morocco, alongside Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell, and Ed Harris. The film received generally positive reviews, for which Ronan won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
In 2011, she starred in the action thriller Hanna, opposite Eric Bana, which marked her reunion with Atonement director Joe Wright. That year, Ronan played the role of a teenage murderer, for the first time under the direction of Geoffrey Fletcher, in Violet and Daisy.
In November 2011, he participated in a promotion for the Irish film Institute Archive Preservation Fund, in which popular Irish films of the past, such as Eleven and My Left Foot, were digitally edited, as well as documentary footage about the arrival of John F.
Kennedy to Dublin Airport and the All-Ireland GAA Final. Also in 2011, it was announced that Ronan would star in Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel The Guest (2013) as Melanie Stryder. Additionally, the film featured Diane Kruger, Max Irons, Jake Abel, among others.
In 2016 Saoirse made her Broadway debut playing Abigail Williams in a remake of Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, along with Ben Whishaw, Sophie Okonedo, Ciaran Hinds, among others. The same year, she appeared in the music video for the song “Cherry Wine” by the artist Hozier, in which she plays a woman victim of gender violence.
In 2017 she played Marguerite Gachet in the animated film Loving Vincent, about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh, the film was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Film. In addition, she starred in the film Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig, for which she was again nominated for Best Actress at the 2018 Oscars.
The film was critically acclaimed and also received Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress nominations for Laurie Metcalf, and Best Original Screenplay and Direction for Gerwig. The same year she starred in Ed Sheeran’s “Galway Girl” music video.
In 2018, her new collaboration with Greta Gerwig was confirmed to star in the adaptation of the novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The cast also includes Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Louis Garrel, Bob Odenkirk, among others.
The film was released in December 2019 and was a critical and box office success. Ronan’s performance was once again praised and earned her her fourth Oscar nomination for Best Leading Actress.