About Saoirse Ronan

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Saoirse Ronan Biography

Saoirse Ronan is an Irish-American actress born on 12th April 1994 in The Bronx, New York. She has no siblings thus is the only child to Paul Ronan and Monica Ronan. At the time of her birth, the two lived in New York City. Her mother had acted as a child and her father’s profession is acting. At the age of 3, her family relocated to County Carlow in Ireland after which they again moved to Howth, County Dublin where she spent her teenage life.

Ronan started her career by acting in Irish TV shows such as The Clinic and Proof. She later on diverted into Hollywood films featuring in movies like Atonement and I Could Never Be Your Woman in 2007. When she was 12 years old, she auditioned for Atonement of which she won. She played the role of a 13-year-old aspiring novelist who falsely accuses her sister lover for murder.

Her astonishing performance in the film won her an Oscar nomination as the best supporting actress. Some other roles she has taken include a lead in The Lovely Bones by Peter Jackson and also a titular character in the 2011 Hanna. She again got an Oscar nomination for being a lead character in Brooklyn – a 2015 drama. This film is considered to have taken the actress back to her cultural roots.

Forbes included Ronan in its 2016 “30 Under 30” in its USA and European editions. She also appeared in the TIME Magazine cover as one of the young leaders to be the “Next Generation Leaders.”

Her talent has seen her appear in numerous movies, including The Grand Budapest Hotel – 2014, The Host – 2013, Byzantium – 2012, The Way Back – 2010, Hanna – 2011, The Lovely Bones – 2009, City of Ember – 2008 and I Could Never Be Your Woman – 2007.

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