She is talented, she is charismatic, beautiful, young and elegant. What’s not to love about a film star who’s really good at what she does? Saoirse Ronan is a figure who is certainly familiar to film lovers. The main characters of the films ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Lady Bird’ have a mark in the Hollywood industry as one of the greatest young actresses working today. The actress whose full name is Saoirse Una Ronan was born on April 12, 1994. She started her acting career in the Irish drama The Clinic in 2003 and she got better and better from there.
Starting 2020, Saoirse has reaped praise through his appearance in the film Little Women. She returned to work with Greta Gerwig, the director who also directed the film ‘Lady Bird’ in 2017 which earned her a Saoirse a Golden Globe for Best Actress. He is an artist of Irish and American descent. Here are 5 facts about Saoirse Ronan that you should know.
1. He never reads reviews of the films he played
Saoirse Ronan is a person who doesn’t pay much attention to film reviews he has played both on social media and reviews from film critics. He doesn’t really care about the public’s assumptions about him. According to him, this is natural if someone does not think too much about the assumptions or views of others. We deduce that this is Lady Bird-ish’s attitude from him.
2. He also starred in several video clips of famous songs
Apart from being a movie star, he has also starred in several video clips of the songs of top musicians. Its music videos include Galway Girl from fellow Irish superstar Ed Sheeran, Cherry Grapes from Hozier, and Garden Hearts from Bats for Eyelashes.
The funny thing is, most people didn’t seem to notice this when the video came out. It was only when the name Saoirse became popular and trending in the middle of 2018 that fans noticed that the 26-year-old actress was the girl who starred in the music video. in ‘Galway Girl’, she makes a POV boyfriend hang around on a fun night out in an Irish town. Making people imagine what it would be like to date a beautiful actress.
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3. Saoirse Ronan is the youngest artist in history to be nominated for an Oscar in Best Actress after Jennifer Lawrence
In 2016, Saoirse Ronan became the youngest artist to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category. She became one of the youngest artists to be nominated for an Oscar at that time. Apart from himself, previously there were several artists who were also the youngest artists to be nominated such as Jennifer Lawrence and Quvenzhané Wallis.
Several years earlier, she had been nominated for an Oscar in the Best Supporting Actress category when she was only 12 years old for her role as Briony Tallis in Ian McEwan’s hugely popular literary novel ‘Atonement’ in 2008.
4. Come from a family of film actors
Saoirse Ronan was born to Paul Ronan and Monica (née Brennan). Paul Ronan is an actor who has a lot of flying hours. He has played for the film New York Undercover and Ballykissangel which is one of the famous series in Ireland. Meanwhile, Monica’s mother has been involved in acting since childhood. From Ireland, Saoirse went to Hollywood and then made her big screen debut with the comedy ‘I Could Never Be Your Woman’ (2007) and her entire career took off from there. No wonder Saoirse Ronan has great acting passed down from his parents.
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5. Saoirse Ronan has won 65 awards throughout his career
Nobody thought that the 26 year old girl won 65 awards. He also managed to enter 133 nominations in various categories. She has won best actress category at various awards such as Golden Globe Awards, Film Critic Awards, AACTA International Awards, and Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award. However, fans have been waiting for Irish wit to come up with an Oscar in the Best Actress category one day, it is likely that she deserves it after all that she has accomplished.
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6. He’s been at his peak since 2018 and still continues
Thanks to Lady Bird, she took home Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Film at the 2018 Golden Globe and was nominated for Best Actress at an Oscar. The competition in this particular nomination is intense enough to make everyone gasp. There was Hellen Mirren for ” The Leisure Seeker, Emma Stone for ‘Battle of the Sexes’ and Margot Robbie for ‘I, Tonya’, but Saoirse as the underdog of the nominations ended up snatching awards from all of them.
Later, Saoirse played the role of an 18th century woman named Jo March based on the beloved classic American novel ‘Little Women’. She co-starred with rising American actor Timothée Chalamet. Little Woman itself was directed by female director Greta Gerwig, who also happened to also direct Lady Bird. After just a month of being released in America, Little Women has won Saoirse the nominations for Best Actress at the Golden Globe and the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). Every appearance of Saoirse is always flooded with praise and prestigious award nominations. It’s no joke to say that Saoirse will someday definitely win an Oscar to stop his losing streak. After Little Women, Saoirse will star in the German-American comedy The French Dispatch, and the British-Australian production film Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet.