Saoirse Ronan

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Saoirse Ronan (born 12.04.1994)
Saoirse Ronan is an Irish actress.

Saoirse Ronan: Childhood
Saoirse Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City but raised County Carlow, Ireland. Her parents are Paul, an actor, and Monica Ronan.
She was homeschooled after moving to Ireland.
She has said that she pronounces her name 'Sir-sha' although most Irish people pronounce it 'Seer-sha'.

Saoirse Ronan: Acting career
Saoirse Ronan made her acting debut in the TV medical drama 'The Clinic' in 2003 before appearing in the thriller series 'Proof'.
In 2007, she was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for her role in 'Atonement' opposite Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. In the same year she appeared alongside Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd in 'I Could Never Be Your Woman'.
In 2008, she starred in 'Death Defying Acts' and 'City of Ember', though the former was poorly received at the box office.
In 2009, she played a murdered teenager in Peter Jackson's 'The Lovely Bones' alongside Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci.
The following year she was in 'The Way Back' with Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell and Ed Harris,
In 2011, she starred as the young assassin title character in the action thriller 'Hanna' with Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana.
In 2013, she starred in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's 'The Host' with Diane Kruger and Max Irons and she was also announced to be starring in vampire flick 'Byzantium' opposite Gemma Arterton.
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