Saoirse Ronan, the flashing talent of the youth


26 years ago was born Saoirse Ronana woman with so much talent that has broken some schema in the schematic, and sometimes too formal, Hollywood. She is the second youngest woman to ever be nominated 4 times at the awards Oscara milestone to be highlighted, since we hardly have 11 years in the mecca of cinema. The film won the critical view was with The lovely bones (2009).

Your coterránea, the american Jennifer Lawrenceis the actress who tops the list of nominated more young people, because to get his fourth nomination for an Oscar in 2015 Joy , was four months younger than you is Ronan today. Saoirse has been nominated in this category in 2016 for Brooklyn, and in 2018 by Lady Bird and in 2008 for Best supporting Actress with just 13 years for his role in Atonement. In 2020 he did for her role as Jo March in the film Mujercitas, Greta Gerwin.

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But behind all these achievements there is a great passion that comes from the cradle. Her father Paul Ronan is an actor and his mother Monica had several roles as a little girl. Although they lived in New York, this irish family moved to Dublin when Saoirse was 3 years old. And it was in the country of origin of their parents when he made his debut on television 13 years. The blonde is the actress most brilliant of his generation. This year we will see in the next Wes Anderson film, and alongside Kate Winslet in a romantic drama of the period called The French Dispatch.


To understand the career of this actress, and now in quarantine time EXPRESSIONS explains 5 of the best films of the irish.

The lovely bones

In 2009, Ronan took on his first role in a film when she was cast in The lovely bones , the film adaptation of the popular book of the same name. The character of Susie Salmon is raped and murdered, while as a voice of the omnipresent narrates the film and observes how her family struggle to try to move forward and obtain justice for his death.


In this historical drama, Ronan plays Eilis Lacey, an immigrant irish who is torn between her new life in Brooklyn and his community, and the past in their native land. The performance of Ronan was praised and earned nominations for Best Actress at the Academy awards, Golden Globes and Bafta.

The grand Budapest hotel

In this Wes Anderson film, Ronan plays Agatha, a baker, a talented whose cakes end up saving the characters in a moment.

Lady bird

Saoirse ‘Lady Bird’ Ronan was his nickname during 2017. The interpretation of Ronan as a teenage catholic whose relationship with her mother was tense and real, it earned the actress her first major award when he received the award for Best Actress in a Film – Musical or Comedy at the Golden globes.


Every generation has a version Mujercitas to love. Ronan joined Gerwig for their second collaboration in the role of Jo March, the aspiring novelist whose ambition and independence should be taken into account.