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Three Time Oscar Nominated Actress Saoirse Ronan's Journey In The Acting Field-Includes Awards, Nominations And Upcoming Movies

News by Kiara Watson Published on 06 Apr,2018 Updated on 06 Apr,2018

Receiving Oscar nomination at the young age of 13, Saoirse Ronan is one of the most aspiring actresses in Hollywood. Ronan received three Oscar nomination being the second youngest actress to have achieved three Oscar nominations before the age of 24.

The young actress seems to be busy in her career as she has a hand full of works. What are her upcoming projects? Here we have all details regarding her upcoming ventures and career, not to forget her awards as well.

What Is Oscar Nominated Actress Saoirse Ronan Up To At Present? Her UpComing Ventures Details

Saoirse Ronan has completed a movie directed by Michael MayerThe Seagull. The movie which began its shooting from June 2015 is all set to make its premiere on Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2018, and it will release on May 11, 2018.

The 23-year-old three times Oscar-nominated actress starred in the movie alongside Annette Bening, Corey Stoll, Billy Howle and Elisabeth Moss.

CAPTION: Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan SOURCE: Los Angeles Times

Her next upcoming project is historical drama film, Mary Queen of Scots alongside Margot Robbie, David Tennant, Jack Lowden, Martin Compston and Joe Alwyn. The movie directed by Josie Rourke is scheduled to premiere on November 2, 2018.

Recently, Ronan appeared on the 2017 movies On Chesil Beach and Oscar-nominated movie Lady Bird. Both movies premiered in September 2017. She also earned 2018 Oscar nomination and 2018 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for the movie Lady Bird.

Saoirse Ronan: Career Highlight

Ronan started her acting career from a small role in television series, The Clinic in 2003. She then made her film debut from the 2007 romantic comedy film, I Could Never Be Your Woman alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, and Sarah Alexander.

Ronan eventually got international recognition after being cast in the movie, Atonement in 2007 directed by Joe Wright alongside Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. Ronan received her first Oscar nomination for the movie at the age of 13 becoming one of the youngest actresses to have received an Oscar nomination.

CAPTION: Saoirse Ronan received 2018 Oscar nomination and 2018 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for the movie Lady Bird. SOURCE: Indie Wire

The actress performed in several successful movies such as City of Ember, The Lovely Bones, The Way Back, Brooklyn, Lady Bird and much more. 

She appeared in several music videos including Hozier's Cherry Wine and Ed Sheeran's Galway Girl. Furthermore, she gave voice in television series, Robot Chicken in 2014 and hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in 2017.

Saoirse Ronan: Awards And Achievement

Ronan has won several awards including three Oscar nomination. She is the second youngest actress after Jennifer Lawrence to have achieved three Oscar nominations before the age of 24. Altogether she won 46 awards and 93 nominations to date. 

Here is the list of the awards and nomination Ronan earned:

Year Awards Movie Result
2008 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress Atonement Nominated
2008 British Academy Film Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Atonement Nominated
2010 British Academy Film Awards for Best Actress in Leading role  The Lovely Bones Nominated
2015 Academy Awards for Best Actress Brooklyn Nominated
2015 Boston Online Film Critics Association for Best Actress Brooklyn Won
2016 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Brooklyn Nominated
2017 Iowa Film Critics Awards for Best Actress Lady Bird Won 
2017 New York Film Critics Circle for Best Actress Lady Bird Won
2017 Gotham Independent Film Awards for Best Actress Lady Bird Won 
2018 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Lady Bird Won
2018 Academy Awards for Best Actress Lady Bird Nominated

Ronan was named #23 on 30 Under 30 according to Entertainment Weekly. As per TIME Magazine, she was the 3rd greatest female performance of 2009 for her role in The Lovely Bones.  

Saoirse Ronan: Quick Facts

  • Saoirse Una Ronan was born on 12 April 1994, in The Bronx, New York, U.S.A  to Monica (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan.
  • She is Irish and American and is of Caucasian ethnicity.
  • Meaning of her name is freedom.
  • Her nickname is Sersh.
  • Her height is 5' 6" (1.68 m).
  • She was home-schooled.
  • She attended Ardattin National School.
  • Ronan is a skilled martial artist.
  • She is an ambassador for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
  • She auditioned for the role Luna Lovegood portrayed by Evanna Lynch in the 2007 movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  • She was featured as the cover girl of the International edition of TIME in 2016 and became one of their 'Next Generation Leaders'.
  • Her estimated net worth is $2.5 million.

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