8 Things You Didn’t Know About Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan is only twenty-five years old, but she already has a career that most people can only dream of. Atonement, The Lovely Bones, Brooklyn, The Host, and Mary Queen of Scots are among the films in which she has appeared. She has been nominated for several Academy Awards. If you don’t know much about her, these unknown facts about her will help you change that.
Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Saoirse Ronan

1. Auditioned For The Role In Harry Potter

She tried out for the part of Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. However, producers thought she was too young for the role, and Evanna Lynch was cast instead. This was a huge disappointment for the star as a Potterhead. [1]

2. Her Actor Father

Acting is in my blood. Paul Ronan is Saoirse’s father. He is well-known for his performances in The Devil’s Own and Veronica Guerin. He even appeared in the film How I Live Now alongside his daughter.

3. Youngest Actress To be Recognized By 3 Prestigious Awards

She was nominated for a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award for her performance in the film “Atonement”. This made history because she was the youngest actress ever to be recognized by all three of these prestigious awards.

4. Turned Down The Part Of Kitty In Anna Karenina

Saoirse declined the role of Kitty due to the lengthy production schedule and the fact that it was a supporting role. Saoirse has stated in interviews that she has no desire to play a supporting role. [2]

5. Anna Was In Ed Sheeran’s Music Video

She played the lead role in the music video for the song “Galway Girl” by the artist. Even the tattoo that Sheeran gets inked on his arm in the video was written by her by hand. The ink has “Galway Grill” written on it. [3]

6. Skilled Martial Artist

The Little Women actress is a martial arts expert. She tries to incorporate her training into action scenes as much as possible. We can see why she’s been cast in a number of superhero films. She’s probably hoping to combine her interests in acting and martial arts. [4]
Ronan using her martial arts skills in movies
Ronan uses her martial arts skills in movies

7. Learned French For Her Role as Mary Stuart

She studied French to play Mary Stuart in Mary Queen of Scots. Saoirse is clearly committed to immersing herself in roles. Saoirse is clearly willing to go the extra mile when it comes to learning an accent or a foreign language. [5]

8. No Social Media Account

You will not find Saoirse on social media. She briefly had a Twitter account in 2009 but only made one because she was a fan of British comedian Stephen Fry and he had an account. She has stated in previous interviews that she finds social media “too stressful.” [6]