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Kelly Macdonald


Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised by her mother, a sales executive in the garment industry. She has one brother, David. As a hobby, she acted in an amateur theatrical club, which she enjoyed a great deal. Macdonald was working as a barmaid, when she saw a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 17 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gosford Park
Gosford Park Mary Maceachran
(2001)
Rebelle
Rebelle Merida
(2012)
T2 Trainspotting
(2017)

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 2018 Ralph 2.0 (filming)
Merida (voice)
 2018 Holmes and Watson (post-production)
Mrs. Hudson
 2018/II Puzzle (completed)
Agnes
 2017 The Child in Time (TV Movie)
Julie
 2017 T2 Trainspotting
Diane
 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Karin Parke
- Hated in the Nation (2016) ... Karin Parke
 2016 Hirondelles et Amazones
Mrs. Walker
 2016 Special Correspondents
Claire
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Margaret Thompson / Margaret Schroeder / Mrs. Rohan
- Eldorado (2014) ... Margaret Thompson
- Friendless Child (2014) ... Margaret Thompson
- Devil You Know (2014) ... Margaret Thompson (credit only)
- King of Norway (2014) ... Margaret Thompson
- Cuanto (2014) ... Margaret Thompson
 2012/I Anna Karenine
Dolly
 2012 Brave (Video Game)
Princess Merida (voice)
 2012 Rebelle
Merida (voice)
 2011 The Decoy Bride
Katie (as Kelly MacDonald)
 2009 Skellig (TV Movie)
Louise
 2009 Dans la brume électrique
Kelly Drummond
 2008 Choke
Paige Marshall
 2008 Killing Gentleman
Kate Frazier
 2005 Lassie
Jeanie
 2005 Nanny McPhee
Evangeline
 2005 Les enfants invisibles
Jonathan's wife (segment "Jonathan")
 2005 Rencontre au sommet (TV Movie)
Gina
 2005 Alias (TV Series)
Kiera MacLaine / Meghan Keene
- Ice (2005) ... Kiera MacLaine / Meghan Keene
 2004 Neverland
'Peter Pan'
 2003 Intermission
Deirdre
 2003 State of play, jeux de pouvoir (TV Mini-Series)
Della Smith
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Della Smith
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Della Smith
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Della Smith
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Della Smith
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Della Smith
 2003 Brush with Fate (TV Movie)
Aletta Pieters
 2001 Gosford Park
Mary Maceachran
 2001 Une star dans la mafia
Irene
 2001 The Fear (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Reconstruction (2001) ... Storyteller
 2000 Some Voices
Laura
 2000 Les vainqueurs
Linda
 2000 Two Family House
Mary O'Neary
 1999 Tube Tales
Emma (segment "Mr. Cool")
 1999 My Life So Far
Elspeth
 1999/I Entropy
Pia
 1999 Splendeur
Mike
 1998 Elizabeth
Isabel Knollys
 1998 Cousine Bette
Hortense Hulot
 1997 Dead Eye Dick (Short)
Wendy
 1996 De la part de Stella
Stella
 1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Amy Ogilvie
- Flowers in the Forest (1996) ... Amy Ogilvie
 1996 Trainspotting
Diane
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Donna in the UK premiere of "Hurlburly" by David Rabe - Old Vic Theatre, London

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kelly MacDonald

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm no good at anecdotes. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of Archibald Macdonald and Patricia Kelly. They separated in 1985 when Kelly was 9-years-old but did not divorce until 1993. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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