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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 16 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Carla Jean Moss
(2007)
Brave
Brave Merida
(2012)
Trainspotting
(1996)

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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:

[on Trainspotting (1996) in 2012] I was uncomfortable with the explicit nudity. I was in denial, head in the sand about that day's work. I just nodded my head and agreed and got along with it. But nudity's out now. You won't even get me in a bikini on set, frankly. Yeah, I was 19. It was a different body, a different life. See more »

Trivia:

1999: Named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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