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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 »

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No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Carla Jean Moss
Brave Merida


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 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Karin Parke
- Hated in the Nation (2016) ... Karin Parke
 2016 Swallows and Amazons
Mrs. Walker
 2016 Special Correspondents
 2012/I Anna Karenina
 2012 Brave (Video Game)
Princess Merida (voice)
 2012 Brave
Merida (voice)
 2011 The Decoy Bride
Katie (as Kelly MacDonald)
 2009 Skellig: The Owl Man (TV Movie)
 2005 Lassie
 2005 All the Invisible Children
Jonathan's wife (segment "Jonathan")
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie)
 2005 Alias (TV Series)
Kiera MacLaine / Meghan Keene
- Ice (2005) ... Kiera MacLaine / Meghan Keene
 2003 Brush with Fate (TV Movie)
Aletta Pieters
 2001 Strictly Sinatra
 2001 The Fear (TV Series)
- Reconstruction (2001) ... Storyteller
 2000 Some Voices
 2000 House!
 2000 Two Family House
Mary O'Neary
 1999 Tube Tales
Emma (segment "Mr. Cool")
 1999 My Life So Far
 1999/I Entropy
 1999 Splendor
 1998 Elizabeth
Isabel Knollys
 1997 Dead Eye Dick (Short)
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
 1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Amy Ogilvie
- Flowers in the Forest (1996) ... Amy Ogilvie
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Played Donna in the UK premiere of "Hurlburly" by David Rabe - Old Vic Theatre, London

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

Alternate Names:

Kelly MacDonald


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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They're naughty, all those writers - they mess around with people. I know James Gandolfini got a bit fed up on 'The Sopranos': if he said anything in front of a writer, told them a story from his life, it could make its way into the script. See more »


Trainspotting (1996) was released on Kelly's 20th birthday. See more »


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