|Kelly Macdonald Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2½ in|
|Date of Birth||February 23, 1976|
Kelly Macdonald is a Scottish actress who has received widespread acclaim for her work in films like Trainspotting (1996), Gosford Park (2001), Nanny McPhee (2005), No Country for Old Men (2007), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011), etc. Additionally, she became a household name with television shows like Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014), Line of Duty (2021), Giri/Haji (2019), etc.
Kelly Dorothy Macdonald
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
- Father – Archibald Macdonald
- Mother – Patricia Kelly
- Siblings – David Macdonald (Brother)
She has been represented by Independent Talent Group located in London.
Kelly’s net worth was $8 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com
5 ft 2½ in or 159 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Chris Jaymes (1997-2000)
- Dougie Payne (2000-2017) – The Finding Neverland actress married musician Dougie Payne, from the band Travis, on August 27, 2003. The couple welcomed 2 sons together – Freddie Peter Payne (b. March 9, 2008) and Theodore William Payne (b. December 8, 2012). Sadly, their decades-long marriage ended in divorce in 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Scottish ancestry.
- She is a redhead.
- Moles on her body
Kelly Macdonald Favorite Things
- Disney Character – Tinker Bell
- Books – After You’d Gone by Maggie O’Farrell, Dirt Music by Tim Winton, The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark, Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe, A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin, Lucia in London & Mapp and Lucia by E.F. Benson, The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford, Writing Home by Alan Bennett
Kelly Macdonald Facts
- She was considered for roles in successful films like Moulin Rouge! (2001), Shakespeare in Love (1998), and The Matrix (1999).
- For her performance in Boardwalk Empire, Kelly was named as one of the ‘8 Actors Who Turn Television into Art’ by The New York Times in 2011.
- She voiced the character of Princess Merida in the animated film, Brave (2012), which was Pixar’s first film starring a female protagonist.
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