Kelly Macdonald

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Kelly Macdonald
  • Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/23/1976, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Kelly Macdonald Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a barmaid before she began her acting career.
  • Landed her debut film role in 1996's Trainspotting through an open audition. 
  • Gained acclaim in the U.S. for her leading role in HBO's The Girl in the Café (2005), garnering a Golden Globe nomination and an Emmy win. 
  • Auditioned for roles in Shakespeare in Love, The Matrix and Moulin Rouge.
  • Impressed the Coen brothers with her facility for accents to land the role of Carla Jean Moss in 2007's No Country for Old Men.
  • Kelly Macdonald Relationships:
  • Dougie Payne - Husband
  • Theodore William Payne - Son
  • Freddie Peter Payne - Son
  • Kelly Macdonald Awards:
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2008 Sundance Film Festival: Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Dramatic) - Winner
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner

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