Saoirse Ronan in I Could Never Be... | 2007
Clip Name: Appropriate Age to Have Sex
About this actor
Saoirse Ronan (Irish pronunciation: [ˈsˠiːɾˠʃə]; roughly SEER-shə; born 12 April 1994) is an Irish actress. She is known for her roles in films such as Atonement, City of Ember and The Lovely Bones. Born in New York City as an only child, she is the daughter of Irish parents Monica and Paul Ronan – the latter an actor – who were living in New York at the time. Her family is Catholic. She was raised in County Carlow, Ireland, having moved to Ireland when she was three years old. Ronan is currently home schooled and lives in County Carlow, Ireland. As a small child, she sometimes accompanied her father on the set when working on such films as The Devil's Own and Veronica Guerin. She supports the Irish Blue Cross, as the charity had reunited her with her runaway dog Sassie. Her first name means "freedom" in Irish. She made her screen debut on Irish public service broadcaster RTÉ, in the 2003 primetime medical drama The Clinic and the 2004-2005 mini-serial Proof. She is the eleventh...