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Kelly Macdonald is a Actor British born on 23 february 1976 at Glasgow (United-kingdom)

Kelly Macdonald

Kelly Macdonald
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Birth name Elizabeth Kelly Macdonald
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 23 february 1976 (42 years) at Glasgow (United-kingdom)

Kelly Macdonald (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish actress, known for her roles in the films Trainspotting (1996), Gosford Park (2001), Intermission (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011) and Brave (2012). For the 2005 TV film The Girl in the Cafe, she was nominated for a Golden Globe and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie. For her role in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men, she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She went on to star for five seasons in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire (2010–14) as Margaret Thompson, for which she received a 2011 Emmy Award nomination.

Biography

Macdonald was born in Glasgow. Her mother was a garment industry sales executive. In August 2003, Macdonald married musician Dougie Payne, bassist of rock band Travis. The couple have two children.

Best films

Brave (2012)
(Actress)
No Country for Old Men (2007)
(Actress)
Anna Karenina (2012)
(Actress)
Trainspotting (1996)
(Actress)

Usually with

Ian Hart
Ian Hart
(5 films)
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(4 films)
Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh
(2 films)
Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kelly Macdonald (40 films)

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Actress

Holmes and Watson
Directed by Etan Cohen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Sherlock Holmes films
Actors Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Hugh Laurie, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Macdonald, Ralph Fiennes
Roles Mrs. Hudson

Adaptation des célèbres aventures de Sherlock Holmes et de son acolyte Watson.
T2: Trainspotting, 1h57
Directed by Danny Boyle
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime, Black comedy
Themes Films about drugs
Actors Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, Kelly Macdonald
Roles Diane Coulston
Rating71% 3.598253.598253.598253.598253.59825
Vingt ans après avoir dérobé le butin de 16 000 £ à ses amis, Mark Renton quitte Amsterdam et retourne à Édimbourg. Il retrouve son ami Daniel "Spud" Murphy, toujours héroïnomane et en proie à des pulsions suicidaires. Il croise aussi à nouveau la route de Simon « Sick Boy » Williamson, qui vit de petites combines et tient désespérément le pub déserté de sa tante, le Port Sunshine, dans le quartier froid et pluvieux de Leith. De son côté, Francis Begbie purge une peine de 25 ans de prison. Lassé et furieux de voir ses demandes de libération refusées, il compte bien s'évader et prendre sa revanche sur Mark.
Goodbye Christopher Robin, 1h47
Directed by Simon Curtis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers
Actors Domhnall Gleeson, Alex Lawther, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Stephen Campbel Moore
Roles Olive
Rating70% 3.5494953.5494953.5494953.5494953.549495
Le film commence durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en 1941, quand Alan Alexander Milne – surnommé "Blue" par ses amis et sa famille – et sa femme, Daphne, reçoivent un télégramme chez eux. C'est à partir de ce moment que nous revenons quelques décennies en arrière, lorsque Blue est sur le front de la Bataille de la Somme. Ensuite, nous reprenons avec sa vie en Angleterre lorsque sa femme accouche de leur enfant et qu’il a un flash-back des souffrances et traumatismes vécu à la guerre. Daphne espérait une fille, et fut déçue d'avoir à la place un fils, qu'ils nommèrent Christopher Robin Milne, dit "Billy", et engagèrent une nourrice, Olive, qui eut pour tâche principal d’élever l’enfant.
Special Correspondents
Directed by Ricky Gervais
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about journalists, Buddy films
Actors Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais, Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, Benjamin Bratt
Roles Claire Maddox
Rating57% 2.8989552.8989552.8989552.8989552.898955
Un journaliste radio à New York se voit obligé de partir couvrir un conflit pour sauver sa place...
Swallows and Amazons
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Children's films
Actors Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Gwendoline Christie, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
Roles Mrs. Walker
Rating62% 3.1033553.1033553.1033553.1033553.103355
Les aventures estivales de deux groupes d'enfants (Les Swallows et les Amazons) issus de deux familles différentes. Les bambins décident de joindre leur force contre leur ennemi commun: l'oncle James Turner, rebaptisé Capitaine Flint. Au programme : pêche, camping, exploration et piraterie.
Anna Karenina, 2h10
Directed by Joe Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about suicide
Actors Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Alicia Vikander, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen
Roles Dolly Oblonskaya
Rating66% 3.300593.300593.300593.300593.30059
In 1874 Imperial Russia, Prince Stephan "Stiva" Oblonsky's wife, Princess Daria "Dolly", surprises him cheating with their governess and banishes him from home. Stiva's sister, Anna Karenina, is a well off and liked socialite, living St. Petersburg with her elder husband, Count Alexei Karenin and their son, Seryozha travels to Moscow to persuade Dolly to forgive her unfaithful Stiva.
Brave
Brave (2012)
, 1h33
Directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell, Mark Andrews
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about families, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dogs, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson
Roles Mérida (voice)
Rating70% 3.547833.547833.547833.547833.54783
In Scotland, Merida, a young princess of the clan Dunbroch, is given a bow and arrows by her father, King Fergus, for her birthday. Her mother, Queen Elinor, is dismayed. While venturing into the woods to fetch a stray arrow, Merida encounters a will-o'-the-wisp. Soon afterwards, Mor'du, a huge demon-bear, attacks the family. Merida flees on horseback with Elinor, while Fergus fights off Mor'du at the cost of his left leg.
The Decoy Bride
Directed by Sheree Folkson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors David Tennant, Alice Eve, Kelly Macdonald, Dylan Moran, Federico Castelluccio, Michael Urie
Roles Katie Meaghaid
Rating61% 3.0994753.0994753.0994753.0994753.099475
Lara Tyler (Alice Eve) is one of the most famous film stars around, but all she wants to do is marry her fiancé, writer James Arber (David Tennant). After a supposedly secret traditional church wedding is interrupted by paparazzi Marco Ballani, hiding in a cabinet at the altar, with Lara chasing him away, she and James become desperate to find someplace unknown and wed in peaceful bliss.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, 2h10
Directed by David Yates
Genres Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Ghost films, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman
Roles Helena Ravenclaw
Rating80% 4.0499754.0499754.0499754.0499754.049975
Lord Voldemort retrieves the Elder Wand from Albus Dumbledore's grave. After burying Dobby, Harry Potter asks the help of goblin Griphook, Ron, and Hermione to break into Bellatrix Lestrange's vault at Gringotts bank, suspecting a Horcrux may be there. Griphook agrees, in exchange for the Sword of Gryffindor. Wandmaker Ollivander tells Harry that two wands taken from Malfoy Manor belonged to Bellatrix and to Draco Malfoy, but Malfoy's has changed its allegiance to Harry.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, 2h26
Directed by David Yates
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Harry Potter, Films about dragons, Ghost films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton
Roles Helena Serdaigle alias la Dame Grise
Rating76% 3.8499653.8499653.8499653.8499653.849965
The Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, addresses the wizarding media, stating that the Ministry would remain strong even as Lord Voldemort gains strength. Harry, Ron and Hermione prepare for a journey to find and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes, with Harry watching Dursleys depart and Hermione wiping her parent's memories of her.
In the Electric Mist, 1h42
Directed by Bertrand Tavernier
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about alcoholism, Assassinat, Films about drugs, Ghost films, Political films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Kelly Macdonald, Mary Steenburgen, Levon Helm
Roles Kelly Drummond
Rating61% 3.0505953.0505953.0505953.0505953.050595
Iberia Parish's Sheriff Detective Dave Robicheaux (Tommy Lee Jones) is investigating the murder of a young woman and has a chance encounter with a pair of Hollywood stars, Elrod Sykes (Peter Sarsgaard) and his girlfriend Kelly Drummond (Kelly Macdonald). They are in the small town to make a Civil War film.
Skellig
Skellig (2009)
, 1h40
Directed by Annabel Jankel
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Actors Tim Roth, Bill Milner, Skye Bennett, John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Navin Chowdhry
Roles Louise
Rating65% 3.2953853.2953853.2953853.2953853.295385
A young boy, Michael (Bill Milner) and his parents move into an decrepit old house to make room for the new baby that his mother (Kelly Macdonald) and father (John Simm) are expecting. The house is old and needs repair. Michael feels pushed out by his parents who are preoccupied with the state of the house and the new baby. Michael ventures out into the garden and finds an old shed. While looking around the gloomy and uninhabitable place he hears someone say "Who's there?" and runs. It later turns out that this is Skellig (Tim Roth). Michael's mother has been busy cleaning in the house when she goes into premature labour. Michael helps by calling an ambulance but blames himself for what has happened. The baby is premature and has to stay in hospital for some time. Eventually she comes home, apparently well.
Choke
Choke (2008)
, 1h32
Directed by Clark Gregg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Jonah Bobo, Brad William Henke, Paz de la Huerta
Roles Paige Marshall
Rating64% 3.2490553.2490553.2490553.2490553.249055
Victor Mancini is a sex addict who works as a reenactor of life in Colonial America. He works with his best friend, Denny, who is also a reformed sex addict. To support his hospitalized mother, Ida, Victor cons others by intentionally choking at restaurants to get money from his rescuers.
The Merry Gentleman, 1h50
Directed by Michael Keaton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Michael Keaton, Kelly Macdonald, Darlene Hunt, Bobby Cannavale
Roles Kate Frazier
Rating65% 3.2986853.2986853.2986853.2986853.298685
Une jeune femme décide de se faire une nouvelle vie après s'être séparée de son mari. C'est alors qu'elle devient le témoin d'un meurtre...
No Country for Old Men, 2h2
Directed by Frères Coen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry, Gangster films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt
Roles Carla Jean Moss
Rating80% 4.0493054.0493054.0493054.0493054.049305
In West Texas, 1980, Ed Tom Bell laments the increasing violence in a region where, like his father and grandfather before him, he has become sheriff. Anton Chigurh, a hitman, strangles a sheriff's deputy to escape custody and steals a car by using a captive bolt pistol to kill the driver.