Saoirse Una Ronan born April 12, 1994 is an Irish actress, who was born in America to Irish parents. She returned to Ireland at the age of three to live in Co. Carlow. She began her career as a child, and came to international prominence in 2007 after co-starring in the film Atonement, which gained her Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
Ronan has since appeared in several Hollywood films, including the children's Christmas story The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007), the romantic comedy I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007), the film adaptation of the science fantasy Young Adult novel The City of Ember (2008), the supernatural romance Death Defying Acts (2008), the war drama film The Way Back (2010) and the action thriller Hanna (2011). She was awarded a Saturn Award and received a second BAFTA Award nomination for her performance in Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones (2009). She can be seen in the movie "The Host" as Melanie & Wanda when it hit theaters nationwide on March 29th, 2013.
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