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Barry Keoghan Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Barry Keoghan?
Barry Keoghan is a famous Irish professional actor. He is known for appearing in the movies Dunkirk (2017) and The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017). For the films, he won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.
Barry has also appeared in Calm with Horses (2019), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role, and also RTE drama Love/Hate (2013). He appeared as Druig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie Eternals in 2021. Keoghan is additionally an ambassador for Dior. He was listed at No. 27 on The Irish Times list of Ireland’s greatest movie actors in 2020.
Barry Keoghan career
Keoghan appeared in school plays as a child but was later banned for ”messing about”. In 2011, he began his acting career. He answered an advertisement for Between the Canals after noticing a casting notice in a local shop window and played Aido in a small role in the movie, which was then launched in 2011. Later he studied acting at The Factory, a local Dublin school, at the age of 18, and the same year, appeared in Fair City. He then appeared as the ”infamous cat killer” Wayne on Love/Hate in 2013. This role won him recognition in Ireland, and proceeded to feature in ’71 in2014 and Mammal and Trespass Against Us in 2016.
In 2017, Keoghan appeared in two movies. He featured as George Mills in Dunkirk and starred as Martin Lang in The Killing of a Sacred Deer together with Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell. Barry won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. He then appeared in Black ’47 as Hobson, an English soldier stationed in Ireland during the Great Famine the next year. Keoghan starred in American Animals the same year, portraying Spencer Reinhart in the movie based on a real-life robbery of rare books from a university library.
The Hollywood Reporter described Barry as ”the next big thing” for his movie performance in the previous three years in 2018. He was then nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Keoghan also features in the 2019 mini-series Chernobyl. In September 2019, he starred in an episode of Living With Lucy. Calm With Horses then premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival the same month.
Barry was later cast as lead character Yorick Brown in the pilot of Y: The Last Man, in July 2018. However, he left the main series production in February 2020. In November 2021, he portrayed Druig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Eternals. Additionally, he appeared in The Green Knight. He then appeared in Matt Reeves’ movie The Batman (2022) credited as Unseen Arkham Prisoner. Reeves then confirmed that this was the Joker. Three weeks following the movie’s launch, Warner Bros. launched an extended deleted scene featuring a confrontation between the Joker and Batman, on March 24, 2022.
How old is Barry Keoghan?
BarryKeoghan is aged29 as of 2021, having been born on October 18, 1992, in Summerhill, Dublin, Ireland. He shares his birthday with famous people including Zac Efron, Tyler Posey, Brittney Griner, Chuck Lorre, David Twohy, Esperanza Spalding, Freida Pinto, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Morton, Joy Bryant, among others.
Barry Keoghan Family
Who are Barry Keoghan’s parents?
Barry Keoghan was born to his parents in Summerhill, Dublin, where he was brought up. He then grew up in foster care for seven years and in different foster homes for 13 years. His parents’ information is not known or revealed to the media.
Does Barry Keoghan have siblings?
Keoghan was born the oldest child to his parents. He has a brother named Eric Keoghan, with who he grew up together in foster care and foster homes.
Barry Keoghan Education
Keoghan studied acting at The Factory, a local Dublin school in Dublin, Ireland.
Barry Keoghan Interests
Aside from his stunning performances in films, Keoghan is also an amateur boxer.
Barry Keoghan Girlfriend
Keoghan is currently unmarried but in a relationship with his sweetheart and longtime girlfriend Alyson. The lovebirds currently live in Los Angeles together.
Barry Keoghan Kids
Keoghan and his girlfriend do not have any children yet but are expecting their first child in 2022. He revealed via Instagram on Mother’s Day 2022, that they were expecting a child.
Barry Keoghan Height
Keoghan has a well-built, athletic and muscular body, adding up to an average height of 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) and a moderate weight of 72 kg (159 lbs).
Barry Keoghan Net Worth
Irish actor, Keoghan has been active in his acting career from 2011 to the present. He has made numerous appearances in films, winning numerous nominations and awards. Keoghan has garnered great wealth throughout his career having an accumulative net worth of $17 million as of 2022.
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