Kelly Macdonald

Biography: Kelly MacDonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland on February 23, 1976. After her parents divorced, she and her brother David was raised by their mother in Newton Mearns. As a child, she joined an amateur dramatics club one night every week for seven weeks.
She left her home when she was 17 and lived with a friend in a flat in Glasgow. She entered a college course on modern studies but dropped out. It was during her job as a barmaid when she was cast with Ewan McGregor in the movie Trainspotting which eventually became a huge international hit. Another film which gained her critical acclaim in Great Britain was her role as Stella in Stella Does Tricks. Although she had always planned on entering drama school, she moved to London instead and appeared in a string of movies.
She has worked with several famous names in the industry including Daniel Craig in Some Voices, Robert Altman in Gosford Park, Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy in Intermission, Johnny Depp in Finding Neverland,
and in 2007, the Coen Brothers, Tommy Lee Jones, and Javier Bardem in No Country For Old Men. She has also gained critical acclaim and award nominations in UK and in the international scene. Expand

Kelly Macdonald's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 91 No Country for Old Men
Lowest Metascore: 42 The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
14 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
63 Anna Karenina Nov 16, 2012 Dolly 6.4
69 Brave Jun 22, 2012 Merida / Princess Merida 7.2
42 The Decoy Bride Mar 9, 2012 Katie NicAoidh 6.3
87 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Jul 15, 2011 The Grey Lady 8.0
55 The Merry Gentleman May 1, 2009 Kate Frazier 7.3
91 No Country for Old Men Nov 9, 2007 Carla Jean Moss 7.4
59 Nanny McPhee Jan 27, 2006 Evangeline 6.4
63 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Apr 29, 2005 Reporter 6.0
67 Finding Neverland Nov 12, 2004 'Peter Pan' 8.2
64 Intermission Mar 19, 2004 Deirdre 6.6
tbd Strictly Sinatra Jun 29, 2001 Irene tbd
79 Two Family House Oct 6, 2000 Mary O'Neary 8.0
52 Splendor Sep 17, 1999 Mike 8.0
42 The Loss of Sexual Innocence May 28, 1999 Susan tbd
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Diane 8.6