Who is Kerry Condon?
Irish actress Kerry Condon was born in Thurles, North Tipperary, Ireland on 9 January 1983, making Capricorn her zodiac sign. She has 40 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for portraying Pamela in the 2017 crime comedy movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”, which starred Woody Harrelson and Frances McDormand, and was written and directed by Martin McDonagh. It follows the struggles of a mother whose daughter’s been murdered, and the movie won 132 of the 365 awards for which it was nominated, including two Oscar wins for famous American actress Frances McDormand and popular American actor Sam Rockwell.
Kerry’s today highly active in the movie industry; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming movies “In the Land of Saints and Sinners”, “Night Swim” and “Untitled Formula One/Joseph Kosinski Project”, as well as for the upcoming series “Skeleton Crew”.
Education and early life
Kerry was raised on her father’s farm in Tipperary; she hasn’t spoken about her parents in public because she respects their privacy, nor has she disclosed whether or not she has siblings, which is why her fans believe her to be an only child.
Kerry was homeschooled prior to moving to Dublin, Ireland aged 16 in pursuit of an acting career; it was in the same year (1999) that she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Mairead Reilly in two episodes of the comedy “Ballykissangel”, and she then also made her debut film appearance, playing Theresa in the critically acclaimed 1999 biographical drama “Angela’s Ashes”, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Score.
Kerry’s been active in the film industry ever since; she completed her GED tests in 2001 but hasn’t attended college.
Roles in movies
Kerry played Marietta Flynn in the 2000 family comedy “Rat”, and some of her following roles were in the 2001 drama “How Harry Became a Tree”, the biographical action adventure “Ned Kelly” and the crime comedy “Intermission” both in 2003.
The year 2004 saw her play Jean in the comedy “The Halo Effect”, which starred Grattan Smith and Stephen Rea, and was written and directed by Lance Daly. It follows the life of Fatso, the owner of a pub in Dublin, and the film was nominated for five awards. The remainder of the 2000s saw Kerry appear in the 2005 crime action thriller “Unleashed”, the 2009 biographical romantic drama “The Last Station” and the 2009 drama “Anatomy of Hope”.
In 2011, she played Rachel in the adventure comedy “This Must Be the Place”, which starred Frances McDormand and Sean Penn, and was written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. It follows former rock ‘n’ roll star Cheyenne who’s come to Dublin in search of a man responsible for humiliating his father during World War II, and the film won 19 of its 36 award nominations. Some of Kerry’s following roles were in the 2011 short comedy “The Shore”, the 2013 crime comedy “Dom Hemingway” and the 2014 family comedy “Gold”.
In 2015, she voiced Friday in the critically acclaimed action science fiction adventure “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, which starred Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans, and was written and directed by Joss Whedon. It follows the peacekeeping program Ultron which has gone rogue, and the movie won eight of its 60 award nominations. Kerry then reprised her role as Friday in several Marvel movies, including the 2016 action science fiction “Captain America: Civil War”, the 2017 action science fiction adventure “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, and the 2018 action science fiction adventure “Avengers: Infinity War”.
One of her most recent roles has been playing Siobhán Súilleabháin in the critically acclaimed 2022 comedy “The Banshees of Inisherin”, which starred Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell, and was written and directed by Martin McDonagh. It follows a man who’s abruptly ended his friendship with his best friend, and the movie won 139 of its 478 award nominations, including nine Oscar nominations, some of which for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures.
Roles in TV series
Kerry played Niamh Copper in the 2004 episode “Something Old” of the drama “Born and Bred”, and from 2005 through 2007, she starred as Octavia of the Julii in the critically acclaimed romantic action “Rome”, created by Bruno Heller, and which also starred Kevin McKidd and Ray Stevenson. It follows the final days of the Roman Republic, and the series won 19 of the 55 awards for which it was nominated. Kerry had only one other TV series role in the 2000s, playing Sister Siobhan Doole in three episodes of the 2010 crime mystery “Five Days”.
In 2011 and 2012, she portrayed Rosie in the sports drama “Luck”, which starred Dennis Farina and Dustin Hoffman, and was created by David Milch; it follows a group of people connected to the same horse-racing track, and the series won two of its seven award nominations. In 2013 and 2014, Kerry played Clara in three episodes of the critically acclaimed horror thriller “The Walking Dead”, and could then have been seen playing supporting characters in the fantasy science fiction “Believe”, the thriller “Gypsy” and the comedy “Women on the Verge”.
Her most recent TV series role has been playing Stacey Ehrmantraut in 18 episodes of the popular crime drama “Better Call Saul”, created by Peter Gould, and which starred Bob Odenkirk and Rhea Seehorn. It follows the life of attorney Jimmy McGill before the events in the critically acclaimed series “Breaking Bad”, it aired from 2015 through 2022 and won 60 of its 344 award nominations.
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Kerry received special thanks for the 2008 drama movie “Kisses”.
Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, “GMA3: What You Need to Know”, and “Live with Kelly and Mark”.
Awards and nominations
Kerry has won 24 of her 62 award nominations, including a 2023 Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for “The Banshees of Inisherin”.
Some of her wins include a 2023 BAFTA Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, a 2023 AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress and a 2023 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso Award, all for her performance in “The Banshees of Inisherin”.
For her performance in the 2009 off-Broadway production of “The Cripple of Inishmaan”, she won a Lucille Lortel Award for Best Female Performance.
Love life and relationships
Kerry avoids speaking about her love life in public, and has revealed that she doesn’t care about marrying and having kids, because she’s currently focused on her career.
Some of her fans have pointed out the possibility of Kerry being lesbian, claiming that this might be the reason behind why she’s yet to mention the men whom she’s perhaps been with; a fan has even claimed to have seen Kerry and her girlfriend spending time together in Dublin, but he/she has failed to provide evidence in support of his/her claims.
Kerry seems to be unattached as of June 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Kerry’s father worked as a horse breeder while she was growing up, and her cousin Richard is a jockey; this was why she began riding horses at a very early age, and why she’s today a huge lover of animals. Kerry’s a supporter of several animal rights organizations, including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA); she’s recently rescued two dogs abandoned in Los Angeles, California.
Kerry’s followed by over 40,000 people on Instagram but has posted only 105 pictures and videos onto the network; most of these feature her spending time in nature.
Colin Farrell is one of her favorite actors, and some of her favorite movies include “The Banshees of Inisherin”, “The Batman” and “The Lobster”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Kerry’s age is 40. She has green eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall and weighs around 115lbs (52kgs).
Kerry’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of June 2023.