Saoirse Úna Ronan is an Irish actress. She came to international prominence in 2007 after co-starring as Briony Tallis in the film Atonement with James McAvoy and Keira Knightley, from which she received nominations for a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award, making her one of the youngest actresses to receive an Oscar nomination.
Her film breakthrough was followed by her starring role in Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones where she was awarded a Critics' Choice Award, a Saturn Award, and a second BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress.
She has acted in romantic comedy I Could Never Be Your Woman, the supernatural film Death Defying Acts, the action thriller Hanna, How I Live Now and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel. She also starred in the romantic science fiction thriller film The Host.