Kelly Macdonald Overview

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Born: February 23, 1976

Scotland-born actress Kelly Macdonald was getting ready to apply to drama school and working as a barmaid when she saw a leaflet advertising an open casting session. She got the part and from there, was propelled into the whirlwind that was Danny Boyle's Trainspotting (1996). As the teenage seducer Diane, she gave heroin junkie Renton (Ewan McGregor) one of his more memorable nights—and surprises—of his young life. Following the film's success, Kelly began getting steady work in a number of... See All

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