“[On being nominated for an Oscar] It's unbelievable. Mom and I were in bed and dad was waiting up for the announcements again, because that's the way my daddy is. It's kind of a bit weird actually, in a good way, in a fantastic way. I never expected this in a million years to happen. I can't believe it. I'm really proud as well that two Irish paddies have been nominated for an Oscar for the same film. It's really great for Ireland, great.”
“I like books that are exciting and that make you think about things, as well. I like things that have a twist - like 'Atonement,' which I haven't read obviously, as I'm a bit young.”
“It wasn't one of those things where you hear about it and you jump up and down and scream. We just sat there [on the couch in their living room] and we're trying to figure out what they just said. "Wait a minute, I've been cast in a Peter Jackson film. For a few days, it was weird. I was just trying to get my head around it - on how she reacted when she found out she'd been cast as "Susie Salmon" in 'The Lovely Bones'.”
Saoirse Ronan (born in The Bronx, New York on April 12, 1994) got her start by staring in the film Atonement and she became nominated for a Golden Globe. She has starred in other films, like: The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, I Could Never Be Your Woman, and The Lovely Bones.
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Demi is best known for starring in The Lovely Bones.
Saoirse is home schooled and she supports the Irish Blue Cross. She is also a ambassador for the ISPCC.