Barry Keoghan is an Irish actor. He is famous for his roles both on and off-screen. He has been featured in multiple independent films and blockbuster movies.
Barry Keoghan Biography
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Keoghan was born on 18th October 1992 in Summerhill, Dublin, Ireland. Keoghan and his brother Eric spent seven years in foster care, in 13 different foster homes.
At a young age, Keoghan was featured in school plays in the O’Connell School on Dublin’s North Richmond Street, but was banned as a result of his misbehavior. In 2011, he started acting professionally. He responded to an advertisement for Between the Canals, he got the time and played the role of Aido in a short film.
Following that, Keoghan enrolled and studied acting at The Factory, a local Dublin school.
In 2013, he portrayed Wayne on Love/Hate. He then went on to feature in ’71 in 2014 and Mammal and Trespass Against Us in 2016. In 2017, he was cast as George Mills in Dunkirk and also starred as Martin Lang in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. In 2018, he was cast in Black ’47 as an English Soldier named Hobson. He was then featured in American Animals and later portrayed Spencer Reinhart in the film, based on a real-life robbery of rare books.
Keoghan was featured in the 2019 mini-series Chernobyl. He guest starred in an episode of Living With Lucy also in 2019. He featured in Horses, he got a lead role as Yorick Brown in the pilot of Y: The Last Man. He portrayed Druig in the MCU film Eternals in November 2021 and was later featured in The Green Knight. Keoghan was cast in Matt Reeves’ film The Batman in 2022.
Barry Keoghan Movies and TV Shows
These are the movies Keoghan has featured in as of 2022;
2011: Stand Up
2011: Between the Canals
2011: Fair City
2012: King of the Travellers
2013: Life’s a Breeze
2013: Jack Taylor: Priest
2015: The Break
2016: Trespass Against Us
2016: Candy Floss
2017: Light Thereafter
2017: The Killing of a Sacred Deer
2018: American Animals
2018: Black ’47
2019: Calm With Horses
2019: Livin’ with Lucy
2021: The Green Knight
2022: The Batman
2022: The Banshees of Inisherin
2023: Top Boy
TBA: Masters of the Air
Barry Keoghan Personal Life
Keoghan started dating Killarney native Shona Guerin, the two met on Good Friday in a Killarney pub in which she was working. They were both featured in Livin’ with Lucy together in 2019, the relationship however ended in 2020. In September 2021, Keoghan started a romantic relationship with Alyson Kierans, a dentist. Some months later, on Ireland’s Mother’s Day, 27th March 2022, he announced that he and Kierans were expecting a child together. On 8th August 2022, the couple welcomed their son, Brando.
In 2022, Keoghan was made the new ambassador for the Barretstown children’s charity.
Keoghan is an amateur boxer.
Barry Keoghan Awards/Nominations
In 2017 he received the Dublin Film Critics Circle for Breakthrough Artist of the Year. He won the 2018 Chlotrudis Awards for Best Supporting Actor as well as the Irish Film and Television Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Film.
Keoghan also has two pending award nominations the 2023 Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Pending and also the 2023 Critics’ Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
He has also received several other award nominations.
Barry Keoghan Net Worth
Actor Barry Keoghan’s net worth as of 2022 is $4 million.