Kelly Macdonald's career began when she saw a leaflet
advertising an open casting session for what would become the
movie Trainspotting, in which she played the part of Diane, the
underage seductress to
Ewan McGregor's Renton. Other roles include a reporter
in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Peter Pan in Finding
On television, Macdonald highest-profile roles have been in two BBC dramas, the Paul Abbott serial State of Play (2003) and the one-off Richard Curtis piece The Girl in the Café (2005). Both of these were directed by David Yates, and both also starred Bill Nighy. For Kelly Macdonald's performance in The Girl in the Café, Macdonald was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 2006.
In August 2003 Kelly Macdonald married Travis' bass player Dougie Payne.
Kelly most recently starred in the 2005 film Nanny McPhee, as the scullery maid Evangeline, and A C--- and Bull Story, where Macdonald plays the girlfriend of actor Steve Coogan's onscreen alter ego.
Film List for Kelly Macdonald
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