Barry Keoghan Movies And Amazing Journey To Oscars

Barry Keoghan Movies have always made good impact and brought him critics’ acclaim all over the world. He was already knocking at the door with his performances in the movies Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The Green Knight. Finally, this time he has definitely made it big with his Academy Award-nominated performance in The Banshees of Inisherin.

Personal Life

It’s great to see how this amazing star has made his way to the Oscars so early. While, his work is definitely to be looked into, we can’t stop ourselves from knowing more about him apart from his movies.

Barry Keoghan Age

He was born on 18 October 1992 and is 30 years old.

Barry Keoghan Height

He is 5′ 7″ or 170 cm tall.

Barry Keoghan Parents and Siblings

Keoghan spent his childhood years in Summerhill, Dublin. His mother battled drug addiction her entire adult life and passed away when he was 12 years old. Before being raised by their grandmother, aunt, and older sister Gemma, he and his brother Eric spent seven years in foster care and resided in 13 different foster homes.

Barry Keoghan Girlfriend

Since September 2021, Keoghan is dating a dentist, Alyson Kierans.

However, he was in a relationship with Shona Guerin for three years from 2017-2020.

Barry Keoghan Children

Barry and Alyson gave birth to son Brando on 8 August, 2022.

Barry Keoghan Social Media

Instagram: 970 K followers

Twitter: 330 K followers

Barry Keoghan Net Worth

Barry Keoghan Net Worth is estimated to be around $4 Million.

Barry Keoghan Movies

Before diving into the best Barry Keoghan Movies, let us take the opportunity to point out how it all began and came so far.

  • Keoghan began his acting career in 2011 by responding to a casting call posted in a Sheriff Street store window for the crime movie Between the Canals, in which he played Aido, a minor character. He next studied acting at The Factory, a nearby theater in Dublin.
  • He made an appearance in the Irish soap opera Fair City when he was 18 years old.
  • Keoghan gained popularity in Ireland as a result of his performance in 2013 TV series Love/Hate, and he afterwards appeared in the films ’71 in 2014, Mammal, and Trespass Against Us in 2016.

Barry Keoghan Dunkirk

Still from the movie Dunkirk

He played George Mills in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk in 2017. He garnered widespread praise for his performance. Dunkirk helped him set on for his path of becoming an international star.

After the role, He was featured in 10 Actors To Watch for 2017 list of Vanity

In the same year, He played Martin Lang in The Killing of a Sacred Deer featuring with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman. He was recognized for his performance in The Killing of a Sacred Deer with the Irish Cinema and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 2018, for his film work over the preceding three years, The Hollywood Reporter called Keoghan “Hollywood’s next big thing”, and he was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2019.

He acted as Pavel Gremov, a draftee for the civilian liquidator program, in the 2019 miniseries Chernobyl.

In September 2019, he also appeared in an episode of Living With Lucy.

Barry Keoghan Eternals

In 2021, Keoghan appeared in yet another big project Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals. He played the role of Druig – who is a distant Eternal who grows impatient with the other Eternals’ passivity in matters pertaining to humans and has the ability to manipulate people’s opinions.

In 2021, he also appeared in the movie The Green Knight in which he played the role of an scavanger.

Barry Keoghan Joker / Barry Keoghan The Batman

The resume of Barry Keoghan Movies was already getting pretty impressive when he begged yet another big project in 2022 The Batman.

In the movie he is credited as “Unseen Arkham Prisoner”. But it was confirmed later that he was the Joker which made people call him Joker Barry Keoghan.

Three weeks after the movie’s debut, Warner Bros. released a deleted scene featuring Keoghan’s Joker and Robert Pattinson’s Batman.

Barry Keoghan The Banshees of Inisherin

Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan in a scene from The Banshees of Inisherin. Photograph: Photo Credit: Jonathan Hession/AP

In 2022 tragicomedy The Banshees of Inisherin, Barry Keoghan played the role of Dominic Kearney. He starred alongside Colin Farrell, Kerry Condon and Brendan Gleeson. In spite of working alongside these actors, Keoghan never let go a chance to shine and he did shine very bright.

He earned the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the movie.


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Barry Keoghan Awards

After such a list of amazing Barry Keoghan Movies, it is obvious to receive several awards. Here are some most important ones.

  • 2017 Won the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle Breakthrough Artist of the Year for The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • 2023 Nominated for the Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for The Banshees of Inisherin
  • 2023 Won the London Film Critics Circle Awards Supporting Actor of the Year for The Banshees of Inisherin
  • 2023 Nominated for the SAG Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for The Banshees of Inisherin
  • 2023 Nominated for Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin


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How did Barry Keoghan become famous?

He starred in Big projects like Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Banshees of Inisherin for which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Role.

Was Keoghan a part of Y: The Last Man?

Yes, he was cast as a lead character but left the series in Feb, 2020.

Barry Keoghan Ethnicity

He is Irish

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