Who is Lara McDonnell? Biography of ‘Artemis Fowl’ Actress

As morning shows the day, the life of the people counts on their early action. Similar is the case of Irish actress, Lara McDonnell who came to limelight at a very young age with her marvelous acting skills.

Gorgeous young Rosie Dunne is all grown up.
Gorgeous young Rosie Dunne form Love, Rosie is all grown up.

Today, she’s already appeared in several movies, but mainly known for appearing as the lead role in Artemis Fowl, alongside Judi Dench and Colin Farrell.

Learn about the young girl, whose name is yet to rise and shine in Hollywood. Below you can find Lara McDonnell short biography: including her birthday, age, and career.

Who is Lara McDonnell? (Career, Movies, Musical)

Lara McDonnell is an Irish actress, who came to limelight after portraying the character of young Rosie Dunne in 2014′ Romance/Comedy film Love, Rosie. 

Love, Rosie little Rosie
McDonnell as little Rosie Dunne in Rosie Dunne

The 2014 romantic-drama film directed by Christian Ditter is based on the 2004 novel Where Rainbows End by Irish author Cecelia Ahern.

The cast includes Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Christian Cooke andSuki Waterhouse. Similarly,  Tamsin Egerton, Jamie Beamish, and Jaime Winstone have appeared in the movie.

She then landed on several roles including a lead role in big-screen.

Lara as Matilda

In 2015, Lara got the chance to play the role of Matilda in Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical.

Mathilda: The Muscial 2015
Lara McDonnell as Mathilda on August 2015′ Mathilda: The Musical

Lara McDonnell joined Anna-Louise Knight, Lizzie Wells, and Evie Hone in the title role as Matilda produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s.

As Matilda, Lara’s performed from March 17-19 in the year 2015. Well, it was just the beginning of her shining career.

On December 22, 2016, McDonnell acted as an emergency cover for the role of Matilda when a significant portion of the cast, fell ill to an unknown illness including all four Matilda.

A surprising fact is that Lara became the only former Matilda, to have an emergency cover. Also, a pride for the country, Lara is the first Irish girl to appear as Matilda.

Lara as Anne Bronte and Alannah

In 2016, Lara McDonnell appeared as Anne Bronte in ‘To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters’.

The Bronte Sisters, known as poets and novelists were part of The Brontes, a nineteenth-century literary family. Born in the village of Thornton, the movie pictures the association of The Brontes with the village of Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

McDonnell portrayed the role of Alannah, daughter of Cillian Murphy’s character.
Lara McDonnell plays the daughter of Cillian Murphy in The Delinquent Season

Lara made her presence in 2018′ Romance/Drama film The Delinquent Season alongside Cillian Murphy and Irish actor Andrew Scott. McDonnell portrayed the role of Alannah, daughter of Cillian Murphy’s character.

Written and directed by Mark O’Rowe, The Delinquent Season follows the story of two middle-class married couples of Dublin who begin to experience difficulties in their relationships.

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Lara McDonnell as Captain Holly Short in Artemis Fowl

Today the young, beautiful, and talented girl, Lara has grasped her every opportunity, and eventually appearing as a lead cast Holly Short in 2020′ Artemis Fowl.

Artemis Fowl cast: Lara McDonnell, Ferdia Shaw
Lara plays Captain Holly Short in Artemis Fowl.

Captain Holly is an 80-year old elven reconnaissance officer of the Lower Elements Police (LEPrecon).

A descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old genius who searches for his mysteriously disappeared father. Moreover, the film shows how he encounters conflict with the hidden world of the fairies.

The movie written by Conor McPherson and directed by Kenneth Branagh is based on Eoin Colfer‘s novel of the same name.

The adventure fantasy movie, Artemis Fowl cast includes Ferdia Shaw, Nonso Anozie, Tamara Smart, Judi Dench, Nikesh Patel and Josh Gad.

Colin Farrell is the senior Artemis Fowl, while Judi is a commander root.

Judi Dench plays commander root in Artemis Fowl
Judi Dench plays commander root in Artemis Fowl

The movie was shot in Northern Ireland, England, Ho Chi Minh City, and Longcross Studios.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is set to release the picture in 3D and IMAX on May 29, 2020. It will be available on Disney+ on June 12, 2020.

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Lara McDonnell Biography – Age, Birthday, Parents, Early Life

The Irish actress Lara McDonnell was born on November 7, 2003 in Dublin, Ireland. She celebrated her 16th birthday last November.

Information about her family (father, mother, and siblings) are below the radar. We’ll update it to you as soon as we come up with genuine reports.

On November 8, 2018, she’s posted a picture of a cake with the toppings of number 15, lighted with candles on her 15th birthday.

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Had a wonderful day 🎈

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As of now, Lara McDonnell is 16 years old.

It seems that her parents raised Lara in a favorable environment. Look at this pretty child with chubby cheeks. So cute, isn’t it?

Lara McDonnell Childhood, Early Life, Family, Parents, Siblings, Father, Mother
Little Lara McDonnell

The black-haired lady Lara McDonnell who stands at an average height of 5 ft 3 inches graces her slender body anywhere she goes with a sweet smile in her face.

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Happy Christmas Eve from little Lara and a snowman x

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The caucasian ethnic girl, born with the birth sign of Scorpio, Lara loves her dog very much.

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An old picture of me and my dog 🙂 #tbt

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Besides, she’s loves reading books and in fact, Lara is an avid book reader. She often caption her pictures by the quotes of famous writers.

Who is Lara McDonnell Dating? Does she have a Boyfriend?

Well, that’s a pretty hard question to answer as of right now, but not that hard to answer with a guess.

Lara and her co-star Ferdia Show seems pretty close. Their friendship may turn to a close relationship one day.

But as of now, the 16 years old beautiful lady is single. She’s not dating any boyfriend, rather focusing on her smooth career.

For me, Ferdia and Lara’s duo looks good. Anyway, let’s just hope that she finds the true love of her life.

Salary and Net Worth

Being just featured on a big screen and as a lead role, surely Lara bagged a handful of money. Her salary or the paycheck from the movie is unknown.

However, from appearing in several movies, we’ve estimated that Lara McDonnell’s net worth is less than $100 thousand.

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There’s a woman selling seashells by the seashore…

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With that being said, the talented young lady has a bright career ahead. She’ll amass a fortune with her acting skills before she walks thousands of miles before she takes a rest from her career.

That’s all about Lara McDonnell. If there’s any less written and you’d like to fill it, feel free to contact us.

Lara’s Instagram

Know about daily happenings of Lara’s life, connecting her on the photo-sharing app. She goes by the name @LaraMcDonnellOfficial


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