Barry Keoghan

Barry Keoghan (born 17 October 1992) is an Irish actor. He has appeared in the films Dunkirk along with Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, and Tom Glynn-Carney; The Killing of a Sacred Deer with Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Alicia Silverstone, for which he won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor; and Trespass Against Us with Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson. He has also played the "heartless cat killer" Wayne in the RTÉ drama Love/Hate. Keoghan is an ambassador for Dior.

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Stay (2013)

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A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wiebke von Carolsfeld
CAST:  Taylor Schilling  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Michael Ironside  •  Brian Gleeson

A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wiebke von Carolsfeld
CAST:  Taylor Schilling  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Michael Ironside  •  Brian Gleeson

Life's a Breeze (2013)

An unemployed slacker, his aged mother and his niece must overcome their many differences to find a lost fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Daly
CAST:  Kelly Thornton  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Pat Shortt  •  Eva Birthistle

An unemployed slacker, his aged mother and his niece must overcome their many differences to find a lost fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Daly
CAST:  Kelly Thornton  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Pat Shortt  •  Eva Birthistle

King of the Travellers (2013)

King of the Travellers is a contemporary drama grounded in the traditions of the Irish traveller community and driven by emotive Shakespearean themes of love, betrayal, friendship and revenge. The story follows John Paul Moorehouse on his destructive quest to ...  (more)

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CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  John Connors  •  Michael Collins  •  Carla McGlynn

King of the Travellers is a contemporary drama grounded in the traditions of the Irish traveller community and driven by emotive Shakespearean themes of love, betrayal, friendship and revenge. The story follows John Paul Moorehouse on his destructive quest to ...  (more)

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CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  John Connors  •  Michael Collins  •  Carla McGlynn

'71 (2014)

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Demange
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Paul Anderson  •  Sean Harris  •  Sam Reid

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Demange
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Paul Anderson  •  Sean Harris  •  Sam Reid

Wasted (2013)

A 30-year-old woman strikes up a friendship with two teenage boys, whose rivalry for her attention develops menacing undertones  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cathy Brady
CAST:  Nora-Jane Noone  •  Andrew Simpson  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Damien Hannaway

A 30-year-old woman strikes up a friendship with two teenage boys, whose rivalry for her attention develops menacing undertones  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cathy Brady
CAST:  Nora-Jane Noone  •  Andrew Simpson  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Damien Hannaway

Stalker (2012)

A mentally unstable homeless man attempts to save his new and only friend from the world and drug dealers that make his life a living hell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark O'Connor
CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  John Connors  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Shane Curry

A mentally unstable homeless man attempts to save his new and only friend from the world and drug dealers that make his life a living hell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark O'Connor
CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  John Connors  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Shane Curry

Between the Canals (2011)

Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark O'Connor
CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  Dan Hyland  •  Stephen Jones  •  Barry Keoghan

Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark O'Connor
CAST:  Peter Coonan  •  Dan Hyland  •  Stephen Jones  •  Barry Keoghan

Trespass Against Us (2016)

Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ends up caught between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Smith
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Georgie Smith

Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ends up caught between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Smith
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Georgie Smith

Mammal (2016)

After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth. Their tentative trust is threatened by his involvement with a violent gang and the escalation of her ex-husband's grieving rage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Daly
CAST:  Rachel Griffiths  •  Michael McElhatton  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Nika McGuigan

After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth. Their tentative trust is threatened by his involvement with a violent gang and the escalation of her ex-husband's grieving rage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Daly
CAST:  Rachel Griffiths  •  Michael McElhatton  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Nika McGuigan

Norfolk (2015)

Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure gives the green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Radich
CAST:  Denis Ménochet  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Goda Letkauskaite  •  Sean Buckley

Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure gives the green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Radich
CAST:  Denis Ménochet  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Goda Letkauskaite  •  Sean Buckley

North (2014)

Isolated on a farm and fighting against his family's decision, Aaron struggles to be heard as he watches his mother willingly die.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Sheerin
CAST:  Janie Booth  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Kate Lock

Isolated on a farm and fighting against his family's decision, Aaron struggles to be heard as he watches his mother willingly die.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Sheerin
CAST:  Janie Booth  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Kate Lock

Standby (2014)

Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. It's there he comes face to face with first love Alice ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Burke  •  Ronan Burke
CAST:  Jessica Paré  •  Brian Gleeson  •  Stanley Townsend  •  Francesca Cherruault

Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. It's there he comes face to face with first love Alice ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Burke  •  Ronan Burke
CAST:  Jessica Paré  •  Brian Gleeson  •  Stanley Townsend  •  Francesca Cherruault

Black '47 (2018)

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In 1847, when Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years, Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, returns home to reunite with his estranged family, only to discover the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Daly
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  James Frecheville  •  Stephen Rea  •  Jim Broadbent

In 1847, when Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years, Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, returns home to reunite with his estranged family, only to discover the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Daly
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  James Frecheville  •  Stephen Rea  •  Jim Broadbent

American Animals (2018)

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Layton
CAST:  Evan Peters  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Blake Jenner  •  Jared Abrahamson

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Layton
CAST:  Evan Peters  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Blake Jenner  •  Jared Abrahamson

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Raffey Cassidy

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Raffey Cassidy

Dunkirk (2017)

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The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Fionn Whitehead  •  Tom Glynn-Carney  •  Jack Lowden  •  Harry Styles

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Fionn Whitehead  •  Tom Glynn-Carney  •  Jack Lowden  •  Harry Styles

Light Thereafter (2017)

Pavel, an emotionally volatile and socially alienated young man, sets off across Europe in search of his idol, the enigmatic painter Arnaud. Desperately lonely and adrift, Pavel tries to adhere to the host of characters he meets along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Konstantin Bojanov
CAST:  Barry Keoghan  •  Thure Lindhardt  •  Solène Rigot  •  Kim Bodnia

Pavel, an emotionally volatile and socially alienated young man, sets off across Europe in search of his idol, the enigmatic painter Arnaud. Desperately lonely and adrift, Pavel tries to adhere to the host of characters he meets along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Konstantin Bojanov
CAST:  Barry Keoghan  •  Thure Lindhardt  •  Solène Rigot  •  Kim Bodnia

Candy Floss (2016)

Jasmine, a young teenage girl on the run, is taken in by Shane, a showman who works on a travelling fairground passing through town. As an unorthodox bond between the pair builds, their combined quest to evade the past pushes both characters closer together, and in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Hart
CAST:  Grace Hogg-Robinson  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Dean Christie

Jasmine, a young teenage girl on the run, is taken in by Shane, a showman who works on a travelling fairground passing through town. As an unorthodox bond between the pair builds, their combined quest to evade the past pushes both characters closer together, and in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Hart
CAST:  Grace Hogg-Robinson  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Dean Christie

The Break (2015)

Since 2008 the recession has been the biggest story in Ireland. Nobody has gone untouched by the catastrophic collapse of house prices, the banking system and the Celtic Tiger feelgood factor. The Break is a story about how Tim, a father of two, tried to cope for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Fitzpatrick  •  Ken Williams
CAST:  Ronan Leahy  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Jacob Lea  •  Emmet Kirwan

Since 2008 the recession has been the biggest story in Ireland. Nobody has gone untouched by the catastrophic collapse of house prices, the banking system and the Celtic Tiger feelgood factor. The Break is a story about how Tim, a father of two, tried to cope for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Fitzpatrick  •  Ken Williams
CAST:  Ronan Leahy  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Jacob Lea  •  Emmet Kirwan

Calm with Horses (2020)

In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic five-year-old son, Jack. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are truly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Rowland
CAST:  Cosmo Jarvis  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Niamh Algar  •  Ned Dennehy

In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic five-year-old son, Jack. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are truly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Rowland
CAST:  Cosmo Jarvis  •  Barry Keoghan  •  Niamh Algar  •  Ned Dennehy
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