‘Lady Bird’ Star Saoirse Ronan Doesn’t Consider Herself Famous — Here’s Why

Saoirse Ronan is actually a three-time Oscar-nominated actress, although don’t call her famous.

“I still get completely shocked of which anyone knows who I am,” the 24-year-old Lady Bird star tells Vogue in an interview published on Tuesday for the magazine’s August issue, available nationwide on July 24.

The Irish actress earned her first Oscar nomination at the young age of 13 for her role in Atonement, as well as when asked if she would certainly prefer to act without having to be famous, Ronan replies, “Yeah, I would certainly.”

“although I’m not . . . famous. I just genuinely don’t think I am,” she says before pausing as well as then adding, “Selena Gomez is actually famous.”

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The actress may be impervious to her own fame, as she doesn’t go online as well as monitor her press coverage or read anything about herself.

“If you’re not aware of how often you’re in a newspaper, then the item’s like the item’s not actually happening,” she explains. “I just get so anxious whenever I watch anything of which I’m in … I’m fine with the way I look today, although I wouldn’t necessarily be looking at photographs of myself all day. I don’t want to become too consumed by the image of myself.”

Ronan will next star as the titular character in Mary Queen of Scots alongside Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I. The actress carries a lengthy as well as admirable resume, as well as she attributes the item to acting being more of a calling than a career.

“the item’s very intimate,” the child star says. “There are certain moments where the item feels like the item’s just you as well as the lens. the item’s something of which has been a very stable, consistent thing in my life. The camera has been the thing of which has stuck around the longest.”

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“Of course when you’re a teenager you want to belong to something. For me of which was being on a film set, so I worked a lot,” she adds. “You want to be doing something in your life of which wakes you up… There’s something wonderful about doing the type of work of which is actually a part of you because you can give the item everything you’ve got. as well as the item gives so much back to you as well. You become better. You become a better person.”

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