Barry Keoghan is an Irish movie actor who was born on the 17th of October, 1992, in Dublin, Ireland. Barry and his brother were raised in Summerhill, Dublin. The spent seven years in 13 different foster care homes. His Mother was a heroin addict who died of an overdose when he was still a young kid. Later on, after he turned 12 years, Barry started living with his maternal grandmother. He has two siblings Eric Keoghan and Lyra Rae Keoghan.
Barry has not revealed any information about his parents except for the death of his Mother. As a child, Barry would appear in school plays. In 2011 he made his film debut in the movie 'stand up' as stand up the bully.
He, later on, answered an advertisement for 'Between the Canals' where he played a minor role as Aido in the movie, which also got released in 2011. In 2013 Barry played the role of an infamous cat killer by the name of Wayne, in the movie 'Love/Hate.’ This role earned him recognition in Ireland; he went on to feature in a film titled '71' in the year 2014. In 2016 Keoghan played roles in the movies 'Mammal' and 'Trespass Against Us.’ 2017 was a marvellous year for Barry Keoghan who played the role of George Mills in the hit movie 'Dunkirk,’ he also went on to star as Martin Lang in the film 'Killing Of A Sacred Deer.’ He's Martin Lang role landed him an Irish Film and Television Award for best-supporting Actor.
Other films Barry has featured in include Traders, The break, candy fest, etc. In 2019 Keoghan was nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Awards.
He features in the 'Chernobyl' series and is going to star in 'y' which is going to start in 2020.