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Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk) Biography: Ethnicity, Girlfriend, Net Worth

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Who is Barry Keoghan?

Barry Keoghan is an Irish award-winning actor best known to the world as Martin in the film “The Killing of a Secret Deer” (2017), and as George in the film “Dunkirk” (2017), in addition to a number of other roles that he has secured so far in his career.

Barry Keoghan Biography: Age, Ethnicity, Childhood, and Education

Barry Keoghan was born on 18 October 1992, in Summerhill, Dublin, Ireland. Barry had a rather tough childhood; his biological mother, Lyra Rae Keoghan died of a heroin overdose when he was just 12 years old, after which, he and his brother Eric spent time in foster care, living with 13 different families before the boys went to live with their maternal grandmother and aunt. Unfortunately, there is no information about his father.

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While in high school he became interested in acting, and appeared in a few school plays, but the teacher banned him from the drama club due to his bad behavior. However, his love for acting prevailed, and he later studied acting at The Factory, a local Dublin school.

Career Beginnings

Barry saw an advertisement for “Between the Canals” (2011) and went to an audition.

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After displaying his talents, Barry was selected for the minor role of Aido, sharing the set with Peter Coonan and other stars. The same year, he was Dave Donoghue in the soap opera “Fair City”, while in 2012 he starred in the thriller film “Stalker”, directed by Mark O’Connor, teaming up again with Coonan, and the dynamic duo was joined by John Connors. He worked with O’Connor and Coonan again the same year, this time on the film “King of the Travellers”.

He continued his career with the role of Wayne in the award-winning TV crime-drama series “Love/Hate” (2013), and the same year co-starred in the drama film “Stay”, alongside Aidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling and Gina Moxley.

He next had a support role in the award-winning action crime-drama film “’71” in 2014, which starred Jack O’Connell, Sam Reid and Sean Harris, then in 2015 he starred in the thriller-drama film “Norfolk”, next to Denis Menochet and Goda Letkauskaite, and later that year he was Ken in the award-winning thriller film “Traders”.

Rise to Prominence

Barry’s career was heading in the right direction, and he started the next year with the lead role in the romantic drama film “Mammal”, and appeared in the film “Trespass Against Us”, with Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson and Lyndsey Marshal as the main stars of the film.

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2017 was the breakthrough year for the young actor – first he portrayed Pavel in Konstantin Bojanov’s award-winning drama film “Light Thereafter”, then was selected for the role of Martin, an American teenager plotting revenge on a drunken surgeon, in the horror mystery-drama film “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, which won him several awards, including the Irish Film and Television Award in the category for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Moreover, he was selected to play George in the eponymous historical war-drama film “Dunkirk”, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and co-starring Fiona Whitehead and Mark Rylance. The role of George won him the Dublin Film Critics Circle Award in the category for Breakthrough Artist, while the film itself won numerous awards, including three Academy Awards.

The next year was even more successful for the young star; he was selected as the lead star in the biopic about four college students who planned a heist of the university library to steal the rare first edition of the John James Audubon’s picture book “Birds of America”, entitled “American Animals”; Barry’s co-stars in this film were Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, and Jared Abrahamson. In 2019 he joined the main cast of HBO’s mini-series “Chernobyl” as Pavel, and the same year starred in the crime-drama film “Calm with Horses”, which earned him the BAFTA Award nomination in the category for Best Supporting Actor.

Recently, Barry appeared in the fantasy adventure-drama film “The Green Knight”, and appeared in the fantasy action-adventure film “Eternals”, both in 2021.

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He has several upcoming projects on which he’s working, including a new take on the popular superhero “Batman”, in which he will portray Officer Stanley Merkel, while Bruce Wayne/Batman was given to “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson. Moreover, he is set to star alongside such acting greats as Collin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in the drama film “The Banshees of Inisherin”, and will star in the TV mini-series “Masters of the Air”.

Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend

Barry was in a long-term relationship with Shona Guerin, a film producer, and they lived in Los Angeles together before breaking up in 2020.

Barry has moved on and recently introduced his new girlfriend, Alyson Sandro to the public as they appeared at the gala event together.

Net Worth

As of late 2021, Barry Keoghan’s net worth has been estimated to be around $7 million, earned through his acting career, so far appearing in more than 30 film and TV titles.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

The award-winning actor has dark brown hair and blue eyes, stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), while he weighs approximately 158lbs (72kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure.

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Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

Acting is his main passion and he’s built a respectable career so far, while his second love is boxing. He’s fought on an amateur level since he was a kid, and has trained a lot in the last couple of years, preparing himself to make a debut as a professional.

He is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog named Charlie.

In August this year, Barry was admitted to Galway University Hospital and treated for head injuries after being assaulted on the streets of Galway. The investigation is still active, though no arrests have been made since the unfortunate incident. Luckily, Barry has fully recovered.

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Robert Duvall Net Worth

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Robert Duvall was born on 5 January, 1931 in San Diego, California USA, of mixed ancestry in that he has English, German, Scottish, and Swiss-German roots. Robert is most famous for starring in a wide variety of roles, including in “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962), “Captain Newman, M.D.” (1963), and “The Godfather II” (1974).

So just how rich is the famous American actor and film director Robert Duvall?  Robert’s net worth has been estimated by reliable sources at $60 million, the vast majority of it accumulated from his long career in the film industry.

Robert Duvall Net Worth $60 Million

Robert Duvall spent most of his childhood in Annapolis, Maryland, as his father was in the Navy, rising to Admiral, and attended school there. Robert started his career in theatre performances in 1950s, but then served in the United States Army during the Korean War (1953-1954). Later, Robert needed to focus on acting in order to make his net worth growing, thus, he was a student of Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York along with such celebrities as Dustin Hoffman and James Caan.

There are several roles Robert took that are considered to be the most notable in his career as an actor, thus helping Robert to add up a solid sum to his net worth: the science fiction “THX 1138” (1971) directed by George Lucas, and “Tomorrow” (1972) written by a Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner and directed by Horton Foote. Robert also appeared in the satirical comedy “MASH” (1970) a movie based on Richard Hooker`s novel “MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors”, becoming very popular for 20th Century Fox at that time, including spawning a very popular TV series. The actor is also popular for performances in “The Conversation” (1974) directed by worldwide known Francis Ford Coppola. “Apocalypse Now” (1979) earned him one of all his Golden Globe awards, and performances in “Tender Mercies” (1983)“The Natural” (1984) enhances his reputation and built Robert’s net worth.

Duvall has also appeared in many TV series, such as “Lonesome Dove” (1989), “A Family Thing” (1996), “A Civil Action” (1998), “Gods and Generals” (2003).

Robert Duvall net worth grew even more when the celebrity directed the criminal drama “Assassination Tango” (2002): here ‘tango’ has a reference to Duvall`s favourite hobby.

Duvall`s most recent performances making his net worth larer include “Lucky You” (2007), “We Own The Night” (2007), and “Get Low” (2010), among others.

Robert Duvall’s`s career has not only helped him to increase his wealth, but also to receive many awards for outstanding performances. Robert has earned four Golden Globes from six nominations. Robert was also rewarded with an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in “The Godfather” (1972), BAFTA for his role in “Network” (1976), and one Emmy Award. Most importantly, in 2005 Robert received THE National Medal of Arts which is considered to be a highly prestigious American honor.

In his personal life, Robert Duvall was married to Barbara Benjamin (1964–1975), Gail Youngs (1982–1986), and Sharon Brophy (1991–1996). He has been married to Luciana Pedraza since 2005. Nowadays, Robert is a politically active persona: in 2012 he electioneered for Mitt Romney. Duvall is also a supporter of charity organizations, including Pro Mujer organization which provides Latin American women with financial help.

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Rico Rodriguez Net Worth

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Rico Rodriguez was born on 31 July 1998, in Bryan, Texas USA, of Mexican ancestry. Rico is a young actor probably best known as Manny Delgado, the character of an American mockumentary “Modern Family” broadcast on ABC. In fact, Rico can relate to the fictional character Manny, as they are both uncles to five nieces.

So just how rich is Rico Rodriguez? Sources estimate that Rico’s net worthv is $4 million, obviously the vast majority of which has been accumulated from his acting appearances in a so far short career.

Rico Rodriguez Net Worth $4 Million

Rico`Rodriguez’ parents, Diane and Roy, have their own business. Rico has two brothers, but an important influence has been his older sister Raini, who has also been an actress since 2006. It was probably Raini who inspired Rico to start his career in acting, thus accumulating considerable net worth from early childhood. As Rico claims, he was about to become a “NASCAR chef going to the moon” one day. Raini was born in 1993, is mostly notable for her roles in the TV show “Austin & Ally”, and in the movie “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”.

Rico Rodriguez has already earned himself a Screen Actor’s Guild Awards for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series twice, in 2011 and 2012, for his role in the American sitcom “Modern Family”. The series has been shown over five seasons totalling 120 episodes, and his role has increased Rico Rodriguez’ net worth by $70,000 per each episode,  so nowadays not only adults have great incomes and luxurious life, but also a few children count the millions of dollars going into their accounts.  “Modern Family”, which debuted in 2009, has been particularly successful, having received a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, as well as the aforementioned awards including to Rico.

Not long ago, Rico Rodriguez came into prominence as a writer, too, so his net worth increased even more with the publication of his own book “Reel Life Lessons…So Far” (2006), which consists largely of hilarious anecdotes from his real family life.

Rico managed to further enlarge his net worth by appearing in some episodes of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (2006-2007), “Cory In the House” (2007), “My Name Is Earl” (2008), “NCIS” (2009), among others. Roles in some films also benefitted Rico Rodriguez’ net worth: “Epic Movie” (2007), “Parker” (2007), “Opposite Day” (2009), and “The Alma Awards” (2011). In 2015, Rico is also going to be heard as a voice talent in the computer animated film “El Americano: The Movie” produced by Animex, Olmos Productions and Phil Roman Entertainment.

Although the young celebrity has received just a few awards, Rico Rodriguez has been nominated for several more: Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Breakout Male (2010), Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Scene Stealer (2011), Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Scene Stealer: Male (2013), and some others.

So for the record, at the age of 16 years Rico Rodriguez already has reached $4 million net worth. The actor is considered to be one of the richest celebrities of his generation, and is expected to increase his net worth by a considerable amount of money in the near future. He could also turn out to be a good catch for some young lady!

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