Saturday February 22, 2020

Drama club: How Dublin actor Barry Keoghan hit the big time

Keoghan is the breakout star who has taken Hollywood by storm. In this exclusive interview, he talks talent, opportunity and joining the A-list

16th July, 2017
Barry Keoghan, a city boy who has found his home outside the capital Pic: Barry Cronin

Barry Keoghan can’t seem to shake off his past quite yet. The 24-year-old actor is a man on the rise in Hollywood, featuring in four major upcoming films, but he remains best known in Ireland for the infamous RTÉ role that first brought him to public attention. “Love/Hate cat killer attends Dior catwalk” read a recent punful headline about his appearance at a Paris fashion show.

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