Childhood & Early Life
Kerry Condon was born on January 4, 1983, in Tipperary, Ireland. She was raised at her father’s farm. She spent most of her childhood riding horses at her father’s farm. Condon was determined to become an actress from a young age. As a kid, she attended summer schools and learned acting. At the age of 16, Condon left her hometown to pursue acting.
She made her acting debut in 1999, when she landed an opportunity to play Theresa Carmody in Alan Parker-directed drama film ‘Angela's Ashes.’ In the same year, she was also seen playing Mairead Reilly in a couple of episodes of a television drama series titled ‘Ballykissangel.’
In 2000, she played Marietta Flynn in Steve Barron-directed Irish-British-American comedy film ‘Rat.’ The following year, she was cast to play an important role in a drama film titled ‘How Harry Became a Tree.’
In 2003, she was seen in a couple of films, including ‘Ned Kelly’ and ‘Intermission.’ The following year, she played Niamh Copper in an episode (Something Old) of the popular British comedy-drama TV series ‘Born and Bred.’ In 2004, she was also seen in a comedy film titled ‘The Halo Effect.’
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Kerry Condon got her breakthrough role in 2005, when she was cast to play ‘Octavia of the Julii’ in the historical drama television series ‘Rome.’ She played the role from 2005 to 2007, appearing in 22 episodes.
In 2008, she played Jenna in a television movie titled ‘Anatomy of Hope.’
In 2009, Condon was signed to play Masha in Michael Hoffman-directed biographical drama film ‘The Last Station.’ The following year, she was seen in a short film titled ‘Hum.’ In 2010, she played Sister Siobhan Doole in three episodes of British dramatic television series ‘Five Days.’
In 2011, she played Rachel in Paolo Sorrentino-directed European drama film ‘This Must Be the Place’ and then portrayed Pat in a short film titled ‘The Shore.’ In the same year, she was also cast to play Rosie on ‘HBO’ network's dramatic television series ‘Luck.’ She played Rosie from 2011 to 2012, appearing in eight episodes.
From 2013 to 2014, she played Clara in three episodes of ‘AMC’ network's popular horror television series ‘The Walking Dead.’ Meanwhile, she was seen in Richard Shepard-directed 2013 British black comedy film ‘Dom Hemingway.’
In 2014, she was cast to play the recurring role of Dr. Zoe Boyle in ten episodes of ‘NBC’ network's American fantasy drama television series ‘Believe.’ In the same year, she also portrayed Alice in Niall Heery-directed Irish comedy film ‘Gold.’
In 2015, she landed an opportunity to play the recurring role of Stacey Ehrmantraut in the American television crime drama series ‘Better Call Saul.’ In 2015, she was chosen to voice a supercomputer named ‘F.R.I.D.A.Y.’ in the Joss Whedon-directed American superhero film ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ She continued lenting her voice to ‘F.R.I.D.A.Y.’ for the next couple of years in films such as ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming.’
Meanwhile, she played Sofia Gilchrist in the 2016 Michel Poulette-directed Canadian television film ‘Brace for Impact’ (Final Destiny). In 2017, she played Melissa Saugraves in one of the episodes of television series titled ‘Gypsy.’ In the same year, she played Pamela in Martin McDonagh-directed dark comedy crime-drama film ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’
In 2018, she played the lead role of Lucinda in a drama film titled ‘Human Affairs.’ She was then seen playing Katie Hopgood in Dean Devlin-directed horror-thriller film ‘Bad Samaritan.’ In the same year, she was cast to play the main role of Laura in six episodes of an Irish television series titled ‘Women on the Verge.’
In 2019, she became part of an American drama thriller film titled ‘Dreamland.’
Kerry Condon has also played prominent roles in stage plays. At the age of 19, she played an important role in Martin McDonagh's play ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore,’ which was staged at the ‘Royal Shakespeare Company.’ She then reprised her role in 2006 at New York City's ‘Lyceum Theatre.’
In 2006, she played Ophelia in ‘Hamlet,’ becoming the youngest actress to play the role for ‘Royal Shakespeare Company.’ In 2009, she played a prominent role in Martin McDonagh's play ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan,’ which was staged at ‘Atlantic Theater.’ Her performance in the play earned her a ‘Drama Desk Award’ and ‘Lucille Lortel’ award.
Family & Personal Life
Kerry Condon’s father worked as a horse breeder. While Condon’s cousin Richard is a jockey, she is an amazing horse rider. She loves animals and often supports animal rights campaigns. She donates money to charity organizations that aim at safeguarding stray animals. Condon has also adopted two dogs from the streets of Los Angeles.
Condon is a self-proclaimed introvert. She hardly speaks about her personal life, as she prefers maintaining a low profile. She revealed in an interview that she is dating someone, but she did not disclose the identity of her boyfriend.