Meet Actress Lara McDonnell. The Irish actress has been acting before she even entered her teenage years. But, fans are also interested in life outside of the TV shows.
This article attempts to cover details about her parents, her net worth, and her dating life. So, delve into this article to learn more about the actress.
Lara McDonnell On The Last Bus
The Last Bus, an original TV drama from Netflix, is now available to watch. On April 1, 2022, the show debuted on the streaming website. About the show, Netflix shared on its website, “After embarking on a life-changing field trip, a group of whip-smart students fights to save humanity from an army of ruthless drones.”
A group of clever teens on a school vacation band together to face a robot apocalypse in this 10-part British science-fiction comedy series. Paul Neafcy developed and wrote the show, which was co-directed by Drew Casson, Lawrence Gough, Steve Hughes, and Nour Wazzi.
In the show, actress Lara is portraying the role of Lucy. Joining her on this show is Robert Sheehan as Dalton Monkhouse, Nathanael Saleh as Josh, Moosa Mostafa as Nas, Daniel Frogson as Tom, Carys John as Bethan, Amber-Rose Perry as Borb Puppeteer, Phoebe De Silva as Sophie, Marlie Morrelle as Chelsea, Tom Basden as Mr. Short, Curtis Kantsa as Danny, Laura Crowhurst as Frank, and Lauryn Ajufo as Misha.
On 22 March Lara posted on her Instagram, “it’s official… on the 1st of April you will find me in #TheLastBus on @netflixuk ❤️ get excited, it’s incredible”.
Lara McDonnell Net Worth
Lara McDonnell was paving way for establishing a successful career before she was 7 or 8 years old. Her parents enrolled her in acting class. She would go to Saturday drama class. Her drama teacher told her parents that an audition came through an agency for Matilda the Musical.
But, her parents didn’t know that the actress could sing.
Her teacher and her parents signed her up for the audition without telling her. Just a week before the audition, they broke the news of her upcoming audition. She shared that it was when she understood that she wanted to act and do it for life. Eventually, she landed the role.
Talking about her career with Flaunt magazine, Lara shared, “I love being able to tell stories and use my imagination and express my creativity.”
In 2014, she made her on-screen debut with the movie, Love, Rosie. She appeared in a TV movie named Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters. Some of the other movies she worked on are The Delinquent Season where she played Alannah, Holly Short in Artemis Fowl, and Moira in Belfast.
She has performed in two TV shows (before The Last Bus) Ballistic (2021) and The Holiday (2022).
In her career, Lara has worked with an impressive array of thespians including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Farrell, Josh Gad, Cillian Murphy, Jonathan Pryce, and Lilly Collins.
When asked if she had any ambitions to explore music and singing separately during her interview with Flaunt, she shared, “I adore all aspects of music and I love singing. One of my biggest dreams is to perform on Broadway and I would love the opportunity to originate a role and to be involved in the recording of the soundtrack.”
Furthermore, she confirmed that obsesses with theatre and hopes to play Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady.
Is Lara McDonnell Dating Anyone?
No, Lara McDonnell appears to be single currently. Or like most young actors, she might be keeping her dating life away from the public eyes. She is focused on establishing a successful acting career so any details that exist of her dating life are yet to see the light of the day.
Lara McDonnell Parents
Lara McDonnell was born to her Irish parents Ciaran and Hazel McDonnell as the oldest of three children. Her father is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon practicing at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Mater Private Hospital, Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, and the Bon Secours Hospital, Glasnevin in Dublin.
Furthermore, Ciaran graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1995. His surgical training took place in Ireland and was completed in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia. He took up his post as Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in July 2007.
You can find him on Twitter (@comcdonnell).
Meanwhile, her mom Hazel is allegedly an employee in a local insurance company. In February 2021, she wished her mother a birthday with an IG post. She captioned the post, “Happy birthday to the best mummy in the world! Love you to the moon and back”. She is available on Facebook and Twitter.
Her maternal grandparents are Harry and Emily Collins whereas her paternal grandparents are Moira and the late Ossie McDonnell.
In addition, Lara has spoken of her upbringing in Ireland. She told Flaunt, “I am very proud of my nationality, I have loved growing up in Ireland and it will always be home to me. I have been lucky in that I have made some incredible friends and have wonderful memories I would love to spend some time living in London as I fell in love with it while I was at Matilda I had the opportunity to visit Los Angeles and it would be on my list of places to live”.
Lara McDonnell Height
Lara McDonnell stands tall to the height of 5 feet 5 inches.
How Old Is Lara McDonnell?
Born on 7 November 2003, Lara McDonnell is 18 years old as of 2022.
Does Lara McDonnell Have Siblings?
Talking about her siblings, Lara welcomed her younger sister Charlotte Louise on 16 May 2007. She also has a younger brother who is anonymous.
Is Lara McDonnell On Instagram?
Yes, Lara McDonnell is on Instagram (@laramcdonnellofficial) and Twitter (@laramcdonnell1).