Kelly Macdonald (born February 23, 1976(1976-02-23)) is a Scottish actress, known for her role in the independent film Trainspotting and mainstream releases such as Nanny McPhee, Gosford Park, Intermission, No Country for Old Men and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. On television, she is known for her roles in Boardwalk Empire, The Girl in the Café and State of Play.
Macdonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Her mother was a garment industry sales executive.
In August 2003, Macdonald married musician Dougie Payne. Their son, Freddie Peter Payne, was born on 9 March 2008.