Kelly Macdonald plays Anna Dean in The Victim, but what else has she been in, when did she split from Dougie Payne and who is she dating now?

KELLY Macdonald has seen her career sore over two decades thanks to the two Trainspotting films.

She is back on your screens in BBC's The Victim – here's what we know about the actress.

Who is Kelly Macdonald? What is her background?

Kelly was born February 23, 1976 and  is a Scottish actress.

She shot to fame when she starred in Trainspotting in 1996, when she was 20, playing Diane.

The role catapulted her to fame, and she reprised the part in 2016 for the sequel to the hit film.

Kelly returned to the small screen in This Child in Time and was in the cinema with Christopher Robin.

And now she'll be back on your telly in new show The Victim.

What are Kelly Macdonald's biggest films and TV shows?

Apart from the two Trainspotting films, Kelly has appeared in many big films.

These include:

  • Gosford Park (2001)
  • Intermission (2003),
  • Nanny McPhee (2005)
  • The Girl in the Cafe (2005)
  • No Country for Old Men (2007)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
  • Brave (2012)
  • T2 Trainspotting
  • Goodbye Christopher Robin

Kelly also starred in all five seasons of HBO series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014) as Margaret Thompson, for which she received a 2011 Emmy Award nomination.

Is Kelly Macdonald single? Does she have children?

In August 2003, Macdonald married musician Dougie Payne, bassist of rock band Travis.

They have two children and moved back to their home town of Glasgow in 2014, after living in London and New York.

They separated in 2017.

When can I see Kelly in The Victim?

You can see Kelly in The Victim TONIGHT (Monday April 8).

The new show will debut at  9pm on BBC1.

The four part series completed its filming in Scotland earlier this year and is now ready to be watched and enjoyed by viewers at home.

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