Top Irish actor Barry Keoghan opened up about the tragic death of his mother on Living With Lucy.
Viewers watched as the Marvel actor described his memories of his late mum.
Barry’s mother passed away following a battle with addiction issues when she was 31 years old.
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Barry was raised by his grandmother Patricia and aunt Lorraine after he lost his mum. He was just 12 years old when she passed.
When asked by Lucy if he had memories of his mum, the actor replied:
“I have great memories of her, she was gorgeous.”
“She was 6ft, long black hair, that’s where I get my looks sure.”
The actor revealed that he prays to his late mum for good luck before embarking on a big audition.
#Livingwithlucy Well my God, fair play to him. Hearing this and now to see what he has made of him self is inspirational.
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“Even before every audition I say a little prayer because you want to have that little push going in.”
“I believe she’s here with me on this journey.”
The actor recently announced that he will be starring in the upcoming Marvel movie The Eternals, due on our cinema screens in 2020.