Saoirse Ronan receives BAFTA nomination for Little Women 6 months ago

Saoirse Ronan receives BAFTA nomination for Little Women

A well deserved nod, tbf.

Saoirse Ronan has received a BAFTA nomination for Best Leading Actress for her role in Little Women.

The Irish actor plays Jo March in the 2019 Greta Gerwig film adaptation, a movie that has received widespread critical acclaim since its release late last year.

This if the fifth BAFTA nomination Ronan has received over the course of her career, following her roles in Atonement, The Lovely Bones, Brooklyn, and Lady Bird. 

Ronan has also been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in Little Women. 

Elsewhere, Joker has been leading the nominations at this year's BAFTAs with a considerable 11 nods.

It is followed closely by The Irishman and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood both with 10 nominations, and British director Sam Mendes' 1917 receiving nine.

The BAFTAs will take place in London on February 2.

You can check out some more of the nominees below:

Best Film
The Irishman
Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Best Director
1917 - Sam Mendes
The Irishman - Martin Scorsese
Joker - Todd Phillips
Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino
Parasite - Bong Joon-Ho

Best Leading Actress
Jessie Buckley - Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan - Little Women
Charlize Theron - Bombshell
Renée Zellweger - Judy

Best Leading Actor
Leonardo Dicaprio - Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
Adam Driver - Marriage Story
Taron Egerton - Rocketman
Joaquin Phoenix - Joker
Jonathan Pryce - The Two Popes

Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern - Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson - Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh - Little Women
Margot Robbie - Bombshell
Margot Robbie - Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Best Supporting Actor
Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins - The Two Popes
Al Pacino - The Irishman
Joe Pesci - The Irishman
Brad Pitt - Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

A full list of nominees and categories can be found here.