Actress who performed ‘Residence Alone’ pigeon girl says she’s going to have lonely, ‘darkish’ vacation

Actress Who Played ‘Home Alone’ Pigeon Lady Says She’s Going to Have Lonely, ‘Dark’ Holiday

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Actress Who Performed ‘Residence Alone’ Pigeon Woman Says She’s Going to Have Lonely, ‘Dark’ Vacation


It seems that Brenda Fricker’s portrayal of a pigeon girl in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is artwork imitating life.

In a recent interview with Ray D’Arcy’s Radio 1 Present, she revealed that her holiday plans are fairly lonely this yr. “I’m 75 now, and I might be mendacity if I stated it will be a pleasant and completely satisfied Christmas as a result of I’m outdated and I reside alone, ” the Dublin-based actress stated, per theNew York Post. “It may be very darkish.”

Fricker continued, saying that she turns off her telephone and places down the blinds when she’s house alone. “I do pre-record some good packages and I’ve my canine and I get myself via it that method,” added. “I don’t need to be sounding sort of adverse however it’s a completely different sort of Christmas, that’s all.”


Whereas Christmas is desolate for Fricker, she says New Yr’s Eve is even worse. “Whereas I don’t discover Christmas all that tough, what I do discover tough is New Yr’s Eve,” she defined.

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In line with the Publish, Fricker has reportedly been single since her nine-year marriage to director Barry Davies led to 1988. She additionally instructed Radio 1 that she doesn’t communicate with Macaulay Culkin, who stars as Kevin McCallister within the first two Residence Alone movies. “No I don’t [hear from Macaulay], I fear about him however I’m not in contact with him,” she stated.


Fricker retired from performing in 2014, after a profession that spanned six many years and noticed her win an Oscar for Greatest Supporting Actress for her function within the 1989 Daniel Day-Lewis-starring drama My Left Foot.

Over the weekend, Saturday Night time Stay celebrated the 30th anniversary of the primary Residence Alone and the character’s recent online resurgence movie having none apart from Kristen Wiig play Fricker’s iconic character.