McKenzie in 2018
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie
26 July 2000
Wellington, New Zealand
|Education||Samuel Marsden Collegiate School|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
|Relatives||Kate Harcourt (grandmother)|
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (born 26 July 2000)is a New Zealand actress. She is best known for her breakout role in the 2018 American film Leave No Trace , for which she received critical acclaim, and for starring as a German Jewish girl hiding in Nazi Germany in the satire Jojo Rabbit (2019), for which she was also praised by reviewers.
McKenzie was born in Wellington, New Zealandto actress Miranda Harcourt and director Stuart McKenzie. She is the granddaughter of actress Kate Harcourt and Peter Harcourt. Peter was from the family that founded real estate company Harcourts International.
McKenzie lives in Wellington, where she attended Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, graduating in 2018.
|2014||Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story||Young Louise|
|2014||A Long Beside||Kate (young)||Short film|
|2014||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies||Astrid|
|2015||The Boyfriend Game||Edith|
|2017||The Changeover||Rose Keaton|
|2018||Leave No Trace||Tom|| National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance |
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated - Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Actor/Actress
Nominated - Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor
Nominated - Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
|2019||The King||Queen Philippa of Denmark|
|Jojo Rabbit||Elsa Korr||Nominated - Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Actor/Actress|
|True History of the Kelly Gang||Mary|
|2020||Lost Girls||Sherre Gilbert|
|Last Night in Soho||Eloise||Post-production|
|2021||The Justice Of The Bunny King||Post-production|
|2021||The Power of the Dog||Filming|
|2014||Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story||Young Louise||Television film|
|2015||Shortland Street||Pixie Hannah||28 episodes|
|2016||Bright Summer Night||Petra Quince||Episode: "Finale"|
|2016||Jean||Young Jean||Television film|
|2017||The Cul De Sac||Willa||3 episodes|
|2017||Lucy Lewis Can't Lose||Lucy Lewis||11 episodes|
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BIRTH DATE: 26/07/2000 BIRTH PLACE: Wellington NZ