McKenzie in 2018
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie
26 July 2000
Wellington, New Zealand
|Education||Samuel Marsden Collegiate School|
|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.
Leave No Trace is a 2018 American drama film directed by Debra Granik and written by Granik and Anne Rosellini, based on the novel My Abandonment by Peter Rock. The plot follows a military veteran father with PTSD who lives in the forest with his young daughter. It premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and was theatrically released by Bleecker Street in the United States, on June 29, 2018. The film received universal critical acclaim, with praise for the performances of Foster and McKenzie, and, after Paddington 2, it is the second-most reviewed film to hold an approval rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.
McKenzie was born in Wellington, New Zealandto actress Miranda Harcourt and director Stuart McKenzie. She is of Anglo-Celtic descent and lives in Wellington, where she attended Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, graduating in 2018.
Miranda Catherine Millais Harcourt is a New Zealand actress and acting coach. She is the daughter of actress Dame Kate Harcourt.
Anglo-Celtic people are descended primarily from British and Irish people. The concept is mainly relevant outside of Great Britain and Ireland, particularly in Australia but also in Canada, the United States of America, New Zealand and South Africa, where a significant diaspora is located.
Samuel Marsden Collegiate School is located in the Wellington suburb of Karori in New Zealand. It has a socio-economic decile of 10 and provides private year 1 to 13 education for girls, with a co-educational Preschool. Its exam results rank consistently in the top schools in New Zealand. Samuel Marsden Collegiate School students complete the New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) but the school also offers Cambridge A-Level exams in certain subjects.
She is the granddaughter of actress Kate Harcourt and Peter Harcourt. Peter was from the family that founded real estate company Harcourts International.
Dame Catherine Winifred Harcourt, known professionally as Kate Harcourt, is a New Zealand actor. Listen with Mother, "a morning radio show for pre-schoolers" that aired nationally, "led her to television, as host of the Wellington version of children's show Junior Magazine." Over her long career she has worked in comedy as well as drama in theatre, film, and TV.
John Bateman Harcourt established the Harcourts real estate company in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1888.
|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 Performer
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
|Jojo Rabbit||Elsa Korr|
|True History of the Kelly Gang||Mary|
|2020||Last Night in Soho||Eloise||Post-production|
|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|
Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian-American actress known for portraying Inara Serra in the sci-fi series Firefly and the follow-up film Serenity, Vanessa in the superhero comedy film Deadpool and its sequel Deadpool 2; Jessica Brody in the Showtime series Homeland, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013; and Dr. Leslie Thompkins in the Fox series Gotham.
Esther Davis is an Australian actress. She is best known for her roles as Phryne Fisher in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and Amelia Vanek in The Babadook. Other major work includes a recurring role as Lady Crane in season six of the television series Game of Thrones, and the role of Ellen Kelly in Justin Kurzel's True History of the Kelly Gang.
Melanie Jayne Lynskey is a New Zealand actress and voice actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a New Zealand Film Award, a Hollywood Film Award, and a Sundance Special Jury Award, as well as Critics' Choice Award, Gotham Award and Golden Nymph Award nominations.
Flight of the Conchords are a New Zealand comedy duo composed of musicians Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement. The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American television series that aired for two seasons on HBO. They previously referred to themselves as "New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo", but as of 2014 refer to themselves as "the almost award-winning fourth-most-popular folk duo in New Zealand".
Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie is a New Zealand comedian, actor, musician and producer. He is one half of musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Jemaine Clement. The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an oft-lauded American television series, which aired for two seasons on HBO. McKenzie served as music supervisor for two Muppet films, The Muppets (2011) and Muppets Most Wanted (2014), the former of which won him an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "Man or Muppet". His latest work has seen him write the lyrics to the 2016 Sainsburys Christmas advert featuring James Corden on vocals.
Peter Rock is an American novelist born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a professor of creative writing at Reed College and lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and daughters.
Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement is a New Zealand actor, voice actor, musician, comedian, singer, director and writer. With Bret McKenzie, as the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, he has released several albums and created comedy series for both the BBC and HBO. For the comedy series, he received six Primetime Emmy nominations.
Elizabeth Helen McRae is a New Zealand actress, best known for her portrayal of Marjorie Brasch in the television soap opera Shortland Street.
Frances Rose McIver is a New Zealand actress. She is best known for starring as medical examiner Olivia "Liv" Moore in The CW supernatural comedy-drama series iZombie (2015–2019). She received further recognition for starring as Amber Moore in the romantic comedy films A Christmas Prince (2017), A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018) and A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (2019)
Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski, known professionally as Yvonne Strahovski, is an Australian actress. She is best known for her roles as CIA Agent Sarah Walker in the NBC spy drama series Chuck (2007–2012), Hannah McKay in the Showtime drama series Dexter (2012–2013), and CIA Agent Kate Morgan in the Fox event series 24: Live Another Day (2014). She stars as Serena Joy Waterford in the Hulu drama series The Handmaid's Tale (2017–present), for which she has received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
Kimberley Frances Crossman is a New Zealand actress, author, presenter, producer, writer, director, dancer, stand-up comedian and cheerleader who is best known for her role as Sophie McKay on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.
Sara Wiseman is a New Zealand born actress, best known for her roles in the television series Mercy Peak as Dr. Nicky Somerville, A Place to Call Home as Carolyn Bligh and The Cult as Annabelle Willis.
Stefania LaVie Owen is a New Zealand-American actress. She is known for her roles as Puddle Kadubic in the television series Running Wilde and as Dorrit Bradshaw in the teen drama television series The Carrie Diaries. She starred as Nicole Chance in the 2016–17 Hulu original psychological thriller, Chance.
Lucy Lewis Can't Lose is a children's comedy web series for ThreeNow in New Zealand. The first series became available online on 8 August 2016 and aired on Three on 25 December 2016; it was released on YouTube in March 2017. The second series was released on ThreeNow on 15 September 2017.
The 23rd San Diego Film Critics Society Awards were announced on December 10, 2018.
Maaka Pohatu [Ngai Tāmanuhiri, Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa] is a New Zealand actor and musician. He currently performs with the band Modern Māori Quartet. He co-wrote and performed songs, with the other band members, for the Modern Māori Quartet's debut album That's Us! (2017).
BIRTH DATE: 26/07/2000 BIRTH PLACE: Wellington NZ