Angourie Rice

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Angourie Rice
Angourie Rice Cannes 2017.jpg
Angourie Rice at Cannes Film Festival in 2017.
Bornc.  2001 (age 17–18)
ResidenceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
NationalityAustralian
OccupationActress
Years active2013–present

Angourie Rice (/æŋˈɡri/;[1] born c. 2001) is an Australian film actress. She began her career as a child actress, coming to attention for her roles in These Final Hours and The Nice Guys.

Early life[edit]

Rice lives in Melbourne, with her parents Jeremy Rice, a director, and Kate Rice, a writer. She also lived in Perth for five years and in Munich, Germany, for one year before moving back to Melbourne.[2]

Career[edit]

In 2013, Rice made her feature film acting debut with apocalyptic thriller film These Final Hours.[3] She also appeared in the live action sequences at the beginning and end of the animated film Walking with Dinosaurs.[3][4] In 2014, Rice appeared in the television series The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Worst Year of My Life Again, and appeared in Mako: Island of Secrets in 2015.[4]

In 2016, Rice had her break-out performance as Holly March in the action comedy The Nice Guys opposite Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. She also appeared in the science-fiction fantasy film Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows as Tegan, a supernatural villain. In 2017, she played Eliza Wishart in the Australian film adaptation of the novel Jasper Jones which garnered several AACTA nominations. She also played Jane in The Beguiled

Rice played Betty Brant in the 2017 film Spider-Man: Homecoming. She reprised the part, this time in a more significant role, in the 2019 sequel Spider-Man: Far From Home.[5]

In 2018, Rice headlined the romantic drama Every Day, and as Lisa in the Australian film adaptation of Ladies in Black.[6] In 2019, Rice starred opposite Miley Cyrus in the Season 5 finale of Black Mirror, an episode described as a "save-the-day buddy romp" and "a teen sci-fi adventure."[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 These Final Hours Rose
2013 Walking with Dinosaurs Jade
2016 Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows Tegan
2016 The Nice Guys Holly March
2017 Jasper Jones Eliza Wishart
2017 The Beguiled Jane
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Betty Brant
2018 Every Day Rhiannon
2018 Ladies in Black Lisa
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home Betty Brant
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Lisa Wooton Episode: "The Silence"
2014 Worst Year of My Life Again Ruby Episode: "Halloween"
2015 Mako: Island of Secrets Neppy Episode: "Stowaway"
2019 Black Mirror Rachel Goggins Episode: "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angourie Rice (@angourierice)". Instagram. Retrieved 11 June 2019. Angourie rhymes with floury and dowry.
  2. ^ Hawker, Philippa (13 October 2014). "Angourie Rice juggles high school and Hollywood". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Australian actor Angourie Rice wins dream role as hunk Ryan Gosling's daughter". The Daily Telegraph. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b Groves, Don (6 July 2015). "Cinema release for Nowhere Boys movie". if.com.au. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  5. ^ Scott, A. O. "Review: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Is the Latest Iron Man Movie". The New York Times.
  6. ^ Bulbeck, Pip (3 October 2017). "Angourie Rice to Star in Australian Period Drama 'Ladies in Black'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  7. ^ Ivie, Devon. "Black Mirror's Madison Davenport and Angourie Rice on Working With a 'Diva' Robot". Vulture.
  8. ^ Foutch, Haleigh. "'Black Mirror' Season 5 Review: An Entertaining but Slight Season Loses Its Horrifying Edge". Collider.

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