Mia Goth

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Mia Goth
Mia Goth (Suspiria interview, 2018).png
Goth in 2018
Mia Gypsy Mello da Silva Goth[1]

(1993-11-30) 30 November 1993 (age 27)
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2012–present
(m. 2016; div. 2018)

Mia Gypsy Mello da Silva Goth (born 30 November 1993)[3] is an English actress and model. Goth began her career modelling while a teenager, and made her film debut in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac (2013). She was subsequently cast in the thriller The Survivalist (2015) and the psychological horror film A Cure for Wellness (2016). In 2018, Goth had supporting roles in the sci-fi mystery film High Life and Luca Guadagnino's remake of Suspiria.

Early life[edit]

Goth was born in Guy's Hospital in London, England.[4] Her mother is Brazilian, while her father is Canadian, originally from Nova Scotia.[5] Her maternal grandfather is Jewish-American artist Lee Jaffe, and her maternal grandmother is Brazilian actress Maria Gladys.[6]

Goth moved to Brazil when she was a few weeks old, because her mother, who was 20 years old at the time, needed help from her family in order to raise her.[4] They returned to the United Kingdom when she was five and later briefly relocated to her father's native Canada when she was ten.[4] There, she attended nine schools in a single schoolyear and stated that the period they tried to live with her father was difficult.[4] Aged twelve, she and her mother settled in south-east London, where Goth went to secondary school.[4]


When Goth was 14, she was discovered at the Underage Festival in London by fashion photographer Gemma Booth, who signed her to Storm Model Management. She subsequently appeared in advertisements for Vogue and Miu Miu. She began to audition for films at the age of 16, and after finishing sixth form, she won her first role in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac (2013), along with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe in the segment "The Gun".[7][8] Later, she played Sophie Campbell in an episode of Sky Atlantic's crime drama series The Tunnel.[7][9]

In 2014, Goth appeared in the Future Unlimited's music video for "Haunted Love," which was directed by Shia LaBeouf.[10] Later, she appeared in Stephen Fingleton's directed introductory short film Magpie along with Martin McCann.[10] In 2015, Goth played the lead role of Milja in the post-apocalyptic thriller The Survivalist, followed by roles as Meg Weathers in the disaster adventure-thriller film Everest (2015), directed by Baltasar Kormákur,[7][8] and Hanna Helmqvist in an episode of BBC One's crime series Wallander.[10]

She also appeared in the horror film A Cure for Wellness (2016), directed by Gore Verbinski;[8] a supporting role in Luca Guadagnino's remake of Suspiria (2018); and the sci-fi mystery film High Life (2018), directed by Claire Denis.[11] Goth went on to appear in Guadagnino's short film The Staggering Girl (2019)[12] and Autumn de Wilde's film Emma (2020).[13]

Personal life[edit]

Goth met her co-star and later boyfriend, American actor Shia LaBeouf, while filming Nymphomaniac in 2012. On 10 October 2016, Goth and LaBeouf appeared to get married in a Las Vegas ceremony officiated by an Elvis impersonator.[14] Two days later, a local official claimed that the pair were not legally married, but instead a commitment ceremony was performed.[15] Later that month, LaBeouf confirmed their nuptials on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.[16] In September 2018, it was announced the couple had separated and filed for divorce.[17]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released


Year Title Role Director Notes Ref.
2013 Nymphomaniac P Lars von Trier Segment: "The Gun" [1]
2014 Magpie The Girl Stephen Fingleton Short film [18]
2015 The Survivalist Milja [1]
Everest Meg Weathers Baltasar Kormákur [19]
2017 A Cure for Wellness Hannah von Reichmerl Gore Verbinski [19]
Marrowbone Jane Marrowbone Sergio G. Sánchez [20]
2018 Suspiria Sara Simms Luca Guadagnino [20]
High Life Boyse Claire Denis [11]
2019 The Staggering Girl Young Francesca Luca Guadagnino Short film [12]
2020 Emma. Harriet Smith Autumn de Wilde [13]
2021 Mayday Marsha Karen Cinorre [21]
TBA X dagger Ti West Post-production [22]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 The Tunnel Sophie Campbell Guest role; 3 episodes [23]
2015 Wallander Hanna Helmqvist Episode: "A Lesson in Love" [24]

Awards & nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
2015 British Independent Film Award Most Promising Newcomer The Survivalist Nominated [25]
2019 Independent Spirit Awards Robert Altman Award Suspiria Won


  1. ^ a b c Godfrey, Alex (8 February 2016). "Mia Goth: 'I'm always scared of feeling like a fake'". The Guardian. London. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  2. ^ Thorpe, Vanessa (4 August 2019). "Emma Watson and Claire Foy star as Juliet in Pirelli's 2020 calendar". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Mia Mello da Silva Goth". England and Wales Birth Registration Index via FamilySearch.org. Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e Aftab, Kaleem (November 2018). "Mia Goth: 'I became a huge liar, as I knew I would never be anywhere for long'". iNews. Johnston Press. Archived from the original on 1 December 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  5. ^ Anderson, Ariston (18 October 2018). "Mia Goth Reveals the Costumes She Wanted to Steal From the 'Suspiria' Set". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Archived from the original on 2 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Minha vida daria uma trilogia". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). São Paulo, Brazil. 7 September 2014. ISSN 1414-5723 – via PressReader.
  7. ^ a b c Halligan, Fionnuala (5 June 2014). "Mia Goth, UK Stars of Tomorrow 2014". Screen Daily. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  8. ^ a b c Ford, Rebecca; Kit, Borys (8 April 2015). "Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth Joining Gore Verbinski's 'A Cure for Wellness' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  9. ^ Stansfield, James (7 November 2013). "The Tunnel episode 4 review". denofgeek.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  10. ^ a b c "Mia Goth's role in films like The Survivor". lazarosoho.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  11. ^ a b Bueno, Aintoinette (27 September 2018). "Robert Pattinson & Mia Goth Pose Together After Their Exes Shia LaBeouf & FKA Twigs Spark Romance Rumors". Entertainment Tonight. CBS. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  12. ^ a b Vivarelli, Nick (22 January 2019). "Luca Guadagnino Teams With Valentino Designer on Short Film Starring Julianne Moore (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  13. ^ a b Grater, Tom (21 March 2019). "Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Josh O'Connor, Callum Turner board 'Emma' for Working Title, Blueprint (exclusive)". Screen International. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  14. ^ Ungerman, Alex (10 October 2016). "Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth Marry in Live Streamed Las Vegas Wedding Officiated by Elvis Impersonator". Entertainment Tonight. CBS. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  15. ^ Miller, Mike (13 October 2016). "Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth Are Not Legally Married, Local Officials Confirm". People. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  16. ^ Guglielmi, Jodi (18 October 2016). "Shia LaBeouf Confirms He's a Married Man: 'We're Proud of It — It Was Love'". People. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  17. ^ Fernandez, Alexia (26 September 2018). "Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth file for divorce". Entertainment Weekly. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  18. ^ "Magpie (2014)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  19. ^ a b People Staff (17 March 2016). "Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth Step Out in L.A. Amid New Round of Engagement Rumors". People. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  20. ^ a b Collis, Clark (13 April 2018). "Mia Goth talks supernatural chiller Marrowbone and 'quite brilliant' Suspiria remake". Entertainment Weekly. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  21. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (12 November 2019). "Juliette Lewis, Grace Van Patten, Mia Goth Star In 'Mayday' Movie From Karen Cinorre". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  22. ^ Kroll, Justin (2 November 2020). "Ti West's New Horror Pic 'X' Taps Mia Goth, Scott Mescudi And Jenna Ortega To Star". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 18 February 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ Cronenberg, Caitlin (19 September 2013). "Mia Goth". Vogue Italia. Condé Nast. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018.
  24. ^ "Mia Goth Credits". TV Guide. NTVB Media. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018.
  25. ^ "IMDB". IMDB. 5 March 2020.

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