Lane in Toronto, 2016
|Born||September 29, 1995|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Lane was born in Houston, Texas, and grew up in Dallas, Texas. Her father is African-American, and her mother, who is from New Zealand, is of Māori descent. After her parents divorced when she was young, Lane went to live with her mother, moving several times near Dallas before settling in Frisco, Texas. Prior to becoming an actress, Lane worked as a waitress at a restaurant in Frisco, and was also a stand-out athlete on basketball and track and field teams. She attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, but left.
Lane made her film debut in the critically acclaimed and award-winning American Honey (2016), a film about magazine crews, written and directed by Andrea Arnold, starring opposite Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough. Arnold spotted Lane sunbathing on a beach while on spring break. Lane said in an interview that she "felt Arnold's vibe and decided to trust Arnold for an audition."
The film had its world premiere on May 15, 2016, at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Prix du Jury. The film was released in a limited release on September 30, 2016, by A24. In 2017, Lane starred in Born in the Maelstrom, a short film directed by Meryam Joobeur. In 2018, Lane starred in Hearts Beat Loud, opposite Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons, directed by Brett Haley, and The Miseducation of Cameron Post directed by Desiree Akhavan. The Miseducation of Cameron Post won Top Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and has been praised for its “sensitive, understated portrayal of adolescent self-doubt and discovery.”  In 2019, Lane played Alice Monaghan in Hellboy, directed by Neil Marshall.
In 2020, Lane starred in an episode of Amazing Stories for AppleTV+ executive produced by Steven Spielberg. She then starred in Utopia created by Gillian Flynn, an American remake of the British television show of the same name for Amazon Prime Video. She will also reportedly star in Loki.
|2016||American Honey||Star||Andrea Arnold|
|2017||Born in the Maelstrom||Rebecca||Meryam Joobeur||Short film|
|2018||The Miseducation of Cameron Post||Jane Fonda||Desiree Akhavan|
|2018||Hearts Beat Loud||Rose||Brett Haley|
|2018||Shrimp||Dominatrix||Zelda Williams||Short film|
|2018||After Everything||Lindsay||Hannah Marks
|2019||Daniel Isn't Real||Cassie||Adam Egypt Mortimer|
|2019||Hellboy||Alice Monaghan||Neil Marshall|
|2020||Amazing Stories||Alia||Episode: "Signs of Life"|
|2020||Utopia||Jessica Hyde||8 episodes|
|2020||"Before You Go"||Lewis Capaldi||Suicidal Woman|
|2016||Gotham Awards||Breakthrough Actor||American Honey||Nominated|||
|2016||British Independent Film Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film||American Honey||Won|||
|2016||Indiana Film Journalist Association Awards||Best Actress||American Honey||Nominated|||
|2016||Indiana Film Journalist Association Awards||Breakout of the Year||American Honey||Runner-up|||
|2017||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Female Lead||American Honey||Nominated|||
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