Thomasin McKenzie

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Thomasin McKenzie
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McKenzie in 2018
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie

(2000-07-26) 26 July 2000 (age 19)
Wellington, New Zealand
EducationSamuel Marsden Collegiate School
Years active2014–present
Parent(s)Stuart McKenzie
Miranda Harcourt
RelativesKate Harcourt (grandmother)

Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (born 26 July 2000) is a New Zealand actress. She has played Pixie Hannah in Shortland Street, Lucy Lewis in Lucy Lewis Can't Lose,[1] and has also co-starred opposite Ben Foster in the 2018 American film Leave No Trace, for which she received critical acclaim.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

McKenzie was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and is the daughter of actress Miranda Harcourt and director Stuart McKenzie. She lives in Wellington, where she attends Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, in Year 13.[2]

She is the granddaughter of actress Kate Harcourt and Peter Harcourt. Peter was from the family that founded real estate company Harcourts International. [4]



Year Title Role Notes[5]
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Astrid
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
2019 The King Phillippa Post-production
Jojo Rabbit Elsa Korr Post-production
True History of the Kelly Gang Mary Post-production
2020 Last Night in Soho Post-production
TBA Lost Girls Post-production


Year Title Role Notes[5]
2014 Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story Young Louise TV movie
2015 Shortland Street Pixie Hannah
2016 Bright Summer Night Petra Quince
2017 Lucy Lewis Can't Lose Lucy Lewis


  1. ^ Macandrew, Ruby (14 March 2017). "Wellington teenager Thomasin McKenzie lands lead movie role in US film My Abandonment". Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b Keogh, Brittany (10 March 2017). "Young Kiwi actor Thomasin McKenzie's big break in US movie My Abandonment". Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Leave No Trace (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ McFadden, Suzanne (August 11, 2017). "At home with Dame Kate Harcourt and daughter Miranda".
  5. ^ a b "Thomasin McKenzie". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-06-30.

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