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Kodi Smit-McPhee
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Kodi Smit-McPhee

Kodi Smit-McPhee has already made a name for himself as a talented young actor after appearing in only a handful of feature films. He most recently starred opposite Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall in The Road, the big-screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The film was directed by John Hillcoat (The Proposition) and made its world premiere at The Venice Film Festival. Smit-McPhee was nominated for a Critics Choice Award in the category of Best Young Actor/Actress for this performance. Next, Smit-McPhee plays a young boy coping with leukemia in the new Australian film Matching Jack, directed by Nadia Tass.

Smit-McPhee comes from an acting family. His father, Andy McPhee, has appeared in dozens of film and TV projects in his native Australia. His older sister, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, is a veteran of the famed Australian television series Neighbours and is now a series regular on the hit HBO series Hung, created by Alexander Payne and starring Thomas Jane.

Born on June 13th, 1996, in Melbourne, Smit-McPhee first received acclaim for his performance as Ray in Romulus, My Father, a feature film in which he starred opposite Eric Bana and Franka Potente. He was honored with the Australian Film Institute's award for Best Young Actor while also receiving a nomination in the Best Leading Actor category.

When not acting, Smit-McPhee enjoys pro-scootering, BMX riding, learning to play his guitar and chasing his younger brother Caden around.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Kodi Smit-McPhee Facts

BirthdayJune 13, 1996 (27)

Selected Filmography

Not available.