Elsie Fisher

Elsie Fisher (born April 3, 2003)[1] is an American actress. She began her career in 2009 with a role in the television series Medium at age 6, before voicing Agnes in the first two Despicable Me films. In 2018, she received critical acclaim for her performance as the socially-struggling teenage girl Kayla Day in the comedy-drama film Eighth Grade; she earned many accolades and nominations for her performance, including a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.[2][3]

Elsie Fisher
Born (2003-04-03) April 3, 2003 (age 17)
OccupationActress
Years active2009–present

Fisher voiced the character of Parker Needler in the 2019 animated film The Addams Family. That same year she appeared in the main cast of the second season of the television series Castle Rock.

Fisher is a native of Riverside, California. She had appeared in over 16 national commercials by March 2016.[4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2010 Despicable Me Agnes Voice role [2]
2010 Dirty Girl Tiffany [1]
2013 Despicable Me 2 Agnes Voice role [2]
2013 Bad Behavior Grace [1]
2013 Vertical [1]
2015 McFarland, USA Jamie White [1][5]
2016 The Axe Murders of Villisca Ina
2017 Scales: A Mermaids Tale Hayden
2018 Eighth Grade Kayla Day [6][2]
2019 The Addams Family Parker Needler Voice role

TelevisionEdit

Year(s) Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Medium Young Bridgette DuBois Episode: "Then and Again" [1]
2009–2012 Masha and the Bear Masha Voice role (English dub) - 26 episodes [1][7]
2019 Castle Rock Joy Wilkes Main cast (Season 2) [8]
2020 Day by Day Ruby Voice role; episode: "Relocation" [9]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Work Result Ref(s)
2018 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Eighth Grade Nominated [10]
2018 Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Nominated [11][12]
2018 Austin Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Artist Nominated [11]
2018 Austin Film Critics Association Special Honorary Award (with Bo Burnham and Josh Hamilton) Won [12]
2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer Won [13]
2018 Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Nominated [14]
2018 Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Actor/Actress Won [14]
2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress Nominated [15]
2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Breakthrough Nominated [15]
2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Breakout Won [16]
2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Nominated [17]
2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Won [17]
2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated [18]
2018 Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor Won [19]
2018 Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Nominated [20]
2018 New York Film Critics Online Award for Breakthrough Performer Won [21]
2018 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress Nominated [22]
2018 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakout Artist Nominated [22]
2018 Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical Nominated [23]
2018 Seattle Film Critics Society for Best Youth Performance Nominated [24]
2018 Seattle International Film Festival for Best Actress Won [25]
2018 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Won [26]
2018 Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Young Actress Won [27]

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Elsie Fisher". Tribute. Canada. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d Hammond, Pete (July 13, 2018). "'Eighth Grade' Review: A Star Is Born As Elsie Fisher Leads Perceptive & Heartwarming Coming-Of-Age Story". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-07-23.
  3. ^ Chelsea Greenwood Lassman (July 18, 2018). "Elsie Fisher in "Eighth Grade" Is a Necessary, Honest Portrayal of Modern Adolescence". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2018-07-23.
  4. ^ "Elsie Fisher Bio, Fact - series - Frostsnow". March 2, 2016.
  5. ^ Scott, A. O. (February 19, 2015). "Review: In 'McFarland, USA,' Kevin Costner Coaches Cross-Country Runners". The New York Times. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  6. ^ Bahr, Lindsay (July 12, 2018). "Bo Burnham explores the awkwardness of 'Eighth Grade'". Associated Press. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Russian Cartoon Bear Takes the World by Storm". VOA News. Associated Press. April 12, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  8. ^ ‘Castle Rock’: Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Garrett Hedlund & Elsie Fisher Among 7 Cast In Season 2 Of Hulu Series
  9. ^ "Day by Day: Relocation". YouTube. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  10. ^ "2018 EDA Award Nominees". Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Archived from the original on December 21, 2018. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  11. ^ a b Whittaker, Richard (December 28, 2018). "Austin Film Critics Release 2018 Awards Nominee Lists". Austin Chronicle. Archived from the original on December 31, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  12. ^ a b Whittaker, Richard (January 7, 2019). "Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018's Best Films and More". Austin Chronicle. Archived from the original on January 8, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  13. ^ "2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards". Chicago Film Critics Association. December 8, 2018. Archived from the original on December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  14. ^ a b Tapley, Kristopher (January 13, 2019). "Critics' Choice Awards: Winners and Nominees". Variety. Archived from the original on January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  15. ^ a b "The 2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards Nominations". Detroit Film Critics Society. November 30, 2018. Archived from the original on December 1, 2018. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  16. ^ Morgenstern, Hans. "2018 FFCC Winners". Florida Film Critics Circle. Archived from the original on December 22, 2018. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  17. ^ a b "2018 Awards". Georgia Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on January 13, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  18. ^ Kaufman, Amy (December 6, 2018). "Elsie Fisher of 'Eighth Grade' on scoring her first Golden Globe nomination and her social media reaction". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on December 7, 2018. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  19. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (November 26, 2018). "'The Rider' Wins Best Feature at Gotham Awards (Complete Winners List)". Variety. Archived from the original on November 27, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  20. ^ Erbland, Kate (November 16, 2018). "2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees, 'Eighth Grade' & 'We the Animals' Lead". IndieWire. Archived from the original on November 17, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  21. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (December 9, 2018). "'Roma' Voted Best Picture by New York Film Critics Online". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  22. ^ a b "2018 San Diego Film Critics Society's Award Nominations". San Diego Film Critics Society. December 7, 2018. Archived from the original on December 7, 2018. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  23. ^ "2018 Nominations Ballot" (PDF). International Press Academy. November 28, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 30, 2018. Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  24. ^ "'The Favourite' Leads the 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Nominations". Seattle Film Critics Society. December 10, 2018. Archived from the original on December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  25. ^ Macdonald, Moira (June 11, 2018). "It's a wrap: Seattle International Film Festival gives awards to 'Eighth Grade,' Mr. Rogers documentary". Seattle Times. Archived from the original on July 27, 2018. Retrieved September 5, 2018.
  26. ^ Marr, Rhuaridh (December 3, 2018). "'Roma,' 'A Star Is Born' lead winners at DC Film Critics awards". Metro Weekly. Archived from the original on December 4, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  27. ^ Butler, Karen (December 15, 2018). "Women Film Critics Circle: 'Favourite' is 2018's Best Film About Women". United Press International. Archived from the original on December 17, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.

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