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Elsie Kate Fisher (born April 3, 2003)[1][2] 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.[3][4]

Elsie Fisher
Born
Elsie Kate Fisher

(2003-04-03) April 3, 2003 (age 16)
OccupationActress
Years active2009–present

As of October 2018, Fisher has two forthcoming projects. She will portray Parker Needler in the animated adaptation of The Addams Family.[5] She will also star in Ken Kwapis musical film The Shaggs, based on the rock band of the same name.[6] She has appeared in over 16 national commercials.[7]

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FilmographyEdit

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2010 Despicable Me Agnes Voice role [3]
Dirty Girl Tiffany [1]
2013 Bad Behavior Grace [1]
Vertical [1]
2015 McFarland, USA Jamie White [1][8]
2018 Eighth Grade Kayla Day [2][3]
2019 The Addams Family Parker Needler Voice role; post-production [9]
Television roles
Year(s) Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Medium Young Bridgette Episode: "Then... and Again" [1]
2009–2012 Masha and the Bear Masha Voice role (English dub); 26 episodes [1][10]
TBA Castle Rock Joy Wilkes Main cast (Season 2) [11]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Film Award Result Ref(s)
Eighth Grade Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Nominated [12]
Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Nominated [13][14]
Austin Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Artist Nominated
Austin Film Critics Association Special Honorary Award Won[a]
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer Won [15]
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Nominated [16]
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer Won
Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress Nominated [17]
Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Breakthrough Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Breakout Won [18]
Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Nominated [19]
Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Won
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated [20]
Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor Won [21]
Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Nominated [22]
New York Film Critics Online Award for Breakthrough Performer Won [23]
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress Nominated [24]
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakout Artist Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical Nominated [25]
Seattle Film Critics Society for Best Youth Performance Nominated [26]
Seattle International Film Festival for Best Actress Won [27]
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Won [28]
Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Young Actress Won [29]

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Elsie Fisher". tribute.ca. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Bahr, Lindsay (July 12, 2018). "Bo Burnham explores the awkwardness of 'Eighth Grade'". Associated Press. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Pete Hammond (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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Borys, Kit (August 30, 2018). "'Eighth Grade' Star Elsie Fisher Joins Animated 'Addams Family' Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Gallupo, Mia (October 17, 2018). "'Eighth Grade' Break-Out Elsie Fisher to Star in Musical 'The Shaggs' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  7. ^ "Elsie Fisher Bio, Fact - series - Frostsnow". March 2, 2016.
  8. ^ Scott, A. O. (February 19, 2015). "Review: In 'McFarland, USA,' Kevin Costner Coaches Cross-Country Runners". The New York Times. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  9. ^ Borys, Kit (August 30, 2018). "'Eighth Grade' Star Elsie Fisher Joins Animated 'Addams Family' Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  10. ^ "Russian Cartoon Bear Takes the World by Storm". VOA News. Associated Press. April 12, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  11. ^ ‘Castle Rock’: Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Garrett Hedlund & Elsie Fisher Among 7 Cast In Season 2 Of Hulu Series
  12. ^ "2018 EDA Award Nominees". Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Archived from the original on December 21, 2018. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ Whittaker, Richard (January 7, 2019). "Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018's Best Films and More". Austin Chronicle. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  15. ^ "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.
  16. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (January 13, 2019). "Critics' Choice Awards: Winners and Nominees". Variety. Archived from the original on January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  17. ^ "The 2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards Nominations". Detroit Film Critics Society. November 30, 2018. Archived from the original on November 30, 2018. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  18. ^ Morgenstern, Hans. "2018 FFCC Winners". Florida Film Critics Circle. Archived from the original on December 22, 2018. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  19. ^ "2018 Awards". Georgia Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on January 13, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  20. ^ 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.
  21. ^ 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.
  22. ^ 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.
  23. ^ 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.
  24. ^ "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.
  25. ^ "2018 Nominations Ballot" (PDF). International Press Academy. November 28, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 30, 2018. Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  26. ^ "'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.
  27. ^ 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.
  28. ^ 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.
  29. ^ 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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