Mackenzie Davis (born April 1, 1987) is a Canadian actress. She made her feature film debut in Smashed, and later appeared in Breathe In, That Awkward Moment, The Martian, Blade Runner 2049, The F Word and Terminator: Dark Fate, the last for which she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination. From 2014 to 2017, she starred as computer programmer Cameron Howe in the television series Halt and Catch Fire. She also co-starred in the "San Junipero" episode of the television series Black Mirror.
Davis at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||McGill University|
|Height||5 ft 10.5 in (1.791 m)|
Davis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Lotte, a graphic designer from South Africa, and John Davis, a hairdresser, from Liverpool, England. Her parents own AG Hair Care. She graduated high school in West Vancouver from Collingwood School in 2005 and then attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She went on to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City.
Davis was discovered by Drake Doremus, who decided to cast her for a supporting role in the feature film Breathe In. In 2015, she appeared in The Martian as a NASA satellite communications engineer named Mindy Park. From 2014 to 2017, she played programming prodigy Cameron Howe in Halt and Catch Fire for the duration of its four-season run.
In 2019, she headlined as one of the newest cast members to join the Terminator franchise in Terminator: Dark Fate. In the film, Mackenzie stars as an augmented super soldier from the future sent back in time to protect Dani Ramos. In October 2019, she was cast as one of the lead roles in the HBO Max miniseries Station Eleven.
|2012||The Hat Goes Wild||Cathy||Credited as Mackenzie Rio Davis|
|2013||Breathe In||Lauren Reynolds|
|2013||The F Word||Nicole||Alternative title: What If?|
|2013||Bad Turn Worse||Sue|
|2013||Plato's Reality Machine||Sophia|
|2014||That Awkward Moment||Chelsea|
|2014||Emptied||Charlotte Laurence||Short film|
|2015||Freaks of Nature||Petra Lane|
|2015||A Country Called Home||Reno|
|2015||Memory Box||Isabelle||Short film|
|2015||The Martian||Mindy Park|
|2016||Always Shine||Anna||Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress|
Monster Fest Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Female)
|2017||Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town||Izzy||Special Jury Award - Best Breakout Performance Napa Valley Film Festival|
Tacoma Film Festival Jury Prize for Best Performance
|2017||Blade Runner 2049||Mariette|
|2019||Terminator: Dark Fate||Grace|
|2012||I Just Want My Pants Back||Lucie||Episode: "Safety Nets"|
|2014–2017||Halt and Catch Fire||Cameron Howe||Main role; 40 episodes|
|2016||Black Mirror||Yorkie||Episode: "San Junipero"|
|2017||No Activity||Patricia/"Pat the Rat"||Episode: "The Metric System"|
|2020||Station Eleven||Kirsten||Main role|
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- Andreeva, Nellie. "Mackenzie Davis & Himesh Patel To Star In 'Station Eleven' HBO Max Limited Series". Deadline. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
- "Tribeca Film Festival Announces 'Dean,' 'Junction 48' and Other Award-Winners". Indiewire. April 21, 2016. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
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