Mackenzie Foy, Biography, Age, Height, Family & More
|Mackenzie Christine Foy (born November 10, 2000) is an American actress and model. She is known for portraying Renesmee Cullen in the 2012 film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film; as the young Murphy in the 2014 space epic Interstellar, for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor among other awards nominations; and as Clara in Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.|
Foy was born on November 10, 2000. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her father, a truck driver, and mother, a homemaker, had no connections to the film industry. Foy began modeling at age 3, and started acting at age 9.
On October 10, 2012, Foy joined Wish You Well, the film adaptation of David Baldacci’s book, where she played the lead. On November 17, 2012, Foy was in another episode of R. L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour, playing Georgia Lomin. In 2014, Foy appeared in Erica Dunton’s movie Black Eyed Dog.
Foy co-starred in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, about a team of explorers who travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity’s survival. Her character as an adult woman was portrayed by Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain. Her character as an elderly woman was portrayed by Ellen Burstyn, who had played her grandmother the previous year in Wish You Well. She provided the voice of Celestine in the English dub of Ernest & Celestine (2012), Violet in The Boxcar Children (2014) and The Little Girl in The Little Prince (2015). In July 2016, it was announced that Foy would play the lead role of Clara in the film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
In May 2019 it was announced that Foy would co-star with Kate Winslet in a new adaptation of Black Beauty, which began filming in October of that year.