Mackenzie Davis’s biographyMackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress who became popular after the release of such movies as «What If», «The Martian», «Blade Runner 2049», as well as series «Halt and Catch Fire» and «Black Mirror». Net worth: $3 million.
Childhood and youthMackenzie Rio Davis was born in Vancouver, Canada. Her mother, Lotte, is a graphic designer from South Africa, and father, John Davis, is a hairdresser from Liverpool. The actress’s parents are owners of the AG Hair Care company, which specializes on creating haircare products.
After graduating school, Mackenzie enrolled at the McGill University in Montreal (Canada). Consequently, Davis mastered acting at the famous The Neighborhood Playhouse School in New York, which has such notable alumni as Kim Basinger, Diane Keaton, Leslie Nielsen and other famous actors.
Acting careerMackenzie’s first filming experience was her participation in Annalisa Vozza’s short-length movie «Alex» (2011). Soon after that, the actress played background characters in the dramas «Smashed» with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul and in «Breathe In» with Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce.
The viewers paid more attention to Davis after the release of the romance movie «What If» (2013), where she got to co-star with the famous Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan and Adam Driver (he played the role of the husband of Mackenzie’s heroine).
Then, other roles followed pretty quickly: she appeared in «That Awkward Moment» (2014), «Freaks of Nature» (2015) and in the sci-fi movie «The Martian» (2016) with Matt Damon, where she appeared in the role of a NASA scientist.
Besides that, Mackenzie got one of the lead roles in the drama series «Halt and Catch Fire», the plot of which revolves around a rookie computer industry in the 80s and the birth of a new technological era. Davis’s heroine, Cameron the programmer, was one of the key characters throughout the series’ 4 seasons, which was broadcast on AMC from 2014 to 2017. Critics also spoke very highly of the series.
Her role in one of the episodes of the iconic series «Black Mirror» also earned her a lot of popularity. In the fourth episode on season 3, called «San Junipero», she played the role of a shy girl named Yorkie who falls in love with a girl named Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), and decides to use the technology of consciousness upload, in order to live forever with her partner in the virtual city of San Junipero.
According to Zoomboola.com, in 2017, viewers got to see Mackenzie in Denis Villeneuve’s movie «Blade Runner 2049», a sequel to Ridley Scott’s legendary movie, shot in 1982. The actress played a secondary, yet still outstanding role of prostitute Mariette, whose body was used as a host for Joi’s artificial intellect (Ana de Armas) – the virtual lover of the protagonist (Ryan Gosling).
She co-starred with Harrison Ford, who returned to play Rick Deckard, Dutch actress Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Jared Leto and Dave Bautista.
On July 12, 2018, the American comedy-drama of Jason Reitman «Tully» hit the big screen, featuring Charlize Theron in the role of a single mother to several children, and Mackenzie Davis – the babysitter of her children, whose name is Tally. According to the plot, the relationship between the actresses’ heroines is very complicated.
Mackenzie Davis’s personal life\Mackenzie hadn’t dated anyone for quite a long time – at least, she didn’t make any of the public. However, Mackenzie made several confessions to journalists, that not that many men are interested in her either, and that she’s too absorbed in her work to be having affairs.
However, at the beginning of 2018, she was spotted in the company of a mysterious stranger at an event, and his name is still unknown.
Mackenzie Davis nowIn 2019, Mackenzie Davis became a key figure in the sequel of the first part of the new Terminator franchise – «Terminator. Dark fate», which is the direct sequel of the second part of the Terminator. Many people think that Mackenzie will become the new face of the legendary saga, however, the commercial failure of the new movie casts doubt on the continuation of the franchise.
On top of that, Mackenzie was quite busy shooting in Floria Sigismondi’s horror «The Turning» (she’s also the director of many music videos for David Bowie, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry), co-starring with the lead of «IT» and «Stranger Things» – Finn Wolfhard. The movie was released in 2020. In the same year, the Irresistible series was launched, where Mackenzie met Steve Carell on the set. Davis starred in Station Eleven, which is expected to premiere.
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