George MacKay Biography

Published On Jun 03, 2018
Facts of George MacKay
Date of Birth: 1992 , March-13
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Name George MacKay
Birth Name George MacKay
Nick Name George
Father Paul Christopher MacKay
Mother Kim Baker
Nationality British
Birth Place/City London
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth estimated in millions
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Famous for 11.22.63, The Outcast, Captain Fantastic, Marrow Bone
Affair with Saoirse Ronan
Married No
Education The Harrodian School
Awards BAFTA Awards, British Breakthrough Award
Online Presence Twitter
Movies Captain Fantastic, The Outcast, 11.22.63
TV Show Rose and Maloney, The Brief
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George MacKay is an English actor best known for his roles in the movie and TV series The Outcast, Captain Fantastic, 11.22.63, and Marrowbone. He won the role of Riccio in The Thief Lord at the age of 13.

George was born on March 13, 1992, in London, England. He holds the English nationality and mixed ethnicity of English and Scottish.

He was born to mother Kim Baker, who was a costume designer, and father Paul Christopher MacKay, who was a stage/lighting manager. His father is an Australian. George attended a private school The Harrodian School situated in London.

In 2002, George won a role of one of the lost boys in P.J. Hogan’s 2003 film adaption of Peter Pan. George has also participated in television series such as Rose and Maloney, Footprints in the Snow, and The Brief.

In 2008, MacKay starred in Defiance as Aron, the youngest of the four Bielski brothers. He then appeared in The Boys Are Back co-starring with Clive Owen.

In 2011, George appeared in Hunky Dory alongside Aneurin Barnard and Kimberley Nixon. George played the lead role of Private Tommo Peaceful, in Private Peaceful and appeared in The Best of Men.

In 2013, George portrayed the role of Eddie in How I Live Now opposite Saoirse Ronan. The same year he starred in Sunshine on Leith as Davy, which was directed by Dexter Fletcher. He also appeared in For Those In Peril as Aaron alongside Kate Dickie and Michael Smiley.

In 2014, George starred in the movie Pride as Joe, a 20 years' old boy struggling to come out in a homophobic Britain in 1984.

In 2015, George participated in Ah, Wilderness! As Richard Miller the lead part which was directed by Natalie Abrahami. Same year MacKay played the title role of Lewis Aldridge in the TV series, The Outcast.

George played the role of Bill Turcott in the Stephen King’s sci-fi/suspense thriller 11.22.63. From 29 March to 14 May 2016, he played in Harold Pinter’s play The Caretaker alongside Timothy Spall and Daniel Mays, which was directed by Mathew Warchus at The Old Vic Theatre in London. He then appeared in 2016 film Captain Fantastic as Bodevan, the eldest son of Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen).

He has made his appearance in movies like Tsunami: The Aftermath, Johnny and the Bomb, The Old Curiosity Shop, The Devil’s Dosh, Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson.

For his performances, George has numerous wins and nominations to his name as an actor. He was nominated for BAFTA Awards in 2013 and in 2014. He won the BAFTA Awards for Best Actor for his performance in For Those in Peril. He has also won British Breakthrough Award, EFP Shooting Star, and Aluminum Horse. George has been nominated for the Empire Award, ALFS Award, British Independent Film Award, and many more.

During 2013, there were several rumors about George dating an Irish-American actress Saoirse Ronan. They were seen in several parties and club hanging out together. However, George confirmed that Saoirse was not his girlfriend.

The 26-year-old actor is not married yet and has no children. The information regarding his affairs, relationship, and girlfriend are unknown. George is currently living in London with his family.

George stands 6 feet tall in height and has an athletic body type. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He has an estimated amount of net worth in millions however, his exact salary is under review. He can be found active on Twitter and is inactive on Facebook and Instagram.

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Born in London

March 13 , 1992

George was born in London, England on March 13, 1992, to mother Kim Baker and father Paul Christopher MacKay. He holds the English nationality and mixed ethnicity of English and Scottish.  

Started his career from Peter Pan

2003

George landed his first role in the P.J. Hogan's film adaption of Peter Pan as one of the lost boys. Hv co-starred alongside Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lynn Redgrave, Richard Briers.

Starred in The Thief Lord

2005

At the age of 13, he starred in The Thief Lord in 2005 as Riccio. A film adaption of Cornelia Funke’s best-selling Children’s novel. He starred alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Alice Connor, Rollo Weeks, Jim Carter, and Caroline Goodall.

Starred in Defiance

2008

In 2008, George starred in Defiance as Aron, the youngest of the four Bielski brothers. The same year he appeared in The Boys Are Black co-starring Clive Owen. 

Appeared in Private Peaceful

2012

In 2012, George starred in the lead role as Private Peaceful Tommo in Private Peaceful. The same year he appeared in The Boys are Back alongside Eddie Marsan, Rob Brydon, Niamh Cusack, Richard McCabe, Nicholas Jones.

Starred in Pride

2014

in 2014, George portrayed the role of a boy, Joe struggling to come out in a homophobic Britain in 1984 in the movie Pride.

Starred in Ah, Wilderness!

2015

George participated in Ah, Wilderness! play as Richard Miller in the lead. It was directed by Natalie Abrahami and produced by Theatre Guild.

 

Won a BAFTA Award

2013

George was nominated for BAFTA Awards in 2013 and 2014. He won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor. 

Rumors of dating actress Saoirse Ronan

2013

George was rumored to be dating Irish-American actress Saoirse Ronan during 2013. They were spotted together many times in parties and clubs. However, George denied it.