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 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.