Biography

Marie-Sophie Nélisse is a Canadian teen actress. She is known for her Genie Award–winning performance in Monsieur Lazhar and for her starring role in The Book Thief. Nélisse was born in Windsor, Ontario, but moved to Montréal, Québec, with her family when she was four. She is of French Canadian descent. Besides her Genie Award for Monsieur Lazhar, she won a Jutra Award for her performance and a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actress in an International Feature Film. She also had roles in the film Ésimésac and in a Québec sitcom called Les Parent. She is most notable for her portrayal of Liesel Meminger in the film adaptation of the best-selling novel The Book Thief. Her sister is actress Isabelle Nélisse.

Marie-Sophie Nélisse is a Canadian teen actress. She is known for her Genie Award–winning performance in Monsieur Lazhar and for her starring role in The Book Thief. Nélisse was born in Windsor, Ontario, but moved to Montréal, Québec, with her family when she was four. She is of French Canadian descent. Besides her Genie Award for Monsieur Lazhar, she won a Jutra Award for her performance and a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actress in an International Feature Film. She also had roles in the film Ésimésac and in a Québec sitcom called Les Parent. She is most notable for her portrayal of Liesel Meminger in the film adaptation of the best-selling novel The Book Thief. Her sister is actress Isabelle Nélisse.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 23

Birthday 2000-03-27

Place of Birth Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Rest of Us as Aster
2019 47 Meters Down: Uncaged as Mia
2019 Close as Zoe Tanner
2018 Dans ton cell (1 episode) as Herself
2018 Demain des hommes (10 episodes) as Roxanne Rousseau
2018 Le show de Rousseau (1 episode) as Himself
2017 OD+ en direct (1 episode) as Herself
2017 Worst Case We Get Married as Aïcha
2016 Wait Till Helen Comes as Molly
2016 The History of Love as Alma Singer
2016 Mean Dreams as Casey Caraway
2016 1:54 as Jennifer
2016 Les échangistes (1 episode) as Herself
2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins as Gilly Hopkins
2015 Pawn Sacrifice as Young Joan
2015 Endorphine as Simone (13)
2015 Silence, on joue! (5 episodes) as Herself
2013 The Book Thief as Liesel Meminger
2013 En mode Salvail (1 episode) as Herself
2012 Ésimésac as Marie Gélinas
2011 Monsieur Lazhar as Alice L'Écuyer
2004 Tout le monde en parle (1 episode) as Herself
2004 KARV, l'anti.gala (1 episode) as Herself

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