Mackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress. She made her film debut in Smashed, and later appeared in Breathe In, That Awkward Moment, The Martian, Blade Runner 2049, and The F Word, the last for which she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination. From 2014 to 2017, she starred as computer programmer Cameron Howe in the TV series Halt and Catch Fire.
Born Name Mackenzie Davis
Nick Name Mackenzie
Born: April 1, 1987, 31 years and 9 months, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sun Sign Aries
Years active 2011–present
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Measurements: 34-24-34 in / 86-61-86 cm
Bra Size: 34A
She has a sister named Katelyn as well as three step brothers and a step sister from her mother’s second marriage.
Mackenzie Davis got enrolled in kindergarten in Collingwood School in her hometown of Vancouver. She studied there until her high school graduation after which she got admission at the McGill University in Montreal to study English literature.
To improve her acting skills, she later got enrolled in a course at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City.
She has Welsh ancestry.
Davis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Lotte, a graphic designer from South Africa, and John Davis, a hairdresser, from Liverpool, England.
Her parents own AG Hair Care. She attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She went on to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City.
Davis was discovered by Drake Doremus, who decided to cast her for a supporting role in the feature film Breathe In. In 2015, she appeared in The Martian as a NASA satellite communications engineer named Mindy Park. She also acted in a lead role in Halt and Catch Fire for the duration of its four-season run. In June 2016, Davis was cast as Mariette in Blade Runner 2049.
In 2016, she starred in “San Junipero,” an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.
She is Best Known For
Having played the role of Cameron Howe in the period drama TV series, Halt and Catch Fire.
Being cast in an important role in the romantic comedy movie, The F Word, which had Zoe Kazan and Daniel Radcliffe in the leading roles.
Having made appearances in popular movies such as The Martian, That Awkward Moment, and Blade Runner 2049.
Social star who has more than 4.8 million fans on TikTok where she can be found under the handle mackxdavis. She gained her following by posting lip-sync and dance videos.
She created a YouNow channel in July of 2015. She performed in a Debbie Allen production of Brothers of the Knight at the Warner Theater.
She created a YouTube channel called dancingwithmackenzie where she posts her improvisation, choreography, tutorials, and tips. The channel has amassed over 390,000 subscribers.
She performed a duet with Andrew Hale on TikTok.
Mackenzie Davis is represented by Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency.
In 2012, she made her theatrical film debut in the drama movie, Smashed.
First TV Show
In 2012, Mackenzie Davis made her first TV show appearance in the Safety Nets episode of the comedy-drama TV series, I Just Want My Pants Back.
Mackenzie Davis Favorite Things
Movie – Blade Runner
Mackenzie Davis Facts
Just after she completed her acting course from Neighborhood Playhouse, she was discovered by Drake Doremus, who decided to cast her in his romantic drama, Breathe In, which has Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce in the leading roles.
She got her big breakthrough after she was cast in the role of NASA engineer named Mindy Park in the sci-fi movie, The Martian.
Mackenzie became a fan of acting and theatre at a very young age. She often used to visit Bard on the Beach, which is a popular and professional Shakespeare festival held in Vancouver.
While growing up, she attended an acting and stage course from Arts Umbrella program.
After she had completed her high school education, she was forced by her parents to attend university instead of diving straight in the acting world.