Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska

Highest Rated: 94% Rogue (2007)

Lowest Rated: 20% Amelia (2009)

Birthday: Oct 14, 1989

Birthplace: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Mia Wasikowska was an Australian actress who played the eponymous role in Tim Burton's colorful adventure-fantasy "Alice in Wonderland" (2010), in addition to roles in the critically-acclaimed dramas "That Evening Sun" (2009) and "The Kids Are All Right" (2010). Born and raised in the Australian capital of Canberra, Wasikowska grew up wanting to become a professional ballerina. She started taking lessons at the age of 9, and by 13 was spending upwards of 35 hours a week, in addition to her school work, training. Although her passion for ballet was strong, by the age of 14 Wasikowska started becoming disillusioned with the cloistered world of ballet, and its extreme focus on physical perfection. She eventually quit dancing altogether, although her love of ballet remained strong. After permanently shelving her dance dream, Wasikowska began developing a new passion for acting. She had always loved European and Australian cinema, and started thinking about delving into an acting career. There was just one problem: she didn't have any experience. Determined to at least get a meeting, Wasikowska called up a dozen Australian talent agents at random. Through sheer persistence, she eventually got one of them to accept her call, and from there, set up a meeting. Before long, Wasikowska was going out on auditions and within a short time had nabbed a recurring part on the Australian series "All Saints" (Seven Network, 1998-2009). From there she nabbed parts in films like "Suburban Mayhem" (2006), "September" (2007), and "Rogue" (2008). Then in 2008 Wasikowska landed a recurring role on the HBO drama "In Treatment" (HBO, 2008-2010). Wasikowska nabbed the role by sending in a taped audition, which wowed the show's producers. She appeared as Sophie, an emotionally distressed gymnast, on the first season of the series in 2008. If her role on "In Treatment" proved Wasikowska had the acting chops to play serious parts, her roles in the acclaimed dramas "That Evening Sun" and "The Kids Are All Right" only confirmed that belief. With her still young acting career on the rise, Wasikowska landed her breakout role in 2010 when she was cast as Alice in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland." The film, which also starred Johnny Depp, was a worldwide hit at the box office, thus raising Wasikowska's profile from working actor to global star seemingly overnight. She would go on to reprise her role as Alice in 2016's "Alice Through the Looking Glass." In addition to playing Alice on the big screen, Wasikowska continued racking up critical praise for her impressive work in a number of acclaimed films, including "Maps to the Stars" (2014), "Madame Bovary" (2014), and "Damsel" (2018). In 2019 Wasikowska had starred in two films: "Judy & Punch" (2019) and "Blackbird" (2019). The latter film, which also starred Susan Sarandon and Kate Winslet, was a remake of the Danish film "Silent Heart" (2014).

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bergman Island Unknown (Character) - 2021
64% 79% The Devil All the Time Helen Hatton (Character) - 2020
64% No Score Yet Blackbird Anna (Character) - 2019
77% 60% Judy & Punch Judy (Character) - 2019
68% 54% Damsel Penelope (Character) $282.8K 2018
73% 43% Piercing Jackie (Character) $14.2K 2018
67% 45% Killing Heydrich Anna Novak (Character) - 2017
29% 48% Alice Through the Looking Glass Alice Kingsleigh (Character) $77M 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Madly Director,
Screenwriter
- 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oscar Wilde's the Nightingale and the Rose Nightingale (Character) - 2015
72% 55% Crimson Peak Edith Cushing (Character) $31.1M 2015
43% 27% Madame Bovary Emma Bovary (Character) $44.2K 2014
61% 44% Maps to the Stars Agatha Weiss (Character) $347.6K 2014
82% 77% Tracks Robyn Davidson (Character) $508.8K 2013
86% 75% Only Lovers Left Alive Ava (Character) $1.9M 2013
83% 59% The Double Hannah (Character) $200.3K 2013
70% 60% Stoker India Stoker (Character) $1.7M 2013
66% 74% Lawless Bertha Minnix (Character) $37.3M 2012
38% 48% Restless Annabel (Character) $163.1K 2011
84% 76% Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (Character) $11.2M 2011
56% 47% Albert Nobbs Helen (Character) $70.4K 2011
92% 74% The Kids Are All Right Joni (Character) $20.8M 2010
51% 55% Alice in Wonderland Alice (Character) $334.2M 2010
82% 76% That Evening Sun Pamela Choat (Character) $280.3K 2009
20% 31% Amelia Elinor Smith (Character) $14.2M 2009
58% 72% Defiance Chaya Dziencielsky (Character) $28.6M 2008
94% 53% Rogue Sherry (Character) $7.7K 2007
No Score Yet 63% September Amelia (Character) - 2007
20% 58% Suburban Mayhem Lilya (Character) - 2006

TV

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No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.TV Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2015
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet 37% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2013 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2013
89% 50% In Treatment Sophie (Character) 2008

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