Mia Wasikowska, Born (October 25, 1989) is an Australian actress, of Polish descent. Winner of the Young Artist Awards for best actress, known for playing the role of Alice in the film Alice in Wonderland (Alice in Wonderland), by Tim Burton (2010).
She debuted in an Australian television drama series All Saints in 2004, followed by her film debut in Suburban Mayhem (2006). She became known to the audience after her critically acclaimed work on the HBO In Treatment television series and she received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Awards.
She gained prominence around the world in 2010 after starring as Alice in Tim Burton’s film Alice in Wonderland. In 2011, Wasikowska played the title character in Jane Eyre receiving critical acclaim for her work.
Personal Information of Mia Wasikowska:
- Full Name: Mia Wasikowska
- Nick Name: Mia Wasikowska
- Famous as : Mia Wasikowska
- Date of Birth: October 25, 1989
- Age in 2020: 30 age
- Birth Place: Australian flag Canberra, Australia
- Nationality: Australian
- Height: 1.62 m
- Weight: 48 kg.
- Mother: Marzena Wasikowska
- Father: John Reid
- Spouse: Jesse Eisenberg couple (2013-2015)
- Educated: Karabar High School
- Occupation: Actress
- Active Years : 2004-present
- Net Worth: $9 million dollars.
Early Life of Mia Wasikowska:
Mia was born and raised in Canberra, the capital of Australia, where she continues to live with her parents and two brothers. From nine to fifteen years of age, she danced ballet 35 hours a week, aspired to become a ballerina. Mia is the daughter of a Polish mother.
In 2006 she decided to focus on her acting career. As a result, she was nominated for an AFI award in the young actor / actress category.
Mia worked in the United States on the HBO series In Treatment, and was also chosen to play Alice in Tim Burton’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, in which she starred alongside Johnny Depp,
Helena Bonham Carter, among others. Also in 2010, he participated in the film The Kids Are All Right, starring Julianne Moore, Annette Bening and Mark Ruffalo.
Professional Life of Mia Wasikowska:
Wasikowska got his first role in 2004, in two episodes of the Australian series All Saints. At 15 she appeared in several episodes of Suburban Mayhem, for which she received an AFI nomination for best young actor. In the same year, she also appeared in her first short film entitled Lens Love Story.
In 2007, Wasikowska appeared in the crocodile horror film Rogue, alongside Radha Mitchell and Sam Worthington. for which she received a nomination for a Young Actor’s AFI Award. She then starred in Spencer Susser’s acclaimed short film, I Love Sarah Jane, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
At seventeen, Wasikowska received her first major role in the United States when she was chosen as Sophie, a suicidal gymnast, in HBO’s acclaimed weekly drama In Treatment, after auditioning for the role by videotape.
The exhibition led Wasikowska to choose his first appearances in American cinema. She played the role of Chaya alongside Jamie Bell in Defiance. Wasikowska played that of Pamela Choat in the 2009 independent film Southern Gothic.
In July 2008, after extensive research, Wasikowska was launched as the eponymous heroine in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland film, alongside Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway.
The film was a worldwide box office success and took Mia to a worldwide rise. Wasikowska portrayed a 19-year-old Alice, returning to Wonderland for the first time in more than a decade after fleeing an unwanted marriage proposal.
She later appeared in The Kids Are All Right, playing Joni, the daughter of a lesbian couple (Annette Bening and Julianne Moore) who was conceived through artificial insemination.
On October 25, Wasikowska was honored with the Hollywood Award Breakthrough Awards for best actress, which was given to her by Bryce Dallas Howard,
she won the same year the International Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress for her performance in Alice in the Country According to Forbes, Alice in Wonderland was among the highest-grossing films of 2010 with $ 1.025 billion. As of January 2017, it is the 25th film at the highest box office of all time.
From March to May 2010, Wasikowska filmed Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Jane Eyre, in which he starred alongside Michael Fassbender. Wasikowska refused to participate in Robert Redford’s 2011 drama The Conspirator, to act as the main character in Restless. On April 21, 2011 Wasikowska was nominated for Team 100, a list of the most influential people in the world.
In 2011, Wasikowska appeared alongside Shia LaBeouf in Lawless. At the end of the year, she filmed director Park Chan-wook’s first English direction, Stoker. Lawless debuted in Cannes in May 2012, while Stoker debuted at Sundance in January 2013. Both were well received by critics.
Appear in The Double in 2012. In July, she appeared in the Jim Jarmusch drama Only Lovers Left Alive in which she plays Tilda Swinton’s younger sister. In July 2013, Wasikowska started shooting David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars.
Wasikowska replaced Emma Stone in the gothic novel Crimson Peak, directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which he starred alongside Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain.
In May 2015, Wasikowska joined the cast of Cédric Jimenez’s upcoming historical thriller film HHhH, based on the novel of the same name, starring Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell and Jack Reynor. Wasikowska resumed the role of Alice in Alice Through the Looking Glass, the 2016 sequel to Alice in Wonderland.
Movies List of Mia Wasikowska:
|Lens Love Story||2007|
|I Love Sarah Jane||2008|
|That Evening Sun||2009|
|Alice in Wonderland||2010|
|The Kids Are All Right||2010|
|Only Lovers Left Alive||2013|
|Maps to the Stars||2014|
|Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale and the Rose||2015|
|Alice Through the Looking Glass||2016|
|The Man with the Iron Heart||2017|
|Judy and Punch||2019|
|The Devil All the Time||2020|
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