Mackenzie Davis

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Mackenzie Davis
'The Martian' World Premiere (NHQ201509110005) cropped.jpg
Davis at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival
Born (1987-04-01) April 1, 1987 (age 37)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Alma mater McGill University
Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[1]

Mackenzie Davis (born April 1, 1987)[2] is a Canadian actress. She made her film debut in Smashed, and later appeared in Breathe In, That Awkward Moment, and The F Word, for the latter of which she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination. In 2015, she appeared in The Martian as NASA engineer Mindy Park.

She currently stars as computer programmer Cameron Howe in the TV series Halt and Catch Fire.

Early life

Davis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

She attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She went on to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, and was soon discovered by Drake Doremus for her acting debut in the feature film Breathe In.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Alex Terri Short Film
2012 Smashed Millie
2013 Breathe In Lauren Reynolds
2013 The F Word Nicole Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2013 Bad Turn Worse Sue
2013 Plato's Reality Machine Sophia
2013 Moontown Shayna Short film
2014 That Awkward Moment Chelsea
2014 Emptied Charlotte Laurence Short film
2015 Freaks of Nature Petra Lane Main role
2015 A Country Called Home Reno
2015 Memory Box Isabelle Short film
2015 The Martian Mindy Park
2016 Always Shine Anna Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 I Just Want My Pants Back Episode: "Safety Nets"
2014-present Halt and Catch Fire Cameron Howe Main role
2016 Black Mirror Netflix-exclusive


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