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Sophie 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.

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Mar 27, 2000 In Windsor - Ontario - Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Monsieur Lazhar 2011-09-10
Latest Project:
Series Yellowjackets 2021-11-14
Known For
Poster of Pawn Sacrifice
Poster of The Book Thief
Poster of Ésimésac
Poster of Monsieur Lazhar
Series Yellowjackets Teen Shauna Shipman 2021-11-14
Movie The Rest of Us Aster 2020-02-14
Movie The Kid Detective Caroline 2020-10-16
Movie Close Zoe Tanner 2019-01-18
Movie 47 Meters Down: Uncaged Mia 2019-08-15
Series Demain des hommes Roxanne Rousseau 2018-04-25
Movie Worst Case We Get Married Aïcha 2017-09-15
Movie Mean Dreams Casey Caraway 2016-10-21
Movie 1:54 Jennifer 2016-10-13
Movie The History of Love Alma Singer 2016-11-09
Movie Wait Till Helen Comes Molly 2016-11-12
Movie Pawn Sacrifice Young Joan 2015-09-16
Movie Endorphine Simone (13) 2015-09-11
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Gilly Hopkins 2015-10-05
Movie The Book Thief Liesel Meminger 2013-11-08
Movie Ésimésac Marie Gélinas 2012-11-10
Movie Monsieur Lazhar Alice L'Écuyer 2011-09-10