Kodi Smit-McPhee is an Australian actor who got his first widespread recognition as a child when he performed in the films “The Road” and “Let Me In.” He went on to appear in such titles as “A Birder’s Guide to Everything,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Alpha,” and “Dolemite is My Name”. In 2021. He earned the best reviews of his career for his performance in Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” for which he won the Golden Globe and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
|Real Name||Kodi Smit-McPhee|
|Birth Place||Adelaide, Australia.|
|Date of Birth||13th June 1996.|
|Source of Income||Professional Actor.|
|Age||26 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father Name||Andy McPhee.|
|Mother’s name||Sonja Smit.|
|Siblings||His older sister is actress and singer Sianoa Smit-McPhee.|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches / 188 Cm.|
|Weight||75 Kg / 165.35 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Net Worth||$ 3 million (INR 22.94 Cr).|
|Last Updated||April 2022.|
Kodi Smit-McPhee was born on 13th June 1996 in Adelaide, Australia to his parents Sonja and Andy. His father is an actor who was a professional wrestler as well. His older sister Sianoa is an actress and singer-songwriter. At the age of sixteen years old, Smit was diagnosed with a form of arthritis that causes pain and impairs vision. As a result, he is blind in his left eye.
Start of Career
He made his feature film debut in 2007 in the Australian drama “Romulus, My Father,” with co-star Eric Bana and Franka Potente. In the movie, he played Raimond, the son of Romanian immigrants in post-World War II Australia. For his performance, Smit earned the AFI Award for Best Young Actor. His next role came in 2009 when he acted opposite Viggo Mortensen in the big-screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel “The Road.”
The next year, he acted opposite Chloë Grace Moretz in the romantic horror film “Let Me In,” an English-language remake of the Swedish film “Let the Right One In.” He then appeared in the Australian drama “Matching Jack.” In 2012, & was in the literary adaptation “Dead Europe,” and voiced the main character Norman Babcock in the stop-motion animated fantasy film “ParaNorman.”
Further movie Career
He then started landing roles more frequently in 2013. That year, he appeared in three films: “A Birder’s Guide to Everything,” “The Congress,” and Julian Fellowes and Carlo Carlei’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet,” in which he played Benvolio Montague. He was in four films in 2014. They were “All the Wilderness,” with co-star Isabelle Fuhrman, Danny DeVito, Evan Ross, and Virginia Madsen. The science-fiction blockbuster sequel “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”; the animated kids’ comedy “Maya the Bee”; and another science-fiction film, “Young Ones,” with Hollywood superstar Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, and Elle Fanning.
His next performance in the 2015 Western film “Slow West,” played a young Scottish man searching for his lost love. In 2016 he then returned to the world of Hollywood blockbusters to appear in the superhero film “X-Men: Apocalypse”; in it, he played Kurt Wagner and his alter-ego Nightcrawler. He would later repeat his role in the 2019 superhero film “Dark Phoenix.”
In between the two movies, he acted in the prehistoric adventure film “Alpha,” playing a young hunter who befriends an ailing wolf during the final ice age. After that, he appeared in the supporting role of Nicholas Josef Von Sternberg in the biographical comedy “Dolemite Is My Name,” with Eddie Murphy. The next year, he performed opposite Ryan Kwanten in the post-apocalyptic science-fiction film “2067.”
In 2021, he gave his most critically reviewed amazing performance in Jane Campion’s psychological Western “The Power of the Dog,” an adaptation of the eponymous Thomas Savage novel. In the film, he plays Peter Gordon, the son of a widowed innkeeper who vows to protect his mother from her new brutish brother-in-law, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. One of the most lauded films of the year, “The Power of the Dog” earned 12 Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actor for Smit-McPhee.
On the small screen, he first acted in the 2006 ABC television film “Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America.” That same year, he was in the Australian biographical television film “The King: The Story of Graham Kennedy,” and appeared in four episodes of the primetime Lifetime soap opera “Monarch Cove.” His next major role came in 2015 when he acted as Thomas Johnson in the Australian miniseries “Gallipoli,” adapted from the eponymous Les Carlyon novel to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign.
After five years he performed along with Peter Sarsgaard, David Strathairn, and Kyle Gallner on the short-lived true-crime series “Interrogation.” Among his other television roles. He then voiced the character of Ravi on the British preschool animated series “Poppy Cat,” which ran from 2011 to 2016 inside an Irish bounty hunter, played by Michael Fassbender.
Since 2014, Smit has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Rebecca Phillipou.
Q. What Nationality is Kodi Smit-McPhee?
Ans:- He is Australian by birth.
Q. How old is Kodi Smit-McPhee?
Ans:- As of 2022, he is 26 years old.