Jun. 13th, 1996
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Kodi Smit-McPhee's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2010 - Let Me In
2009 - The Road
2007 - Romulus, My Father
Kodi is a native Australian who now lives with his family in Los Angeles. In the summer of 2013, Kodi filmed Twentieth Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, and Keri Russell. The project reunited him with director Matt Reeves with whom he previously worked with on the film Let Me In (opposite Chloe Moretz). Recently, he filmed the feature Slow West(Dir. John MacLean), opposite Michael Fassbender. Earlier this year, Kodi filmed The Young Ones (Dir: Jake Paltrow), opposite Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Michael Shannon. The film will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014. In 2012, Kodi filmed The Congress (Dir. Ari Folman) opposite Robin Wright, Paul Giamatti and Harvey Keitel. The film premiered at the 2013 Directors' Fortnight at The Cannes Film Festival. In addition, Kodi filmed The Wilderness of James (Dir: Michael J. Johnson) as the title role of 'James', opposite Isabel Furman, Virginia Madsen, and Evan Ross. He also starred in A Birder's Guide to Everything (Dir: Rob Meyer), opposite Ben Kingsley which premiered at the 2013 TriBeca Film Festival, and played 'Benvolio' in a film adaption of Romeo & Juliet (Dir. Carlo Carlei) opposite Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick, and Paul Giamatti. Kodi previously starred in Laika Entertainment / Focus Features' Paranorman, in which he lent his voice as the lead role of 'Norman'. The film was nominated for 'Best Animated Feature' for the 2013 Academy Awards, and also received a 2013 BAFTA Awards nomination for 'Best Animated Film.' The cast includes Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, and Jeff Garlin. Kodi previously starred in Let Me In (Dir. Matt Reeves), opposite Chloe Grace Moretz and Richard Jenkins, for which he received a 2010 Critics Choice Nomination for 'Best Young Actor' for his performance in the film; The Road (Dir. John Hillcoat) opposite Viggo Mortenson, Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall, for which he received a 2009 Broadcast Critics Nomination for 'Best Young Actor' and a 2010 Australian Film Institute (AFI) Nomination for 'Best International Actor'; Romulus, My Father (Dir. Richard Roxburgh) with Eric Bana and Franka Potente, garnered him the 2007 AFI Award for 'Best Young Actor' as well as a 'Best Actor' Nomination; the Australian film Matching Jack (Dir. Nadia Tass) for which he received a 2010 AFI Nomination for 'Best Supporting Actor' and also Dead Europe (Dir. by Tony Krawitz) opposite Ewen Leslie and Marton Csokas which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.