Date of Birth : Mar 13th 1992
In 2002, George MacKay was spotted at his school by an acting scout, who asked the then ten-year-old if he would like to audition for a role in Peter Pan (2003). He attended a workshop, quickly landing the part of one of the Lost Boys, Curly, in what was to be his first film. Soon after, he had small roles in an episode of “Rose and Maloney” (2002) and television drama Footprints in the Snow (2005) (TV). In 2005, at the age of thirteen, he won the role of Riccio in The Thief Lord (2006), the film adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s best selling children’s novel. Later on in the same year, he also was cast in the lead role of “Johnny and the Bomb” (2006), a BBC drama adapted from Terry Pratchett’s novel of the same name. George spent an exciting 3 months in Thailand working with a great cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Okonedo, and Tim Roth and while filming the HBO Movie “Tsunami – The Aftermath” The Dikensian drama “The Old Curiosity Shop” followed in 2007, before a fantastic opportunity to work with Edward Zwick on “Defiance”. George’s career took another leap forward when playing alongside Clive Owen in Scott Hicks’ film “The Boys are Back”. His most recent performance was the role of Jake in “Hunky Dory”.