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Hailee Steinfeld Biography

Birth Name:
Hailee Steinfeld
Birth Place:
California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Is of partial Filipino ancestry on her mother's side
  • Expressed interest in pursuing acting at age 8 and began her career with roles in commercials and short films
  • Made her prime-time television debut in a 2007 episode of the sitcom Back to You
  • Was cast by the Coen brothers at age 13 to play Mattie Ross in their stirring 2010 remake of the John Wayne classic True Grit
  • She beat out approximately 15,000 girls for the role
  • Named Best Young Actress at the 2011 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Awards

  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2011BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2010Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2010London Film Critics Association-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Austin Film Critics-Best Supporting Actress: winner

Relationships

  • Griffin Steinfeld -- Brother
  • Peter Steinfeld -- Father
  • Cheri (Domasian) -- Mother
  • Cheri Steinfeld -- Mother