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Sophie Nélisse Biography

Birth Name:
Marie-Sophie Nélisse
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Fast Facts

  • Appeared in commercials for IKEA and Canadian companies Jean Coutu and Boston Pizza
  • Was a serious gymnast training for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro before she chose to concentrate on acting instead
  • Had to learn to speak English with a German accent for her role in The Book Thief (2013)


  • 2014Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2011Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: winner