Actor Kodi Smit-McPhee first made his mark on audiences at the tender age of 11, playing the son of a troubled family in the drama Romulus, My Father. Having met with such early success, the young actor then signed on to play the son of Viggo Mortensen in the post-apocalyptic film The Road, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Cormac McCarthy.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- Made his stage debut at age 9 in a musical theatre production of Walkabout (2005).
- At the age of 11, made his film debut in Romulus, My Father (2007).
- In 2007, his entire family relocated to Los Angeles so he could pursue his acting career.
- Was cast as young Logan in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but had to drop out of the film due to scheduling conflicts with his role in The Road (2009); he was later cast as Nightcrawler in X-Men Apocalypse.