|Kodi Smit-McPhee Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||June 13, 1996|
Kodi Smit-McPhee is an Australian actor best known for portraying the character of Alexander in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Boy in The Road, and playing a fictional superhero Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse. Acting since a young age, Kodi has a strong growing fanbase on social media.
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Kodi trained in acting at Drama with a Difference.
- Father – Andy McPhee (Actor, Wrestler)
- Mother – Sonja Smit
- Siblings – Sianoa Smit-McPhee (Older Sister) (Actress), Caden Smit-McPhee (Younger Brother)
- Others – Robert George McPhee (Paternal Grandfather), Margaret Elaine Thompson (Paternal Grandmother)
Kodi is represented by MGMT Entertainment.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kodi has dated –
- Rebecca Phillipou – Kodi has been in a long-term relationship with Rebecca. The couple has made their relationship public by posting many pictures together on their social media handles. In December 2022, Kodi and Rebecca got engaged in Melbourne, Australia.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry.
- Long neck
- Tall stature
Kodi appeared in the Sky Fibre – X-Men Apocalypse television advertisement in 2016.
Best Known For
Portraying the character of Alexander in science fiction drama Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Boy in the post-apocalyptic drama film The Road, and playing a fictional superhero Nightcrawler in 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse
Kodi made his theatrical film debut in Stranded as Teddy in 2006.
First TV Show
Kodi made his first TV show appearance on Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King as Brandon in 2006.
As per his Instagram posts, Kodi keeps himself fit by carrying out a lot of physical activities such as playing basketball and going hiking.
Kodi Smit-McPhee Favorite Things
- Film – Reservoir Dogs (1992)
- Artist – Salvador Dali
- Author – Deepak Chopra
- Spiritual Teacher – Eckhart Tolle
- Idols – Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender
Source – IMDb, IssueMagazine.com
Kodi Smit-McPhee Facts
- It was his father who first encouraged Kodi to act.
- When the family moved to Melbourne, his father asked him if he wanted to give acting a shot and got him to do a short film. Kodi enjoyed the experience and has been acting ever since.
- Kodi landed his first role just a month after his father had invited an agent to take a look at his and his sister’s works.
- He received his AFI Award for “Best Young Actor” along with “Best Actor” nomination in 2007 for his first film Romulus, My Father.
- When he began shooting for his 2nd film, the family moved to Los Angeles where their first year took a difficult leap at finances.
- Even as a child actor, Kodi described himself as doing “normal stuff that a normal kid would do” like away from acting, riding his bike, and hanging out with friends.
- His 2nd film also garnered him a series of nominations such as Critics’ Choice Award nomination for “Best Young Actor” and Australian Film Institute (AFI) nomination for “Best International Actor” in 2010.
- In an interview, his father revealed that as a child, he used to make short films on his computer also including his younger brother and the family would laugh their hearts out watching the two.
- In October 2021, Kodi was honored with the “Discovery Award” at the 2021 SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
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