Mia Wasikowska ( VAH-shee-KOF-skə; born 14 October 1989) is an Australian actress. After starting her acting career in Australian television and film, she first became known to a wider audience following her critically acclaimed work on the HBO television series In Treatment. She gained worldwide prominence in 2010 after starring as Alice in Tim Burton's $1 billion-grossing Alice in Wonderland and appearing in The Kids Are All Right, a role for which she received the Hollywood Awards' Breakthrough Actress Award.
I just wanted to try a different type of performance - ballet is more an image of perfection, and film can show a grittier side. Sometimes it's the more realistic topic of real life that really intrigues me.
|Date of Birth||October 14, 1989|
|Height||5' 6" (168 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Light|
|High School||Canberra High School|
|Claim to Fame||Alice in Wonderland|
|Father||John Reid (photographer)|
|Mother||Marzena Wasikowska (photographer)|
|Brother(s)||Kai Wasikowski (younger brother)|
|Sister(s)||Jess Wasikowska (older sister)|