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Sophie Nélisse


B: March 27, 2000 in Windsor, Ontario

Sophie Nélisse was ten years old when she was cast to play a pivitol role in the film Monsieur Lazhar. Her work on this film earned her a Genie nomination in 2012. She starred as Liesel Meminger (the lead character) in the film version of the best-selling novel The Book Thief. Fluent in both French and English, Nélisse was born in Ontario but moved to Montréal with her family when she was still a young child. She is pictured on the Red Carpet at Cannes for 2016 film, Mean Dreams.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Esimésac (2012)
The Book Thief (2013)
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
Endorphine (2015)
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Mean Dreams (2016)
Wait Till Helen Comes (2016)
The History of Love (2016)
1:54 (2016)
Et Au Pire On Se Mariera (2017)
Close (2018)

TV Series – Cast:
Les Parent (2011)
Vertige (2012)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Mirador (2010)
Toute la vérité (2010)

Wait Till Helen Comes, movie, poster,
Poster for Wait Till Helen Comes courtesy of Entertainment One.