George Mackay Biography, Height, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Movies & Facts

George MacKay Biography – One of the finest English actors who started acting at the age of eleven!

Family Background of George Mackay:

George Mackay is a British actor born on March 13, 1992, in London, England. His mother, Kim Baker, was a costume designer who stopped working after Geroge was born.

George Mackay’s parents

His father, Paul Mackay, used to work as a production and stage manager in theatre. Paul later quit his job and started working in a production design company. Mackay’s mom is of English descent, while his father is an Australian.

MacKay with his sister

He has one and half years younger sister named Daisy Mackay.


He did his schooling at The Harrodian School in London.

Early Life:

George was just 11 years old when a casting director spotted him at his school. He then auditioned for a role in Peter Pan and got the role of Curly in the movie.

His parents are also from a theatrical background, so they allowed him to do whatever he felt like. He then went to Australia for shooting, and that’s how his acting career started at such a young age.

George Mackay Biography:

George Mackay’s Profile
Personal Life
Full NameGeorge Andrew J. MacKay
NicknameNot known
Date of BirthMarch 13, 1992
Age32 years 1 months (in April, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignPisces
Birth PlaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom
SchoolThe Harrodian School, London
CollegeNot Known
Physical Stats
(1.83 m)
(183 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Family & Relationships
FatherPaul Mackay
MotherKim Baker
Siblings1 sister (Daisy)
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendDoone Forsyth (as per rumors)
TV DebutRose and Maloney
Movie Debut (Feature)Peter Pan

MacKay’s Movies Career:

Mackay started his movies career by playing the role of Curly in Peter Pan in 2003. Three years later, he starred in a British-German drama titled The Thief Lord.


Then, in 2008, he appeared in a Hollywood war movie named Defiance. The next year, he appeared in The Boys are Back, starring Clive Owen.

In 2011, he appeared in the musical drama titled Honky Dory. Then, the following year, George was cast in Private Peaceful (a war film), where he played the lead character along with Jack O’Connell. Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Samuel Bottomley played the young versions of the main characters.

Later, in 2013, Mackay played the main role in How I Live Now with Saoirse Ronan and Tom Holland. Later, he starred in the critically acclaimed “For Those in Peril.” The movie was also screened at the Cannes Film Festival that year.

George with Saoirse Ronan

Then, in 2014, he appeared in a comedy film titled Pride and Bypass. In 2016, George appeared in an American comedy movie named Captain Fantastic.

After that, he did several short films like Narrated By, Infinite, Doublethink and starred in Marrowbone, a Spanish film. In 2018, he appeared in Where Hands Touch, a war drama. The same year, he appeared in two more movies named Been So Long and Ophelia.


Later, he starred in True History of the Kelly Gang as Ned Kelly. The movie was based on a novel of the same name.

In 2019, MacKay played the lead role in 1917, a British war film directed by Sam Mendes. He was so good in the movie that he got several awards for his acting under various categories. In 2020, he appeared in Nuclear.

In 2021, he appeared in Wolf, Munich, and a short film titled, Find the Light. Then in 2022, George featured in Netflix’s I Came By and then in Femme.

Television Career:

One year after acting in a movie, MacKay did his first TV show in 2004. He appeared in one of the episodes of Rose and Maloney. The next year, he appeared in his first TV movie named Footprints in the Snow.

In 2005, he appeared in two of the episodes of the British crime series titled The Brief. The following year, he did two miniseries named “Johnny and the Bomb” and “Tsunami: The Aftermath.”

Then, in 2012, he appeared in another TV movie titled Birdsong. The same year, he was cast in a TV show called The Best of Men.


In 2015, George starred in Outcast with Finn Elliot, Hattie Morahan, and Jessica Brown. Then, in 2016, he appeared in a mini-series called 11.22.63, starring James Franco and Sarah Gadon.

Later, in 2018, he appeared in a Television movie called To Provide All People. Then, he appeared in Ataraxia and later in The Trick.

Facts about George Mackay:

  • Mackay was once in a relationship with his How I Live Now co-star Saoirse Ronan.
  • In 2013, he won the BAFTA Scotland Best Actor award for his role in For Those in Peril.
  • He also won Trophée Chopard at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
George Mackay with his girlfriend
  • As per the internet rumors, George MacKay is dating Doone Forsyth.
    • Forsyth is a makeup artist and hairstylist.
    • Doone and Mackay met on the sets of 1917.
  • For his acting in “1917”, he won the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Award at the 2019 Satellite Awards Ceremony.
  • Favorites:
  • He likes to play guitar.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

  • What is the height of George Mackay?

    6ft.  (1.83 m or 183 cm)

  • What is the age of George MacKay?

    32 years 1 months (in April, 2024)

  • Who is the girlfriend of George Mackay?

    Doone Forsyth (as per internet rumors)

  • What is the net worth of MacKay?

    Not Known

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