Mia Wasikowska


  • Birthdate
  • Birthplace
  • 1989-10-14
  • Canberra, Australia

Mia is an Australian born actress. She was born and raised in the country's capital Canberra.

She is the middle child of three children. She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai. Her parents are both photographers. Her mother is Polish and her father is Australian. At age 8, her family moved to Poland for a year.

At age 9, Mia took ballet classes with dreams of becoming a professional ballerina. However, an injury prevented this from happening and she quit at age 14. Mia turned to acting, having been excited by European and Australian cinema. She was attending Canberra High School, but left to pursue her career as an actor.

She had just turned 15 when she landed the role of Lilya in "Suburban Mayhem". Her breakthrough role came when she was cast as Alice in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland".