Friday, January 24, 2014
Sophie Nelisse: "The Book Thief" German Premiere
Sophie Nélisse born March 27, 2000 is a Canadian teen actress. She known for her Genie Award–winning performance in Monsieur Lazhar and for her starring role in The Book Thief.
Nélisse was born in Windsor, Ontario, but moved to Montreal, Quebec, with her family when she was four. She is of French Canadian descent. She also won a Jutra Award for her performance as well as earning a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actress in an International Feature Film. She also had roles in the film Ésimésac and in a Quebec sitcom called Les Parents. She portrayed Liesel Meminger in the film version of the best-selling novel The Book Thief, which was released on November 8, 2013. Her sister is actress Isabelle Nélisse.