George MacKay

George MacKay (born 13 March 1992) is an English actor. His first acting job was Peter Pan at the age of 10 and since then he has kept on acting. George is best known for his roles in 'Sunshine on Leith, 'For Those in Peril', 'Pride', 'Captain Fantastic' and the recently Golden Globe and Bafta best picture winner '1917'. His stage work is equally impressive; he has been on 'Ah, Wilderness' at the Young Vic and 'The Caretaker' with Timothy Spall and Daniel Mays at the Old Vic Theatre.

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Peter Pan (2003)

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In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Hogan
CAST:  Jeremy Sumpter  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Lynn Redgrave

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Hogan
CAST:  Jeremy Sumpter  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Lynn Redgrave

Pieces (2013)

An unspoken incident unravels the lives of two families into nightmare, fracturing time and memory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Weatherley
CAST:  Michael Smiley  •  Alice Lowe  •  Paul Kaye  •  George MacKay

An unspoken incident unravels the lives of two families into nightmare, fracturing time and memory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Weatherley
CAST:  Michael Smiley  •  Alice Lowe  •  Paul Kaye  •  George MacKay

For Those in Peril (2013)

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the village blames Aaron ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wright
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Michael Smiley  •  Nichola Burley  •  Kate Dickie

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the village blames Aaron ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wright
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Michael Smiley  •  Nichola Burley  •  Kate Dickie

Sunshine on Leith (2013)

Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on Leith is based ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dexter Fletcher
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Peter Mullan  •  Antonia Thomas  •  Freya Mavor

Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on Leith is based ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dexter Fletcher
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Peter Mullan  •  Antonia Thomas  •  Freya Mavor

How I Live Now (2013)

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An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

French Exchange (2011)

15-year-old Jack is on a French Exchange trip with his school. But his mum won't stop ringing to check-up on him. On his last night, his host falls ill and Jack is forced to spend the last day of the trip with his French teacher; the sexy, chic, mysterious Camille. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Perlmutter
CAST:  Clémentine Poidatz  •  George MacKay  •  Jules Sitruk  •  Alison Steadman

15-year-old Jack is on a French Exchange trip with his school. But his mum won't stop ringing to check-up on him. On his last night, his host falls ill and Jack is forced to spend the last day of the trip with his French teacher; the sexy, chic, mysterious Camille. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Perlmutter
CAST:  Clémentine Poidatz  •  George MacKay  •  Jules Sitruk  •  Alison Steadman

Hunky Dory (2011)

Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Danielle Branch  •  Robert Pugh

Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Danielle Branch  •  Robert Pugh

The Boys Are Back (2009)

When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his own philosophies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Laura Fraser  •  Emma Booth  •  George MacKay

When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his own philosophies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Laura Fraser  •  Emma Booth  •  George MacKay

Defiance (2008)

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Jamie Bell  •  Mia Wasikowska

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Jamie Bell  •  Mia Wasikowska

The Thief Lord (2006)

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Claus
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Jasper Harris  •  Rollo Weeks  •  Alice Connor

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Claus
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Jasper Harris  •  Rollo Weeks  •  Alice Connor

Private Peaceful (2012)

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

The Devil's Dosh (2012)

Every great London crime boss has a tragic beginning. This is Marcus' story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zachary Guerra
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Lorraine Stanley  •  Vincent Regan  •  Nathalie Cox

Every great London crime boss has a tragic beginning. This is Marcus' story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zachary Guerra
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Lorraine Stanley  •  Vincent Regan  •  Nathalie Cox

Bypass (2014)

Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods... In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duane Hopkins
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Donald Sumpter  •  Charlotte Spencer  •  Anton Saunders

Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods... In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duane Hopkins
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Donald Sumpter  •  Charlotte Spencer  •  Anton Saunders

Pride (2014)

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. So they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Warchus
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  George MacKay  •  Dominic West  •  Andrew Scott

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. So they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Warchus
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  George MacKay  •  Dominic West  •  Andrew Scott

Captain Fantastic (2016)

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A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  George MacKay  •  Samantha Isler  •  Annalise Basso

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  George MacKay  •  Samantha Isler  •  Annalise Basso

Breakfast With Jonny Wilkinson (2013)

Greyhawks Rugby Club is under threat from land developers, and Dave's position as chairman is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. The faithful few have gathered on the morning before the election to watch England in the Rugby World Cup Final and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Sprackling
CAST:  Michael Beckley  •  Beth Cordingly  •  Chris England  •  Nigel Lindsay

Greyhawks Rugby Club is under threat from land developers, and Dave's position as chairman is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. The faithful few have gathered on the morning before the election to watch England in the Rugby World Cup Final and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Sprackling
CAST:  Michael Beckley  •  Beth Cordingly  •  Chris England  •  Nigel Lindsay

The Best of Men (2012)

Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers that have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whitby
CAST:  Eddie Marsan  •  George MacKay  •  Rob Brydon  •  Niamh Cusack

Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers that have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whitby
CAST:  Eddie Marsan  •  George MacKay  •  Rob Brydon  •  Niamh Cusack

The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)

A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Toby Jones  •  Anna Madeley  •  Adam Godley

A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Toby Jones  •  Anna Madeley  •  Adam Godley

Ophelia (2019)

Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire McCarthy
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  Naomi Watts  •  George MacKay  •  Clive Owen

Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire McCarthy
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  Naomi Watts  •  George MacKay  •  Clive Owen

Marrowbone (2017)

A young man and his three younger siblings are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio G. Sánchez
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Anya Taylor-Joy  •  Charlie Heaton  •  Mia Goth

A young man and his three younger siblings are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio G. Sánchez
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Anya Taylor-Joy  •  Charlie Heaton  •  Mia Goth
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