Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress. She rose to fame for her portrayal of Mattie Ross in the 2010 film True Grit, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Steinfeld was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, the daughter of Cheri (née Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has an older brother, Griffin (born January 9, 1994), who is a professional NASCAR driver. Her paternal uncle is fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld, and her maternal great-uncle is former child actor Larry Domasin. Her father is Jewish  and her mother is of English, Filipino and German descent. Steinfeld was raised in Agoura Hills and later in Thousand Oaks, California, attending Ascension Lutheran School, Conejo Elementary, and Colina Middle School. She has been home-schooled since year 2008.

2

Ender's Game (2013)

FuturisticAction-packedThought provokingClever

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Harrison Ford  •  Abigail Breslin

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Harrison Ford  •  Abigail Breslin

True Grit (2010)

GrippingDramaticEnjoyableReal

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Matt Damon  •  Josh Brolin

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Matt Damon  •  Josh Brolin

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

EmotionalEnjoyableFunSimple

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, the Bellas take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Banks
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Rebel Wilson  •  Brittany Snow  •  Hailee Steinfeld

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, the Bellas take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Banks
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Rebel Wilson  •  Brittany Snow  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (2013)

Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a book by Ellen Fitzpatrick  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Couturié
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Michelle Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst

Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a book by Ellen Fitzpatrick  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Couturié
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Michelle Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst

The Keeping Room (2014)

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sam Worthington  •  Brit Marling  •  Muna Otaru

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sam Worthington  •  Brit Marling  •  Muna Otaru

Hateship Loveship (2013)

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liza Johnson
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Guy Pearce  •  Christine Lahti

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liza Johnson
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Guy Pearce  •  Christine Lahti

The Homesman (2014)

Slow movingBeautifulEmotional

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Grace Gummer  •  Meryl Streep

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Grace Gummer  •  Meryl Streep

3 Days to Kill (2014)

Action-packedEnjoyableFunSimple

A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Amber Heard  •  Kevin Costner  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Connie Nielsen

A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Amber Heard  •  Kevin Costner  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Connie Nielsen

Begin Again (2013)

CharmingEnjoyableIntenseUplifting

Gretta, a budding songwriter, finds herself alone after her boyfriend Dave ditches her. Her life gains purpose when Dan, a record label executive, notices her talent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carney
CAST:  Adam Levine  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Gretta, a budding songwriter, finds herself alone after her boyfriend Dave ditches her. Her life gains purpose when Dan, a record label executive, notices her talent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carney
CAST:  Adam Levine  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Romeo & Juliet (2013)

Beautiful

In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Carlei
CAST:  Douglas Booth  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Christian Cooke  •  Damian Lewis

In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Carlei
CAST:  Douglas Booth  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Christian Cooke  •  Damian Lewis

She's a Fox (2009)

Infatuated with the hottest girl in school, fifth-grader Cameron Sawyer puts everything on the line - including his mullet - to win the girl of his dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Sawyer
CAST:  Jake Nutty  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Troy Romzek  •  Anthony Matthew Scott

Infatuated with the hottest girl in school, fifth-grader Cameron Sawyer puts everything on the line - including his mullet - to win the girl of his dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Sawyer
CAST:  Jake Nutty  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Troy Romzek  •  Anthony Matthew Scott

Barely Lethal (2015)

RomanticAction-packedCuteEnjoyable

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sophie Turner  •  Samuel L. Jackson

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sophie Turner  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Unity (2015)

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on -- none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature. UNITY is a film about why we can't seem to get along, even after thousands and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shaun Monson
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Lena Headey  •  Amanda Seyfried

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on -- none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature. UNITY is a film about why we can't seem to get along, even after thousands and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shaun Monson
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Lena Headey  •  Amanda Seyfried

The Magic Bracelet (2013)

'The Magic Bracelet' mysteriously links best friends Angela, Ashley and a cheese obsessed dog. When Ashley inherits a totem bracelet from a friend who died of Mitochondrial Disease - the same illness she herself battles - it leads the girls on a mystical journey of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Poll
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Bailee Madison  •  J.K. Simmons  •  James Van Der Beek

'The Magic Bracelet' mysteriously links best friends Angela, Ashley and a cheese obsessed dog. When Ashley inherits a totem bracelet from a friend who died of Mitochondrial Disease - the same illness she herself battles - it leads the girls on a mystical journey of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Poll
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Bailee Madison  •  J.K. Simmons  •  James Van Der Beek

Term Life (2016)

If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on himself, payable to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Billingsley
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Jonathan Banks  •  Bill Paxton

If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on himself, payable to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Billingsley
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Jonathan Banks  •  Bill Paxton

The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Fremon Craig
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Haley Lu Richardson  •  Blake Jenner  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Fremon Craig
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Haley Lu Richardson  •  Blake Jenner  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live (2015)

Taylor delivers the concert event of the year. Filmed at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in front of 76,000 fans, The 1989 World Tour - Live captures the excitement and energy of the hottest pop star in the world. Filled with great music, an electrifying stage show, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund
CAST:  Taylor Swift  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Cara Delevingne  •  Lena Dunham

Taylor delivers the concert event of the year. Filmed at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in front of 76,000 fans, The 1989 World Tour - Live captures the excitement and energy of the hottest pop star in the world. Filled with great music, an electrifying stage show, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund
CAST:  Taylor Swift  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Cara Delevingne  •  Lena Dunham

10,000 Saints (2015)

A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all major elements in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Emile Hirsch

A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all major elements in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Emile Hirsch

Without Wings (2010)

Sarah is an abandoned, vulnerable, broken, and yet strong-willed child. Her father has left the family, and she is desperate to see him. Sarah speaks to only one person: her best friend Allison, who bears witness to the deteriorating relationship between Sarah and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Weaver
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Shawn Moriah Sullivan  •  Wendy Douglas  •  Brian Spangler

Sarah is an abandoned, vulnerable, broken, and yet strong-willed child. Her father has left the family, and she is desperate to see him. Sarah speaks to only one person: her best friend Allison, who bears witness to the deteriorating relationship between Sarah and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Weaver
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Shawn Moriah Sullivan  •  Wendy Douglas  •  Brian Spangler

Grand Cru (2010)

A 12-year-old girl goes on a journey, looking for a bottle of wine, to save her mother's job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aimee Long
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Alexandra LeMosle  •  Harrison Thomas Boxley  •  Randy Fratkin

A 12-year-old girl goes on a journey, looking for a bottle of wine, to save her mother's job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aimee Long
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Alexandra LeMosle  •  Harrison Thomas Boxley  •  Randy Fratkin
2