Biography - George MacKay

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
George MacKay
Best Known For
Where Hands Touch (film)
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Who is George MacKay?

George MacKay is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for starring in films The Boys Are Back, Sunshine on Leith, Captain Fantastic, Where Hands Touch, and Ophelia.

George MacKay in 2015 (Image: Schon Magazine)

George MacKay – Age, Parents, Siblings

George MacKay’s birth took place on 13 March 1992 in Hammersmith, London, England. He was born George Andrew J. MacKay to his mother Kim Baker, a costume designer, and Australian father Paul MacKay, who works in lighting/stage management. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a sister named Daisy Mackay.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, George MacKay attended The Harrodian School, a private school.

His ethnicity is English, Irish, and Scottish.

George MacKay – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Although MacKay basically grew up on camera, (has been in Hollywood since he was just 10 years old), not much is known about his personal life including his romantic and love life. There have been no records of reports of his dating a girlfriend or staring at an affair.

The actor has chosen to keep his life off-camera very private. Currently, George MacKay is believed to be single, although a secret romance cannot be ruled out. He is sans wife and children and as he has never been married, divorce is out of context.

George MacKay portrayed Curly in 2003 Peter Pan (Image: Pinterest)

George MacKay – Career

Early Days

MacKay was a student at The Harrodian School when he was spotted by an acting scout in 2002. He was asked to audition for a role in P.J. Hogan's 2003 film adaptation of Peter Pan. 

After attending a workshop George MacKay landed the role of one of the Lost Boys, Curly. This role is also considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Since then, the then-child actor went on to star in the films The Thief Lord (2006), Defiance (2008), The Boys Are Back (2009), Sunshine on Leith (2013), For Those in Peril (2013), Captain Fantastic (2016), Where Hands Touch (2018), True History of the Kelly Gang (2019), 1917 (2019), among others.

George MacKay also has had guest appearances on Rose and Maloney (2004), in the miniseries Johnny and the Bomb (2006), The Outcast (2015), 11.22.63 (2016), and in the TV movie The Old Curiosity Shop (2007), The Best of Men  (2012), To Provide All People (2018), etc.


On Where Hands Touch, George MacKay worked alongside Amandla Stenberg, Tom Sweet, Alec Newman, and Will Attenborough. 

Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay in the film 1917 (Image: go tech daily)

George MacKay – Awards, Nominations

George MacKay has been nominated for British Independent Film Award (2009), Empire Award (2013), Screen Actors Guild Award (2016), London Film Critics Circle Award (2019), and Satellite Award (2019).

He won the Scottish BAFTA - Best Actor in 2013.

George MacKay – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is not shared with the public.

George MacKay – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

George MacKay is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. However, many dedicated fans have set up accounts in his name.

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