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Marie-Sophie Nélisse is a Canadian teen actress. She is 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 Montréal, Québec, with her family when she was four. She is of French Canadian descent. Besides her Genie Award for Monsieur Lazhar, she won a Jutra Award for her performance and 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 Québec sitcom called Les Parent. She is most notable for her portrayal of Liesel Meminger in the film adaptation of the best-selling novel The Book Thief. Her sister is actress Isabelle Nélisse.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2011: Alice L'Écuyer - Monsieur Lazhar
2013: Liesel Meminger - The Book Thief
2015: Young Joan - Pawn Sacrifice
2012: Marie Gélinas - Ésimésac
2015: Simone (13) - Endorphine
2016: Gilly Hopkins - The Great Gilly Hopkins
2017: Casey Caraway - Mean Dreams
2016: Alma Singer - The History of Love
2016: Jennifer - 1:54
2016: Molly - Wait Till Helen Comes
2017: Aïcha - Et au pire, on se mariera
2019: Zoe - Close
2019: 47 Meters Down: Uncaged

TV CREDITS:
2013: Herself - En mode Salvail
2004: Herself - Tout le monde en parle
2018: Himself - Le show de Rousseau
2016: Herself - Les échangistes
2015: Herself - Silence, on joue!
2017: Herself - OD+ en direct
2018: Roxanne Rousseau - Demain des hommes