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Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld
Thousand Oaks, California
Birth date
December 11, 1996 (1996-12-11) (age 24)
Active Years

Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress and singer. She has been nominated for awards including an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and four Critics Choice Awards, winning one for Best Young Performer.

Her breakthrough role was that of Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010), for which she was nominated for numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Thereafter, Steinfeld gained prominence for roles in Ender's Game (2013) and Romeo & Juliet (2013). She appeared as Emily Junk in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), and she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her portrayal of Nadine Franklin in The Edge of Seventeen (2016). She also stars in the prequel, Bumblebee (2018), and she contributed to the soundtrack of the film.

Early life

Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996, in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Cheri (née Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has an older brother, Griffin. Her paternal uncle is fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld, and her maternal grand-uncle is former child actor Larry Domasin. Her maternal first cousin, actress True O'Brien, appeared in a television commercial when Steinfeld was eight years old, inspiring her to try acting as well.

Steinfeld's father is Jewish. Her maternal grandfather, Ricardo Domasin, was of half Filipino (from Bohol) and half African-American descent. Steinfeld was raised in Agoura Hills and later in Thousand Oaks, California, attending Ascension Lutheran School, Conejo Elementary, and Colina Middle School. She was home-schooled from 2008 until her high school graduation in June 2015.


Year Title Role Director(s) Notes
2008 Heather: A Fairytale Heather Vincent Raisa Short film
2009 She's a Fox Talia Alden Cameron Sawyer Short film
2010 Without Wings Allison Megan Weaver Short film
Grand Cru Sophie Aimee Long Short film
True Grit Mattie Ross Coen brothers
2013 Hateship, Loveship Sabitha Liza Johnson
Begin Again Violet Mulligan John Carney
The Magic Bracelet Angela Jon Poll Short film
Romeo & Juliet (2013) Juliet Capulet Carlo Carlei
Ender's Game Petra Arkanian Gavin Hood
2014 3 Days to Kill Zooey Renner McG
The Homesman Tabitha Hutchinson Tommy Lee Jones
The Keeping Room Louise Daniel Barber
2015 Ten Thousand Saints Eliza Urbanski Shari Springer Berman
Robert Pulcini
Pitch Perfect 2 Emily Junk Elizabeth Banks
Unity Narrator Shaun Monson Documentary
When Marnie Was There Anna Sasaki Hiromasa Yonebayashi Voice role; English dub
Barely Lethal Megan Walsh Kyle Newman
2016 Term Life Cate Barrow Peter Billingsley
The Edge of Seventeen Nadine Franklin Kelly Fremon Craig
2017 Pitch Perfect 3 Emily Junk Trish Sie
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Gwen Stacy / Spider-Gwen Bob Persichetti
Peter Ramsey
Rodney Rothman
Voice role
Bumblebee Charlie Watson Travis Knight


Is of Filipino, European-American and North African descent.

Presented at the 2011 Golden Globes with Justin Bieber.

Hailee Steinfeld

Bumblebee (2018)| Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)| Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)| The Edge of Seventeen (2016)| Term Life (2016)| Barely Lethal (2015)| When Marnie Was There (2015)| Unity (2015)| Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)| Ten Thousand Saints (2015)| The Keeping Room (2014)| The Homesman (2014)| 3 Days to Kill (2014)| Ender's Game (2013)| Romeo & Juliet (2013)| The Magic Bracelet (2013)| Begin Again (2013)| Hateship, Loveship (2013)| True Grit (2010)| Grand Cru (2010)| Without Wings (2010)| She's a Fox (2009)| Heather: A Fairytale (2008)|