Oona Laurence as Amy
As one of four actresses who originated the role of Matilda on Broadway in Matthew Warchus’ celebrated staging of Matilda [The Musical], Oona Laurence shared a Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre. The show won four additional Tony Awards, among other accolades.
Now 14 years old, Ms. Laurence is known to filmgoers as well. In 2015, she was named one of Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch,” recognizing her breakout performance opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw. In the summer of 2016, she was seen on-screen in two sleeper hits, Jon Lucas and Scott Moore’s Bad Moms, with Mila Kunis; and David Lowery’s Pete’s Dragon, with Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford.
She starred in the lead role alongside writer/director Ross Partridge in the award-winning independent feature Lamb.
Ms. Laurence has guest-starred on such series as Orange is the New Black, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and Blindspot.