• Oona Laurence is an American actress born on 1st August 2002
• Her parents are unknown, but her two sisters are also actresses
• She won the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre for her performance in Matilda the Musical in 2013
• She won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film in 2017
• Her net worth is around $500,000

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Who is Oona Laurence?

Oona Laurence, born on the 1st of August 2002, is an American actress who became famous when she played the role of Matilda Wormwood in the Broadway version of “Matilda.” She is also a television and movie actress, who became known for her appearance in “Bad Moms.”

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Oona Laurence’s Early Life

Oona Laurence is born in New York City, and is the oldest of three children. Although not much is known about her parents, her two other sisters, Aimee and Jete, are also actresses just like her.Laurence started acting at a very young age and began appearing in various stage productions as early as 2009. She also received a dance scholarship to the Harkness Center for Dance.

Oona Laurence’s Career

Laurence started acting as young as seven years old, and some of her earliest performances include in the production of “Seussical the Musical” and “To Kill a Mockingboard.” She also started working in television, appearing in “Celebrity Ghost Stories” and “Louie.”

Laurence’s breakthrough came in 2012, when she got the titular role for the new musical “Matilda” on Broadway, performed from March until December 2013. The success of “Matilda” helped catapult her career to new heights, and also increased her wealth tremendously.

After “Matilda”, Laurence entered the world of movies and appeared in a number of films including “A Little Game”, “I Smile Back” and “Lamb.” In 2015, she appeared in the movie “Southpaw” alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams, all of which have continued to increase her net worth.

Laurence also ventured into television, appearing in a variety of shows and series including “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Orange Is the New Black”, and “Blindspot.” Today, Laurence is still actively working as an actress, and has recently appeared in such productions as “Pete’s Dragon”, “Bad Moms” with Mila Kunis, “The Beguiled” with Collin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Kirsten Dunst, and “The Buried Girl.” She is also currently part of “Summer Camp Island”, providing her voice for Hedgehog.

Oona Laurence’s Awards

Despite her young age, Laurence has been nominated for and won some awards for her performances. In 2013, she won the Tony Award’s Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre alongside her co-stars Sophia Gennusa Bailey Ryan and Milly Shapiro, for their performance in “Matilda the Musical.” In 2017, Laurence won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for her performance in “Pete’s Dragon.”

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Oona Laurence’s Body Measurement

Laurence is 5ft tall (1.52m.), and weighs 90lbs (42kgs). Her hair color is light brown and her eyes are blue.

Oona Laurence’s Net Worth

As of 2019 net worth is ~$500,000, acquired from her almost 10 years working as an actress on stage and television, and in films.

Oona Laurqence’s Personal Life

Laurence is single, and currently still lives in New York City with her family.

General Info

Full NameOona Laurence
Height1.52 m


SiblingsAimee Laurence, Jetè Laurence


AwardsTony Honors for Excellence in Theatre
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
MoviesThe Beguiled, Pete's Dragon, Bad Moms, Little Boxes, Southpaw, Imaginapped, The Grief of Others, Lamb, I Smile Back, Penny Dreadful, Vicky & Jonny, American Gladiators

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The Buried Girl2019post-productionHolly
Lily + Mara2017Short completedLily
A Bad Moms Christmas2017Jane
The Beguiled2017Amy
Pete's Dragon2016Natalie
Bad Moms2016Jane
Blindspot2016TV SeriesMaya Ahmadi
Little Boxes2016Ambrosia Reed
Vicky & Jonny2015ShortYoung Vicky
Southpaw2015Leila Hope
Orange Is the New Black2015TV Series10 Year Old Tiffany
The Grief of Others2015Biscuit Ryrie
I Smile Back2015Daisy
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2014TV SeriesZoe Harris
A Little Game2014Becky
Correcting. Perplexing. Patrick.2013Jessica Barnwell
Penny Dreadful2013ShortLittle Girl
Louie2012TV SeriesSpiteful Mean Girl #4
Wet Cement2012ShortGirl
Celebrity Ghost Stories2011TV Series documentaryYoung Phyllis / Phyllis' Daughter


Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself
Screen Actors Guild Q&A with the Cast of 'Southpaw'2015Video documentary shortHerself
Southpaw: Inside the Ring2015Video documentary shortHerself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer & Winner: Special Tony Award
Days Dance2009Documentary shortOona

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Breakfast2015TV SeriesLeila Hope


Nominated Awards

2014Jury AwardHell's Half Mile Film and Music FestivalBest ActressLamb (2015)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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