May 25, 1991
29 years old
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm
35-24-36 in | 89-61-91 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8.5 US | 39 EU
Zazie Olivia Beetz was born in Mitte, Berlin, Germany, on May 25, 1991, is an American actress.
Young Zazie Beetz first started performing in community theaters and on local stages, since childhood.
She got her television debut in comedy miniseries Margot vs. Lily (2016) in role as Allie.
She made her big screen debut in drama film James White (2015) in role as Girl #1.
Her breakthrough performance came as Vanessa "Van" Keefer in FX comedy drama television series Atlanta (2016- ).
Shelter (2021) drama in role as Holly, opposite Melissa Leo and Hala Finley
Bullet Train (2021) action, with Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Joey King
The Harder They Fall (2021) Western drama, opposite Idris Elba and Regina King
Extinct (2021) animated adventure comedy, in voice role as Dottie
She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Female for her role as Domino in superhero film Deadpool 2 (2018).
She was nominated for the Indiana Film Journalists Association, US for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sam in sports drama movie High Flying Bird (2019).
She won the Denver International Film Festival Award for Excellence in Acting and was nominated for the Sunset Film Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emma in supernatural drama film Nine Days (2020).
She played Sophie Dumond in psychological thriller film Joker (2019) opposite Joaquin Phoenix.
Applesauce (2015) black comedy opposite Max Casella, Trieste Kelly Dunn and Dylan Baker
Wolves (2016) sports drama with Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino and Taylor John Smith
Geostorm (2017) science fiction disaster opposite Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess and Ed Harris
Slice (2018) horror comedy with Chance Bennett and Rae Gray
Wounds (2019) psychological horror opposite Armie Hammer and Dakota Johnson
Seberg (2019) political thriller with Kristen Stewart, Jack O'Connell and Margaret Qualley
Lucy in the Sky (2019) drama opposite Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm and Dan Stevens
Still Here (2020) drama with Johnny Whitworth, Afton Williamson and Larry Pine
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Black Reel Award for Television for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Vanessa "Van" Keefer in FX comedy drama television series Atlanta (2016- ).
She had recurring role as Noelle in Netflix comedy drama anthology series Easy (2016-2019).
Home Movie: The Princess Bride (2020) Quibi comedy miniseries in role as Princess Buttercup
Invincible (2021) Amazon Prime Video animated superhero drama television series in voice role as Amber Bennett
Graduated from the LaGuardia Arts High School in 2009.
Graduated from the Skidmore College (2013) with a bachelor's degree in French.
Attended the Muscota New School.
Has German and African-American ancestry.
She can speak fluent English, German and French.
She is vegan.
She is a feminist and activist.
She used to work at the H&M store and at Cafe Mogador in the East Village.
Lives in Harlem, New York City, New York, United States.
She started dating actor David Rysdahl in 2015.