Mackenzie Davis (born April 1, 1987) is a Canadian actress. She made her film debut in Smashed, and later appeared in Breathe In, That Awkward Moment, and The F Word, for the latter of which she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination.

She currently stars as computer programmer Cameron Howe in the TV series Halt and Catch Fire.

Life and career

Davis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She went on to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, and was soon discovered by Drake Doremus for her acting debut in the feature film Breathe In.

In 2015, she appeared in The Martian as NASA engineer Mindy Park. In June 2016, Davis was cast in an undisclosed role in the Blade Runner sequel.



2011AlexTerriShort Film
2013Breathe InLauren Reynolds
2013The F Word (What If)NicoleNominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2013Bad Turn WorseSue
2013Plato's Reality MachineSophia
2013MoontownShaynaShort film
2014That Awkward MomentChelsea
2014EmptiedCharlotte LaurenceShort film
2015Freaks of NaturePetra LaneMain role
2015A Country Called HomeReno
2015Memory BoxIsabelleShort film
2015The MartianMindy Park
2016Always ShineAnnaTribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2016Izzy Gets the F*ck Across TownIzzy
2017Untitled Blade Runner sequel


2012I Just Want My Pants BackEpisode: "Safety Nets"
2014–presentHalt and Catch FireCameron HoweMain role
2016Black MirrorTBAEpisode: "San Junipero"