Kodi Smit-McPhee (born 13 June 1996) is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles as The Boy in The Road, Owen in Let Me In, Norman Babcock in ParaNorman, Alexander in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Nightcrawler in the 2016 film X-Men: Apocalypse, and the lead role in the film Alpha.\n', '
Smit-McPhee was born in Adelaide, South Australia, the son of Sonja Smit and Andy McPhee. His father is an actor and former professional wrestler. His sister is actress and singer Sianoa Smit-McPhee.\n', '
Smit-McPhee\'s first feature film role was in Romulus, My Father, which garnered him the 2007 AFI Award for Best Young Actor as well as a Best Actor nomination. His appearance in 2009\'s The Road saw him receive a Critics\' Choice Award nomination for Best Young Actor and a 2010 Australian Film Institute (AFI) nomination for Best International Actor. The following year, he starred in Let Me In, for which he received a 2010 Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Young Actor for his performance in the film; he was also nominated for the film Matching Jack the same year. In 2012, he filmed The Congress. The film premiered at the 2013 Directors\' Fortnight at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.\n', '