August 7, 1982
39 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm
57 kg | 125.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on August 7, 1982, is an American actress.
Young Brit Marling first started performing during her years at the Dr. Phillips High School, in school arts program.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Political Disasters (2009) in role as Brit.
She got her television debut in NBC sitcom Community (2011) in episode "Early 21st Century Romanticism", in role as Page.
Her breakthrough performance came as Rhoda Williams in science fiction drama film Another Earth (2011).
She co-wrote and co-directed sport documentary film Boxers and Ballerinas (2004), with Mike Cahill.
She co-wrote, co-produced and starred in role as Maggie in psychological thriller film Sound of My Voice (2011), for which was nominated for the Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay and two Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature and Best Supporting Female.
She co-wrote, co-produced and starred in role as Rhoda Williams in science fiction drama film Another Earth (2011), for which won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award and a Sitges Film Festival Award for Best Actress also was nominated for the two Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature and Best Supporting Female and two Saturn Awards for Best Actress and Best Writing.
Arbitrage (2012) crime drama opposite Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Tim Roth
The Company You Keep (2012) political thriller with Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf and Susan Sarandon
She co-wrote, co-produced and starred in role as Sarah Moss / Jane Owen in thriller drama movie The East (2013).
The Better Angels (2014) biographical historical drama opposite Diane Kruger, Jason Clarke and Wes Bentley
I Origins (2014) science fiction romantic drama with Michael Pitt and Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey
The Keeping Room (2014) Western thriller opposite Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru and Sam Worthington
Posthumous (2014) romantic drama in role as McKenzie Grain, opposite Jack Huston and Tom Schilling
She played Liz Garvey in British comedy drama television series Babylon (2014) in 7 episodes.
She co-created, wrote, and starred in role as Prairie Johnson / The OA / Nina Azarova / Brit in Netflix mystery drama television series The OA (2016–2019).
Studied at the at Dr. Phillips High School in 2000.
Graduated from Georgetown University (2005), with a degree in economics and studio art.
Has sister, Morgan Wieland Marling.
Has Norwegian, German and English ancestry.
She was discovered by talent agent Hylda Queally.
Good friends with Zal Batmanglij.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated American film director Mike Cahill (2004-2012).