Ella-Rae Smith
Ella Rae Kirby-Smith

(1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 24)
Bristol, England[1]
OccupationActress, model
Years active2006–present

Ella-Rae Kirby-Smith (born 21 February 1998) is an English actress and model. She began modeling in 2014 and rose to fame for her portrayal of Phoebe in Clique and Nix in the AMC martial arts drama series Into the Badlands.[2]

Early life

Smith is from Bristol and has two younger siblings. She attended Cotham School.[3] She was scouted at the age of 13 to become a model during a school trip to Paris and signed her first contract in 2014.[4]


Smith's first television role was in Marley's Ghosts, where she played the role of Mia for two episodes and her film debut was in Butterfly Kisses that premiere in 2017.[citation needed] She also started in the television series, Clique as Phoebe. She has started in numerous short films in the past two years.[5] In 2017, she was cast to play the role of Nix in Into the Badlands.[2] She played one of Madame M's crew-members in the film Hobbs & Shaw.[5] She also plays the role of Daisy Hoy in the Netflix series The Stranger.[6]


Not yet releasedDenotes works that have not yet been released


2017Butterfly KissesElla
2018The CommuterSofia
2018The AcademyOpticaShort Film
2018Dead BirdsJenniferShort Film
2018Boogie ManKristen
2018Heart's EasePollyShort Film
2018The PassengerSofia
2019Hobbs & ShawMadame M Crew
2020The Existential HotlineSimoneShort Film
2022The Lost Girls Not yet releasedBerryCompleted
TBAInto The Deep[7] Not yet releasedJessIn post-production


2016Marley's GhostsMia2 episodes
2017–2018CliquePhoebe Parker-FoxSupporting role, (series 1); Guest role (series 2)
2018–2019Into the BadlandsNixMain role
2019The WitcherFola1 episode
2020The StrangerDaisy8 episodes


  1. ^ England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916–2007
  2. ^ a b Petski, Denise (26 September 2017). "'Into The Badlands': Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay & Ella Rae-Smith Join Season 3 As Series Regulars". Deadline. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Term Three at Cotham Post 16". Cotham School. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  4. ^ Glorioso, Camilla (12 July 2017). "New Model Army − Glass meets Ella-Rae Smith". The Glass Magazine. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Ella-Rae Smith". United Agents.
  6. ^ "Ella-Rae Smith: Daisy Hoy". IMDB. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Into the Deep Upcoming Thriller Cast With Ella-Rae Smith, Jessica Alexander & Matthew Daddario". MAXBLIZZ. 28 September 2021. Retrieved 28 September 2021.

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