Kodi Smit-McPhee (born 13 June 1996) is an award-winning Australian actor, most known for his roles as The Boy in the The Road and Owen in Let Me In. He has also appeared in Australian films, Romulus, My Father and Matching Jack.
Kodi Smit-McPhee was born in Australia, the son of Sonja and Andy McPhee, an actor and former professional wrestler. His sister is actress Sianoa Smit-McPhee. He was trained at Drama with a Difference. He has had many roles in film and television, but is best known for his performance in the 2009 film The Road, acting beside Viggo Mortensen. Kodi has also appeared in the Australian telemovie The King and the American television series Monarch Cove and Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King in the episode titled "Umney's Last Case". Kodi was originally cast in the role of Young Logan in the X-Men film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, however he was unable to film because of his work with The Road. In The Road, he appeared as the unnamed son of Viggo Mortensen's also unnamed character in the screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name. Kodi's performance in The Road received mainly positive reviews