Birthdate: June 4, 2012
Vivien Lyra Blair (birthname: Vivien Lyra Blair) is an acclaimed child actor, first appearing as a five-year-old actor in actor-filmmaker Zoe Lister-Jones’ music-based indie dramedy, Band Aid (2017), with Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Ravi Patel, and, which premiered at the Sundance film festival and was released by IFC Films.
After receiving considerable acclaim for her scene-stealing performance as “Girl” in the hit Netflix movie, Bird Box (2018), and appearing in Robert Rodriguez’s Netflix movie, We Can Be Heroes (2020), Vivien Lyra Blair did her first vocal performance opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in The Guilty (2021), the American (Los Angeles-based) remake of Gustav Möller’s and Emil Nygaard Albertsen’s 2018 Danish film of the same title, directed by Antoine Fuqua, and which premiered at the Toronto film festival.
Blair then played opposite Sadie Sink in the little-seen indie drama, Dear Zoe (2022), directed by Gren Wells. In her highest-profile role to date, Blair co-starred with Sophie Thatcher and Chris Messina in the Rob Savage-directed horror movie based on Stephen King’s short story, The Boogeyman (2023), released by 20th Century Studios. Blair once again landed a role opposite distinguished actors in writer-director Hallie Meyers-Shyer’s comedy, Goodrich (date to be announced), starring Michael Keaton, Mila Kunis, Andie MacDowell, Carmen Ejogo, and Kevin Pollak, and produced via Amy Pascal’s Pascal Pictures.
Vivien Lyra Blair was born in 2012 and raised by parents Andrew and Liz Blair.
The Little Producer: At the young age of 11, Vivien Lyra Blair was a producer of writer-director Lara Everly’s comic short film, titled Heritage Day, in which she co-starred with Rachel Bloom and Scott Michael Foster.
Cause: Blair, a vegetarian from birth, was the youngest-ever spokesperson for PETA at six years old in 2019.
Young Roles: By age ten, Vivien Lyra Blair had already portrayed young Eleanor Roosevelt in the series, The First Lady (2022), and young Princess Leia in the Star Wars mini-series, Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022).