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Eaton in 2016
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Courtney Jane Eaton

(1996-01-06) 6 January 1996 (age 28)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Courtney Jane Eaton (born 6 January 1996) is an Australian actress. She began her career as a model before making her acting debut in the 2015 post-apocalyptic action film Mad Max: Fury Road. Eaton next starred in the fantasy action film Gods of Egypt (2016). Since 2021, she has appeared on the Showtime thriller drama series Yellowjackets.

Early life

Courtney Jane Eaton was born on 6 January 1996 in Bunbury, Western Australia. Her father, Stephen Eaton, is of English descent, and her mother is of Chinese, Cook Island and Māori descent. She has a younger brother.

Eaton studied at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School.

Career

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Eaton (second from right) with the cast and producers of Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015

Eaton was spotted by Christine Fox, head of Vivien's Models, in a fashion graduation at age eleven. Fox signed up Eaton and prepared her to model at age sixteen. Eaton took part in an acting workshop with Myles Pollard as part of her modelling development, and auditioned in Sydney for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). She landed a part and co-starred in the series as Cheedo the Fragile, one of the five wives of Immortan Joe in the film. Of her part, Eaton said that Fragile is "the youngest of the [five] wives."

In December 2013, Eaton was cast in the fantasy action film Gods of Egypt (2016), as Zaya, a slave girl and love interest of one of the main characters (Brenton Thwaites), appearing alongside Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, under Alex Proyas' direction.

In May 2016, it was announced that Eaton would be starring alongside Ross Lynch in the fantasy-comedy film Status Update. She starred alongside Aaron Eckhart in the action thriller Line of Duty which was released in 2019. In December 2019, Eaton was cast in a recurring role as teenage Lottie in the American thriller drama television series Yellowjackets. She had originally auditioned for the role of Shauna, which went to Sophie Nélisse. For the second season of the show, Eaton has been made a series regular.

Personal life

Eaton lives in Los Angeles, having moved to the United States in 2015. She dated her Status Update co-star Ross Lynch from 2015 to 2017. Eaton has been dating cinematographer Spencer Goodall since 2018. Eaton is a former vegan.

Filmography

Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Cheedo the Fragile
2016 Gods of Egypt Zaya
2017 Newness Blake Beeson
2018 Status Update Charlotte Alden Direct-to-video film
2018 Perfect Sarah
2019 Line of Duty Ava Brooks
2021–present Yellowjackets Young Lottie Matthews Recurring role (season 1), Main role (season 2)
2023 Parachute Riley Premiered at SXSW

See also

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