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Courtney Eaton
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Eaton on the red carpet for Gods of Egypt in 2016
Born 6 January 1996 (1996-01-06) (age 25)
Education Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School
Occupation
  • Model
  • actress
Years active 2014–present

Courtney Eaton (born 6 January 1996) is an Australian model and actress. She is known for her supporting roles as Ava in the 2019 film Line of Duty, Cheedo the Fragile in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road, and as Zaya in the 2016 film Gods of Egypt.

Early life

Courtney Eaton was born in Bunbury, Western Australia. She studied at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School. Her father, Stephen Eaton, an IT manager, is Australian, of English descent, and her mother is a New Zealander, of Chinese, Māori, and Cook Island Māori ancestry.

Career

Eaton was spotted by Christine Fox, head of Vivien's Models, in a fashion graduation at age eleven. Fox signed up Eaton with her father's blessing and prepared her to model at age sixteen. She 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). Eaton 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, Courtney said that Fragile is "the youngest of the [five] wives."

Th actress co-starred 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, which was to begin filming the next month. She starred alongside Aaron Eckhart in the action thriller In The Line Of Duty! which was released in 2019. Her next role was playing Lottie in Showtime's survival drama Yellowjackets in 2021.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Cheedo the Fragile
R5: All Night Courtney Eaton Video short
2016 Gods of Egypt Zaya
2017 Newness Blake Beeson
Angus & Julia Stone: Chateau Lead girl Video short
2018 Status Update Charlotte Alden
Perfect Sarah
2019 Line of Duty Ava Brooks
2021 Yellowjackets Lottie

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 Gold Derby Awards Best Ensemble Cast (shared with the cast)
Mad Max: Fury Road
Nominated
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