Angourie Rice is an Australian actress. She began her career as a child actress, coming to attention for her roles in These Final Hours and The Nice Guys. She is known for her portrayal of Betty Brant in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
Rice was named after a town in New South Wales where her grandmother lived. She was born in Sydney and lives in Melbourne, with her parents Jeremy Rice, a director, and Kate Rice, a writer, where she attended Princes Hill Secondary College graduating in 2018. She also lived in Perth for five years and in Munich, Germany, for one year before moving back to Melbourne.
In 2021, Rice was listed in Variety magazine’s coveted ‘Actors to Watch’ list, as well as their ‘Power of Young Hollywood list’. She played the role of Siobhan in Mare of Easttown opposite Kate Winslet. She noted that the Delco accent was hard to master and worked hard to tone down her Australian accent.
Inspired by her current book club activities, she runs the podcast The Community Library with an aim to democratize critical reading skills.