Angourie Rice, from an early age, was exposed to film, television, and theater. A Melbourne, Australia resident, Rice was the daughter of director Jeremy Rice and writer Kate Rice. She began her career appearing in a number of shorts and television commercials, most notably Zak Hilditch's "Transmission" (2012), which received international attention at the Tribeca Film Festival. Rice's performance left an impression on Hilditch, as she was cast for the lead role in her feature film debut, Hilditch's follow up film "These Final Hours" (2013). The same year, she appeared in live-action sequences bookending the computer-animated film "Walking with Dinosaurs" (2013). Rice also made appearances on a number of Australian television shows throughout 2014 and 2015 such as "The Doctor Blake Mysteries" (ABC, 2013- ), "Worst Year of My Life Again" (ABC3, 2014), and "Mako: Island of Secrets" (Eleven, 2013- ). In 2016, she portrayed her first villain character in the feature film tie-in to fantasy adventure series "Nowhere Boys" (ABC3, 2013- ), "Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows" (2016). Rice's American breakthrough came in the Shane Black-directed '70s-set mystery "The Nice Guys" (2016) as Holly, the precocious pre-teen daughter of Ryan Gosling's character Holland March.