Makenzie Jade Vega (born February 10, 1994) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Grace Florrick on The Good Wife.

Life and career

Makenzie Vega's father is Colombian and her mother, Gina Rue, is an American former model. She is the younger sister of actress Alexa Vega.

At the age of five, Vega played one of the children of Teddie Cochran (Geena Davis) in The Geena Davis Show. In 2000, she was cast as Annie, the Campbells' precocious daughter in The Family Man. The following year, Vega was seen again playing Chloe in Made which starred Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau and Famke Janssen. In 2004, she played Diana Gordon, daughter of Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes) and Alison Gordon (Monica Potter) in the horror film Saw. Her next movie was Sin City, in which she played young Nancy Callahan, alongside Bruce Willis. Vega then appeared in Just My Luck as Katy, starring Lindsay Lohan and McFly, and also in the summer blockbuster X-Men: The Last Stand as the Prison Truck Little Girl, which was one of the forms that the shapeshifter Mystique took in the film.

Vega played Grace Florrick, the daughter of Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), in the CBS drama The Good Wife; she was a regular cast member through six of the show's seven seasons, and was recurring cast member in the seventh and final season, with Grace providing critical plot elements to the series' finale. In 2015, Vega was cast in the lead role in the thriller film Fender Bender, which is set to premiere on the Chiller channel in June 2016.


Film roles
2000Family Man, TheThe Family ManAnnie Campbell
2004SawDiana Gordon
2004Chestnut: Hero Of Central ParkSal
2005Sin CityYoung Nancy Callahan
2006Just My LuckKaty Hardin
2006X-Men: The Last StandPrison Truck Little Girl
2007In the Land of WomenPaige Hardwicke
2016Fender BenderHilary
Television roles
1999Dr. Quinn: RevolutionsMariaTelevision film
2000–01Geena Davis Show, TheThe Geena Davis ShowEliza RyanMain role
2006JusticeMary NicksEpisodes: "Wrongful Death", "Crucified" (uncredited)
2007Ghost WhispererBecca CahillEpisode: "All Ghosts Lead to Grandview"
2009ERVeraEpisode: "I Feel Good"
2009–16Good Wife, TheThe Good WifeGrace FlorrickMain role (seasons 1–6); recurring role (season 7)
2014The AssaultSam GleasonTelevision film