Keough was raised primarily by her father in Hawaii and Los Angeles, and additionally spent time residing with her mother in California and Tennessee. Keough made her feature film debut at age 20, appearing in a supporting part in the musical biopic The Runaways , portraying Marie Currie. Keough appeared in several additional independent films in , including Yellow and Kiss of the Damned, before appearing in the big-budget action feature Mad Max: Fury Road , the fourth film in the Mad Max series. In , Keough had her breakthrough role as a law student-turned-escort in the first season of the anthology series The Girlfriend Experience, executive-produced by Soderbergh and based on his film of the same name. Keough's following performance as a wayward young woman in the drama American Honey earned her further acclaim, including an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. The same year, Keough starred the apocalyptic horror film It Comes at Night , and reunited with Soderbergh to appear in his heist film, Logan Lucky.