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Essie Davis

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Essie Davis is an Australian actress. Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, she is the daughter of locally famed artist George Davis. She emerged from the Old Nick Company at the University of Tasmania in the late 1980s and has gone on to appear in Hollywood movies. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. Her career started after her role in the all Australian movie Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995), also starring other prestigious actors such as Geoffrey Rush, Leo McKern, and Joan Sutherland. Her most famous movie roles are in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Richard Flanagan's 1998 Tasmanian film The Sound of One Hand Clapping, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. In 2003 she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for her UK performance in the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire. In 2004 she starred in a Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's Jumpers, for which she earned a Tony nomination. In 2005 she appeared as Mrs. Nellie Lovett in the BBC production of Sweeney Todd with Ray Winstone. In the 2008 film Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger she plays Esther's controlling mother. She has recently completed filming the movie Australia with Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, directed by Baz Luhrmann. In 2008 Davis played Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof for the Melbourne Theatre Company. She returned to Tasmania to launch the "The Tasmanian Theatre Company" in 2008 and help support local theatre whilst encouraging youth to continue participating in the arts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Essie Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascido(a):
Mar 24, 1970 No(a) Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Filme / Créditos de TV:
20
Apareceu pela primeira vez:
No(a) movie The Custodian 1993-09-03
Último projeto:
Series The White Princess 2017-04-16
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Filmografia
Series The White Princess Dowager Queen Elizabeth 2017-04-16
Filme Assassin's Creed: O Filme Mary Lynch 2016-12-21
Filme O Babadook Amelia 2014-05-22
Filme A Poet in New York Caitlin Thomas 2014-04-30
Series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Phryne Fisher 2012-02-24
Series The Slap Anouk 2011-10-06
Filme The Slap 2011-10-05
Filme A Lenda dos Guardiões Marella (voice) 2010-07-10
Filme The Wedding Party Jane 2010-01-01
Filme Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger Grace Blueburger 2008-04-10
Filme Austrália Katherine 2008-11-18
Filme A Menina e o Porquinho Mrs. Arable 2006-12-15
Filme Sweeney Todd Mrs Lovett 2006-01-03
Filme Isolation Orla 2005-09-10
Filme Código 46 Doctor 2003-09-02
Filme Moça com Brinco de Pérola Catharina Bolnes Vermeer 2003-08-31
Filme Matrix Reloaded Maggie 2003-05-15
Filme The Ripper 1997-12-06
Filme River Street Wendy Davis 1997-07-17
Filme The Custodian Jilly 1993-09-03