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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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Born:
Jan 1, 1970 In Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
32
First Appeared:
In the movie The Custodian 1994-03-17
Latest Project:
Movie Babyteeth 2020-06-18
Known For
Poster of Lambs of God
Poster of The Slap

Essie Davis Movies Filmography

Movie
Babyteeth
Anna 2020-06-18
Movie
True History of the Kelly Gang
Ellen Kelly 2020-01-09
Movie
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears
Phryne Fisher 2020-02-27
Series
Lambs of God
Sister Iphigenia 2019-07-21
Series
The Last Post
Martha Franklin 2017-10-01
Series
The White Princess
Dowager Queen Elizabeth 2017-04-16
Series
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Vera Herrick 2017-01-01
Movie
Assassin's Creed
Mary Lynch 2016-12-21
Movie
Mindhorn
Patricia Deville 2016-10-09
Movie
They Call Him Mister Babadook: The Making of The Babadook
2015-02-16
Movie
The Babadook
Amelia Vanek 2014-05-22
Series
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
Phryne Fisher 2012-02-24
Series
Cloudstreet
Dolly Pickles 2011-05-22
Series
Game of Thrones
Lady Crane 2011-04-17
Movie
The Last Time I Saw Michael Gregg
2011-07-01
Movie
Burning Man
Karen 2011-09-10
Series
The Slap
Anouk 2011-10-06
Movie
South Solitary
Alma Stanley 2010-07-29
Movie
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Marella (voice) 2010-07-10
Movie
The Wedding Party
Jane 2010-01-01
Movie
Australia
Katherine 2008-11-18
Movie
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
Grace Blueburger 2008-02-10
Movie
Sweeney Todd
Mrs Lovett 2006-01-03
Movie
Charlotte's Web
Mrs. Arable 2006-12-07
Movie
Isolation
Orla 2005-09-10
Movie
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Catharina Bolnes Vermeer 2003-12-12
Movie
The Matrix Revolutions
Maggie 2003-11-03
Movie
Code 46
Doctor 2003-09-02
Movie
After the Deluge
Beth 2003-06-15
Movie
The Matrix Reloaded
Maggie 2003-05-15
Series
Kings in Grass Castles
Mary Costello 1998-03-28
Movie
The Custodian
Jilly 1994-03-17

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