Directed Barry Otto in a Sydney Theatre Company production of "Barrymore" in 1999. This was her debut
as a director.
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
When I first started acting, and we would all sit down and talk about Shakespeare and how great it was, I thought well, I suppose it is. It is if you get to play Macbeth or Hamlet. But who wants to play bloody Lady Macbeth or Ophelia? And it struck me that most women seem to be required to pit themselves against men in dramatic situations, and the men got to pit themselves against ideas or God.
Shares a birthday (April 23) with playwright William Shakespeare
, composer Sergei Prokofiev
, "Lolita" author Vladimir Nabokov
, and child actor Shirley Temple
Known for her pale, chalky complexion