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Judy Davis was born April 23, 1955 in Perth, Western Australia. She was educated at Loreto Convent and the Western Institute of Technology, and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1977. She came to prominence as Sybylla Melvyn in the film adaptation of Miles Franklin's novel, My Brilliant Career (1979). She came to ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Whitlam: The Power and the Passion (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Part 2 (2013) ... Narrator
- Part 1 (2013) ... Narrator
 2012 Dark Blood
Buffy Fletcher
 2012 Hard Chic (Short)
Elsa Schiaparelli
 2012 Naïf Chic (Short)
Elsa Schiaparelli
 2012 Ugly Chic (Short)
Elsa Schiaparelli
 2011 The Eye of the Storm
Dorothy de Lascabanes
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Jill Tankard
 2009 Diamonds (TV Movie)
Joan Cameron
 2003 The Reagans (TV Movie)
Nancy Reagan
 2003 Swimming Upstream
Dora Fingleton
 2003 Coast to Coast (TV Movie)
Maxine Pierce
 2001 The Man Who Sued God
Anna Redmond
 2001 Gaudi Afternoon
Cassandra
 2000 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
 1999 A Cooler Climate (TV Movie)
Paula
 1999 Dash and Lilly (TV Movie)
Lillian Hellman
 1998 The Echo of Thunder (TV Movie)
Gladwyn Ritchie
 1996 Blood and Wine
Suzanne
 1994 The New Age
Katherine Witner
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Sally
 1991 On My Own
The Mother
 1991 Impromptu
George Sand / Aurora
 1990 Alice
Vicki
 1990 Flowers by Request (Short)
Jane
 1988 Georgia
Nina Bailley / Georgia White
 1987 Hightide
Lillie
 1987 Kangaroo
Harriet Somers
 1986 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Cleo
- Rocket to the Moon (1986) ... Cleo
 1982 The Final Option
Frankie Leith
 1982 A Woman Called Golda (TV Movie)
Young Golda
 1982 Heatwave
Kate Dean
 1981 Hoodwink
Sarah
 1980 Water Under the Bridge (TV Series)
Carrie Mazzini
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Carrie Mazzini
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Carrie Mazzini
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Carrie Mazzini
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Carrie Mazzini
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Appeared opposite Ian McDiarmid in Terry Johnson's Insignificance at the Royal Court (1982). See more »

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8 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

A lot of really good directors have a killer in them, as if they'd do anything to get that image. But that comes with the terrain and I don't mind it. See more »

Trivia:

In 2002, took out an "apprehended violence order" against her husband, Colin Friels. She was reportedly cut during an argument about a newspaper article during which a table was broken. The order did not require the couple to be separated. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays brittle, neurotic women See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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