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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 45 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

To Rome with Love
(2012)
Barton Fink
Barton Fink Audrey Taylor
(1991)
Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette Comtesse de Noailles
(2006)

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 2012 Dark Blood
Buffy Fletcher
 2011 The Eye of the Storm
Dorothy de Lascabanes
 2003 Swimming Upstream
Dora Fingleton
 2001 The Man Who Sued God
Anna Redmond
 2001 Gaudi Afternoon
Cassandra
 1996 Blood and Wine
Suzanne
 1994 The New Age
Katherine Witner
 1994 The Ref
Caroline
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Sally
 1991 On My Own
The Mother
 1990 Alice
Vicki
 1988 Georgia
Nina Bailley / Georgia White
 1987 High Tide
Lillie
 1987 Kangaroo
Harriet Somers
 1982 The Final Option
Frankie Leith
 1982 Heatwave
Kate Dean
 1981 Hoodwink
Sarah
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Other Works:

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 | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

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Forbidden to see movies as a child. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays brittle, neurotic women See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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