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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 7 June 1964Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Mini Bio (1)

Gia Carides has been working as an actress since age 12 in film and in theatre. She has been nomminated twice for her work, in Strictly Ballroom (1992) (Best Actress in a Supporting Role AFI Awards) and Brilliant Lies (1996) (Best Actress in a Leading Role AFI Awards).She has appeared in as many American films as Australian films, and continues to work in both countries.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Anthony LaPaglia (11 September 1998 - 15 June 2016) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (12)

Sister of Zoe Carides and Danielle
Greek on her father's side and English on her mother's side.
Welcomed her first child with Anthony LaPaglia, a daughter named Bridget. [January 2003]
Sister-in-law of actor Jonathan LaPaglia and Ursula Brooks.
She attended Chatswood High School, the same school attended by Mark Taylor - a well-known Australian cricketer.
Speaks Greek fluently.
Sister Zoe Carides played Gia's sibling in the film Brilliant Lies (1996).
Has volunteered as an actress with the Young Storytellers Program.
Once worked at a child-care center in Lane Cove, Sydney.
Close friends with actress Naomi Watts.
Gia has 2 sisters: Zoe Carides (also an actor) and Danielle Carides.
Gia didn't make the shortlist for Phar Lap as they thought she was too ethnic. Her agent suggested she audition as Georgia Carr; and she gets the role.

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