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Claudia Karvan

Claudia Karvan is one of Australia's most recognized actresses, having achieved popular success and critical acclaim through her work in film and television. Having begun work at 14, Karvan has an extensive filmography. She first appeared in Gillian Armstrong's High Tide (1987) with Judy Davis, then in Phillip Noyce's Echoes of Paradise (1987). ... See full bio »

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 2016 Jack Irish (TV Series)
Sarah Longmore
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Sarah Longmore
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Sarah Longmore
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Sarah Longmore
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Sarah Longmore
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Sarah Longmore
 2013-2014 The Time of Our Lives (TV Series)
- The Proposal (2014) ... Caroline
- The Man on the Bus (2014) ... Caroline
- The Birthday Dinner (2014) ... Caroline
- The Dream (2014) ... Caroline
- The Choice (2014) ... Caroline
 2013 The Darkside
 2013 The Broken Shore (TV Movie)
Helen Castleman
 2013 Better Man (TV Series)
Bernadette McMahon
- A Lost Lamb (2013) ... Bernadette McMahon
- The Last Dance (2013) ... Bernadette McMahon
 2012/III Scratch (Short)
 2009 Saved (TV Movie)
Julia Weston
 2008 Long Weekend
 2008 $9.99
Michelle (voice)
 2006 Footy Legends
Alison Berry
 2006 Aquamarine
 2004 Small Claims (TV Movie)
Jo Collins
 2001 My Brother Jack (TV Movie)
Cressida Morley
 2000 Risk
Louise Roncoli
 2000 The Lost World (TV Series)
Catherine Reilly
- Time After Time (2000) ... Catherine Reilly
 1999 Strange Planet
 1999 Passion
Alfhild de Luce
 1999 Paperback Hero
Ruby Vale
 1998 Never Tell Me Never (TV Movie)
Janine Shepherd
 1998 Two Girls and a Baby (Short)
 1998 The Violent Earth (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Jeanne
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Jeanne
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Jeanne
 1997 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
- Baby It's You (1997) ... Yvonne
 1996 Natural Justice: Heat
Asta Cadell
 1996 Dating the Enemy
 1996 Lust and Revenge
Georgina Oliphant
 1996 G.P. (TV Series)
 1996 Twisted (TV Series)
- One Way Ticket (1996) ... Cassie
 1995 Natural Justice (TV Series)
Asta Cadell
 1994 Redheads
 1994 Exile
 1993 The Heartbreak Kid
Christina Papadopoulos
 1993 The Nostradamus Kid
Beat Girl
 1993 Broken Highway
 1993 Flynn
Penelope Watts
 1993 Touch Me (Short)
 1990 The Big Steal
Joanna Johnson
 1988 The Last Resort (TV Series)
 1988 Princess Kate (TV Movie)
 1987 High Tide
 1987 Echoes of Paradise
 1983 Going Down
Disgruntled Child
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"Peope are always going, 'How do you do sex scenes? How do you kiss people that you don't know?' Crying in front of people is a lot harder and a lot more confronting...You feel a lot more vunerable". See more »


Daughter Audrey was born in October 2001. See more »

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