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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 4 November 1975Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Justine Waddell was born on November 4, 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress and director, known for Target (2011), The Fall (2006) and Chaos (2005).

Trivia (11)

Currently resides in London.
Moved to Scotland from South Africa at the age of ten. First, she was a South African child, then a Scottish adolescent, and finally an English teenager after her family planted itself in London.
She has three sisters and a brother.
She wanted to be a documentary filmmaker.
Studied Sociology and Political Science at Cambridge's Emmanuel College.
Gordon H. Waddell, her father, was Captain of the Scottish Rugby Team.
Portrayed Natalie Wood in The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004). She bears an uncanny resemblance to Natalie, as well as her daughter, actress Natasha Gregson Wagner.
Her favorite Natalie Wood movies are West Side Story (1961) and Love with the Proper Stranger (1963).
For her role in Target (2011), she learned the Russian language from scratch.
Favorite director is Jean-Luc Godard.
Will be working in Australia, during its winter months, in an ABC production for a "Natalie Wood" project with director Peter Bogdanovich. [June 2003]

Personal Quotes (2)

[on Target (2011)] The film, in some way, examines questions like, "What makes you happy?" "What do you need for happiness?" "Can you buy happiness?" You know, "How could you live if you knew you were never gonna die?" So... small questions like that.
I did have one very sweet proposal of marriage. I was in the video shop near where I live and this guy standing next to me said, "Hey, I recognize you. Will you marry me?" I asked him what video he'd chosen and he said something like Speed II (Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)), so I said, "If you don't mind, I won't marry you."

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