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Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver was born on May 25, 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Jacqueline Ruth Weaver. She is an actress, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Animal Kingdom (2010) and Stoker (2013). She has been married to Sean Taylor since 2003. She was previously married to Derryn Hinch, Max Hensser and David Price. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Silver Linings Playbook
Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom Janine 'Smurf' Cody
Stoker Gwendolyn Stoker
The Voices
The Voices Dr. Warren


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 2018 Larrikins (post-production) (voice)
 2017/II The Masterpiece (post-production)
Carolyn Minnott
 2017 Zeroville (completed)
 2016 Sister Cities (TV Movie)
Mary Baxter
 2016 Goldstone
The Mayor
 2015 Equals
 2015 Last Cab to Darwin
Dr. Nicole Farmer
 2014 Reclaim
 2014 Maya the Bee Movie
Buzzlina Von Beena (English version) (voice)
 2014 Florence Has Left the Building (Short)
 2014 The Voices
Dr. Warren
 2013 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Pamela Boubier
- Engagement Party (2013) ... Pamela Boubier
 2011 Lois (Short)
 2010 Summer Coda
 2009 Early Checkout (Short)
 2009 Satisfaction (TV Series)
- All Those Monkeys (2009) ... Gillian
- Gene Therapy (2009) ... Gillian
 2007 Hammer Bay (TV Movie)
Aileen Blakely
 1997 The Two-Wheeled Time Machine (Short)
Older Alice
 1996 Cosi
 1988 House Rules (TV Series)
Julie Buckley
- The Honourable Housewife (1988) ... Julie Buckley
 1987 The Perfectionist
Barbara Gunn
 1986 The Challenge (TV Mini-Series)
Rasa Bertrand
 1983 Abra Cadabra
Primrose Buttercup (voice)
 1982 Squizzy Taylor
 1981 Tickled Pink (TV Series)
- Three Blind Mice (1981)
 1980 Trial by Marriage (TV Series)
 1980 Water Under the Bridge (TV Series)
Maggie McGhee
- Episode #1.8 (1980) ... Maggie McGhee
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Maggie McGhee
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Maggie McGhee
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Maggie McGhee
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Maggie McGhee
 1977 The Dick Emery Show in Australia (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1967-1977 Homicide (TV Series)
Hettie / Anne Johnson / Sue Ryan / ...
- The Last Task (1977) ... Hettie
- The Pursuit (1973) ... Anne Johnson
- Second Time Lucky (1972) ... Sue Ryan
- The Sound of Money (1970) ... Vicki Gaye
- Smiling Joe (1969) ... Wilma Steiner
 1976 Do I Have to Kill My Child? (TV Movie)
 1976 Up the Convicts (TV Series)
 1976 Alvin Purple (TV Series)
 1976 Rush (TV Series)
Yvette Precot
- A Shilling a Day (1976) ... Yvette Precot
 1976 Caddie
 1975-1976 The Last of the Australians (TV Series)
Gillie / Sandy
- The Cook House Tapes (1976) ... Gillie
- Everything's Relative (1975) ... Sandy
 1971-1976 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Kathy Marcus / Trudy Morton / Gail Hemming / ...
- Johnny Come Home (1976) ... Kathy Marcus
- Gary (1975) ... Trudy Morton
- Any More at Home Like You (1971) ... Gail Hemming
- Something After Death (1971) ... Lindy Robinson
 1975 Picnic at Hanging Rock
 1975 Polly My Love (TV Movie)
 1975 The Seven Ages of Man (TV Series)
- The Justice (1975)
 1974 Petersen
Susie Petersen
 1974 Silent Number (TV Series)
- The Final Silence (1974) ... Anne
 1973 The Sex Therapist
Second Sugar Girl
 1969-1973 Division 4 (TV Series)
Val Smith / Thea Kemp
- Big Bad John (1973) ... Val Smith
- The Puritan (1969) ... Thea Kemp
 1971-1973 The Comedy Game (TV Series)
- Gaudeamus Igitur (1971)
 1972 Catwalk (TV Series)
Rock Wilson
- A Life in the Day Of (1972) ... Rock Wilson
 1971 Stork
 1971 Spyforce (TV Series)
Elaine Harrison
- The Volunteers: Part 1 (1971) ... Elaine Harrison
 1971 The Godfathers (TV Series)
Matilda Mathews
- Waltzing Matilda (1971) ... Matilda Mathews
 1969 Riptide (TV Series)
- Brethren Island (1969) ... Liz
 1967 The Schoolmistress (TV Movie)
 1966 Wandjina! (TV Series)
Ann MacPherson (1966)
 1964 Split Level (TV Movie)
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Currently (Oct 2004) appearing in Reg Cribb's play, "Last Cab to Darwin", with Sean Taylor and Barry Otto. See more »

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I remember I was a little girl when Elizabeth Taylor stole Eddie Fisher from America's Sweetheart, Debbie Reynolds, and the reaction back then was enormous! And Angelina Jolie was in trouble, too, for taking a husband away from another America's Sweetheart. Don't take husbands from America's Sweethearts. See more »


Since her Oscar nomination, projects that have fallen through include the 2013 CBS pilot The McCarthys (2014), which wasn't picked up but was a year later when it was re shot with Laurie Metcalf in the role. Additionally she was long attached to the Shirley MacLaine starring vehicle Wild Oats (2016) however she was replaced with Jessica Lange. Finally she was cast in a supporting role in the ... See more »

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