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Elissa Sursara

Elissa Sursara (born February 14, 1988) is an Australian biologist, broadcaster, filmmaker and celebrity conservationist who came into popularity after a number of television and film appearances relating to her environmental work. A former child actress appearing modestly on day time television, Sursara is the celebrity ambassador for a series of... See full bio »
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 2006-2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Activist / Environmentalist
- Wildlife (2008) ... Activist
- Infiltrated (2006) ... Environmentalist
 2004 Days Like These (Short)
 2003 Going for Broke (TV Movie)
Annabelle (uncredited)
 2003 Touch & Go
 2002 Hector (Short)
 2002 The Wet Season (Short)
 2002 Marion Bridge
Sam (uncredited)
 2001 Holiday in the Sun (Video)
Highschool Girl (uncredited)
 2001 Boston Public (TV Series)
- Chapter Seventeen (2001) ... Rea
 1997 Young Hearts (TV Series)
- Episode #3.80 (1997) ... Julia
- Episode #3.79 (1997) ... Julia
- Episode #3.78 (1997) ... Julia
- Episode #3.77 (1997) ... Julia
 1996 American Gothic (TV Series)
- Requiem (1996) ... Alex (uncredited)
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5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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I'm absolutely in love with the world. The worst thing a person can do is disrespect the environment and the responsibilities we have as people to protect the more vulnerable. See more »


Following the death of friend Heath Ledger, Sursara was targeted by the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, for her friendship with the actor and for her support of Ledger's role as a homosexual in Brokeback Mountain (2005). The Church also attacked Sursara's support of same-sex relationships and same-sex marriages. See more »


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