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Essie Davis


Essie Davis was born in 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Babadook (2014), Assassin's Creed (2016) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She has been married to Justin Kurzel since 2002. They have two children. See full bio »

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The Babadook Amelia
(2014)
Assassin's Creed Cal's Mother
(2016)
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 Lambs of God (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Iphigenia
- Episode #1.1 ... Iphigenia
 2018 True Story with Hamish & Andy (TV Series)
Dr. Karen
- Carol (2018) ... Dr. Karen
 2017 The Last Post (TV Mini-Series)
Martha Franklin
- The Bigger Picture (2017) ... Martha Franklin
- Precious Cargo (2017) ... Martha Franklin
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Martha Franklin
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Martha Franklin
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Martha Franklin
 2017 Electric Dreams (TV Series)
Vera
- Human Is (2017) ... Vera
 2017 The White Princess (TV Mini-Series)
Dowager Queen Elizabeth
- English Blood on English Soil (2017) ... Dowager Queen Elizabeth
- Traitors (2017) ... Dowager Queen Elizabeth
- Burgundy (2017) ... Dowager Queen Elizabeth
- Hearts and Minds (2017) ... Dowager Queen Elizabeth
- The Pretender (2017) ... Dowager Queen Elizabeth
 2016 Assassin's Creed
Cal's Mother
 2016 Mindhorn
Patricia Deville
 2016 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Lady Crane
- No One (2016) ... Lady Crane
- Blood of My Blood (2016) ... Lady Crane
- The Door (2016) ... Lady Crane
 2012-2015 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series)
Phryne Fisher
- Death Do Us Part (2015) ... Phryne Fisher
- Game, Set & Murder (2015) ... Phryne Fisher
- Death at the Grand (2015) ... Phryne Fisher
- Death & Hysteria (2015) ... Phryne Fisher
- Blood & Money (2015) ... Phryne Fisher
 2014 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Amelia
- The Babadooks of Hazzard (2014) ... Amelia
 2014 A Poet in New York (TV Movie)
Caitlin Thomas
 2014 The Babadook
Amelia
 2011 The Last Time I Saw Michael Gregg (Video)
Lottie
 2011 The Slap (TV Mini-Series)
Anouk
- Richie (2011) ... Anouk
- Aisha (2011) ... Anouk
- Manolis (2011) ... Anouk
- Rosie (2011) ... Anouk
- Connie (2011) ... Anouk
 2011/I Burning Man
Karen
 2011 Cloudstreet (TV Mini-Series)
Dolly Pickles
- Part 3 (2011) ... Dolly Pickles
- Part 2 (2011) ... Dolly Pickles
- Part 1 (2011) ... Dolly Pickles
 2010 The Wedding Party
Jane
 2010 South Solitary
Alma Stanley
 2008 Australia
Cath Carney
 2008 Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
Grace Blueburger
 2006 Charlotte's Web
Mrs. Arable
 2006 The Silence (TV Movie)
Juliet Moore
 2006 Sweeney Todd (TV Movie)
Mrs Lovett
 2005 Isolation
Orla
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions
Maggie
 2003 Code 46
Doctor
 2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring
Catharina
 2003 Temptation (TV Movie)
Julie
 2003 After the Deluge (TV Movie)
Beth
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Maggie (voice)
 2003/III The Pact
Helene Davis
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded
Maggie
 2002 Young Lions (TV Series)
Julie Morgan
- Mardi Gras (2002) ... Julie Morgan (as Essie Davies)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Julie Morgan
 2001 Corridors of Power (TV Series)
Sophie
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Sophie
 2000 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Alison Blount
- The Spider and the Fly (2000) ... Alison Blount
 1998 Kings in Grass Castles (TV Mini-Series)
Mary Costello
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Mary Costello
- Episode #1.1 ... Mary Costello
 1998 Murder Call (TV Series)
Judy St. John
- Deadfall (1998) ... Judy St. John
 1997 The Ripper (TV Movie)
Evelyn Bookman
 1997 The Two-Wheeled Time Machine (Short)
Young alice
 1997 Water Rats (TV Series)
Senior Detective Nicola Bourke
- Dead or Alive (1997) ... Senior Detective Nicola Bourke
- Blood Trail (1997) ... Senior Detective Nicola Bourke
 1997 Blackrock
Det.Gilhooley
 1996 River Street
Wendy Davis
 1996 Lilian's Story
Zara
 1993 The Custodian
Jilly
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the role of "Maggie" in Gale Edwards' production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", alongside Martin Henderson (as "Brick") at the Victorian Arts Centre in 2008. (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia). See more »

Official Sites:

PFD agency resume page

Alternate Names:

Essie Davies

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Awards and nominations really help sell films. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 2003 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers." See more »

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