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Essie Davis

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Essie Davis is an Australian actress. Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, she is the daughter of locally famed artist George Davis. She emerged from the Old Nick Company at the University of Tasmania in the late 1980s and has gone on to appear in Hollywood movies. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. Her career started after her role in the all Australian movie Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995), also starring other prestigious actors such as Geoffrey Rush, Leo McKern, and Joan Sutherland. Her most famous movie roles are in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Richard Flanagan's 1998 Tasmanian film The Sound of One Hand Clapping, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. In 2003 she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for her UK performance in the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire. In 2004 she starred in a Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's Jumpers, for which she earned a Tony nomination. In 2005 she appeared as Mrs. Nellie Lovett in the BBC production of Sweeney Todd with Ray Winstone. In the 2008 film Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger she plays Esther's controlling mother. She has recently completed filming the movie Australia with Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, directed by Baz Luhrmann. In 2008 Davis played Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof for the Melbourne Theatre Company. She returned to Tasmania to launch the "The Tasmanian Theatre Company" in 2008 and help support local theatre whilst encouraging youth to continue participating in the arts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Essie Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nato:
Sep 26, 1970 In Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Film / TV Credits:
25
La prima volta:
Nel movie The Custodian 1993-09-03
Ultimo progetto:
Film Assassin's Creed 2016-12-21
Conosciuto per
Poster of They Call Him Mister Babadook: The Making of The Babadook
Poster of Il Trono di Spade
Poster of Australia
Poster of The Silence
Filmografia

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Azione Avventura Fantascienza
Film
as Mary Lynch
5.4 2697 votes

They Call Him Mister Babadook: The Making of The Babadook (2015)

Documentary
Film
4.5 1 votes

A Poet in New York (2014)

Drama
Film
as Caitlin Thomas
4.0 1 votes

Babadook (2014)

Dramma Thriller Horror
Film
as Amelia
6.5 1494 votes

Miss Fisher Delitti e Misteri (2012)

Crime Dramma Mistero
Serie
as Phryne Fisher
6.7 19 votes

Il Trono di Spade (2011)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Dramma Action & Adventure
Serie
as Lady Crane
8.1 3628 votes

Cloudstreet (2011)

Drama
Serie
as Dolly Pickles
8.0 1 votes

The Slap (2011)

Drama
Serie
as Anouk
7.5 5 votes

Burning Man (2011)

Commedia Dramma Romance
Film
as Karen
6.2 20 votes

The Slap (2011)

Film
6.3 4 votes

Il regno di Ga'Hoole - La leggenda dei guardiani (2010)

Animazione Avventura Famiglia Fantasy
Film
as Marella (voice)
6.5 636 votes

The Wedding Party (2010)

Comedy Drama
Film
as Jane
4.7 3 votes

South Solitary (2010)

Drama
Film
as Alma Stanley
7.3 3 votes

Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

Comedy Drama
Film
as Grace Blueburger
6.3 3 votes

Australia (2008)

Dramma
Film
as Katherine
6.3 579 votes

Sweeney Todd (2006)

Drama Horror Thriller Music
Film
as Mrs Lovett
6.3 31 votes

La tela di Carlotta (2006)

Commedia Famiglia Fantasy
Film
as Mrs. Arable
5.9 226 votes

The Silence (2006)

Crime
Film
as Juliet Moore
6.0 1 votes

Isolation - La Fattoria del Terrore (2005)

Horror Fantascienza Thriller
Film
as Orla
5.7 51 votes

Codice 46 (2003)

Dramma Romance Fantascienza Thriller
Film
as Doctor
6.2 102 votes

Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Avventura Azione Thriller Fantascienza
Film
as Maggie
6.6 2938 votes

La ragazza con l'orecchino di perla (2003)

Dramma Romance
Film
as Catharina Bolnes Vermeer
6.4 295 votes

River Street (1997)

Film
as Wendy Davis

The Ripper (1997)

Film
8 2 votes

The Custodian (1993)

Film
as Jilly