Judy Davis

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Date of Birth April 23, 1955
Place of Birth Perth, Australia
Age 65 years old
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Judy Davis

Judith Davis is an Australian actress known for her work in film, television, and theatre. With a career spanning over 40 years, she is commended for her versatility and is regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation with frequent collaborator Woody Allen describing her as "one of the most exciting actresses in the world". She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including eight AACTA Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards. Davis is a 1977 graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art, where she starred opposite Mel Gibson in Romeo and Juliet. Most of Davis's stage work has been in Australia, including Piaf, Hedda Gabler, Victory and The Seagull, but she also starred in the 1982 London production of Insignificance, for which she was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actress, and the 1989 Los Angeles production of Hapgood.

Born: Judith Davis, April 23, 1955, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Residence: Birchgrove, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Alma mater: National Institute of Dramatic Art
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1977–present
Works: Full list
Children: 2
Awards: Full list
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About Judy Davis

Actress who played Dorothy de Lascabanes in the film The Eye of the Storm alongside Geoffrey Rush.

Before Fame

She attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art and Western Australian Institute of Technology.

Achievement

She played Judy Garland in the TV miniseries Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.

Family Life

She had two children with Colin Friels, whom she married in 1984.

Associations

She was in the comedy film The Ref alongside Kevin Spacey.

Information related to Judy Davis

  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Best Actress AACTA Award winners
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead winners
  • Best Supporting Actress AACTA Award winners
  • Best Miniseries or Television Movie Actress Golden Globe winners
  • Actresses from Perth, Western Australia
  • Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Actress BAFTA Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Curtin University alumni
  • Australian theatre directors
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art alumni
  • 20th-century Australian actresses
  • Australian stage actresses
  • 21st-century Australian actresses
  • Australian film actresses
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