Essie Davis
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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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Character : Orla

The Babadook

Character : Amelia Vanek

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears

Character : Phryne Fisher


Sweeney Todd

Character : Mrs Lovett

The Silence

Character : Juliet Moore

The Justice of Bunny King

Character : Bunny King


Character : Katherine

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Character : Marella (voice)

South Solitary

Character : Alma Stanley

Burning Man

Character : Karen

A Poet in New York

Character : Caitlin Thomas

River Street

Character : Wendy Davis

They Call Him Mister Babadook: The Making of The Babadook

Character : No character defined


Character : Patricia Deville

The Last Time I Saw Michael Gregg

Character : Lotte

True History of the Kelly Gang

Character : Ellen Kelly


Character : Anna

The Two-Wheeled Time Machine

Character : Young alice


Character : No character defined

Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger

Character : Grace Blueburger

The Wedding Party

Character : Jane

The Custodian

Character : Jilly

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

Character : Jean

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Character : Catharina Bolnes Vermeer

The Ripper

Character : Evelyn Bookman

Dad and Dave: On Our Selection

Character : No character defined


Character : Nancy Quay

After the Deluge

Character : Beth

Assassin's Creed

Character : Mary Lynch

Charlotte's Web

Character : Mrs. Arable

Code 46

Character : Doctor

The Matrix Revolutions

Character : Maggie

The Matrix Reloaded

Character : Maggie

Essie Davis Tv Credits


Character : Dolly Pickles

The Slap

Character : Anouk

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Character : Phryne Fisher

Game of Thrones

Character : Lady Crane

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Character : Vera Herrick

Kings in Grass Castles

Character : Mary Costello

Lambs of God

Character : Sister Iphigenia

Halifax f.p.

Character : Alison Blount

Young Lions

Character : Julie Morgan

The White Princess

Character : Elizabeth Woodville

The Last Post

Character : Martha Franklin