Judy Davis is one of Australia’s most versatile and internationally acclaimed actors, with an awardwinning career spanning over thirty years. A NIDA graduate, Judy first came to prominence in My Brilliant Career (1979), for which she won BAFTA Awards for Best Actress and Best Newcomer. Lead roles in such Australian New Wave classics as Winter of Our Dreams (1981) and Heatwave (1982) followed. Davis received Academy Award nominations for her roles in A Passage to India (1984) and Woody Allen’s Husbands and Wives (1992). Her role in Allen’s production, Nero Fiddled, marked her fifth collaboration with the director. For her lead role in the miniseries Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001), she won the most awards for a single performance in TV history, including the Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and the American Film Institute awards. She also won an Emmy for her role in Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995). Additional film credits include Marie Antoinette (2006), The Break Up (2006), Impromptu (1991), Naked Lunch (1991), Barton Fink (1991), The Ref (1994), On My Own (1993), Absolute Power (1997), Deconstructing Harry (1997) and Celebrity (1998). Some Australian productions include Swimming Upstream, and award winning roles in Kangaroo (1987), High Tide (1987) and Children of the Revolution (1996).

Accolades

Judy Davis
Best Actress, 2011

Judy Davis

Best Actress, 2011

Judy Davis

The Eye of the Storm

  Judy Davis is one of Australia’s most versatile actors. Internationally acclaimed, with a career spanning over thirty years, Judy has impacted audiences with a…

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Films

The Eye of the Storm
2011

The Eye of the Storm

Australia
2011

The Eye of the Storm

In a Sydney suburb, two nurses, a housekeeper and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter (Charlotte Rampling) as her expatriate son and daughter convene at…

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