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Abbie Cornish

Abbie Cornish, born on 7th August 1982, is an Australian actress. She is well known in Australia for a number of film and television roles, including Penne in the comedy/lifestyle parody Life Support, her award-winning lead performance in 2004's Somersault and her role as Fannie Brawne in Bright Star. Her career began at the age of thirteen, when she began taking jobs as a model after reaching the finals of a Dolly Magazine competition. By the time she was sixteen, Cornish was juggling television acting roles with studying for her Higher School Certificate, with the intention of pursuing a career as a veterinarian. In 1999, Cornish was awarded the Australian Film Institute Young Actor's Award for her role in the ABC's television show Wildside and was soon offered her first role in a feature film, The Monkey's Mask. In 2001, Abbie landed the role of Reggie McDowell, a character on the Australian tv show "Outriders". In 2004, Cornish appeared in the award-winning short film Everything Goes with Hugo Weaving. She received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress at the FCCA and IF Awards and Best Breakthrough Performance at the 2005 Miami International Film Festival for her role in 2004's Somersault, the film which raised her to international prominence. Cornish received widespread critical acclaim for her role in 2006's Candy, which she starred in opposite Heath Ledger. She has also starred in A Good Year, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Kimberly Peirce's latest movie, Stop-Loss. She narrated her film Sucker Punch on the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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Aug 7, 1982 In Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Wildside 1997-11-23
Latest Project:
Movie Blackout 2022
Known For
Poster of Secret Bridesmaids' Business
Poster of Solace
Poster of RoboCop
Poster of Sucker Punch
Movie Blackout Anna 2022
Movie The Angel Makers Unknown 2022
Movie The Virtuoso The Waitress 2021-04-30
Series Secret Bridesmaids' Business Melanie Heyward 2019-09-29
Movie Perfect Mother 2019-05-17
Series Secret Bridesmaids' Business Melanie Heyward 2019-09-29
Movie Амре Unknown 2018-04-05
Movie Paris Song Lee Abbott 2018-07-04
Movie Where Hands Touch Leyna's Aryan Mother 2018-09-14
Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Cathy Mueller 2018-08-30
Movie The Girl Who Invented Kissing Patti 2017-04-29
Movie 6 Days Kate Adie 2017-07-09
Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Anne Willoughby 2017-11-10
Movie Geostorm U.S. Secret Service Agent Sarah Wilson 2017-10-13
Movie Lavender Jane Rutter 2016-11-04
Movie Out & Around Narrator 2015-03-13
Movie Solace Agent Katherine Cowles 2015-09-03
Movie Octopus Marcy 2015-10-12
Series Klondike Belinda Mulrooney 2014-01-20
Movie RoboCop Ellen Murphy 2014-01-30
Movie The Girl Ashley 2012-01-15
Movie Seven Psychopaths Kaya 2012-10-12
Movie Limitless Lindy 2011-03-08
Movie Sucker Punch Sweet Pea 2011-03-24
Movie W.E. Wally Winthrop 2011-09-01
Movie Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Otulissa (voice) 2010-07-10
Movie Bright Star Fanny Brawne 2009-11-05
Movie Stop-Loss Michelle 2008-03-28
Movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth Throckmorton 2007-09-09
Movie Candy Candy 2006-05-25
Movie A Good Year Christie Roberts 2006-09-09
Movie One Perfect Day Emma Matisse 2004-02-19
Movie Somersault Heidi 2004-06-19
Movie Everything Goes Unknown 2004-06-14
Movie Horseplay Becky Wodinski 2003-05-22
Series Marking Time Tracey 2003-11-09
Series White Collar Blue Antonia McAlister 2002-08-12
Series Outriders Reggie McDowell 2001-07-09
Series Life Support Penny 2001-08-27
Movie The Monkey's Mask Mickey Norris 2000-09-27
Movie Close Contact Sara Boyack 1999-10-01
Series Wildside Simone Summers 1997-11-23