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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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Born:
Aug 7, 1982 In Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie Puberty
Latest Project:
movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 2017-11-10
Known For
Poster of The Girl
Poster of Candy
Poster of Somersault
Poster of Life Support
Filmography
Movie Marking Time 2018
Movie Puberty Mother 2018
Movie Lavender Jane Rutter 2017-03-03
Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Anne Willoughby 2017-11-10
Movie The Girl Who Invented Kissing Patti 2017-04-29
Movie Geostorm U.S. Secret Service Agent Sarah Wilson 2017-10-13
Movie 6 Days Kate Adie 2017-08-03
Movie Out & Around Narrator 2015-03-13
Movie Solace Agent Katherine Cowles 2015-09-03
Movie Octopus Marcy 2015-10-12
Movie RoboCop Ellen Murphy 2014-01-30
Movie Klondike Belinda Mulrooney 2014-01-20
Series Klondike Belinda 2014-01-20
Movie Seven Psychopaths Kaya 2012-09-07
Movie The Girl Ashley 2012-01-15
Movie Sucker Punch Sweet Pea 2011-03-24
Movie Limitless Lindy 2011-03-08
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 A Good Year Christie Roberts 2006-09-09
Movie Candy Candy 2006-02-15
Movie One Perfect Day Emma Matisse 2004-02-19
Movie Somersault Heidi 2004-06-19
Movie Horseplay Becky Wodinski 2003-05-22
Series Life Support Penne #1 2001-08-27
Movie The Monkey's Mask Mickey 2000-09-27
Movie Close Contact Sara Boyack 1999-10-01