Essie Davis

Active - 1996 - 2016  |   Born - in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia  |   Genres - Drama, Science Fiction

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  • While at drama school, lived with classmate Cate Blanchett.
  • A week after graduating, cast as Juliet in Bell Shakespeare Company's 1993 production of Romeo and Juliet and as Jilly in the film The Custodian (1993).
  • Met husband Justin Kurzel in 1996, when he was a set designer at the Sydney Theatre Company and she was in a Belvoir Street production of A View from the Bridge.
  • Sprained her ankle, dislocated her knee and broke a rib doing stunts for Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.