Deborah Mailman

Active - 1998 - 2015  |   Born - Jul 14, 1972 in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia  |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Thriller

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  • Her father Wally was a champion rodeo rider.
  • Has both Indigenous Australian and Maori heritage.
  • Joined the Queensland Theatre Company after graduating from university.
  • Was the first Aboriginal actress to win the Australian Film Institute's award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for Radiance in 1998.
  • In 2003, received the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee Person of the Year Award.