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  • Judy Davis

    Born on April 23, 1955 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia

awards & nominations

Page Eight (2011)

Judy Davis as "Jill Tankard"

Johnny (Bill Nighy), a long-serving member of MI5, finds a mysterious file after his mentor (Michael Gambon) dies.

Emmy (Primetime) (2011) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

The Starter Wife (2008)

Judy Davis as "Joan McAllister"

Newly divorced Molly Kagan embarks on a new chapter in her life, supported by close friends Joan and Rodney as she enters into a new romance with a handsome writing teacher.

Emmy (Primetime) (2007) Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

A Little Thing Called Murder (2006)

Judy Davis as "Sante Kimes"

In this true story, high-society sociopath Sante Kimes (Judy Davis) forces her son, Kenny (Jonathan Jackson), to be her accomplice in a decade-long crime spree. Using her skills of manipulation and persuasion, Sante teaches Kenny how to steal, forge and murder. After killing a rich woman and stealing her identity, Sante is caught trying to conceal the murder. Under pressure from the authorities, Kenny must decide whether or not his loyalty to his mother will keep him from telling the truth.

Emmy (Primetime) (2006) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

The Reagans (2003)

Actor Ronald Reagan marries actress Nancy Davis, becomes a politician and serves two terms as president in the 1980s.

Emmy (Primetime) (2004) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (2003) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995)

Judy Davis as "Diane"

Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer (Glenn Close) is a dedicated mother and medical officer who has spent most of her life serving in the United States military. However, after she falls in love with another woman, Diane (Judy Davis), and reveals during a routine interview that she's a lesbian, she's discharged for violating the military's "immoral conduct" policy. Feeling betrayed, Margarethe fights back, taking her case to court and becoming a reluctant but powerful voice against discrimination.

Emmy (Primetime) (1995) Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1995) Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Husbands and Wives (1992)

Judy Davis as "Sally"

Gabe (Woody Allen) and his wife, Judy (Mia Farrow), are shocked to discover that their best friends, Sally (Judy Davis) and Jack (Sydney Pollack), are splitting up. Not only did they not see the breakup coming, but it makes them start to question their own relationship. While Gabe flirts with the idea of dating one of his college students (Juliette Lewis), Sally and Jack discover that being single again isn't all its cracked up to be and contemplate getting back together.

Academy Award (1992) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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