Essie Davis

Essie Davis

Highest Rated: 98% The Babadook (2014)

Lowest Rated: 18% Assassin's Creed (2016)

Birthday: Jan 07, 1970

Birthplace: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

In the early 1990s, Australian actress Essie Davis began appearing in large stage productions after finishing her training at Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Art. In 1993, she landed a supporting role in the big-screen crime drama "The Custodian," and two years later, she received a sizable part in the period comedy "Dad and Dave: On Our Selection." Following her work in these features, Davis began acting in Australian film and television regularly. Then, in 2003, Davis was introduced to audiences worldwide when she appeared in the sci-fi blockbuster sequels "The Matrix Reloaded" and "Matrix Revolutions." The same year, the actress was also featured in the acclaimed historical drama "Girl with a Pearl Earring," which found her sharing the screen with Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson and future Oscar-winner Colin Firth. Three years later, she was cast in the film adaptation of the children's classic "Charlotte's Web," and in 2008, she had a supporting part in stylish director Baz Luhrmann's epic adventure "Australia." Davis then returned to family films in 2010, lending her voice to American filmmaker Zack Snyder's animated adventure "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole." In 2011, she worked heavily in television, acting in the dramatic mini-series "Cloudstreet" and "The Slap."

Highest rated movies




67% No Score Yet Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Phryne Fisher (Character) $51K 2020
93% 84% Babyteeth Anna (Character) $4.3K 2019
79% 40% True History of the Kelly Gang Ellen Kelly (Character) $33.8K 2019
18% 43% Assassin's Creed Cal's Mother (Character) $54.6M 2016
92% 59% Mindhorn Patricia Deville (Character) - 2016
98% 72% The Babadook Amelia (Character) $933.1K 2014
No Score Yet 71% A Poet in New York Unknown (Character) - 2014
77% 64% Burning Man Karen (Character) - 2011
43% 24% The Wedding Party Jane (Character) - 2010
67% 67% South Solitary Alma Stanley (Character) - 2010
50% 55% Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger Grace Blueburger (Character) $7.7K 2008
55% 65% Australia Cath Carney (Character) $49.6M 2008
78% 62% Charlotte's Web Mrs. Arable (Character) $82.5M 2006
50% 35% The Silence Juliet Moore (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 69% Sweeney Todd Mrs. Lovett (Character) - 2005
64% 35% Isolation Orla (Character) - 2005
72% 68% Girl With a Pearl Earring Catharina (Character) $11.6M 2003
51% 58% Code 46 Doctor (Character) $197.1K 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pact Helene Davis (Character) - 2003
35% 60% The Matrix Revolutions Maggie (Character) $139.3M 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kings in Grass Castles Mary Costello (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sound of One Hand Clapping Jean (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ripper Evelyn Bookman (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 65% Blackrock Det.Gilhooley (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 33% Lilian's Story Zara (Character) $1.2K 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet River Street Wendy Davis (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 64% Dad and Dave: On Our Selection Kate (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 20% The Custodian Jilly (Character) - 1993


No Score Yet No Score Yet Lambs of God Sister Iphigenia (Character) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet True Story with Hamish & Andy Unknown (Character) 2018
64% 96% The Last Post Actress (Character) 2017
72% 75% Electric Dreams Vera Herrick (Character) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The White Princess Dowager Queen Elizabeth (Character) 2017
89% 85% Game of Thrones Lady Crane (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 88% Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Miss Phryne Fisher (Character) 2015 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Play School Host 2011-2012
No Score Yet 49% The Slap Anouk (Character) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE STARZ: The White Princess Dowager Queen Elizabeth (Character)


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