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      Judy Davis

      Judy Davis

      Highest Rated: 93% Page Eight (2011)

      Lowest Rated: 25% Gaudi Afternoon (2001)

      Birthday: Apr 23, 1955

      Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

      Judy Davis found her passion for acting as she grew up in Australia and attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Graduating the Sydney school in 1977, she started to work in Australian cinema, earning plaudits for her role in "My Brilliant Career" (1979), which netted her a BAFTA Award. Heralded as a promising young actress in her home country, Davis began her international march to stardom with her Emmy-nominated turn in "A Woman Named Golda" (1982). Shortly after, she garnered even more international prestige as her performance in David Lean's "A Passage to India" (1984) was nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards. For the rest of 1980s, she mostly worked in Australia before working with auteurs in the early '90s. She drew critical acclaim for her work in the Coen Brothers' "Barton Fink" (1991), David Cronenberg's "Naked Lunch" (1991), and Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives" (1992), including another Oscar nomination for her work in the latter. Outside of film, Davis was also prolific on television, drawing Golden Globe and Emmy attention for her work in a variety of made-for-TV movies and mini-series, including "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story" (1995), "Dash and Lilly" (1999), and perhaps most famously, "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" (2001), in which she played the legendary actress. By the early 2000s, Davis' pace slowed down, but she still appeared in TV mini-series such as "The Reagans" (Showtime 2003) and even popped up in films such as "The Break-Up" (2006) and "Marie Antoinette" (2006). She netted Emmy notoriety for "The Starter Wife" (USA 2007) and "Feud: Bette and Joan" (FX 2017).

      Highest rated movies

      Nitram poster Nitram Page Eight poster
      Page Eight
      Husbands and Wives poster
      Husbands and Wives
      High Tide poster
      High Tide
      Barton Fink poster
      Barton Fink
      My Brilliant Career poster
      My Brilliant Career
      Dark Blood poster
      Dark Blood
      Children of the Revolution poster
      Children of the Revolution

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      93% 75% Nitram Mum (Character) - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hanging Millstone Board Member (Character) - 2019
      59% 66% The Dressmaker Molly Dunnage (Character) $2.0M 2015
      No Score Yet 48% Salting the Battlefield Jill Tankard (Character) - 2014
      78% 70% The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet G.H. Jibsen (Character) $176.1K 2013
      46% 40% To Rome With Love Phyllis (Character) $16.7M 2012
      80% 62% Dark Blood Buffy Fletcher (Character) - 2012
      60% 46% The Eye of the Storm Dorothy de Lascabanes (Character) $67.0K 2011
      93% 64% Page Eight Jill Tankard (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mask and Memory: Sidney Nolan Narrator - 2009
      No Score Yet 36% A Little Thing Called Murder Sante Kimes (Character) - 2006
      57% 56% Marie Antoinette Comtesse de Noailles (Character) $16.0M 2006
      34% 46% The Break-Up Marilyn Dean (Character) $118.7M 2006
      No Score Yet 21% Coast to Coast Maxine Pierce (Character) - 2004
      61% 80% Swimming Upstream Dora Fingleton (Character) $47.2K 2002
      71% 59% The Man Who Sued God Anna Redmond (Character) - 2001
      25% 45% Gaudi Afternoon Cassandra (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 86% Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows Unknown (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 67% Dash and Lilly Lillian Hellman (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 45% A Cooler Climate Paula (Character) - 1999
      42% 42% Celebrity Robin Simon (Character) $5.0M 1998
      No Score Yet 73% The Echo of Thunder Gladwyn Ritchie (Character) - 1998
      56% 52% Absolute Power Gloria Russell (Character) $50.0M 1997
      73% 82% Deconstructing Harry Lucy (Character) $10.7M 1997
      61% 35% Blood and Wine Suzanne (Character) $1.1M 1996
      79% 72% Children of the Revolution Joan (Character) $830.6K 1996
      No Score Yet 71% Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story Diane (Character) - 1995
      64% 40% The New Age Katherine Witner (Character) $203.6K 1994
      73% 73% The Ref Caroline Chasseur (Character) $11.3M 1994
      93% 87% Husbands and Wives Sally (Character) $9.3M 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet On My Own The Mother (Character) - 1992
      70% 77% Naked Lunch Joan Frost/Joan Lee (Character) $2.2M 1991
      67% 52% Where Angels Fear to Tread Harriet Herriton (Character) $1.4M 1991
      89% 89% Barton Fink Audrey Taylor (Character) $5.7M 1991
      76% 71% Impromptu George Sand/Aurora (Character) $128.6K 1991
      No Score Yet 86% One Against the Wind Countess Mary Lindell (Character) - 1991
      71% 57% Alice Vicki (Character) $6.8M 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Georgia Nina Bailey (Character) - 1988
      93% 83% High Tide Lillie (Character) $15.1K 1987
      No Score Yet 50% Kangaroo Harriet Somers (Character) - 1986
      78% 79% A Passage to India Adela (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet 38% Heatwave Kate Dean (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet 71% The Final Option Frankie Leith (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet 9% The Winter of Our Dreams Lou (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hoodwink Sarah (Character) - 1981
      86% 68% My Brilliant Career Sybylla Melvyn (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet High Rolling Lynn (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 17% High Rolling in a Hot Corvette Lynn (Character) - 1977

      TV

      Credit
      62% 69% Ratched Nurse Betsy Bucket (Character) 2020
      100% 65% Mystery Road Emma James (Character) 2018
      92% 95% Feud Hedda Hopper (Character) 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Starter Wife Joan McAllister (Character) 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stephen Hawking's Sci Fi Masters Unknown (Character) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Starter Wife Joan McAllister (Character) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Reagans Nancy Reagan (Character) 2003