Robyn Nevin

Robyn Nevin

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
  • Lowest Rated: 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016)
  • Birthday: Sep 25, 1942
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Robyn Nevin entered the National Institute Of Dramatic Art (training ground of Mel Gibson, among others) at age 16 in the very first intake in 1959. She went through what she called 'a little temperamental huff' with the theatre following graduation and took a job with the national broadcaster in Tasmania. She cut her teeth in a variety of roles in radio and television, including current affairs, music, chat shows and childrens' shows throughout the early 1960s. She found she disliked being a television 'personality' and gravitated back to theatre where she has been a constant presence for the last 40 years. Although theatre has been her home ground she has also been a reliable talent in Australian films and mini-series, landing many credits for strong supporting roles. She made one foray into directing in the little noticed The More Things Change... (1986). In the 1990s, after being in a number of productions that she found unsatisfactory from the actor's point of view she found she wanted more control over what she was doing. She expanded from being just an actor to directing and managing, ultimately becoming Artistic Director of the Sydney Theatre Company. She is a doyenne of Australian theatre and has been awarded the Order Of Australia for her artistic contributions.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

16% Gods Of Egypt Shanifa $31.2M 2016
60% Ruben Guthrie Susan 2015
85% The Turning Actor 2015
60% The Eye of the Storm Lal 2012
No Score Yet In the Company of Actors Actor 2007
No Score Yet Global Haywire Actor 2006
35% The Matrix Revolutions Councillor Dillard $139.1M 2003
73% The Matrix Reloaded Councillor Dillard $281.6M 2003
No Score Yet Bad Eggs Eleanor Poulgrain 2003
86% The Castle Federal Court Judge 1999
33% Paperback Romance Anne-Marie LePine 1997
92% Angel Baby Dr. Norberg 1997
No Score Yet Resistance Wiley 1992
No Score Yet Emerald City Kate Rogers 1989
No Score Yet For Love or Money Actor 1984
No Score Yet The Coolangatta Gold (The Gold and the Glory) Actor 1984
No Score Yet Careful, He Might Hear You Lila Baines 1983
100% The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Mrs. McCready 1978
No Score Yet Irishman Jenny Doolan 1978
No Score Yet Caddie Black Eye 1976

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

82% Top of the Lake
2013-2017
Jude
  • 2017
  • 2013

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