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Abbie Cornish

Abbie Cornish, born on 7th August 1982 is an Australian actress. She is well known in Australia for a number of film and television roles, including Penne in the comedy/lifestyle parody Life Support, her award-winning lead performance in 2004's Somersault and her role as Fannie Brawne in Bright Star. Her career began at the age of thirteen, when she began taking jobs as a model after reaching the finals of a Dolly Magazine competition. By the time she was sixteen, Cornish was juggling television acting roles with studying for her Higher School Certificate, with the intention of pursuing a career as a veterinarian. In 1999, Cornish was awarded the Australian Film Institute Young Actor's Award for her role in the ABC's television show Wildside and was soon offered her first role in a feature film, The Monkey's Mask. In 2001, Abbie landed the role of Reggie McDowell, a character on the Australian tv show "Outriders". In 2004, Cornish appeared in the award-winning short film Everything Goes with Hugo Weaving. She received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress at the FCCA and IF Awards and Best Breakthrough Performance at the 2005 Miami International Film Festival for her role in 2004's Somersault, the film which raised her to international prominence. Cornish received widespread critical acclaim for her role in 2006's Candy, which she starred in opposite Heath Ledger. She has also starred in A Good Year, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Kimberly Peirce's latest movie, Stop-Loss. She narrated her film Sucker Punch on the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International. In 2007, Cornish began dating fellow actor Ryan Phillippe, a relationship that some media sources allege began on the set of the movie Stop-Loss while Phillippe was still married to actress Reese Witherspoon. Phillippe and Cornish attended the Calvin Klein 40th Anniversary party on Cockatoo Island in Sydney on the 16 December 2008. Phillippe also spent some of the 2008 Christmas break in Australia with Cornish and her family. On February 21, 2010, Cornish's publicist announced that Cornish and Phillippe had ended their relationship. Cornish, who has been a vegetarian since she was 13, in 2008 was named Australia's sexiest vegetarian.

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Aug 7, 1982 In Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Dark Side of The Moon 1990-05-30
Latest Project:
Movie Puberty 2018
Known For
Poster of RoboCop
Poster of Bright Star
Poster of Somersault – Wie Parfum in der Luft
Poster of One Perfect Day
Movie Puberty Mother 2018
Series The Antiques Ghost Show Candy 2017
Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Anne Willoughby 2017-11-10
Movie Geostorm U.S. Secret Service Agent Sarah Wilson 2017-10-13
Movie Die Vorsehung Agent Katherine Cowles 2015-09-03
Movie Octopus Marcy 2015-10-12
Movie Klondike Belinda Mulrooney 2014-01-20
Series Klondike Belinda 2014-01-20
Movie RoboCop Ellen Murphy 2014-01-30
Movie The Girl Ashley 2012-01-15
Movie 7 Psychos Kaya 2012-09-07
Movie Sucker Punch Sweet Pea 2011-03-24
Movie Ohne Limit Lindy 2011-03-08
Movie W.E. Wally Winthrop 2011-09-01
Movie Die Legende der Wächter Otulissa (voice) 2010-07-10
Movie Bright Star Fanny Brawne 2009-11-05
Movie Stop-Loss Michelle 2008-03-28
Movie Die Kammer der toten Kinder Simone Summers 2007-11-14
Movie Elizabeth: Das goldene Königreich Elizabeth Throckmorton 2007-09-09
Movie Ein gutes Jahr Christie Roberts 2006-09-09
Movie One Perfect Day Emma Matisse 2004-02-19
Movie Somersault – Wie Parfum in der Luft Heidi 2004-06-19
Movie Everything Goes 2004-06-14
Movie Horseplay Becky Wodinski 2003-05-22
Series Outriders Reggie McDowell 2001-07-09
Series Life Support Penne #1 2001-08-27
Movie The Monkey's Mask Mickey 2000-09-27
Movie The Dark Side of The Moon Antonia McAlister 1990-05-30