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Judy Davis

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Birth Name: Judy Davis
Born: 04/23/1955
Birth Place: Australia

Born on Apr. 23, 1955 the youngest of three, Davis has admitted to suffering a repressed childhood, in part due to her family's staunch Catholicism but also tempered by the remoteness of Perth, Australia, where she was raised. After dropping out of convent school, she joined a rock and blues band and toured Asia. Returning home, Davis eventually enrolled at Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), where she appeared as Juliet to Mel Gibson's Romeo. With stage experience and a one-line role in 1977's "High Rolling," she auditioned for and won the star-making role of Sybylla Melvyn, the headstrong anti-heroine, of "My Brilliant Career" (1978). Davis later admitted she had difficult... Continue Bio >>




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