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Sigrid Thornton

Australian Actress
Female
Born Feb 12, 1959

Sigrid Thornton is an Australian multi-award winning actress.

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born on February 12, 1959.
1966 7 Years Old From 1966 to 1968 she lived with her parents in London, where she was a member of the Unicorn Theatre. … Read More

TEENAGE

1975 16 Years Old Around this time, Thornton accompanied her mother to Melbourne, where she came to the attention of Hector Crawford. She acted in the Homicide episode "The Other Man", and the Division 4 episode "Little Raver", in 1975. … Read More
1977 18 Years Old Thornton quickly gained numerous roles in Melbourne and Sydney, where the majority of stage and television work took place at this time. In 1977, she made her film debut in a minor role as Wendy in the modern Australian film, The FJ Holden directed by Michael Thornhill, and in the same year as Maria in the film adaptation of Henry Handel Richardson's colonial Australian novel, The Getting of Wisdom (1977) directed by Bruce Beresford.
1978 19 Years Old In 1978, Thornton displayed her versatility as a performer appearing in the Australian television sequel of the British comedy series Father, Dear Father in Australia alongside original cast member Patrick Cargill, as Sue Glover.

TWENTIES

1979 20 Years Old The same year she played Angela in the film Snapshot directed by Simon Wincer in which she appeared topless and for which role she was nominated for Australian Film Awards Best Actress in a Feature Film in 1979. … Read More
1981 22 Years Old Thornton starred in 1981 in Duet for Four. 1982 saw her take on the roles of Jessica Harrison in the films The Man from Snowy River and its sequel The Man from Snowy River II. 1983 marked an appearance in Street Hero.
1983 24 Years Old She starred in 1983's miniseries All the Rivers Run. 1986 saw her in The Lighthorsemen (film), the TV adaptation of Nevil Shute's novel The Far Country, Great Expectations, the Untold Story and Slate, Wyn & Me.
1988 29 Years Old From 1988 to 1991 she appeared as bank manager Amelia Lawson in the American television drama series Paradise. … Read More

THIRTIES

1991 32 Years Old In 1991 she starred in Over the Hill directed by George T. Miller and in 1996, Love in Ambush directed by Carl Shultz.
1998 39 Years Old Her leading role as Laura Joy Gibson in the more modern Australian television series SeaChange from 1998 to 2000 brought her greater Australian audience appeal, and for which she won the Most Outstanding Actress award in 1999 and 2000. … Read More

FORTIES

2005 46 Years Old …  More recently she has played a brilliant geneticist in a four-episode arc on MDA and also in 2005, the telemovie Little Oberon, a role for which she shaved her head. … Read More

FIFTIES

2009 50 Years Old In 2009 she made her debut with Opera Australia in its production at Melbourne's Arts Centre as Desiree Armfeldt in Sondheim and Wheeler's A Little Night Music, directed by Stuart Maunder, opposite Nancye Hayes and Robert Grubb.
2010 51 Years Old In 2010, she appeared in Underbelly: The Golden Mile as recurring character Geraldine "Gerry" Lloyd, an Australian Federal Police detective and investigator for the Wood Royal Commission.
2011 52 Years Old In 2011, Thornton starred in Face to Face, an independent Australian film directed by Michael Rymer. … Read More
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