Alexandra Schepisi

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Alexandra Schepisi

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Alexandra Schepisi
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Schepisi at the AACTA Awards in Sydney, Australia on January 15, 2012
Residence Melbourne, Australia[1]
Nationality Australian
Alma mater Victorian College of the Arts
Occupation Actress
Parent(s) Fred Schepisi
Mary Rubin

Alexandra Schepisi (SKEP-see) is an Australian actress.

Early life[edit]

Schepisi was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria. She’s the daughter of Australian film screenwriter and director Fred Schepisi and American artist Mary Schepisi (née Rubin). She obtained her bachelor’s degree in dramatic art from Victorian College of the Arts in 1997.[2]

Career[edit]

Schepisi’s acting debut was in the 1978 Australian drama film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, a film directed by her father Fred Schepisi.[3] Schepisi would later star in her father’s 2011 film The Eye of the Storm, which earned recognition from award-giving bodies.

Schepisi has also performed on stage, including the Melbourne Theatre Company production A Doll’s House.[4]

Over the years, Schepisi went on to star in a number of Australian films and television series. Her television acting credits include The Secret Life of Us (2001), MDA (2002), Underbelly (2008), and Devil’s Dust (2012). On the other hand, she starred in films The Boys Are Back (2009), Matching Jack (2010).

Schepisi has directed two short films.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1978 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Baby Healey Debut film
1994 Baby Bath Massacre Amber Television film
1999 Witch Hunt Linda Thomas Television film
2005 Heartbreak Tour Carmen Television film
2007 Little Deaths Emma
2009 The Boys Are Back Birthday Party Mother
2010 Matching Jack Janice
2011 The Eye of the Storm Flora Manhood
2012 Jack Irish: Black Tide Meryl Canetti Television film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994-2003 Blue Heelers Multiple roles 11 episodes
1995 Eat My Shorts Lisa Episode: “Smile a Ton”
1998 State Coroner Dr. Ann Gerome Episode: “The Gift of Life”
1998 SeaChange Imogen Wilkes Episode: “Looking Forward to the Past
2002 MDA Edwina ‘Ed’ Davis 11 episodes
2004-2005 The Secret Life of Us Lucy Beckwith 20 episodes
2005 Last Man Standing Bonnie 2 episodes
2008 Underbelly Mishy Merceica 2 episodes
2009 City Homicide Alexandra Misto Episode: “The Forgotten
2011 My Place Sarah Episode: “Sarah 1808
2012 Devil’s Dust Karen Banton 2 episodes
2014 House Husbands Sienna Episode 3.12
2017 The Leftovers The Woman Episode 3.01

Awards[edit]

Year Award Title Category Outcome Source
2011 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts The Eye of the Storm Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated [6]
2012 Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Supporting Actress Won [7]
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