Schepisi at the AACTA Awards in Sydney, Australia on January 15, 2012
|Alma mater||Victorian College of the Arts|
Alexandra Schepisi (SKEP-see) is an Australian actress.
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.
Schepisi’s acting debut was in the 1978 Australian drama film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, a film directed by her father Fred Schepisi. Schepisi would later star in her father’s 2011 film The Eye of the Storm, which earned recognition from award-giving bodies.
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.
|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|
|2009||The Boys Are Back||Birthday Party Mother|
|2011||The Eye of the Storm||Flora Manhood|
|2012||Jack Irish: Black Tide||Meryl Canetti||Television film|
|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|
|2011||Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts||The Eye of the Storm||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|||
|2012||Film Critics Circle of Australia||Best Supporting Actress||Won|||