Fast Facts

  • Costarred in a Sydney stage production of Cinderella at age 15. 
  • Won the first of her three Australian Film Board acting awards playing an unwed mother in her first film, the 1971 drama Stork.
  • Has appeared in more than 100 plays in Australia.
  • Released her autobiography, Much Love, Jac, in 2005. 
  • Had not made a film in 13 years when she appeared in her Academy Award-nominated role in 2010's Animal Kingdom.
  • Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam called her a "national treasure."

Awards

  • 2012, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2013, AACTA Awards — Raymond Longford Award: Winner
  • 2010, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1972, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance: Winner
  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actress: Winner
  • 1976, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Winner
  • 1978, Logie Awards — Best Individual Performance by an Actress: Winner

Relationships

  • Max Hensser — Ex-husband
  • John Walters — Ex-significant Other
  • Richard Wherrett — Ex-significant Other
  • Rodney Weaver — Brother
  • Sean Taylor — Husband
  • Dylan Walters — Son
  • David Price — Ex-husband
  • Arthur Weaver — Father
  • Peter Neufeld — Ex-significant Other
  • Derryn Hinch — Ex-husband
  • Edith Weaver — Mother
  • Phil Davis — Ex-significant Other

Details

  • Birth Name: Jacqueline Ruth Weaver
  • Birth Place: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
  • Birthday: May 25, 1947, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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