Has cited 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as one of the first films that inspired her to become an actress.
Watched Misery, Carrie and Natural Born Killers to prepare for her role as a sadistic, jilted prom date in the 2009 horror film The Loved Ones.
Played Stella in an acclaimed 2009 Sydney Theatre Company production of A Streetcar Named Desire, which featured Cate Blanchett as Blanche and was directed by Liv Ullmann.
In 2012, promoted to series regular on Hell on Wheels as Eva, a character based on a real-life 14-year-old settler who was captured by Yavapai tribesmen and eventually sold to Mohaves, from whom she received a face tattoo.
Enjoys soul music, especially James Brown, Etta James and Charles Bradley.
National Institute of Dramatic Art, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia (2004)