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Abbie Cornish Biography

Birth Name:
Abbie Cornish
Birth Place:
Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • The second of five children
  • At age 13, was a finalist in a modeling competition for Dolly magazine
  • Her acting debut was playing a quadriplegic on Children's Hospital
  • Plays guitar and piano and composes her own music
  • Won Best Actress at the Australian Film Institute awards for her breakthrough role in Somersault (2003)
  • Named by PETA as one of Australia's sexiest vegetarians

Awards

  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 2010Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Lead Actress: nominated
  • 2006Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Lead Actress: nominated
  • 2004Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting or Guest Role in a Television Drama or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Lead Actress: winner
  • 1999Australian Film Institute Awards-Young Actor Award: winner

Relationships