Daniela Farinacci

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Daniela Farinacci (also credited as Daniella Farinaci) is an Australian actress of Italian descent, who has many television, film and theatre credits.

Farinacci is perhaps best known for her role in the Australian movie Lantana as Paula, alongside Vince Colosimo. She also appeared in supporting roles in Little Fish and Look Both Ways.

Farinacci is known for a starring role in the 2006 television mini-series The Society Murders as Maritza Wales, based on a real-life crime. She also has a starring role in the police television drama series, East West 101 as Helen Callas.

Her theatre roles include Juliet in 'Romeo & Juliet' and Helena in 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' and many more Melbourne theatre productions.[1]


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Daniela's role in Lantana brought her numerous awards and nominations:

  • 2001 – Won Inside Film (IF) Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 2001 – Won Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 2001 – Nominated for an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • 2003 – Nominated for a Green Room award for 'Metamorphosis' (Melbourne Theatre Company)
  • 2005 – Nominated for a Green Room award for 'Traitors' (Melbourne Fringe/Independent Production).


  1. ^ Facilitator's Biographies: Daniela Farinacci. Bay Side Film Festival. 2006.

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