Libby Munro

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Libby Munro
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Munro at the premiere for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in Sydney, Australia, in December 2012
Born (1981-11-11) 11 November 1981 (age 33)
Charleville, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actress

Libby Munro (born 11 November 1981)[1] is an Australian actress.

Biography[edit]

Munro was born in Charleville, Queensland, before she moved with her family to Millmerran. She attended Fairholme College in Toowoomba where she became the school's drama captain.[2] She appeared in many college productions, particularly of Shakespeare plays. In 2005, she graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business in Communications. In 2008, she graduated from NIDA. In 2011, she attended The Groundlings school of improvisational comedy, the Ivana Chubbuck studios, and Film Fighting LA, all in Los Angeles.[3]

In 2013, she married farmer Angus Gemmell and when not travelling the couple live in the NSW Southern Highlands.[4]

Career[edit]

Munro at the Australian premiere of I Give It a Year in January 2013

Munro worked at the Sydney Theatre Company and other companies and appeared in numerous short films and commercials. On television, she appeared in the series All Saints, Review with Myles Barlow, and Slide.[3] Her breakthrough performance was her role of Vanda/Wanda in David Ives' play Venus in Fur for the Queensland Theatre Company in 2013.[5][6][7] Later that year, she appeared as Philippa Haymes in a theatrical adaptation of Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced for Mousetrap Production's Australian tour.[8]

Filmography[edit]

References:[9]

Film and television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 All Saints Senior Constable Rose Drago TV series (2 episodes)
2011 Slide Shazza TV series (1 episode)
2011 The Bind Carmen Short
2013 Branded Ash Short

Theatre[edit]

References:[9]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Freddy College Players UQ
2001 Absurd Person Singular Producer and director
2002 Bedroom Farce Susannah College Players UQ
2004 Ring Round the Moon Diana Messerschmann Centenary Theatre Group
2004 Cloud Nine Victoria The Actors Conservatory
2004 The Comedy of Errors Adriana The Actors Conservatory
2005 Closer to Heaven Billie Trix Brisbane Powerhouse
2005 Romeo and Juliet Prince Qld Shakespeare Festival
2005 Twelfth Night Olivia Qld Shakespeare Festival
2006 Private Lives Amanda
2006 Visions Adelaide
2006 Footprints Bodyline
2007 Macbeth Witch 1, Seyton and The Porter
2007 The Wood Demon Yelena Andreyevna
2007 Private Life of the Master Race Lawyer, Lesbian Cabaret Singer
2008 Servant of Two Masters Carney
2008 Gallipoli Soldier / Prostitute Sydney Theatre Company
2008 Days of Significance Trish
2009 24 Hour Play Generator Roxanne Griffin Stablemates Theatre
2011 The Collection Stella
2013 Betrayal Emma
2013 Venus in Fur Vanda Queensland Theatre Company
2013 A Murder Is Announced Phillipa Moustrap Productions

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