Peta Sergeant

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Peta Sergeant
Born Nicole Peta Sergeant
Penang Island, Malaysia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actress

Peta Sergeant is an Australian actress best known for her lead role in the Australian television series Satisfaction. She graduated from NIDA.[1] in 2014, she played Jabberwocky in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland and Francesca Correa in The Originals.

Her other television credits include the television series All Saints, Winners & Losers, Last Man Standing, Jeopardy, and Canal Road. Film credits include George of the Jungle 2 and The Bet. She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of a woman on the run [2] in Steve Rodgers' play, Savage River, for the Griffin Theatre Company. Sergeant received praise as "a stand out performance amid an excellent cast" in Sue Smith's Thrall.[3]

She was cast as Nina Cruz in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of All About My Mother, an adaptation for the stage based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, directed by Helpmann Award-winning director Simon Phillips. In 2012, she starred in Iron Sky, as Vivian Wagner, a campaign adviser to a Sarah Palin-like president of the United States, who later becomes general on the US' interplanetary warship USS George W. Bush.[citation needed]

Family[edit]

Nicole Peta Sergeant was born on Penang Island in Malaysia and moved to Australia at an early age. Her Irish-Australian father was raised on a farm in South Australia and joined the RAAF as a young man. He was as an RAAF officer stationed in Butterworth when he met Peta's mother.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SHOWTIME AUSTRALIA - Satisfaction - Cast & Characters". showtime.com.au. 24 January 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ Profile, stagenoise.com; accessed 14 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Thrall". The Sydney Morning Herald. 16 August 2006. 

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