23 February 1992 |
Samara Weaving (born 23 February 1992) is an Australian actress known for her role as Kirsten Mulroney in the Australian-produced BBC TV series Out Of The Blue and also for playing Indigo Walker on soap opera Home and Away.
Family and early life
Weaving was born in Adelaide, but grew up in Singapore, Fiji and Indonesia. While she was living in Jakarta, Indonesia, she attended Primary School there. She then returned to Australia in 2004 and attended Pittwater House School on Sydney's Northern Beaches prior to entering Canberra Girls' Grammar School. She has performed in short films, dance and stage shows, with Singapore Dance Company, Canberra Youth Theatre and school productions. Her uncle is actor Hugo Weaving and her younger sister Morgan is also in the industry.
Weaving played Kirsten Mulroney in the 2008 TV series Out of the Blue, which was commissioned by the BBC. A second series was not commissioned.
In 2009, Weaving began appearing in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, playing Indigo Walker. During the 2009 season, Weaving had a recurring role on the show; the following year, she returned to the show joining the cast in a main role.
In June 2012, it was confirmed to the Australian Sunday Telegraph that Samara has been dating her Home and Away co-star Axle Whitehead (who plays Liam Murphy). There is an 11 year age gap between the two. As of October 2012, they are no longer together.
|2008||Out Of The Blue||Kirsten Mulroney||Season Regular|||
|2009–||Home and Away||Indigo Walker|
|2011||AACTA Awards||Herself - Presenter|||
|2013||The Wright Stuff||Herself - Guest Panelist||Episode #18.4|||
|Steps||Samara Weaving||Director, Writer|||
- Vickery, Colin (1 August 2009). "Samara Weaving gets acting tips from uncle Hugo Weaving". Herald Sun. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
- unnamed staff reporter (October 5, 2012). "Home and Away Star Samara Weaving flaunts her incredible figure on the beach". Daily Mail.