Sarah Snook

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Sarah Snook
Sarah Snook Saphires.jpg
Snook at The Sapphires premiere in Sydney
Birth name Sarah Snook
Born 1987 (age 27–28)
Adelaide, South Australia
Medium Theatre, Film and Television Actress
Notable works and roles Predestination

Sarah Snook (born 1987) is a stage, television, and film actress from Adelaide, South Australia.

Childhood and education[edit]

Sarah attended St John's Grammar School in Belair (alongside Ben Nicholas), Scotch College in Mitcham, and NIDA in Sydney, graduating in 2008.

While studying at NIDA, she performed in stage productions of Macbeth and Gallipoli, and since graduating appeared in King Lear performed by the State Theatre Company of South Australia.[1] Since then she has starred in Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013),[2] Predestination (2014) and Jessabelle (2014).[3]



Year Film Role Notes
2010 Crystal Jam Crystal Short film
2011 The Best Man Isla Short film
2011 Sleeping Beauty Flatmate
2012 Not Suitable for Children Stevie Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress
Nominated - AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2013 These Final Hours Mandy's mother
2014 Predestination Jane AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[4]
2014 Jessabelle Jessie
2015 The Dressmaker Gertrude 'Trudy' Pratt
2015 Oddball Emily Marsh
2015 Holding the Man Pepe
2016 Steve Jobs Andrea "Andy" Cunningham Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2009 All Saints Sophie Episode: 'Curve Balls'
2010 Sisters of War Lorna Whyte TV Film
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama
Nominated - Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent
2011 Packed to the Rafters Jodi Webb Episodes: 'The Dollhouse' and 'In With the New'
2011 Blood Brothers Debbie Franklin
2011 My Place Minna Muller Episode: 'Henry 1878'
2011 Spirited Antonia 10 Episodes
2013 Redfern Now Officer Sarah Donaldson Episode: 'Dogs of War'
2014 The Moodys Louise Episode: 'Happy Anniversary Kevin & Maree'


  • 2011 Logie Awards Nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent
  • 2012 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama for 'Sisters of War'
  • 2013 FCCA Award Winner of Best Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
  • 2013 AACTA Award Nomination for Best Lead Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
  • 2015 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress for 'Predestination'
  • 2015 AFCA Award Winner of Best Supporting Actress for 'These Final Hours'


  1. ^ Harris, Samela "King Lear" (review), AdelaideNow, 9th November 2009, accessed 3rd November 2010.
  2. ^ These Final Hours
  3. ^ Sarah Snook: 'I'm gonna sit and learn' | Film | The Guardian
  4. ^ "AACTA Winners & Nominees - 4th AACTA Awards". AFI / AACTA. AACTA. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 

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