Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood

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Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood Headshot.jpg
Parkes-Lockwood in 2013
Born (1987-07-24) 24 July 1987 (age 33)
OccupationActress, producer
Years active2010–present
Known forA Place to Call Home

Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood (born 24 July 1987) is an Australian actress and producer.

Early life[edit]

Arianwen lived in the small rural area of Black Mountain in the New England Region of New South Wales. She attended Newling Public School and Duval High School in Armidale.


After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, in 2008, Parkes-Lockwood played Abigail in The Crucible for the Sydney Theatre Company. She appeared as Dolly Green in the 2011 television series Underbelly: Razor; then in Tough Nuts (2011)[1] and a BBC docudrama The Kangaroo Gang: Thieves by Appointment (2011).[2]

She was a winner of the 2011 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship for acting and filmmaking.[3]

In 2013, she was cast as Olivia Bligh in the Seven Network's 1950s period drama A Place to Call Home.

In 2015 she appeared as Harriet Edwards in ABC Television's Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.

In 2019, she appeared naked in a video for PETA's anti-wool campaign.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Parkes-Lockwood is vegan.[5]


  1. ^ Lennie McPherson: Mr Big episode of "Tough Nuts: Australia's Hardest Criminals", at IMDb
  2. ^ "BBC commissions 2 new documentaries". TV Tonight. 23 May 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  3. ^ "2011_Winners". 3 June 2011. Archived from the original on 25 August 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  4. ^ Jonathon Moran, "A Place To Call Home actor Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood attacks Australia’s wool industry, joining forces with animal rights group PETA," The West Australian 13 September 2019.
  5. ^ Daniela Ongaro, "‘I love this dog but eat this pig... why?’ Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood reveals why she became vegan," The Daily Telegraph, 22 October 2014.

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