Gillian Alexy

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Gillian Alexy
Born (1986-03-13) 13 March 1986 (age 33)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationActress
Years active1996–present

Gillian Alexy (born March 13, 1986) is an Australian actress. She is best known for her roles as Tayler Geddes on McLeod's Daughters, Gitta Novak on Damages, and G'Winveer Farrell on Outsiders.

Early life[edit]

Alexy graduated from the John Curtin College of the Arts in 2000, after doing specialist dance and theatre courses. Afterwards, she went to The Actors College in London, Le Centre des Arts Vivants and The Peter Goss Dance Studio in Paris, and earned a six-month theatre degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder (United States).[1]

Career[edit]

Alexy began her acting career at the age of ten, making her debut in television series Bush Patrol. The following year she appeared in her first leading television role, the children's series The Gift, for which she played the part for the complete first and only season. Her second leading role was in the series Parallax, another television series which was cancelled after just one season. She gained notability for her role as Tayler Geddes on Logie Award-winning television series McLeod's Daughters; she first appeared at the end of season 6, in which her character came to Drovers Run to get revenge on Regan McLeod, whom she held responsible for the death of her father.[1]

Alexy's other television credits include Fast Tracks, All Saints, The Strip, Packed to the Rafters and Home and Away. In 2011, she began appearing on American television, in the series' Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Blue Bloods. She starred in the Australian film West in 2007, playing a supporting role opposite Khan Chittenden and Nathan Phillips.[2]

Alexy took part in a back door pilot for the proposed TV series NCIS:Red in early 2013,[3] the cast of which appeared in the spin-off debut double-episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles "Red, Part 1" and "Red, Part 2" in March that year.[4] The series was ultimately not picked up by the network.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Umbrella Condition Holly Short
2006 Underexposed Short
2007 West Cheryl
2007 Little Charmer Eve Short
2008 Mockingbird Emily Short
2008 Cane Cutter Pearl Short
2014 Monkfish
2015 Anchors Christine
2017 People You May Know Abigail

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Bush Patrol Eloise TV series
1997 The Gift Sharon Main role
1998 Fast Tracks Alana Burroughs TV series
2004 Parallax Katherine Raddic Main role
2005–06 All Saints Nicole Higgins Episodes: "Immortal", "No Way Out"
2006–2009 McLeod's Daughters Tayler Jane Geddes Guest role (season 6), main (season 7–8)
2008 The Strip Cherry Cunningham Episode: "1.6"
2008 Packed to the Rafters Lauren Valco Episode: "Taking the Lead"
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Danielle 'Dani' Hynes Episode: "Double Strands"
2011 Blue Bloods Ellen Sloan Episode: "Innocence"
2011 Unforgettable Laura Episode: "Lost Things"
2012 Nurse Jackie Hip Replacement Patient Episode: "Chaud & Froid"
2012 Damages Gitta Novak Recurring role (season 5)
2013 Castle Candice Mayfield Episode: "Death Gone Crazy"
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Claire Keats Episodes: "Red: Parts 1 & 2"
2013–2015 The Americans Annelise Episodes: "The Clock", "Yousaf", "EST Men", "Baggage"
2014 The Crazy Ones Megan Episode: "The Lighthouse"
2014–15 Royal Pains Charlotte Episodes: "I Did Not See That Coming", "Oh, M.G.", "A Bigger Boat", "Ganging Up", "Rebound"
2015 NCIS: New Orleans Savannah Kelly Episodes: "My Brother's Keeper", "You'll Do", "How Much Pain Can You Take?"
2015 Aquarius Martha Kendall Episode: "Sick City"
2016–17 Outsiders G'Winveer Farrell Main role
2018 Dirty John Maggie Episode: "Remember It Was Me"

Theatre[edit]

  • Popcorn (1999)
  • Return to the Forbidden Planet (2000)
  • Mice (2001)
  • Resident Alien (2002)
  • Six Characters Looking for an Author (2003)
  • Ghost Train (2004)
  • The Chatroom (2004)
  • Codes of Practice (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tayler Geddes (Gillian Alexy)". ninemsn.com.au. Archived from the original on 9 September 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  2. ^ "West". screenaustralia.gov.au. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Jonathan Groff Cast In Michael Lannan HBO Pilot, Gillian Alexy Joins 'NCIS: LA' Spinoff". Deadline.com. 8 February 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (5 November 2012). "CBS Prepping 'NCIS: LA' Spinoff Created By Shane Brennan As Planted Two-Part Episode". Deadline. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  5. ^ "'NCIS: Red' not going forward as series at CBS". digitalspy.co.uk. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.

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