Hollie Andrew is an Australian film, television and stage actress.
Early life and education
She graduated from Flinders University (SA) in 1999 with an Honours Degree in Drama. She then attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre in 2002.
Andrew's first major role was in the 2004 film Somersault, where she appeared alongside Abbie Cornish and Sam Worthington; she was nominated for the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Bianca. She then appeared in the satirical ABC comedy series Double the Fist and featured in two series of BBC/UKTV comedy series Supernova as Dr Jude Wardlaw. In June 2009 she starred in a production of Metro Street in Korea with Debra Byrne, adding to her catalogue of musical theatre work.
In 2014 she was in talks to co-direct and costar in a film entitled Ebonny.
Stage credits are The Adventure Of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, directed by Neil Armfield (Company B); Wrong Turn at Lungfish & Ruby Sunrise (Ensemble Theatre), Hair! (Production Company), Jumping The Q and 5th At Randwick (Naked Theatre Company), The Last Five Years (Echelon Productions), and the Music by Moonlight Concert Series conducted by George Ellis at Sydney Olympic Park. Andrew performed alongside Casey Donovan and Christine Anu in the Company B and the Black Swan Theatre production of The Sapphires. In 2014 she toured Australia with a new stage version of Wogboys.
Andrew's short film credits include Love and Contempt (Jo Mitchell Productions), Second Draft (Housebound Productions), and Anniversary (Michael Neild).
Awards and honors
- AFI Nomination 2005: Best Supporting Actress in the role of Bianca in Somersault
- In February 2010, Andrew received a Glug Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role as Suzie Tyrone in The Ruby Sunrise.
- Roach, Vicky (21 July 2009), "Closer - Spotlight on... Hollie Andrew", Daily Telegraph
- Tedmanson, Sophie (2 October 2004), "Newcomer somersaults into an AFI nomination", The Australian
- Kalina, Paul (20 August 2009), "The perils of parody", The Age
- Deery, Shannon (21 July 2009), "Closer - Five minutes with Hollie Andrew", Herald Sun
- "Hollie Andrew considers Victor Harbor for new movie 'Ebonny'". The Victor Harbor Times. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
- "Taking Wrong Turn to success", Mosman & Lower North Shore Daily, 28 August 2008
- Adamski, Katrina (16 October 2009), "Some like it hot, like Hollie does", North Shore Times
- Blake, Jason (29 May 2010), "Sass, soul and old-school panache in musical gem", Sydney Morning Herald
- "Hollie is revelling in role as Roberta Wlliams". news.com.au. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2014.