Krew Boylan

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Krew Boylan
Krew Boylan 4.jpg
Boylan at Tropfest 2012
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004—

Krew Boylan is an Australian actress. Boylan has appeared in different television programmes in her career, while she has appeared in many theatre productions. After initially filming only guest roles in ongoing series, Boylan secured a regular role in Seven Network's period drama series, Wild Boys. In 2010, Boylan portrayed the character of Mel in horror movie Primal. That year, the media dubbed her one of Australia's fastest rising stars.

Career[edit]

In 2006 Boylan was starring in the theatre production of The Sisters Project and featured her own playet interval.[1] In 2009, Boylan starred as a lead in the high profile theatre production, Bliss. Boylan played Oracle, the director Shannon Murphy stated that character was so central that the audiences were "actually watching the production through her mind."[2]

In early 2010 The Daily Telegraph said that Boylan was the latest up and coming "it" actress from Australia.[3] Boylan was then nominated for one of Cosmopolitan's "Fun, Fearless Female Woman Of The Year" awards.[4] Boylan then started working on a production with Polly Stenham, titled Tusk Tusk. Cate Blanchett had personally chosen Boylan to appear in the production. She also continued with her career in theatre in the production of That Face, working with Maeve Dermody.[4] Boylan also had a main role in Josh Reed's horror film Primal. Boylan played the character of Mel, a character who turns into a cannibal. Matthew Leyland of Total Film said that Boylan "downsized the fear factor" due to her appearance in the film, but added she approached the role well.[5]

In 2011, it was announced that Boylan would star in Seven Network's period drama series, Wild Boys, as Ruby Rutherford.[6] Boylan also made a parody music video titled "DUI Let's Get High". Alongside singer Priscilla Bonnet, they parodied two Hollywood actresses who drink and drive to become famous. The video was inspired by the personal issues actress Lindsay Lohan faced and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton promoted the video. It subsequently began to circulation on the film festival circuit and received a nomination at the 2011 LA Comedy Awards.[7] In 2012, Boylan filmed for the role of Mary in the ABC television move Cliffy.[8]

Boylan was cast as Schapelle Corby in the Nine Network's new telemovie, Schapelle, which aired in February 2014. Her role required her to undergo a drastic makeover.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Primal Mel Main role
2013 Cliffy Mary Main role, TV movie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 All Saints Jenny Flinders Guest role
2005 All Saints Leigh Sands Guest role
2007 McLeod's Daughters Ava Guest role
2008 All Saints Simone Collie Guest role
2009 Rescue: Special Ops Greta Guest role
2009–2011 Dirtgirlworld Grubby Main role
2011 At Home With Julia Checkout Chick Guest role
2011 Wild Boys Ruby Rutherford Regular role
2013–present A Place to Call Home Amy Polson Recurring role
2014 Schapelle Schapelle Corby Main Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rose, Colin (6 March 2006). "The Sisters Project". The Sydney Morning Herald. (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Di Fonzo, Benito (22 October 2009). "The tabloid trap". The Sydney Morning Herald. (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lady Gaga's troupe feast on Sydney". The Daily Telegraph. (News Limited). 22 March 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Krew Boylan finds Cate Blanchett's email on trek". The Daily Telegraph. (News Limited). 7 June 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Leyland, Matthew (27 August 2010). "FrightFest 2010: Primal review". Total Film. (Future plc). Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  6. ^ Dennehy, Luke (14 August 2011). "Daniel dancing with Zoe in love". Herald Sun. (The Herald and Weekly Times). Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  7. ^ JMO, Elle (28 August 2011). "Aussie actress Krew Boylan's spoof music video is a hit on Perez Hilton's website". The Daily Telegraph. (News Limited). Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  8. ^ Byrne, Fiona (12 May 2012). "Cliffy gets wrapped in a jiffy as movie winds up". Herald Sun. (The Herald and Weekly Times). Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  9. ^ Nine lifts curtain on secret Schapelle Corby telemovie for 2014, News.com.au, 26 November 2013

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