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Marta Dusseldorp in 2015
February 1, 1973 |
Marta Dusseldorp (born 1 February 1973) is an Australian stage, film and theatre actress.
Early life and education
Dusseldorp studied at the University of New South Wales for two years, majoring in theatre and film and then went on to study at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. She is the granddaughter of Dutch engineer Dick Dusseldorp, the founder of Lend Lease Corporation.
Dusseldorp played the character of Janet King in the 2011 ABC1 drama series Crownies, a role she reprised in the 2014 spin-off Janet King. She is also known for the telemovie series BlackJack (2003–2007) as Sam Lawson and the 2012 Jack Irish telemovie series as Linda Hillier. She has appeared in guest roles on television series such as All Saints. She has a starring role in the ongoing series A Place to Call Home, which commenced in 2013.
She won the award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play in the 2009 Helpmann Awards for her performance as Queen Margaret in Benedict Andrews' The War of the Roses with the Sydney Theatre Company. Dusseldorp returned to the stage in 2016 in the premiere of Benedict Andrews' play Gloria with the Griffin Theatre Company. In November 2017, Dusseldorp and her husband, Ben Winspear, will play the couple in Joanna Murray-Smith's stage adaptation of Scenes from a Marriage for the Queensland Theatre Company.
|1997||Paradise Road||Helen van Praagh|
|2002||Baggage Claim||Lisa||Short film|
|2013||The Railway Man||Memsahib (uncredited)|
|2016||Jack Irish||Linda Hillier||6-part series|
|2016||Hatch, Match & Dispatch||Narrator|
|2014||Life on Us||Narrator|
|2014-present||Janet King||Janet King||Lead role|
|2014||Jack Irish: Dead Point||Linda Hillier||TV movie|
|2013||Precinct 13||Anne Chalmers|
|2013–present||A Place to Call Home||Sarah Adams||main role|
|2012||Devil's Dust||Meredith Hellicar||2 episodes|
|2012||Jack Irish: Bad Debts||Linda Hillier||TV movie|
|2012||Jack Irish: Black Tide|
|2011||Crownies||Janet King||22 episodes|
|2010||Rescue: Special Ops||Lisa Hartigan||"Locked In" (#2.3)|
|2007||BlackJack: Ghosts||Sam Lawson||TV movie|
|2006||BlackJack: At the Gates|
|2006||BlackJack: Dead Memory|
|2005||Hell Has Harbour Views||Helen|
|2005||BlackJack: Ace Point Game||Sam Lawson|
|2005||BlackJack: In the Money|
|2004||BlackJack: Sweet Science|
|2003||MDA||Joanna Gilchrist||2 episodes|
|2003||After the Deluge||Eva||TV movie|
|2002||Young Lions||Catherine McGregor||"Boy School Bullies" (#1.5)|
|2002||Farscape||Officer Yal Henta||2 episodes|
|2002||Kangaroo Creek Gang||Actress|
|2000||Murder Call||Marion Dreyfuss||"Last Act" (#3.16)|
|2000||All Saints||Inspector Debbie Bloom||4 episodes|
|1999||Halifax f.p.||Glenys Lund||"A Murder of Crows" (#1.14)|
|1996||Mercury||Lily-Ann Venables||"Bad News Is Good News" (#1.13)|
|1992||G.P.||Sophie||"Dial the Universe" (#4.25)|
- Screenshot, Instagram, undated, metadata: "Feb 1, 2016 at 8:06am UTC"
- "Actor Ben Winspear plays opposite his wife Marta Dusseldorp in A Place To Call Home" by Paul Kalina, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 June 2014
- "Rise and shine" by Catherine Keenan, The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 October 2004
- "Marta Dusseldorp, TV's leading lady, finds a place to call home". The Australian. 29 Nov 2014.
- Byrnes, Holly (9 July 2012). "New TV lead Marta Dusseldorp has Rebecca Gibney on speed dial". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 13 April 2013.
- Melanie Kembrey (19 Mar 2015). "Marta Dusseldorp reveals breastfeeding cost job on Sydney Theatre Company show". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- "Crownies' Marta Dusseldorp on stage and screen" by Steve Dow, The Saturday Paper, 27 August 2016
- Scenes from a Marriage, production details, Queensland Theatre Company
- Kylie Northover, "The Good Life: Lunch with Marta Dusseldorp", The Age, 8 June 2013, Life & Style, p. 3
- "Save the Children Ambassadors". Save the Children Australia.
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