Peta Sergeant

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Peta Sergeant
Born Nicole Peta Sergeant
Penang Island, Malaysia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Rohan Nichol (2008 - present)

Peta Sergeant is an Australian actress best known for her lead role in the Australian television series Satisfaction. She graduated from NIDA.[1]


Her other television credits include the television series All Saints, Winners & Losers, Last Man Standing, Jeopardy, and Canal Road. Film credits include George of the Jungle 2, Patrick and The Bet. She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of a woman on the run[2][3] in Steve Rodgers' play Savage River[4] for the Griffin Theatre Company. Sergeant received praise as "a stand out performance amid an excellent cast" in Sue Smith's Thrall.[5]

She was cast as Nina Cruz in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of All About My Mother, an adaptation for the stage based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, directed by Simon Phillips. In 2012, she starred in Iron Sky, as Vivian Wagner, a campaign adviser to a Sarah Palin-like president of the United States, who later becomes general on the US' interplanetary warship USS George W. Bush.[6] In 2013, she starred in Patrick as Nurse William. In 2014, she played the Jabberwocky in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland and Francesca Guerrera in The Originals. In the 2015 telemovie House of Hancock, Sergeant portrayed Rose Porteous.

In 2010 she was awarded a Mike Walsh Fellowships Special Grant.


Peta Sergeant was born on Penang Island in Malaysia and moved to Australia at an early age. Her Irish-Australian father was raised on a farm in South Australia and joined the RAAF as a young man. He was as an RAAF officer stationed in Butterworth when he met Sergeant's mother.

She has been married to actor Rohan Nichol since 2008.[7]


  1. ^ "SHOWTIME AUSTRALIA - Satisfaction - Cast & Characters". 24 January 2009. Archived from the original on 20 September 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2009. 
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  3. ^ Profile Archived 16 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.,; accessed 14 March 2014.
  4. ^ Savage River Archived 15 July 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Thrall". The Sydney Morning Herald. 16 August 2006. 
  6. ^ "Iron Sky". IMDb. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
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