Snook on 24 September 2012
28 July 1987|
Scotch College |
National Institute of Dramatic Art
Sarah Snook (born 28 July 1987) is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles in the films Sisters of War (2010), Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013), Predestination (2014), The Dressmaker (2015), and Steve Jobs (2015).
Life and career
Snook was born in Adelaide. She attended St John's Grammar School (Belair) and Scotch College (Torrens Park). She grew up in a house on Shepherds Hill Road, Eden Hills. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (Sydney) in 2008.
While at NIDA, Snook performed in stage productions of Macbeth and Gallipoli. She subsequently appeared in King Lear with the State Theatre Company of South Australia. and as Saint Joan in the Sydney Theatre Company's production in 2018.
|2009||All Saints||Sophie||Episode: 'Curve Balls'|
|2010||Sisters of War||Lorna Whyte||TV Film |
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama
Nominated - Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent
|2011||Packed to the Rafters||Jodi Webb||Episodes: 'The Dollhouse' and 'In With the New'|
|Blood Brothers||Debbie Franklin|
|My Place||Minna Muller||Episode: 'Henry 1878'|
|2013||Redfern Now||Officer Sarah Donaldson||Episode: 'Dogs of War'|
|2014||The Moodys||Louise||Episode: 'Happy Anniversary Kevin & Maree'|
|2015||The Secret River||Sal Thornhill||Based on the novel by Kate Grenville|
|The Beautiful Lie||Anna||Re-imagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina|
|2016||Black Mirror||Medina||Episode: "Men Against Fire"|
|2018||Succession||Shiv Roy||Main cast|
- 2011 Logie Awards Nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent
- 2012 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama for 'Sisters of War'
- 2013 FCCA Award Winner of Best Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
- 2013 AACTA Award Nomination for Best Lead Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
- 2014 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress for 'Predestination'
- 2015 AFCA Award Winner of Best Supporting Actress for 'These Final Hours'
- NIDA Alumni: Graduates from 2000-2009, nida.edu.au; accessed 21 December 2016.
- Harris, Samela "King Lear" (review), AdelaideNow, 9 November 2009; accessed 11 January 2016
- "Saint Joan". Sydney Theatre Company. STC.
- Shand, John (10 June 2018). "St Joan review: Savage dares to remake Shaw's play in Joan's image". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- These Final Hours
- Sarah Snook: 'I'm gonna sit and learn', theguardian.com, 17 February 2015; accessed 11 January 2016.
- "AACTA Winners & Nominees - 4th AACTA Awards". AFI / AACTA. AACTA. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
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