Sarah Snook

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Sarah Snook
Sarah Snook 2012.jpg
Snook on 24 September 2012
Born (1987-07-28) 28 July 1987 (age 30)
Adelaide, Australia
Education Scotch College
National Institute of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

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[edit]

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.[1]

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.[2] and as Saint Joan in the Sydney Theatre Company's production in 2018.[3][4]

She has starred in the films Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013),[5] Predestination (2014) and Jessabelle (2014).[6]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Crystal Jam Crystal Short film
2011 The Best Man Isla Short film
Sleeping Beauty Flatmate
2012 Not Suitable for Children Stevie Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress
Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2013 These Final Hours Mandy's mother
2014 Predestination Jane AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[7]
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress
Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Jessabelle Jessie
2015 The Dressmaker Gertrude 'Trudy' Pratt Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Oddball Emily Marsh Nominated—Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Holding the Man Pepe Trevor
Steve Jobs Andrea "Andy" Cunningham
2017 The Glass Castle Lori Walls
2018 Winchester Marian Marriott
Brothers' Nest Sandy

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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'
Spirited Antonia 10 Episodes
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

Accolades[edit]

  • 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'

References[edit]

  1. ^ NIDA Alumni: Graduates from 2000-2009, nida.edu.au; accessed 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ Harris, Samela "King Lear" (review), AdelaideNow, 9 November 2009; accessed 11 January 2016
  3. ^ "Saint Joan". Sydney Theatre Company. STC. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ These Final Hours
  6. ^ Sarah Snook: 'I'm gonna sit and learn', theguardian.com, 17 February 2015; accessed 11 January 2016.
  7. ^ "AACTA Winners & Nominees - 4th AACTA Awards". AFI / AACTA. AACTA. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 

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