Stef Dawson

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Stef Dawson
Stef Dawson of The Hunger Games
Stef Dawson delivering a PSA for World Vision (Tara Bitran/Neon Tommy)
Born (1988-12-17) 17 December 1988 (age 29)
Canberra, Australia
Nationality Australian
Education Canberra Girls' Grammar School
Radford College, Screenwise Film & TV School
University of Wollongong
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Notable work The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Lennon Report
Creedmoria
The Paper Store
Wrath

Stef Dawson (born December 17, 1988) is an Australian actress. She portrayed Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2.[1] She also made a cameo appearance in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Personal life[edit]

Dawson was born in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory and attended the Canberra Girls' Grammar School,[2] Radford College, and Screenwise Film & TV School. She also studied theatre and opera at the University of Wollongong.[3]

Career[edit]

Dawson performed in many plays at Short and Sweet in Sydney from 2007 to 2009. She made her first short film role as the lead in Chocolates. Later, she landed the lead role as the title character in the short film Ophelia and also, received a role in The Consulate as Sarah Rael. She landed a role in All Saints as Tully McIntyre; where she made her television debut in the episode, "The Blink of an Eye". Dawson made another television appearance in Out of Blue as a guest role, and in Swift and Shift Couriers as Kylie Brown in the episode "The Polar Bear Suit". Dawson then landed her first lead in an Australian feature film playing Leah Thompson, in Wrath. Dawson made a film appearance in Foxfur as Pearlwing. Dawson portrayed Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.[4] She also made a brief appearance in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.[5] Dawson next appeared in the microbudget film Creedmoria, which premiered at the 2016 Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, California.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Gestation Sonora Lead role, short
2006 Chocolates The Girl in The Glass Case Lead role, short
2007 Ophelia Ophelia Lead role, short
2007 The Consulate Sarah Rael Lead role, short
2009 The Mad Chase: Aka the Chase Lead role, short
2009 The Rose Miss Winthorpe Short
2011 Wrath Leah Thompson Lead role
Feature film
2012 Sunday Billy Sunday: A Memoir Lead role Short
2012 Foxfur Pearlwing Feature film
2013 Shadow of the Monarch Agent Lace Feature film
2013 The Beginning Sarah Short
2013 6 Years, 4 Months & 23 Days Lucy Cross Short
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Annie Cresta Cameo appearance
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Annie Cresta
2014 Rage of Innocence Raven Sutton Lead role
Feature film
2014 Creedmoria Candy Cahill Lead role
Feature film
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Annie Cresta
2016 The Paper Store Annalee Monegan
2016 The Lennon Report Barbara Kammerer
2018 Guardians of the Tomb Milly Piper

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 All Saints Tully McIntyre 1 episode: "The Blink of an Eye"
2008 Out of the Blue Sales Person 1 episode: minor Role
2008 Swift and Shift Couriers Kylie Brown 1 episode: "The Polar Bear Suit"
2010 Keep Creating Herself
2013 The PET Squad Files Angel Riley 1 episode: "The Exorcism of Angel Riley"
2016 Cleverman Ash Kerry

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ford, Rebecca (26 August 2013). "Australian Actress Stef Dawson Joins 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Clarke, Jenna. "'Gumleaf mafia' take over Panem". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Doherty, Megan (28 August 2013). "From the 'bush capital' to 'The Capitol'". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 28 August 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'". DC. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Ford, Rebecca (26 August 2013). "Australian Actress Stef Dawson Joins 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  6. ^ Nolfi, Joey. "Hunger Games actress Stef Dawson steals French fries in exclusive Creedmoria clip". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly Inc. Retrieved 4 October 2016. 

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