|Born||1970/1971 (age 47–48)|
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Christopher Mordue (m. 2010)
Susie Porter (born 1970 or 1971) is an Australian television and film actress.
Porter was born in Newcastle, New South Wales, to Bill, a doctor, and Jenny, a nurse. She has two older sisters, Cathy and Jackie, and a younger sister, Louise. Porter attended Newcastle Grammar School and earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Newcastle. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1995.
Porter began her acting career in an episode of House Gang, a short lived television program. She then had small roles in other Australian television programs in the late 1990s, including Big Sky, Wildside and Water Rats. In 1997, she starred as Angie in the Australian comedy Welcome to Woop Woop.
In 2006, Porter had a leading role in RAN, an Australian mini-series, which won her a Best Leading Actress in a Television Drama at the AFI Awards. In late 2007, she appeared in East West 101, a six-part drama series that aired on SBS. In 2008, Porter appeared in East of Everything (a six-part drama series that aired on the ABC) and in the mini-series Make Or Break (an English and Australian production that aired on Foxtel's UKTV).
In 2009, Porter appeared on the second seasons of both East of Everything and East West 101, and first run The Jesters and My Place. In 2010, she appeared on the telemovie Sisters of War as Kay Parker. In 2011, she appeared in the third, and final season, of East West 101. In 2012, she appeared on Channel Ten's mini-series Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms. She played Pam Knight in Puberty Blues from 2012 to 2014.
In 2017, Porter was cast in the Foxtel drama series Wentworth in the main role Marie Winter; the role was originally portrayed by Maggie Millar in Prisoner. Porter first appeared in Wentworth during the fourth episode of the sixth season, broadcast on 10 July 2018. She will reprise her role for the seventh season, which will air in 2019.
In 1996, Porter made her film debut in Idiot Box. In 1999, she had a major role in Two Hands. In 2000, she starred in the film Bootmen and in the crime drama film The Monkey's Mask, which she plays a lesbian private detective who falls in love with a suspect. For which she won the award for 'Best Actress' at the Dallas OUT TAKES festival in 2001. In 2001, she appeared in the Australian movie Mullet and had a small role in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.
In 2015, Porter starred in "Is this the real world".
|1997||Welcome to Woop Woop||Angie|
|2000||Better Than Sex||Cin|
|2000||The Monkey's Mask||Jill Fitzpatrick|
|2002||Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones||Hermione Bagwa / WA-7|
|2002||Teesh and Trude||Letitia (Teesh)|
|2006||Caterpillar Wish||Susan Woodbridge|
|2006||No Mail||Antonia Short||Short film|
|2007||The Manual||Mai||Short film|
|2017||Hounds of Love||Maggie|
|1996||House Gang||Bottle Shop Girl||Episode: "Truth or Dare"|
|1997||Big Sky||Tracy||Episode: "Duke of Yarragul"|
|1998||Children's Hospital||Frances Clarke||Episode: "Tears Before Bedtime"|
|1998||Water Rats||Julie Drummond||Episode: "Heads or Tales"|
|1998||Aftershocks||Marg Turnbull||TV movie|
|2001||The Secret Life of Us||Pandora||Episode: "Secrets and Lies"|
|2003||State of Play||Susan Sagattchean||TV miniseries|
|2003||Silent Witness||Maxine Croft||Episode: "Answering Fire: Part 1"|
Episode: "Answering Fire: Part 2"
|2006||RAN Remote Area Nurse||Helen Tremaine||6 episodes|
|2006||Love My Way||Christine||4 episodes|
|2006||Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King||Sally Blair Kinnell||Episode: "The Road Virus Heads North"|
|2006||Two Twisted||Sam||Episode: "Delivery Man"|
|2007–2011||East West 101||Patricia Wright||20 episodes|
|2008–2009||East of Everything||Eve Pritchard||13 episodes|
|2009||My Place||Miss Muller||7 episodes|
|2009–2011||The Jesters||Julia Wilson||16 episodes|
|2010||Sisters of War||Kay Parker||TV movie|
|2012–14||Puberty Blues||Pam Knight||TV miniseries|
|2012||Dance Academy||Anne Black||3 episodes|
|2012||Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms||Vanessa Ross||TV miniseries|
|2012||Dangerous Remedy||Peggy||TV movie|
|2012||Problems||Mrs Moth||4 Episodes|
|2013||Who Do You Think You Are?||Herself|
|2018–present||Wentworth||Marie Winter||Season 6−|
- 2009 – Best Lead Actress in Television Drama for East West 101 at the AFI Awards
- 2007 – Most Outstanding Actress for RAN at the Logies
- 2006 – Best Lead Actress in Television Drama for RAN at the AFI Awards
- 2006 – Best Supporting Actress for The Caterpillar Wish at the AFI Awards
Also been nominated at the AFI Awards in:
- 2011 – Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama
- 2003 – Best Actress in a Leading Role for Teesh and Trude
- 2000 – Best Actress in a Leading Role for Better Than Sex
- 1999 – Best Supporting Actress for Two Hands
- Dow, Steve (18 October 2009). "Susie Porter: almost famous". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1Nyx3Nkb_4&t=2m5s Who Do You Think You Are? Susie Porter
- Fitzhenry, Maureen (25 November 2000). "Susie Porter exposed". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- Golightly, Suni (13 October 2012). "If you knew Susie Porter". The Northern Star. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
- Keenan, Catherine (26 November 2009). "Between the lines". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- Kellar, Jim (9 October 2012). "Fresh drama based on fact". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- "Wentworth season 6: date and new cast members Susie Porter, Leah Purcell and Rarriwuy Hick revealed". Foxtel.com.au. 5 April 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
- "Winter Is Here". Australiantelevision.net. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
- Maddox, Garry (3 June 2006). "Porter changes tack". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
- "The Monkey's Mask". arenafilm.com.au. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
- Barnier, Linda; Doherty, Ben (30 August 2002). "Susie's hoping for UK success story". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- Blake, Jason (30 September 2011). "Characters caught unawares by the speed of life". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
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