Sigrid Thornton

Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
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SeaChange (1998-2000) | Guns of Paradise (1988-1991) | The Man from Snowy River (1982)
7 wins & 11 nominations More »
5' 5" (1.65m)
Theater | Film | Television
Producing | Acting
AU (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
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Past Film & Video (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (43 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for WentworthWentworth (TV Series) Sonia Stevens (23 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2018 23
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  • Primary photo for The CodeThe Code (TV Series) Lara Dixon (6 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 6
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  • Primary photo for Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next DoorPeter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door (TV Mini-series) Judy Garland (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for #7DaysLater#7DaysLater (TV Series) Molly (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Every Heart Beats True: The Jim Stynes StoryEvery Heart Beats True: The Jim Stynes Story (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for UnderbellyUnderbelly (TV Series) Gerry Lloyd (7 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 7
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  • Primary photo for Dream LifeDream Life (TV Movie) Mrs Buchanan  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen KingNightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Anges Sternwood (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Little OberonLittle Oberon (TV Movie) Lola Green  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for MDAMDA (TV Series) Dr. Robyn Masterton (4 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 4
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  • Primary photo for SeaChangeSeaChange (TV Series) Laura Gibson (39 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2000 39
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  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Ocean GirlThe New Adventures of Ocean Girl (TV Series) Narrator (10 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 10
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  • Primary photo for Love in AmbushLove in Ambush (TV Movie) Shelley Kincaird  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Trapped in SpaceTrapped in Space (TV Movie) Issacs  Less 1995
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  • Primary photo for The FedsThe Feds (TV Movie) Christine McQuillan  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for ParadiseParadise (TV Series) Amelia Lawson (56 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1991 56
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  • Primary photo for The Far CountryThe Far Country (TV Movie) Jennifer Morton  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Great Expectations: The Untold StoryGreat Expectations: The Untold Story (TV Movie) Bridget Tankerton, Associate Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Boy in the BushBoy in the Bush (TV Mini-series) Monica Ellis  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for All the Rivers RunAll the Rivers Run (TV Mini-series) Philadelphia Gordon (4 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 4
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  • Primary photo for 19151915 (TV Mini-series) Frances (7 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 7
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  • Primary photo for BellamyBellamy (TV Series) Fiona (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for I Can Jump PuddlesI Can Jump Puddles (TV Series) Mabel (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 2
  • Primary photo for Outbreak of LoveOutbreak of Love (TV Movie) Anthea Langton  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for SkywaysSkyways (TV Series) Olivia Baker (1 episode)  Less 1979–1981 1
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  • Primary photo for The Last OutlawThe Last Outlaw (TV Mini-series) Kate Kelly (4 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 4
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  • Primary photo for Case for the DefenceCase for the Defence (TV Series) Mandy Lattimer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Father, Dear Father in AustraliaFather, Dear Father in Australia (TV Series) Sue Glover (14 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 14
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  • Primary photo for Glenview HighGlenview High (TV Series) Georgiana (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Cop ShopCop Shop (TV Series) Karen (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
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  • Primary photo for Bobby DazzlerBobby Dazzler (TV Series) Anastasia (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for BellbirdBellbird (TV Series) Kim (1977)  Less 1967–1977
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  • Primary photo for BlueyBluey (TV Series) Helen Laughton (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Matlock PoliceMatlock Police (TV Series) Cathy Simpson / Simone Foley (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 2
  • Primary photo for Division 4Division 4 (TV Series) Wendy Sherlock (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for HomicideHomicide (TV Series) Erica Johnston (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
Self (25 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for SandoSando (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for David Stratton: A Cinematic LifeDavid Stratton: A Cinematic Life Herself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Scare Campaign: Australian Premiere Q&AScare Campaign: Australian Premiere Q&A (Video) Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 4th AACTA Awards4th AACTA Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Inside Film AwardsInside Film Awards (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2011
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  • Primary photo for Who Do You Think You Are?Who Do You Think You Are? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Herself  Less 2008 $19K / —
  • Primary photo for What's Good for YouWhat's Good for You (TV Series) Herself - Host (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Ingenious AfricaIngenious Africa (TV Series) Herself (13 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
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  • Primary photo for Australia Unites: Reach Out to AsiaAustralia Unites: Reach Out to Asia (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 2004 Australian Film Institute AwardsThe 2004 Australian Film Institute Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004 AUD 1MM
  • Primary photo for Enough Rope with Andrew DentonEnough Rope with Andrew Denton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Greeks on the RoofGreeks on the Roof (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Welcher & WelcherWelcher & Welcher (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Island LifeIsland Life (TV Series) Narrator (6 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002
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  • Primary photo for The Micallef ProgramThe Micallef Program (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Rove LiveRove Live (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Big SchmoozeThe Big Schmooze (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The PanelThe Panel (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Hey Hey It's SaturdayHey Hey It's Saturday (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The 1996 Australian Film Institute AwardsThe 1996 Australian Film Institute Awards (TV Special) Herself - Co-host  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Homicide... 30 Years OnHomicide... 30 Years On (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 32nd Annual TV Week Logie AwardsThe 32nd Annual TV Week Logie Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Reading Australian FilmReading Australian Film (Video) Herself - Presenter  Less 1988
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  • Primary photo for Duet for Four: Wendy Hughes InterviewDuet for Four: Wendy Hughes Interview (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Laura Joy Gibson (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007

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Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * An icon of the Australian screen, Sigrid Thornton has starred in many of
    the films now regarded as classics of the Australian cinema. They include
    George Miller's box office hit The Man From Snowy River (Fox Classics), The
    Lighthorsemen (RKO), directed by Simon Wincer, Slate Wyn and Me (Hemdale)
    and The Man From Snowy River II (Disney Touchstone). Her stellar
    television career highlights include the Australian landmark series
    SeaChange for ABC TV, The Boy In The Bush for Channel 4 opposite
    Kenneth Brannagh and BBC - ABC co-pro The Far Country opposite Michael
    York. Sigrid’s miniseries 1915 for BBC - ABC was followed by HBO's highly
    acclaimed All The Rivers Run and CBS- Lorimar Network production of Paradise / Guns Of Paradise
    in the US. Ratings winner Little Oberon and Nine network's smash hit Underbelly - The
    Golden Mile continue to consolidate her unique position in the Australian
    film and television landscape.

    All The Rivers Run proved a hugely popular mini series throughout the US, China,
    Eastern and Western Europe (Sigrid was awarded top foreign personality in
    Sweden). Veteran producer of Dallas and Knots Landing David Jacobs created
    the female lead Amelia Lawson in his CBS series Paradise / Guns of Paradise
    specifically for Sigrid. She was the first Australian actress in a starring role in a US network
    series. The show ran for several seasons and Sigrid was awarded the highly prestigious
    Cowboy Hall of Fame award for best T.V. contribution to Western Heritage.

    Sigrid has received multiple awards, award nominations, honours and medals
    for her work in front of and behind the cameras as well as onstage. Recent
    awards include best actress for the sell out Australian tour of The Blue
    Room. Sigrid also toured nationally co-starring with Oscar winner Brenda
    Blethyn in Alan Bennett's Talking Heads. Her most recent stage performance
    as Desiree in Sondheim's A Little Night Music with co star Anthony Warlow at the
    Sydney Opera House garnered rave reviews.

    The comedy drama SeaChange, with Sigrid in the central role as Laura,
    became an Australian sociological phenomenon and an unprecedented ratings
    success for the National broadcaster. The term SeaChange became part of
    the cultural vernacular and the show's content and characters were
    dissected around the water cooler and in the national press. Sigrid
    received numerous awards and nominations for her performance. Sigrid
    appeared in Nine's smash hit drama Underbelly - The Golden Mile playing
    a hardball federal investigator, Gerry Lloyd. Australian audiences recently
    discovered Sigrid's actual pioneering roots in the highly regarded bio series, Who
    Do You Think You Are?

    From the outset of her career as a child actor, Sigrid has been warmly
    embraced by audiences and critics. They have supported her forays into an
    unusually diverse range of formats and genres, with the national press
    coining the phrase ˜The Sigrid Factor".

    Sigrid has acted as MC for Australian appearances by international
    luminaries including Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama and was MC for the
    Centenary of Federation joint sittings of the Australian Parliament. In
    2003 Sigrid was honoured as one of the Top 100 Australian Entertainers of
    the Century by the Variety Club and she is depicted in an honorary mural in
    central Melbourne's˜Walk of the Stars".

    Sigrid has also worked extensively behind the cameras on behalf of the film
    and television industry, the arts and various charities. She has served
    several terms as a director of both the Australian Film Institute and Film
    Victoria and was patron of Women in Film and Television. Sigrid was
    appointed to the Federal Government's Commercial Television Production Fund
    in 1995. In 1999 she was invited by the Premier of Victoria to chair the
    Victorian Film & Television Taskforce, whose recommendations revitalised
    the Victorian film and television industry. Sigrid continues her extensive
    work with charities including World Vision, Reach Foundation and Vision
    Australia's Braille reading program for children. She currently serves as a
    director of Melbourne's cutting edge Malthouse Theatre.

    Most recently Sigrid has completed a US publicity tour of Michael Rymer's
    feature, Face To Face that won numerous international awards. She is
    currently in post production on independent US feature Heads We Do, which
    has an anticipated release in 2013
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