Abbie Cornish

7 Aug 1982

Actor

Abbie Cornish, born on 7th August 1982 is an Australian actress. She is well known in Australia for a number of film and television roles, including Penne in the comedy/lifestyle parody Life Support, her award-winning lead performance in 2004's Somersault and her role as Fannie Brawne in Bright Star. Her career began at the age of thirteen, when she began taking jobs as a model after reaching the finals of a Dolly Magazine competition. By the time she was sixteen, Cornish was juggling television acting roles with studying for her Higher School Certificate, with the intention of pursuing a career as a veterinarian. In 1999, Cornish was awarded the Australian Film Institute Young Actor's Award for her role in the ABC's television show Wildside and was soon offered her first role in a feature film, The Monkey's Mask. In 2001, Abbie landed the role of Reggie McDowell, a character on the Australian tv show "Outriders". In 2004, Cornish appeared in the award-winning short film Everything Goes with Hugo Weaving. She received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress at the FCCA and IF Awards and Best Breakthrough Performance at the 2005 Miami International Film Festival for her role in 2004's Somersault, the film which raised her to international prominence. Cornish received widespread critical acclaim for her role in 2006's Candy, which she starred in opposite Heath Ledger. She has also starred in A Good Year, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Kimberly Peirce's latest movie, Stop-Loss. She narrated her film Sucker Punch on the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International. In 2007, Cornish began dating fellow actor Ryan Phillippe, a relationship that some media sources allege began on the set of the movie Stop-Loss while Phillippe was still married to actress Reese Witherspoon. Phillippe and Cornish attended the Calvin Klein 40th Anniversary party on Cockatoo Island in Sydney on the 16 December 2008. Phillippe also spent some of the 2008 Christmas break in Australia with Cornish and her family. On February 21, 2010, Cornish's publicist announced that Cornish and Phillippe had ended their relationship. Cornish, who has been a vegetarian since she was 13, in 2008 was named Australia's sexiest vegetarian.

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Filmography (22 titles)

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Anne Willoughby)
(movie, 2017)
···Geostorm
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as U.S. Secret Service Agent Sarah Wilson)
(movie, 2017)
···6 Days
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Kate Adie)
(movie, 2015)
···Solace
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Agent Katherine Cowles)
(movie, 2014)
···RoboCop
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Ellen Murphy)
(movie, 2014)
···RoboCop
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Ellen Murphy)
(movie, 2014)
···Klondike
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Belinda Mulrooney)
(movie, 2013)
···The Girl
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ashley)
(movie, 2012)
···Seven Psychopaths
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kaya)
(movie, 2011)
···W.E.
Genre: Drama, Romance
By: Madonna
Role: Actor (as Wally Winthrop)
(movie, 2011)
3.1Sucker Punch
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sweet Pea)
(movie, 2011)
7.9Limitless
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lindy)
(movie, 2011)
···W.E.
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
By: Madonna
Role: Actor (as Wally Winthrop)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Otulissa (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Bright Star
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Fanny Brawne)
(movie, 2008)
···Stop-Loss
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Michelle)
(movie, 2007)
···Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elizabeth Throckmorton)
(movie, 2006)
···A Good Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Christie Roberts)
(movie, 2006)
···Candy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Candy)
(movie, 2004)
···Somersault
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Heidi)
(series, 2001)
···Life Support
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Penne #1 (2001))
(movie, 2000)
···The Monkey's Mask
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mickey Norris)