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Deborah Mailman Poster

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Overview (1)

Born in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Mini Bio (1)

She was educated at the Queensland University of Technology (she majored in drama), her theatre work includes the all aboriginal Sydney Theatre Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Sydney Belvoir Street Theatre production of The Small Poppies and the touring production of Seven Stages of Grieving.

She is the first Aboriginal actress to win a AFI Best Actress Award. She works at the Aboriginal theatre company Kooemba Djarra in Brisbane and co-wrote the play Seven Stages of Grieving.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: mappelby@yahoo.com.au

Trivia (7)

Appears on ABC's afternoon children television program, "Play School".
[September 2005] She was one of 12 actors who were offered exclusive two-year contracts by the Sydney Theatre Company to be known as the Actors Company. The other actors also offered contracts are: Marta Dusseldorp, John Gaden, Pamela Rabe, Peter Carroll, Dan Spielman, Brandon Burke, Eden Falk, Marco Chiappi and Hayley McElhinney.
Currently appearing in "The Sapphires", a musical about a quartet of Aboriginal female singers who entertained troops during the Vietnam War, in Sydney. [January 2005]
Nominated for a 2013 TV Week Logie Award in the Most Popular Actress category for her role as Lorraine in Redfern Now (2012).
Won a 2013 Deadly Award in the Female Actor of the Year category for her role as Lorraine in Redfern Now (2012).
Nominated for a 2015 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award in the Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama category for her role as Lorraine in Redfern Now (2012).
Won a 2016 TV Week Logie Award in the Most Outstanding Actress category for her role as Lorraine in Redfern Now: Promise Me (2015).

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