Essie Davis - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 27, 2020

Essie Davis
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysterie, The White Princess
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 7, 1970 (age 52)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Esther Davis
Birth Place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: George Davis
Mother's Name: Mary Davis
Siblings: 6
High School: Clarence High School
University: Rosny College, University of Tasmania, National Institute of Dramatic Art
Ethnicity: N/A
Nationality: Australian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband's Name: Justin Kurzel
Children: 2

twin daughters Stella Kurzel, Ruby Kurzel

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 53 kg (116.84 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 33 inch
Waist Size: 23 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 33
Cup Size: B

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Who is Essie Davis?

Essie Davis is an actress by profession and Australian by nationality. She is best known for her roles in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, The Babadook, Game of Thrones, The White Princess.

Essie Davis: Age, Parents, Siblings

Essie Davis’ birth took place on 7 January 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia as Esther Davis. She is the daughter of George Davis, a local artist, and Mary Davis. She is not the only child of her parents and has six other siblings.

Education, Ethnicity

Davis was educated at the Clarence High School and attended Rosny College after graduating high school. She also enrolled at the University of Tasmania and National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. She graduated from the latter with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1992.

Her ethnicity is not known.

Essie Davis: Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage, Children

Essie Davis is a happily married woman. She dated Australian director and screenwriter Justin Kurzel for seven years and got married to him in 2002.

Source: Zimbio (Essie Davis, Justin Kurzel) 

She shares two children with her husband- twin daughters Stella Kurzel and Ruby Kurzel, born in 2006.

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Essie Davis: Career

Before fame

At the University of Tasmania, Essie Davis was a member of Old Nick Company. Her professional career began in 1993 with Bell Shakespeare’s production of Romeo and Juliet. This was followed with performances in  Hamlet, Richard III, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew.

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Source: Film Blerg (Essie Davis in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries)

Her film career began in 1995 with the film Dad and Dave: On Our Selection followed by hit movies The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix RevolutionsThe Sound of One Hand Clapping, Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Films, Series

Davis has also worked in films including Charlotte's Web (2006), Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010), Assassin's Creed (2016) while True History of the Kelly Gang and Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears are under production.

In TV series, Essie Davis has acted in Water Rats (1997), The Slap (2011), Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012-2015), as Lady Crane in Game of Thrones (2016), The White Princess (2017), The Last Post (2017).

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Source: HBO (Essie Davis as Lady Crane in Game of Thrones)

Essie Davis has worked with

Essie Davis has worked alongside Geoffrey Rush, Leo McKern, Joan Sutherland.

Essie Davis: Awards, Nominations

Essie Davis has been won the Australian Film Institute Awards (2003), Olivier Awards (2003), Screamfest Horror Film Festival (2006), Film Critics Circle of Australia (2011), Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (2014), Sitges Film Festival (2014), Toronto After Dark Film Festival (2014) and 2016’s Fangoria Chainsaw Awards.

She has also received a Tony Award nomination.

Essie Davis: Net Worth, Salary

Essie Davis’ net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million while there have been no estimates for her annual salary

Essie Davis: Social Media

Also, she is absent on social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Facebook. However, there are numerous fan accounts set up dedicated to her.

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