Biography - Essie Davis

Last Modified: 8th Aug, 2023
Essie Davis
Best Known For
The White Princess (TV series)
Net Worth
$2.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Esther Davis N/A
Born on
January 7, 1970 (age 54)
Female N/A
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Married Date
George Davis
George Davis
Mary Davis
Mary Davis
Justin Kurzel
Ruby Kurzel
Ruby Kurzel
Stella Kurzel
Stella Kurzel
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Hazel N/A
Shoe Size
7.5 US N/A
Bicep Size
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inch N/A
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4 US N/A
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Social Media Presence

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, and The White Princess.

Source: (Essie Davis in 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 Clarence High School and attended Rosny College after graduating high school. She also enrolled at the University of Tasmania and the 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, Children, Divorce

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.

She shares two children with her husband- twin daughters Stella Kurzel and Ruby Kurzel, born in 2006. The couple seems to be happy with their marriage as there are no rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs.

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Source: Zimbio (Essie Davis, Justin Kurzel)

Essie Davis – Career

Before fame

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

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

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

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

Essie Davis – Awards, Nominations

Essie Davis has 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.

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

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 – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

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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