Jacki Weaver

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Jacki Weaver

Weaver at the AACTA Awards in Sydney, 31 January 2012
Born Jacqueline Ruth Weaver
25 May 1947 (1947-05-25) (age 67)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1966 — present
Spouse David Price (m. 1966 - 1970)
Max Hensser (m. 1975 - ?)
Derryn Hinch (m. 1983–1996, 1997-1998)
Sean Taylor (m. 2003–present)
Partner Richard Wherrett (1970 - 1975)
John Walters (? - ?, 1 child)
Children Dylan Walters

Jacqueline Ruth "Jacki" Weaver (born May 25, 1947 in Hurstville) is an Australian actress.

Career[change | change source]

Weaver played in many movies, TV productions and theater performances since the 1970s. In 1971, she got an Australian Film Institute Award for her performance in the movie Stork as Anna. She got an award in the category supporting role for her performance in Caddie in 1976.

In 2010, she was best known for her role as "Janine Cody" in Animal Kingdom. She got many prizes for it, including the Australian Film Institute, the National Board of Review Award, the LAFCA-Award and the Satellite Award in the category supporting actress.

In 2012, she played in the movie Silver Linings Playbook. For this performance, she got an Academy Award nomination in the category supporting actress.

Television and movie roles[change | change source]

Year Movie/Program Role Notes
1971 Stork Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a leading role
1973 Alvin Purple
1974 Petersen
1975 Picnic at Hanging Rock Minnie
The Removalists
1976 Caddie Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actress
1982 Squizzy Taylor
1983 Abra Cadabra
1987 The Perfectionist
1996 Cosi
1997 The Two-Wheeled Time Machine
2010 Animal Kingdom Janine 'Smurf' Cody Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actress
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress
Los Angeles Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actress
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress
Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actress
Summer Coda
2012 The Five-Year Engagement
Silver Linings Playbook Dolores Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
2013 Stoker Gwendolyn "Gin" Stoker [1]

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