Jul. 31st, 1974
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Asher Keddie is an Australian actress who is best known for her role in the critically acclaimed, popular, and award winning Australian television drama series Love My Way. She is also known for her theater work, and leading roles in the television series' Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities and Offspring.
Television and film career
Keddie had guest roles early in her career in various television dramas, including her first role Five Mile Creek (in 1985), Janus and Good Guys Bad Guys. From 1997 to 1998, she came to the attention of senior network television producers, starring in State Coroner. Following this, she had a recurring role in Stingers from 2000 until 2004.
Her big break came in 2004, where she had a leading role in Love My Way, a drama series airing on Foxtel. The series ended in late 2007. This role led to Keddie being nominated for various awards for playing the part of Julia Jackson, a woman who struggles to cope with her own identity in the midst of family tragedy. Keddie's award win came at the end of Love My Way's third series in 2006.
In 2009, she portrayed police officer Liz Cruickshank in the television drama Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, Dr. Carol Hines (Frost) in the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine and journalist Jacinta Burns the TV series in Rush. In 2010, she depicted author Blanche d'Alpuget in Hawke, a telemovie about the Prime Ministry of Bob Hawke, the Australian Prime Minister from 1983 to 1991. Her latest role is as the star in a new contemporary tele-series titled Offspring, which began airing in August 2010.
In 2007 Keddie starred alongside Bowen in the Melbourne Theatre Company's play The Glass Soldier written by Hannie Rayson
- She trained as a ballet dancer in Melbourne but, just before she was to audition for the Australian Ballet School when she was 14, she dislocated her knee.
- [January 2007] Married theater actor Jay Bowen in a midweek sunset ceremony at the Prince Deck in St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia.
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