Nadia Townsend

Nadia Townsend

Born in
Gladesville, New South Wales

Nadia Townsend's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
City Homicide (AU) TV Show
City Homicide (AU)
Fireflies (AU) TV Show
Fireflies (AU)
Head Start (AU) TV Show
Head Start (AU)
Chandon Pictures (AU) TV Show
Chandon Pictures (AU)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Nadia Townsend is an Australian dramatic actress. She is best known for her role in the Channel 7 police drama City Homicide, as Detective Senior Constable Allie Kingston. She was born in Sydney and grew up in Gladesville, New South Wales and is the daughter of television presenter Simon Townsend.

Nadia’s introduction to the small screen was in 2001 playing a regular role in the ABC drama series Head Start. She also starred in Fireflies for the ABC working under the widely respected executive producer John Edwards.

In 2008 Townsend studied at the Victorian College of the Arts gaining her post graduate degree in theatre directing.

In 2009, Townsend appeared in the US produced film Knowing, playing Grace Koestler, opposite Hollywood star Nicolas Cage.

TV Credits

* City Homicide: Allie Kingston (2009-Present)
* Chandon Pictures: Zoe (2 episodes, 2007)
* Sea Patrol: Clair Watts (1 episode, 2007)
* Headland: MJ Finnegan (17 episodes, 2005-2006)
* Fireflies: Fifi Sharp (22 episodes, 2004)
* Head Start: Clare Gormley (18 episodes, 2001)

Film Credits

* Knowing: Grace Koestler: (2009)
* Puppy: Lizzie (2005)
* Danny Deckchair: Linda Craig (2003)

Short Films

* Forget the Noise: Florence (2010)
* The Zombie Monologues (2010)
* What They Don't Know: Lucy (2007)
* Number 2: Bubble

  • Best friends with 'Rose Byrne' (qv) since they were both 8 years old.

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