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Kerry Walker


Kerry Walker has enjoyed an extensive career in film, theatre and television.

One of Australia’s most sought after performers, Kerry’s most recent theatre credits include Life Without Me, The Man From Mukinupin, Hypocrite, The Madwoman of Chaillot, The Wiredancer’s Waltz and A Hard God. Her film credits include The Home Song Stories, The Piano, Moulin Rouge, Australia, Bliss, Looking for Alibrandi, Holy Smoke and The Dish.

Her numerous small screen credits include Dirt Game, The Hollowmen, Come In Spinner, The Leaving of Liverpool, Grass Roots, Stepfather of the Bride, Kick, Jessica, Vietnam, The Last Crop and GP. Most recently, Kerry has been shooting back to back with the Gale Edwards directed feature A Heartbeat Away, the television drama Killing Time and ABC TV’s Rake.

She has also served on the boards of Belvoir Street Theatre and Company B. Her numerous awards and nominations include Best Actress Green Room Award for Pack Of Lies and Knuckledusters; an Australian Artist’s Creative Fellowship and an AM (Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia) for Service to the Performing Arts (1994).

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