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Marta Dusseldorp


Award-winning actress Marta Dusseldorp has worked extensively in theatre, film and television and is one of Australia’s most recognised actresses.

She received the 2015 AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama for ABC’s Janet King in which she plays the title role. Marta stars in the popular series, A Place to Call Home for Foxtel with season five of the show having just completed production. Marta also stars in the latest instalment of the Jack Irish series, where she reprised her role as co-lead opposite Guy Pearce. Her numerous other television credits include the six-part Blackjack telemovies opposite Colin Friels, Crownies, Devil’s Dust, and the award winning mini-series After the Deluge.

Marta has a wealth of experience on stage including three years with the Sydney Theatre Company’s Actor’s Company where she received a Helpmann Award for her role in Shakespeare’s War of the Roses. Other STC highlights include Victory, The Lost Echo, Serpent’s Teeth, Mother Courage, The Crucible and Never Did Me Any Harm (STC/Force Majeure) Malthouse Theatre’s Journal of the Plague Year/Ham Funeral, MTC’s Three Sisters and The Balcony, Company B’s international tour of Cloudstreet and Like a Fishbone for the Sydney Theatre Company/Griffin Theatre. Most recently she starred to huge acclaim in Gloria for the Griffin Theatre.

Her film credits include Paul Cox’s award-winning Innocence, John Curran’s Praise, Bruce Beresford’s Paradise Road opposite Glenn Close, Francis McDormand and Cate Blanchett, and Jonathan Teplitzky’s Burning Man.

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