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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 16 novembre 1977 (43 ans) à Perth (Australie)

Gigi Edgley (née le 16 novembre 1977 à Perth en Australie) est une actrice australienne et présentatrice principalement connue pour son rôle de Chiana dans la série télévisée Farscape.

Elle est diplômée du Queensland University of Technology Academy of the Arts.

Elle a joué dans un téléfilm australien, Days of the Roses et est apparue dans la série, inspirée des films d'heroic-fantasy, Dar l'invincible.

Elle est présentatrice dans l'émission Créatures extrêmes.


Early life
Edgley was born in Perth. She is the daughter of concert and circus promoter Michael Edgley, known for bringing the Moscow State Circus to Australia during the 1980s. Her mother, Jeni Edgley, was formally involved in managing a 250-acre (101 hectare) health retreat. As a child, Gigi Edgley performed both in and out of school. She also took several years of ballet, jazz, and character dance. She became mainly interested in acting and had her first professional theatrical engagement at the Twelfth Night Theatre. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology in 1998. As a believer in the school of method acting, Gigi has developed a broad set of skills and experiences for her roles. Edgley is proficient in ballet, jazz, character dance, singing, and martial arts. Her signature skill is fire-twirling.

TV and film work

Edgley's early TV and film work included several independent productions (with later Farscape co-star Anthony Simcoe), as well as a guest star spot on the popular Australian series Water Rats and a role in Australian film titled The Day of the Roses.

Edgley is best known for her role as Chiana on the science fiction TV series Farscape. Originally, she was hired for only one episode, and her character was supposed to die at the end of the hour. The creators decided to keep her around for a few more episodes. At the beginning of Season 2, she was promoted to be a regular on the show. She appeared in total of 68 episodes of the series. Her character's nickname (Pip) was actually coined by her co-star Ben Browder.

Between seasons, Edgley has appeared in other guest starring roles on TV, including the popular internationally aired series The Lost World and BeastMaster (returning for a second guest starring role), has undertaken some independent film work, was cast in a feature film (pulled due to production and schedule reasons), and read a starring role in an audio drama for Seeing Ear Theatre.

After the cancellation of Farscape, Edgley pursued other projects including a role in the Australian drama telefilm BlackJack with Colin Friels. She joined the cast of Australian drama series The Secret Life of Us in 2003 and Stingers in 2004.

Edgley returned as Chiana in the SciFi Channel miniseries Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars.

In 2006 Edgley starred as the female lead in critically acclaimed Australian Drama/Thriller Last Train to Freo. Her role was nominated for a Best Actress in a Lead Role by the Film Critics Circle of Australia. She also had a minor supporting role in the 2007 USA Network TV miniseries The Starter Wife. She had a leading role in three seasons of Rescue: Special Ops from 2009.

She frequently appears at science fiction conventions and gives interviews to many magazines and radio stations around the world.

Edgley recorded a music single titled "Poison" with recording artist n8. The song is available as streaming audio on her webpage in the music section. She also appeared in a music video for the song "When I Get to California" (2004) by Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus.

In July 2007, Edgley began recording with Seattle-based artist/producer Kyle Stevens and writing songs for a new music release. At Farscape Con in November 2007, Gigi released "...SO IT SEEMS", a five song E.P. produced and co-written with Kyle. Edgley has recorded Fall, Ftang!, and Blue Sky Thoughts.

Other appearances and achievements
Edgley was featured in several printed magazines. Most notably, she appeared nude in the Issue 49 (February 2001) of the popular Australian magazine Black+White. She was also on the cover of the FHM magazine in December 2003 and the cover of the US version of the TV Guide (29 July – 4 August 2000 issue).

Edgley was Yen Magazine's ambassador for the 2006 Pantene Young Woman of the Year Awards.

Le plus souvent avec

Jeremy Sims
Jeremy Sims
(2 films)
Chris Haywood
Chris Haywood
(2 films)
Karan Ashley
Karan Ashley
(1 films)
Leigh Slawner
Leigh Slawner
(1 films)
Jason London
Jason London
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Gigi Edgley (7 films)

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The Order
The Order (2018)

Réalisé par Nick Gillard
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Action, Policier
Acteurs Austin St. John, Marina Sirtis, Erin Cahill, David Yost, Kevin Kleinberg, Nichelle Nichols
Rôle Emily

Un groupe de clandestins dénommé The Order passe sa vie à lutter contre toutes sortes de menaces. Mais lorsqu'une partie de ses membres est visée, tout change...
Quantum apocalypse, 1h35
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Thriller, Action, Aventure
Thèmes Maladie, Folie, Le handicap, L'autisme, Film catastrophe, Film catastrophe américain
Acteurs Stephanie Jacobsen, Stuart Lafferty, Gigi Edgley, Kristen Quintrall, Peter Jurasik, Shirly Brener
Rôle Trish
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Un groupe de scientifiques rebelles mais talentueux se retrouvent plongés dans une course contre le temps pour sauver la Terre quand une comète fait un détour imprévisible et menace d'éteindre toute vie dans une poignée de jours.
Les Dieux de la Vague, 1h47
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes La mer, Sexualité, Sport, Transport, Homosexualité, Surf, LGBT, LGBT
Acteurs Lachlan Buchanan, Xavier Samuel, Reshad Strik, Shane Jacobson, Joy Smithers, Gigi Edgley
Rôle Sandra
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Le film raconte l'histoire de Jesse, dix-sept ans, jeune surfeur australien dont le rêve est d'égaler son frère aîné Victor, ancien champion de surf. L'action se concentre autour d'un week-end de surf sur une plage isolée. Lorsqu'apparaît Victor, l'ambiance change totalement et devient plus compétitive. Andy est gravement blessé dans un accident, tandis que Victor est tué. Après les obsèques, Fergus et Jesse contemplent les étoiles dans la nuit, plus tard Jesse participe à une compétition junior de surf.
Alien vs Alien, 1h36
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller
Acteurs Jason London, Christa Campbell, Gigi Edgley, Coby Bell, Lee Horsley
Rôle Monica Gray, l’amie de Jake
Note33% 1.6899151.6899151.6899151.6899151.689915
Les aliènes de la planète Oméga récupèrent les gaz carbonique et les déchets nucléaire des autres planètes sans négocier : par meurtre. Un obélisque, germe d’oméga, a été installé dans un ranch à Roswell sur la zone n°51 (New Mexique, USA). L’obélisque possède deux ports : un détonateur et un désactivateur. L'obélisque surveille le taux de gaz et déchet, et quand le rendement est atteint, un centurion aliène d'oméga sera envoyé faire sauter l'obélisque avec un bâton à six pierres pour dégager un gaz toxique qui tuera tous les humains sur terre.
Last Train to Freo, 1h29
Réalisé par Jeremy Sims
Genres Drame, Thriller
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Le train
Acteurs Steve Le Marquand, Tom Budge, Gigi Edgley, Gillian Jones, Lisa Hensley
Rôle Lisa
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Two thugs from the Perth suburb of Midland catch the last train to Fremantle. When a young woman, unaware that the train guards are on strike, boards the train several stops later, the thugs are interested by her. After two others - an older woman and a silent man - board the train, it becomes apparent that not everybody on the train is who they appear to be.
The Day of the Roses, 3h40
Genres Drame
Thèmes Documentaire historique
Acteurs Rebecca Gibney, Paul Mercurio, Stephen Curry, Helen Dallimore, Jeremy Sims, Peter O'Brien
Rôle Erica Watson
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The film starts at an anniversary commemoration of the crash, where roses are dropped on the track to the aftermath of the wreck where first responders are arriving at the scene. Five months later the coroner, Tom Weir, brings in Boris Osman, an engineer to help him investigate the crash and immediately runs into stonewalling by the state-owned rail company, who don’t want him to examine the train. Osman thinks it’s because the investigation will have to disclose why the tracks that caused the wreck were in such bad shape. Osman thinks it was caused by the politicians in office allowing the rail system to deteriorate. The coroner learns the bridge was hit twice before. Pressure begins to be brought on the coroner from above to stop asking to look at the train. Osman learns this is the third time this locomotive went off the rails. The coroner uses the threat of contempt of court to force the rail company to let Osman examine the locomotive. The inquest begins, with Orman recounting how the tragedy happened on 18 January 1977, alternating with the stories of some passengers who traveled on the ill-fated train, leading up to the depiction of the accident. Due to worn out track and worn out wheels on the locomotive, it jumps the rails and hits a bridge support, causing it to collapse on the train. The community springs into action to aid the survivors and recover the 83 dead. Several of the rescuers testify at the inquest and recount their actions on the day of the accident. Many rescuers risk their own lives to save the injured. Even when ordered to leave due to the danger of further collapse, many refuse to abandon injured survivors. Many of the rescuers are traumatized by what they saw. Ormond comes under attack for saying that it was the condition of the locomotive’s wheels that contributed to the accident, since while money has been allocated to repair the tracks, there is no money to also repair the locomotives. The families of the dead try to cope, while Gerry Buchtman, who went to Granville while on sick leave from his emergency responder job has to fight to keep his job, since the powers that be want to fire him for doing just that. In spite of pressure, the coroner finds that the locomotive’s condition contributed to the accident. Osman later learns that even though the rail company knew this type of locomotive was dangerous due to a derailment 11 months before Granville, they took no steps to lower the speed on this line because it came from an electoral district that often decided national elections and the government did not want to anger the voters by making their train late. We return to the memorial service, while on screen captions tell us what happened to some of the people involved in the crash and the investigation.
Cercle intime, 1h33
Réalisé par Samantha Lang
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Thriller, Policier
Thèmes Sexualité, Homosexualité, LGBT, LGBT, Lesbianisme
Acteurs Susie Porter, Kelly McGillis, Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Bojana Novakovic, John Noble
Rôle Tianna (uncredited)
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