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Robyn Nevin est une Actrice et Réalisatrice Australienne née le 25 septembre 1942 à Melbourne (Australie)

Robyn Nevin

Robyn Nevin
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Nom de naissance Robyn Anne Nevin
Nationalité Australie
Naissance 25 septembre 1942 (80 ans) à Melbourne (Australie)

Robyn Nevin, née le 25 septembre 1942 à Melbourne, est une actrice et réalisatrice australienne. Elle est aussi l'ancienne directrice du Sydney Theatre Company.


Early life
Robyn Nevin was born 25 September 1942, in Melbourne, to William George Nevin and Josephine Pauline Casey. She was educated at Genazzano Convent until the age of 11, when she moved with her family moved to Hobart, Tasmania, and was enrolled at The Fahan School, a non-denominational school for girls'. While there, she played the lead in the school's production of Snow White at the Theatre Royal. Her parents were conservative and conventional, her father the managing director of Dunlop Australia, her mother a housewife, so to enter the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) at the age of 16 in the very first intake in 1959 was a brave step, in which she was fully supported by her parents.

Professional life
At the outset of her career, she had a variety of roles in radio and television, working mainly at the Australian Broadcasting Commission, including current affairs, music, chat shows and children's shows throughout the early 1960s. With the Old Tote Theatre Company she acted in The Legend of King O'Malley by Bob Ellis and Michael Boddy in 1970. She gravitated back to theatre, where she has been a constant presence for the last 40 years.

Although theatre has been her home ground she has also been a reliable talent in Australian films and mini-series, landing many credits for strong supporting roles. She made one foray into directing in the little-noticed The More Things Change... (1986).

In 1996 she became Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company, a position which she held with varying levels of success until 1999, when she took over the position of Artistic Director of the Sydney Theatre Company, where she was Artistic Director until the end of 2007.

Nevin has performed in a range of roles at the Sydney Theatre Company, beginning in 1979 as Miss Docker in A Cheery Soul by Patrick White (reprised in 2001); and also including as Roxane in Cyrano de Bergerac in 1981; as Ranyevskaya in The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov in 2005; and as Mrs Venable in Suddenly, Last Summer by Tennessee Williams in 2015.

Awards and honours
Nominated for several awards, Nevin has thrice won the Sydney Critics' Circle Award for her theatre work.

In 1981 she won the TV Logie award in the 'Best Lead Actress in a Single Drama or Mini Series' Category for her role as Shasta in Water Under The Bridge on the Ten Network. She had already won Logies as 'Most Popular Female' in Tasmania in 1965 and 1967 during her stint at the ABC.

On 8 June 1981, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the performing arts.

In 1999 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Tasmania.

On 21 January 2004 she gave the Australia Day Address.

Personal life
Nevin has been married twice, most notably to 'prison playwright' Jim McNeil. She currently lives with her partner, the US-born actor and screenwriter Nicholas Hammond. They met when they starred in Alan Ayckbourn's Woman in Mind at the STC in 1987. She has a daughter Emily Russell who is also an actor, also an 18-year-old grandson Sam Dawe.

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Filmographie de Robyn Nevin (27 films)

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Gods of Egypt, 2h7
Réalisé par Alex Proyas
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Fantastique, Fantasy, Action, Aventure
Thèmes Afrique post-coloniale, Mythologie, Mythologie égyptienne
Acteurs Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Courtney Eaton
Rôle Sharifa
Note54% 2.7031352.7031352.7031352.7031352.703135
Inspiré de la mythologie égyptienne, le film raconte comment la survie de l’humanité repose sur les épaules d'un jeune héros mortel du nom de Bek (Brenton Thwaites) qui entreprend une périlleuse aventure pour sauver le monde et la fille qu’il aime. Pour ce faire, il doit demander de l’aide au puissant dieu Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) afin de contrer Seth (Gerard Butler), le dieu de la perturbation qui a usurpé le trône d’Égypte, plongeant le royaume dans le chaos.
L'Oeil du cyclone, 1h54
Réalisé par Fred Schepisi
Origine Australie
Genres Drame
Thèmes La famille, La mer, Transport
Acteurs Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling, Judy Davis, Robyn Nevin, Helen Morse, Colin Friels
Rôle Lal
Note59% 2.998312.998312.998312.998312.99831
Dans le quartier de Centennial Park, à Sydney, une matriarche mourante (Rampling) règne sur son monde et ses enfants Basil (Rush) et Dorothy (Davis).
Matrix Reloaded, 2h18
Réalisé par Lana et Lilly Wachowski
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller, Art martial, Action, Aventure, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Informatique, Philosophie, Film post-apocalyptique, Religion, Sport, Transport, Aviation, Motocyclette, Le futur, Arts martiaux, Politique, Kung-fu, Cyberpunk, Dystopique, Mise en scène d'un robot, Film catastrophe
Acteurs Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Harold Perrineau, Jr., Monica Bellucci
Rôle Councillor Dillard
Note71% 3.5986153.5986153.5986153.5986153.598615
Néo parvient à mieux contrôler ses dons et pouvoirs naturels. Cependant, le temps presse : Sion va être attaquée par 250 000 sentinelles robotiques, programmées pour anéantir les derniers humains.
Matrix Revolutions, 2h9
Réalisé par Lana et Lilly Wachowski
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller, Art martial, Action, Aventure
Thèmes Informatique, Philosophie, Film post-apocalyptique, Religion, Sport, Transport, Aviation, Le futur, Arts martiaux, Le handicap, Politique, Kung-fu, Cyberpunk, Dystopique, Mise en scène d'un robot, Film catastrophe
Acteurs Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith, Monica Bellucci
Rôle Councillor Dillard
Note66% 3.3499953.3499953.3499953.3499953.349995
C'est une guerre sans issue qui attend les derniers survivants humains retranchés de Sion, cité-État de la résistance, maintenue par l'armée des Machines.
Bad Eggs
Bad Eggs (2003)
, 1h38
Réalisé par Tony Martin, Tony Martin
Genres Thriller, Comédie
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Mick Molloy, Bob Franklin, Alan Brough, Bill Hunter, Marshall Napier, Nicholas Bell
Rôle Eleanor Poulgrain
Note61% 3.0988853.0988853.0988853.0988853.098885
A Magistrate named Poulgrain takes his own life in an exhaust fume-filled car but in his death-throes, he releases the hand-brake whereupon his car rolls down the road all the way into the middle of a busy shopping centre where a pair of over-zealous detectives empty their firearms into his corpse. Disgraced, the two detectives, Ben Kinnear and his best mate Mike Paddock-both members of the much-hyped Zero Tolerance Unit (ZTU), are demoted back to uniform duties. Things get worse when they pay a visit to the Magistrate's widow Eleanor and accidentally burn her house down. Things become more complicated when Julie Bale, a journalist and a former police-officer and onetime partner of Kinnear's, is arrested on a charge of blackmailing the Magistrate. Kinnear starts to smell a rat when he discovers that a computer disc was found in the dead man's car but was tampered with by persons unknown. Kinnear's boss Gillespie questions the two detectives in charge of the Poulgrain case, Wicks & Pendlebury as to what happened to the original disc. Without warning, Wicks shoots dead Gillespie and Pendlebury and then deliberately wounds himself, re-arranging the crime scene to make it appear Pendlebury fired first.
The Castle
The Castle (1997)
, 1h23
Réalisé par Rob Sitch
Genres Drame, Comédie
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Aviation
Acteurs Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Sophie Lee, Eric Bana, Stephen Curry, Bud Tingwell
Rôle Federal Court judge
Note76% 3.8464153.8464153.8464153.8464153.846415
The blue collar Kerrigan home, in the outer Melbourne suburb of Coolaroo, is filled with love as well as pride in their modest lifestyle, but their happiness is threatened when developers attempt the compulsory acquisition of their house to expand the neighbouring airport.
Angel Baby
Angel Baby (1995)
, 1h45
Réalisé par Michael Rymer
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes Maladie, Folie
Acteurs John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Daniel Daperis, Robyn Nevin
Rôle Dr. Norberg
Note69% 3.4931453.4931453.4931453.4931453.493145
Harry (Lynch) and Kate (McKenzie) meet during therapy and fall passionately in love. They move in together and Kate gets pregnant. In the hospital, Kate dies while giving birth to their daughter. Harry asks his brother to take care of his daughter and walks to the bridge where Kate and Harry once stood to "fly". The film ends there and Harry's further actions are open for interpretation.
The Coolangatta Gold, 1h52
Genres Drame
Thèmes Sport
Acteurs Colin Friels, Nick Tate, Robyn Nevin, Melissa Jaffer
Rôle Robyn Lucas
Note57% 2.861352.861352.861352.861352.86135
Joe Lucas is determined that his son Adam becomes a champion iron man. He neglects his younger son, Steve, who is an aspiring band manager and enjoys karate, as well as being his brother's training partner.
Careful, He Might Hear You, 1h50
Réalisé par Carl Schultz
Genres Drame
Acteurs Wendy Hughes, Robyn Nevin, Nicholas Gledhill, Julie Nihill, John Hargreaves, Colleen Clifford
Rôle Lila
Note68% 3.440313.440313.440313.440313.44031
The film stars Wendy Hughes and Robyn Nevin as two sisters who are locked in a custody battle over their young nephew, PS, played by Nicholas Gledhill. PS has been raised by his aunt Lila (Nevin) and her husband George since his mother died soon after his birth. When Lila's richer sister Vanessa returns from overseas, she seeks custody of PS, citing the opportunities she can give him.