Miranda Tapsell

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Logie Award-winning actress

Miranda Tapsell is an Australian stage and screen actress whose career is going from strength to strength. A proud Larrakia Woman from Darwin who grew up in Kakadu National Park and began performing at the age of seven, Miranda won the Bell Shakespeare Company regional performance scholarship in 2004 aged just 16. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2008 and ever since then has built a strong ascending career in film, theatre and television.

Miranda is probably most well known for her performance in the multi-award winning feature film The Sapphires, capturing the hearts of the viewing public with her portrayal of the feisty ‘Cynthia’ and receiving a Deadly Award nomination for Female Actor of the Year. The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Midnight Gala, received many accolades on the international festival circuit.

Miranda is also well known for her role in Channel 9’s drama Love Child, in which she plays ‘Martha’, one of the central characters in the drama series, now in its third season. In 2015, Miranda received two Logie Awards for her work in Love Child: Most Popular New Talent and The Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer. She also received a standing ovation for using her acceptance speech to draw attention to the lack of racial diversity on Australian television.

Miranda starred in Season 1 of the popular ABC TV series Redfern Now and more recently the ABC TV comedy series Black Comedy. Other television credits include Splash Content for ABC, Mabo for Blackfella Films and Who We Are (Season 3) for Foxtel.

Miranda has also appeared in two Belvoir Street Theatre productions, A Christmas Carol and Radiance. Other remarkable stage career performances include Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Secret River for which she received a Helpmann Award Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play; I Am Eora for Sydney Festival; Rainbow’s End for Riverside Theatre; Mother’s Tongue for Yirra Yakin Theatre Company; Yibiyung (Lead) for Belvoir Street Theatre.

Miranda Tapsell latest film is Warwick Thornton’s Words with Gods.

Miranda Tapsell

Logie Award-winning actress

Quick Contact

Miranda Tapsell

Logie Award-winning actress

Miranda Tapsell is an Australian stage and screen actress whose career is going from strength to strength. A proud Larrakia Woman from Darwin who grew up in Kakadu National Park and began performing at the age of seven, Miranda won the Bell Shakespeare Company regional performance scholarship in 2004 aged just 16. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2008 and ever since then has built a strong ascending career in film, theatre and television.

Miranda is probably most well known for her performance in the multi-award winning feature film The Sapphires, capturing the hearts of the viewing public with her portrayal of the feisty ‘Cynthia’ and receiving a Deadly Award nomination for Female Actor of the Year. The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Midnight Gala, received many accolades on the international festival circuit.

Miranda is also well known for her role in Channel 9’s drama Love Child, in which she plays ‘Martha’, one of the central characters in the drama series, now in its third season. In 2015, Miranda received two Logie Awards for her work in Love Child: Most Popular New Talent and The Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer. She also received a standing ovation for using her acceptance speech to draw attention to the lack of racial diversity on Australian television.

Miranda starred in Season 1 of the popular ABC TV series Redfern Now and more recently the ABC TV comedy series Black Comedy. Other television credits include Splash Content for ABC, Mabo for Blackfella Films and Who We Are (Season 3) for Foxtel.

Miranda has also appeared in two Belvoir Street Theatre productions, A Christmas Carol and Radiance. Other remarkable stage career performances include Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Secret River for which she received a Helpmann Award Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play; I Am Eora for Sydney Festival; Rainbow’s End for Riverside Theatre; Mother’s Tongue for Yirra Yakin Theatre Company; Yibiyung (Lead) for Belvoir Street Theatre.

Miranda Tapsell latest film is Warwick Thornton’s Words with Gods.

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