Judy Davis

Actress Judy Davis attends the 2003 TCA Press Tour on January 8, 2003 in Hollywood, California.
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Australian actress Judy Davis' break-out role was in 1979's "My Brilliant Career," in which she played heroine Sybylla Melvyn.

Throughout the 1990s, she filled her resume with parts in films like 1991's "Barton Fink," Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives," and the 1995 TV movie "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story," for which she won her first Emmy award.

Davis's TV recent TV work has not gone unnoticed: she won an Emmy in 2001 for her turn as Judy Garland in the ABC movie "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" and received another Emmy nod for her portrayal of Nancy Reagan in the controversial 2003 Showtime movie "The Reagans."

She received her ninth Emmy nod in 2006 for her portrayal of real-life scammer Sante Kimes in the Lifetime TV movie, "A Little Thing Called Murder."

More recently, she starred in 2006's "The Break-Up," starring Jennifer Aniston, and Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette," starring Kirsten Dunst.