Anna Lise Phillips will next be seen in the second series of the ABC crime drama HARROW and on stage in Neil Armfield’s production of THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE for Belvoir Theatre. She was recently seen in the AMC series THE SON, the Lifetime telemovie HER DARK PAST, Kelly Madison’s thriller THE TANK, Melissa Finell’s comedy SENSITIVITY TRAINING and John Fink’s short BABA.
Anna Lise has appeared in some of Australia’s leading television series including the AACTA Award winning Foxtel series, DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND, Seven Network’s telemovie THE KILLING FIELD, YOUNG LIONS, THE SECRET LIFE OF US, CROWNIES, BASTARD BOYS, A DIFFICULT WOMAN, MARRIAGE ACTS, MCLEOD’S DAUGHTERS, WILDSIDE, WATER RATS, CITY HOMICIDE, STINGERS, MURDER CALL, HEARTBREAK HIGH, ALL SAINTS, HOME AND AWAY, BACKBERNER, TRICKY BUSINESS, TERRA NOVA on the Fox Network, the US biopic THE THREE STOOGES, and series, FARSCAPE. She also starred in the NBC series, REVOLUTION.
Previous feature film credits include Michael Petroni’s BACKTRACK, Nick Robertson’s suspense horror THE PACK, THE BOYS, WALKING ON WATER, WILLFUL, WANTED, A- WRECK-A-TANGLE, and Julie Money’s ENVY. Her performance as Rachel in ENVY earned her an AFI Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Anna Lise also joined Ben Mendelsohn and Jackie Weaver in David Michod’s 2010 Sundance award winning feature, ANIMAL KINGDOM, and presented her most death proof face in Dan Krige’s horror, INHUMAN RESOURCES.
On stage, Anna Lise has performed in FESTEN and ROMEO AND JULIET for the Sydney Theatre Company; THE DARK ROOM, GATES OF EGYPT, THE SPOOK, RHINOCEROS, and PARLOUR SONG for Company B Belvoir Street; WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING for Brink Productions; BECKY SHAW for Ensemble Theatre; POPCORN for the Black Swan Theatre; WILD, SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH for the Melbourne Theatre Company; DON’T SAY THE WORDS for the Griffin Theatre; and TRANSPERANCY for the Seymour Centre.
In 2013, Anna Lise won a Glug Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role for her portrayal of Becky Shaw in the Ensemble Theatre’s BECKY SHAW.
Anna Lise is a very proud member of Equity (MEAA) and currently lives a transcontinental life, dividing her time between Australia and the USA.