Claudia Karvan is one of Australia’s most respected and acclaimed film and television actors.
Claudia has recently appeared in THE OTHER GUY S2, BLACK COMEDY, the ABC series NEWTON’S LAW. JACK IRISH alongside Guy Pearce, Network Ten’s PUBERTY BLUES and THE TIME OF OUR LIVES for the ABC, for which she was awarded the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama. Claudia is the co-producer and co-creator of the Nine Network’s DOCTOR DOCTOR and she also co-created, produced and starred in the Foxtel series SPIRITED. The second series of SPIRITED won the ASTRA Award for Most Outstanding Drama in 2011.
Claudia has starred in numerous Australian television series and miniseries including BETTER MAN, THE BROKEN SHORE, THE SECRET LIFE OF US, MY BROTHER JACK, SMALL CLAIMS and the highly popular Foxtel series, LOVE MY WAY, for which she was creator, producer and star. In 2009, Claudia also starred in the SBS telemovie, SAVED, directed by Tony Ayres, which earned her the 2010 Silver Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress.
In 2013, Claudia was seen in Warwick Thornton’s feature THE DARKSIDE. Her other feature film credits include DAYBREAKERS opposite Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe, Pauline Chan’s 33 POSTCARDS alongside Guy Pearce, THE LONG WEEKEND opposite Jim Caviezel, Gillian Armstrong’s HIGH TIDE with Judy Davis, Phillip Noyce’s ECHOES OF PARADISE, PAPERBACK HERO with Hugh Jackman and THE HEARTBREAK KID for which she was awarded Best Actress by the Film Critics Circle of Australia.
Claudia recently narrated MONSTERS PLAYGROUND which has an AACTA nomination for best animation short production, ROYALS a 2 part documentary for the ABC, BRIGHT LIGHTS a short documentary animation directed by Charby Ibrahim and FAKE the audio book of the recently published work from Stephanie Wood for Penguin Random House.