Abbie Cornish Biography


Abbie Cornish

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Birth Name: Abbie Cornish
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   34 Years
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Australian Film Institute winner for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Abbie Cornish is an actress and rapper from Australia. She is popular in the world for starring the role of Heidi in the 2004 movie, Somersault. She is also famous for her role in the movie, Bright Star. Sweet and sexy, Abbie was born as Abbie Cornish in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia to Barry Cornish and Shelley Cornish. She is Australian and is of white ethnicity.

In August 2006, when Abbie was on the set of the movie Stop-Loss, she met Ryan Phillippe. Ryan Phillippe is also an actor, director and producer. They dated each other for about four years and they finally broke up in February 2010.

As Abbie was raised in 70-hectare (170-acre) farm, she has an intimate feeling with animals. She turned vegetarian since she was 13. She began her career as a model. At the age of 13, she competed in the Dolly Magazine competition and she also reached the final of this competition but was unable to claim this title. She made her acting debut in 1997 by starring the role of Simone Summers in the TV series, Wildside. She then appeared in the TV series Close Contact and Water Rats and finally won the role of Mickey Norris in her debut movie, The Monkey's Mask. She got her rise in fame after she starred the role of Heidi in the 2004 movie, Somersault. Her net worth is said to be around $8 million dollars.

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Born in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia

1982 7th of August

Sweet and sexy, Abbie was born as Abbie Cornish in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia to Barry Cornish and Shelley Cornish. She is Australian and is of white ethnicity. She is five feet and eight inches tall. 

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Turned into vegetarian

1996

As Abbie was raised in 70-hectare (170-acre) farm, she has an intimate feeling with animals. She turned vegetarian since she was 13. Later on in 2006, she also became the ambassador of an animal rights group Voiceless. She also speaks for animal protection.

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Began her acting career

1997

At the age of 13, she competed in the Dolly Magazine competition and she also reached the final of this competition but was unable to claim this title. She made her acting debut in 1997 by starring the role of Simone Summers in the TV series, Wildside.

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Won Australian Film Institute

1999

She has been honored by Australian Film Institute award several times. She won this award for the first time in her life in 1999 and that was for her role in the TV series, Wildside. She won this award for the second time in 2004 for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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First feature film, The Monkey's Mask

2000

After making her acting debut in 1997, she appeared in the TV series Close Contact and Water Rats and finally won the role of Mickey Norris in her debut movie, The Monkey's Mask in 2000. In 2003, she appeared in the movie, Horseplay.

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Began rapping

2000

It’s unusual for girls to rap. But besides her well known acting career, she has also established herself as a rapper and she has been rapping since 2000. Till now, she has released two different tracks under the title Evolve and Way Back Home.

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Won Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2004

Till now she has been nominated in Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards twice and she has also claimed both of these nominations. She was honored with this award for the first time in 2004 for Best Actor - Female.

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Appeared in the movie, Somersault

2004

She got her rise in fame after she starred the role of Heidi in the 2004 movie, Somersault. She is popular in the world for starring the role of Fanny Brawne in the 2009 movie, Bright Star. 

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Won Miami Film Festival

2005

For starring the role of Heidi in the 2004 movie, Somersault, she got her one and only nomination in Miami Film Festival in 2005. She was also honored with this award that year for Dramatic Features - World Cinema Competition.

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Began dating Ryan Phillippe

2006 of August

In August 2006, when Abbie was on the set of the movie Stop-Loss, she met Ryan Phillippe. Ryan Phillippe is also an actor, director and producer. They dated each other for about four years and they finally broke up in February 2010.

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Honored by Ask Men

2011

Besides being awarded by several prestigious awards, she has also been honored by various hot magazines. In 2011, she was honored by Ask Men as one of the most desirable women of the year. She has also won the title of Australia's Sexiest Vegetarian in 2008.

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