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Odessa Young
Odessa Young
is an Australian
Australian
actress. She is known for her roles in the 2015 feature films Looking for Grace
Looking for Grace
and The Daughter, the latter of which earned her an AACTA Award for Best Actress
Actress
in a Leading Role.[1][2]

Contents

1 Career 2 Filmography

2.1 Film 2.2 Television

3 Awards and nominations 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] Odessa Young
Odessa Young
started acting at the age of 11.[3] She acted in television series such as Wonderland and Tricky Business before making the transition into feature film work.[4] In 2015, she co-starred in the film The Daughter with Geoffrey Rush and Sam Neil.[5][6] Also in 2015, she acted alongside Radha Mitchell in Looking for Grace, where she played the titular role.[7][8] Later that year, she was dubbed "Australia's brightest rising star" by Elle Magazine.[9] For her role in The Daughter, Young attracted considerable critical acclaim[10] and won Best Actress
Actress
in a Leading Role at the 2016 AACTA Awards.[11] Her performance in The Daughter also earned her an award for Best Actress
Actress
from the Australian
Australian
Film Critics Association.[12] In 2017, Young starred as Genevieve in the web series High Life; for her performance, she won an IAWTV Award for Best Lead Actress
Actress
– Drama.[13] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2007 The Rose of Ba Ziz Girl Short film

2014 Blood Pulls a Gun Alice

2015 The Daughter Hedvig Finch

2015 Looking for Grace Grace

2017 High Life Genevieve Web series

2017 Sweet Virginia Maggie

2018 Assassination Nation Lily

2018 Richard Says Goodbye

Post-production

TBA A Million Little Pieces Lilly Post-production

TBA Charlie Says

Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2009 My Place Alexandra Owen 1 episode

2012 Tricky Business Emma Christie 13 episodes

2014 The Moodys Fran 1 episode

2015 Wonderland Lucy Wallace 3 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result Refs

2016 AACTA Awards Best Actress
Actress
in a Leading Role The Daughter Won [14]

2017 International Academy of Web Television Best Lead Actress
Actress
– Drama High Life Won [15]

References[edit]

^ "Seventeen-year-old Aussie Odessa Young
Odessa Young
is learning the ropes from Hollywood's biggest stars". Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ Bunbury, Stephanie (2016-01-22). "Why Odessa Young, star of Looking for Grace and The Daughter, is one to watch". Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ Herald, New Zealand. "Meet Australia's next great actress Odessa Young". m.nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 2016-07-31.  ^ Collins, Laura (2016-02-10). " Odessa Young
Odessa Young
Is Australia's Brightest Rising Star". Elle. Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ "Jim Schembri interviews Simon Stone and Odessa Young". Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ "Young, 17: 'I don't think I've missed out'". Daily Telegraph. 2016-02-20. Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ India (2016-07-22). "Why Radha Mitchell, Sue Brooks and Odessa Young Are Looking for Grace
Looking for Grace
in Venice". Huffington Post India. Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ M, Adnan (2015-09-20). "TIFF 2015: Odessa Young
Odessa Young
Explores 'Looking for Grace'". The Arts Guild. Retrieved 2016-07-22.  ^ " Australian
Australian
Actress
Actress
Odessa Young
Odessa Young
Is One To Watch". ELLE. Retrieved 2017-10-07.  ^ " Australian
Australian
actress Odessa Young
Odessa Young
on fashion and Hollywood". Vogue.com.au. 2017-02-17. Retrieved 2017-10-08.  ^ "Mel Gibson and Hacksaw Ridge clean up at AACTA Awards". ABC News. 2016-12-07. Retrieved 2017-10-07.  ^ "Odessa Young". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-07.  ^ "Home". International Academy of Web Television. Retrieved 2017-10-07.  ^ "Odessa Young". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-09.  ^ "2017 Winners & Nominees". 

External links[edit]

Odessa Young
Odessa Young
on IMDb Odessa Young
Odessa Young
talks to Vogue

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AACTA Award for Best Actress
Actress
in a Leading Role

Monica Maughan (1971) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(1972) Judy Morris (1973) Julie Dawson (1974/1995) Helen Morse (1976) Pat Bishop (1977) Angela Punch McGregor (1978) Michele Fawdon (1979) Tracy Mann (1980) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1981) Noni Hazlehurst (1982) Wendy Hughes (1983) Angela Punch McGregor (1984) Noni Hazlehurst (1985) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1986) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1987) Nadine Garner
Nadine Garner
(1988) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1989) Catherine McClements
Catherine McClements
(1990) Sheila Florance
Sheila Florance
(1991) Lisa Harrow (1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Toni Collette
Toni Collette
(1994) Jacqueline McKenzie
Jacqueline McKenzie
(1995) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1996) Pamela Rabe
Pamela Rabe
(1997) Deborah Mailman
Deborah Mailman
(1998) Sacha Horler
Sacha Horler
(1999) Pia Miranda
Pia Miranda
(2000) Kerry Armstrong (2001) Maria Theodorakis (2002) Toni Collette
Toni Collette
(2003) Abbie Cornish
Abbie Cornish
(2004) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2005) Emily Barclay
Emily Barclay
(2006) Joan Chen
Joan Chen
(2007) Monic Hendrickx (2008) Frances O'Connor (2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(2011) Deborah Mailman
Deborah Mailman
(2012) Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne
(2013) Sarah Snook
Sarah Snook
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Odessa Young
Odessa Young
(2016) Emma

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