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Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver is a famous Aussie actor.

She was born in Sydney (NSW) on 25 May 1947.

How old is Jacki Weaver?

Jacki Weaver is currently 76 years old.

Early Life

Jacki Weaver was born on May 25, 1947, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Before she became famous, she lived in the suburb of Hornsby in Sydney. She completed her education at Hornsby Girls' High School and received further training at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. During her early years, Weaver worked as a stenographer for a law firm while pursuing her passion for acting through theater performances.

Career

Jacki Weaver is most famous for her role as Janine "Smurf" Cody in the movie "Animal Kingdom" (2010). This role earned her critical acclaim and nominations for several awards including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also appeared in other notable movies such as "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) and "The Disaster Artist" (2017). In "Animal Kingdom," Weaver starred alongside fellow Australian actors, Ben Mendelsohn and Joel Edgerton.

Family Life

Jacki Weaver is the daughter of Edith, a housewife, and Arthur Weaver, who was a Sydney solicitor. She married her first husband, David Price, in 1966, and they had a son named Dylan. Weaver and Price divorced in 1970. Later, she married actor Sean Taylor in 2003. Together, they reside in Sydney, Australia. Weaver's upbringing took place in the suburbs of Sydney, and she continues to call Australia her home.

Trivia

Outside of acting, Jacki Weaver is also a talented opera singer. She has sung in various performances and has been part of the Opera Australia Chorus. In addition to her artistic pursuits, Weaver is known for her involvement in philanthropy. She has been a supporter of several charities, including Make-A-Wish Australia and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Foundation. Weaver actively participates in fundraising events and campaigns to support these causes.


Movies

Jacki Weaver has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: