Abbie Cornish stars in Discovery Channel's miniseries "Klondike." She also recently starred in the feature film "W.E." as Wally Winthrop. Directed by Madonna, the film is about the relationship between King Edward VIII and divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson.

Australian Abbie Cornish is an acclaimed young actress who has already made her mark in Hollywood. Cornish is best known for her starring roles in the independent Australian films "Candy" (2006), opposite Heath Ledger, and "Somersault" (2004), with Sam Worthington. Both productions garnered her Best Lead Actress awards from the Film Critics Circle of Australia as well as great notice in the U.S. She was also awarded Best Lead Actress from the Australian Film Institute for "Somersault" and received a nomination for "Candy."

Cornish recently wrapped production on the indie drama film "The Girl," directed by David Riker, which features a mother, played by Cornish, forced into running illegal immigrants across the border in order to protect her son from Child Protective Services.

In March of 2011, Cornish starred opposite Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens and Emily Browning in Warner Brothers' 3D sci-fi and action film "Sucker Punch," helmed by Zack Snyder and just prior, Cornish was the female lead with Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper in "Limitless." In 2010, Cornish lent her voice to the animated film "Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole," directed by Zack Snyder.

In the fall of 2009, Cornish starred in Jane Campion's period drama "Bright Star," a true life adaptation of poet John Keats' love affair with a young woman named Fanny Brawne. Cornish received a British Independent Film Award Best Actress nomination and received accolades from some of the most established critics in America, the UK and Australia. "Bright Star" premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, where it was nominated for a Golden Palm Award.

Cornish's acting debut came at the age of fifteen on the Australian Broadcasting Company's television series "Children's Hospital." Shortly thereafter, she co-starred on the ABC series "Wildside," which garnered Cornish her first AFI honor in 1999. In 2003, Cornish earned her second AFI nomination for her guest role on the ABC miniseries "Marking Time." She also appeared in Ridley Scott's "A Good Year," opposite Russell Crowe.

In 2007, she starred opposite Cate Blanchett as the Queen's favorite lady-in-waiting in Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" for Universal Pictures. In 2008 Cornish starred as the female lead in the Paramount Pictures drama "Stop Loss," directed by Kimberly Peirce ("Boys Don't Cry").

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Age: 34 years old
Birthday: August 7, 1982
Height: 5' 6 ½"
Birthplace: Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia

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Abbie Cornish Joins 'Klondike' Cast — The "Limitless" actress will play the female lead in Discovery Channel's first-ever scripted mini-series, based upon Charlotte Gray's book "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike." Read more...

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