|Born||1936 (age 84–85) |
|Other names||Julie Blake|
|Years active||1963–2017, theatre, television and film|
|Prisoner (1981, 1983, 1986)|
Julia Blake (born 1936)is an English-born Australian actress of theatre, television and film. She is known for her small screen role as Nancy McCormack on the Australian drama series Prisoner (Prisoner: Cell Block H), for which she appeared during the final season in 1986. She appeared in two earlier roles in the series, as Evelyn Randall (1981) and Alice Dodds (1983).
She won the 1989 AFI (AACTA) Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries for Eden's Lost , and the 1990 AFI (AACTA) Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role opposite Max von Sydow in the film Father . She also received AFI nominations for Travelling North (1987), Innocence (2000) and The Boys are Back (2009).
Blake was born in Bristol, England, and studied drama at Bristol University.She married the Australian actor, later politician, Terry Norris in England in 1962, and they both moved to Australia, while working in repertory theatre in Yorkshire in 1962 (proquest). She has appeared in roles in theatre since 1963.
In 2018, she and Norris jointly received the Equity Lifetime Achievement Award.Their daughters are the actresses Sarah and Jane Norris.
|1977||The Getting of Wisdom||Isabella Shepherd|
|1979||One More Minute||Mrs. Bailey|
|1984||My First Wife||Kirstin|
|1996||Hotel de Love||Edith Dunne|
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||Heather Hudson|
|2009||The Boys Are Back||Barbara|
|2010||Don't Be Afraid of the Dark||Mrs. Underhill|
|2012||Last Dance||Ulah Lippmann|
|2015||Is This the Real World||Gamma|
|2015||Looking for Grace||Nell|
|2015||A Month of Sundays||Sarah|
|2015||The Dressmaker||Irma Almanac|
|2017||Dance Academy: The Movie||Juliet Jones|
|1964||The Sponge Room||Hilary||TV film|
|1969||Division 4||Stella Palmer||"Farewell Little Chicago"|
|1972–1975||Bellbird||Elaine Thomas||Main role|
|1973||Matlock Police||Jean Williams||"Help"|
|1973||Division 4||Kerri||"Rules of the Game"|
|1974–75||Division 4||Det. Sgt. Joan Palmer / Beverley Lang||"Cleanliness is Next to Godliness", "Unfit to Plead", "The Vickers Way"|
|1975||Matlock Police||April Simpson||"Forget Me Not"|
|1975||Homicide||Juliet||"Speaking Ill of the Dead"|
|1978||Against the Wind||Cook||TV miniseries|
|1978||Cop Shop||TV series|
|1979||Twenty Good Years||Eva Goldman||TV series|
|1980||The Last Outlaw||Mrs. Scott||TV miniseries|
|1980||Locusts and Wild Honey||TV miniseries|
|1981||Holiday Island||Mrs. Simpson||"Zack"|
|1981||Prisoner||Evelyn Randall||5 episodes|
|1982||Women of the Sun||Mrs. McPhee||"Maydina, the Shadow"|
|1983||Under Capricorn||Milly||TV miniseries|
|1983||Prisoner||Alice Dodds||4 episodes|
|1983||Carson's Law||Miss Beasley||"Best Laid Plans"|
|1985||The Dunera Boys||Mum||"1.1", "1.2"|
|1986||Sword of Honour||Jean Rogers||TV miniseries|
|1986||Prisoner||Nancy McCormack||61 episodes|
|1989||Il Magistrato ( The Magistrate )||Jean Shaw||TV miniseries|
|1991||Edens Lost||Eve||TV film|
|1996||The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years||Fee Cleary||TV film|
|1998||A Difficult Woman||Mrs. McKenzie||TV miniseries|
|1998||Driven Crazy||Miss Baker||"Barely There"|
|1999||SeaChange||Tenzin Jetsunma||"Manna from Heaven"|
|2001||Blue Heelers||Dorothy Roberts||"Strays"|
|2003||The Forest||Margot||TV film|
|2004||All Saints||Evelyn Ulrich||"A Place in the Heart"|
|2004||Salem's Lot||Eva Prunier||"1.1", "1.2"|
|2006||The Society Murders||Margaret Wales-King||TV film|
|2007||The Starter Wife||Mrs. Caldecott||TV miniseries|
|2007||City Homicide||Hilda Conway||"The Return"|
|2008–2011||Bed of Roses||Minna Franklin||Main role|
|2010||Hawke||Ellie Hawke||TV film|
|2011||Winners & Losers||Gwen Armstrong||"Happiness is a Delusion"|
|2012||Conspiracy 365||Melba Snipe||"April"|
|2013||Mr & Mrs Murder||Allegra Scaletta||"The Next Best Man"|
|2013||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Hilly McNaster||"Dead Man's Chest"|
|2015||House Husbands||Edith Benson||"4.8"|
|AACTA Awards||1989||AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama||Eden's Lost||Won|
|AACTA Awards||1990||AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Father||Won|
|AFI Awards||1987||Travelling North||Nominated|
|AFI Awards||2009||The Boy's are Back]]||Nominated|
|Equity||2018||Equity Lifetime Acheivement Award||Honoured|
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