Stef Dawson

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Stef Dawson
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Stef Dawson delivering a PSA for World Vision (Tara Bitran/Neon Tommy)
Born (1983-12-17) 17 December 1983 (age 37)
Canberra, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Education Canberra Girls' Grammar School
Radford College, Screenwise Film & TV School
University of Wollongong
OccupationActress
Years active2006–present
Notable work
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Lennon Report
Creedmoria
The Paper Store
Wrath

Stef Dawson (born 17 December 1983) is an Australian actress. She portrayed Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2 . [1] She also made a cameo appearance in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire .

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Personal life

Dawson was born in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory and attended the Canberra Girls' Grammar School, [2] Radford College, and Screenwise Film & TV School. She also studied theatre and opera at the University of Wollongong. [3]

Career

Dawson performed in many plays at Short and Sweet in Sydney from 2007 to 2009. She made her first short film role as the lead in Chocolates. Later, she landed the lead role as the title character in the short film Ophelia and also, received a role in The Consulate as Sarah Rael. She landed a role in All Saints as Tully McIntyre; where she made her television debut in the episode, "The Blink of an Eye". Dawson made another television appearance in Out of Blue as a guest role, and in Swift and Shift Couriers as Kylie Brown in the episode "The Polar Bear Suit". Dawson then landed her first lead in an Australian feature film playing Leah Thompson, in Wrath. Dawson made a film appearance in Foxfur as Pearlwing.

Dawson portrayed Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 . [4] She also made a brief appearance in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire . [5] Dawson next appeared in the microbudget film Creedmoria, which premiered at the 2016 Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, California. [6]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2005GestationSonoraLead role, short
2006ChocolatesThe Girl in The Glass CaseLead role, short
2007OpheliaOpheliaLead role, short
2007The ConsulateSarah RaelLead role, short
2009The Mad Chase: Aka the ChaseLead role, short
2009The RoseMiss WinthorpeShort
2011 Wrath Leah ThompsonLead role
Feature film
2012Sunday Billy Sunday: A MemoirLead roleShort
2012FoxfurPearlwingFeature film
2013Shadow of the MonarchAgent LaceFeature film
2013The BeginningSarahShort
20136 Years, 4 Months & 23 DaysLucy CrossShort
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Annie Cresta Cameo appearance
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Annie Cresta
2014Rage of InnocenceRaven SuttonLead role
Feature film
2014CreedmoriaCandy CahillLead role
Feature film
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Annie Cresta
2016 The Paper Store Annalee Monegan
2017Painted WomanJulie RichardsLead role
Feature film
2016The Lennon ReportBarbara Kammerer
2018 Guardians of the Tomb Milly Piper
2019The DustwalkerSamantha Sharp

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007 All Saints Tully McIntyre1 episode: "The Blink of an Eye"
2008 Out of the Blue Sales Person1 episode: minor Role
2008 Swift and Shift Couriers Kylie Brown1 episode: "The Polar Bear Suit"
2010Keep CreatingHerself
2013The PET Squad FilesAngel Riley1 episode: "The Exorcism of Angel Riley"
2016 Cleverman Ash Kerry

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References

  1. Ford, Rebecca (26 August 2013). "Australian Actress Stef Dawson Joins 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  2. Clarke, Jenna. "'Gumleaf mafia' take over Panem". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
  3. Doherty, Megan (28 August 2013). "From the 'bush capital' to 'The Capitol'". The Canberra Times . Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 28 August 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
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  5. Ford, Rebecca (26 August 2013). "Australian Actress Stef Dawson Joins 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  6. Nolfi, Joey. "Hunger Games actress Stef Dawson steals French fries in exclusive Creedmoria clip". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly Inc. Retrieved 4 October 2016.