LCT and Broadway: debut. Theater: more than 18 years with the Sydney and Melbourne Theater companies, in productions including Sylvia, The Sisters Rosensweig, The Grapes of Wrath, A Doll's House, Proof (Green Room Award). Film: Burning Man, Beautiful Kate (Australian Film Institute Award), Blow, The Rookie, Me Myself I, Hilary and Jackie (Academy Award nomination), Amy, Among Giants, My Son the Fanatic, My Best Friend's Wedding, Jude, Children of the Revolution, Very Annie Mary, Muriel's Wedding (Australian Film Critics and Film Institute awards), Tulip (as writer and director - Best Short Film, Palm Springs and Toronto Film festivals), Roundabout (as director - Best Short Film Award, Australian Film Critics Circle and Melbourne Film Festival). TV: "Brothers & Sisters" (two Emmy, three Golden Globe and AFI International Award nominations), "Six Feet Under" (Golden Globe and SAG Awards, plus two Emmy nominations), "Angel Rodriguez" for HBO. Native of Melbourne, Australia, and graduate of Victoria College, Melbourne (Bachelor of Arts in drama and design).