Sarah Snook (born 1 December 1987) is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles in the films Sisters of War (2010), Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013), Predestination (2014), The Dressmaker (2015), and Steve Jobs (2015). For Predestination, she won the AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. In 2018, she began starring in the HBO drama series Succession.
Snook on 24 September 2012
|Education||Scotch College |
National Institute of Dramatic Art
Life and careerEdit
Snook was born in Adelaide, Australia and grew up in a house on Shepherds Hill Road, Eden Hills. She attended St John's Grammar School (Belair) and Scotch College (Torrens Park), and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (Sydney) in 2008.
While at NIDA, Snook performed in stage productions of Macbeth and Gallipoli. She subsequently appeared in King Lear with the State Theatre Company of South Australia and as Saint Joan in the Sydney Theatre Company's production in 2018.
She has starred in the films Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013), Predestination (2014), and Jessabelle (2014). Snook currently plays a lead role in the HBO series Succession, as Siobhan "Shiv" Roy.
|2009||All Saints||Sophie||Episode: 'Curve Balls'|
|2010||Sisters of War||Lorna Whyte||TV Film |
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama
Nominated - Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent
|2011||Packed to the Rafters||Jodi Webb||Episodes: 'The Dollhouse' and 'In With the New'|
|2011||Blood Brothers||Debbie Franklin|
|2011||My Place||Minna Muller||Episode: 'Henry 1878'|
|2013||Redfern Now||Officer Sarah Donaldson||Episode: 'Dogs of War'|
|2014||The Moodys||Louise||Episode: 'Happy Anniversary Kevin & Maree'|
|2015||The Secret River||Sal Thornhill||Based on the novel by Kate Grenville|
|2015||The Beautiful Lie||Anna||Re-imagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina|
|2016||Black Mirror||Medina||Episode: "Men Against Fire"|
|2018–present||Succession||Siobhan "Shiv" Roy||Main cast|
- 2011 Logie Awards Nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent
- 2012 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama for 'Sisters of War'
- 2013 FCCA Award Winner of Best Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
- 2013 AACTA Award Nomination for Best Lead Actress for 'Not Suitable for Children'
- 2014 AACTA Award Winner of Best Lead Actress for 'Predestination'
- 2015 AFCA Award Winner of Best Supporting Actress for 'These Final Hours'
- Casts, Pocket. ""An Inconvenient Truth Hurts" (with Tarell Alvin McCraney) - Keep It!". Pocket Casts. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
- Miller, Julie. "Succession: The Real-Life Tragedy That Inspired the Finale's Twist". HWD. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
- NIDA Alumni: Graduates from 2000-2009, nida.edu.au; accessed 21 December 2016.
- Harris, Samela "King Lear" (review), AdelaideNow, 9 November 2009; accessed 11 January 2016
- "Saint Joan". Sydney Theatre Company. STC.
- Shand, John (10 June 2018). "St Joan review: Savage dares to remake Shaw's play in Joan's image". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- Wilson, Mike (2 March 2015). "[Review] Hope Is Found Within 'These Final Hours'".
- Sarah Snook: 'I'm gonna sit and learn', theguardian.com, 17 February 2015; accessed 11 January 2016.
- "AACTA Winners & Nominees - 4th AACTA Awards". AFI / AACTA. AACTA. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015.