List of All Jacki Weaver Movies and TV Shows

Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver is a well-known Australian actress with a career spanning more than six decades. She was born Jacqueline Ruth Weaver on May 25, 1947, in Sydney, Australia. Weaver had a family that had a great appreciation for the performing arts, and he became very interested in acting at a young age.

She went to Hornsby Girls’ High School where she developed her acting abilities and actively participated in school productions. The basis for her future success in the entertainment industry was built by her early exposure to the theater and her inherent skill.

Personal Information:
Birth Name:            Jacki Weaver
NickName:             N/A
Mother Name:        N/A
Father Name:         N/A
Date of Birth:          25 May 1947
Birth sign:             Gemini
Birth-place:              Sydney, New South Wales
Profession:              Actor
Marital Status:       Married
Hair Colour:              Brown
Eye Colour:               Hazel
Religion:                  Christianity
Ethnicity:                Australian
Weight:                   56 kg
Jacki Weaver Height:                    157 cm
Children:               Dylan Walters
Jacki Weaver Net Worth:$2 Million
Jacki Weaver Spouse:Sean Taylor


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Father Stu


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American MurdererJeanne
Back to the OutbackJackie the Crocodile (voice)
Penguin BloomJan


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Stage MotherMaybelline
The Grudge (2020)


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Out of BlueMiriam Rockwell


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Bird Box
GoldstoneThe Mayor
Irreplaceable You
Life of the Party (2018)Sandy
The Deep Mad DarkLydia Prince-RichardTM
The Olive SistersJoy
The Polka KingMarla’s Mother in Law


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Small CrimesIrma Denton
The Disaster ArtistCarolyn Minnott


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Secret CityCatriona BaileyTV
Sister CitiesMary Baxter


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Blunt TalkRosalie WinterTV
Last Cab to DarwinDr. Farmer


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Florence Has Left the BuildingFlorence
GracepointSusan WrightTV
HauntJanet Morello
Magic in the MoonlightGrace
Maya the Bee MovieBuzzlina Von Beena (English version) (voice)
Six Dance Lessons in Six WeeksIrene Mossbecker
The Voices


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ParklandMarguerite Oswald
StokerAunt Gwendolyn ‘Gin’ Stoker
The McCarthysMarjorie McCarthyTM


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Silver Linings PlaybookDolores Solitano
The Five-Year EngagementSylvia Dickerson-Barnes


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Animal KingdomJanine ‘Smurf’ Cody
Summer CodaJen


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Early CheckoutCleaner


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Three Blind MiceBernie


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Hammer BayAileen BlakelyTV


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The Two-Wheeled Time MachineOld Alice


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The PerfectionistBarbara Gunn


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The ChallengeRasa BertrandTV


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Abra CadabraPrimrose Buttercup (voice)


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Squizzy TaylorDolly


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Tickled PinkTV


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Trial by MarriageJoanTV
Water Under the BridgeMaggie McGheeTM


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The Dick Emery Show in AustraliaVarious CharactersTV


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Alvin PurpleEmilyTV
Do I Have to Kill My Child?TM
Up the ConvictsTV


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Picnic at Hanging RockMinnie
Polly My LovePollyTM
The Last of the AustraliansSandy / GillieTV
The RemovalistsMarilyn Carter


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PetersenSusie Petersen


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Alvin PurpleSecond Sugar Girl


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Matlock PoliceGail Hemming / Kathy Marcus / Lindy RobinsonTV
The Comedy GameTV


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Division 4Thea Kemp / Val SmithTV


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HomicideAnne Johnson / Annette Bishop / HettieTV
The SchoolmistressTM


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Rise to Prominence in Australian Cinema

When Weaver made her theatrical debut in the Australian drama “They’re a Weird Mob” (1966), her professional acting career officially got underway in the late 1960s. She received recognition and praise from critics for her performances in a number of Australian films throughout the 1970s, leading to multiple nominations and awards.

The films “Stork” (1971), “Picnic at Hanging Rock” (1975), and “Caddie” (1976) are noteworthy examples from this era. She became one of Australia’s most renowned actors thanks to her flexibility and capacity to play a variety of characters.

Challenges and Career Breakthrough

Weaver encountered difficulties getting into the international film scene despite her success in Australia. She didn’t receive great acclaim outside of her home nation until the 2010s.

The character of Janine “Smurf” Cody in the 2010 crime drama “Animal Kingdom” marked her big break. She was propelled to international fame by her captivating portrayal as the matriarch of a criminal family, which garnered her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Hollywood Success and Critical Acclaim

Weaver attracted a lot of attention in Hollywood after receiving a nomination for an Academy Award and was presented with other options. With her performances in movies like “Silver Linings Playbook” (2012), “Stoker” (2013), and “Magic in the Moonlight” (2014), she continues to dazzle viewers and reviewers alike.

She was able to switch between dramatic, comedic, and suspenseful roles with ease thanks to her versatility as an actress, making her a highly sought-after talent in the business.

Television Career and Acclaim

Weaver achieved amazing success on the big screen, but she also made important contributions to television. She was recognized with an AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama in 2013 for her work in the Australian television program “Secret City.” She further cemented her status as one of Australia’s most versatile and accomplished actors with her success in television acting.

Later Career and Continued Recognition

As the years went by, Weaver’s career continued to thrive. She took on a range of challenging roles, captivating audiences with her exceptional talent and dedication to her craft. Her contributions to the entertainment industry were recognized with numerous awards and accolades, further solidifying her status as an acting icon.

  • 1978, Logie Awards — Best Individual Performance by an Actress: Winner
  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actress: Winner
  • 1976, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Winner
  • 1972, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance: Winner
  • 2013, AACTA Awards — Raymond Longford Award: Winner
  • 2010, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2011, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Nominee
  • 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2012, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Personal Life and Legacy

Beyond her acting achievements, Weaver is known for her warmth and kindness, earning her the admiration of colleagues and fans alike. Throughout her career, she has remained a beloved figure in the Australian and global entertainment spheres, inspiring generations of aspiring actors and actresses

The fact that Jacki Weaver has survived for so long is a testimonial to her love of the arts, her commitment to her craft, and her unflinching dedication to giving strong and enduring performances on stage and film..