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Full Name Sigrid Thornton
Date of Birth February 12, 1959
Age 65 years, 1 months, 2 days
Birthplace Canberra
Country Australia
Horoscope Aquarius

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Sigrid Thornton Biography

Sigrid Thornton is one of the most popular and richest Movie Actress who was born on February 12, 1959 in Canberra, Australia. The Logie Award-winning actress is known for her role in films like Face to Face and TV shows such as SeaChange as well as Over the Hill.

She was in the movie The Getting of Wisdom directed by She appeared in the 1977 film The Getting of Wisdom directed by Bruce Beresford..

Back in Brisbane she attended Twelfth Night Theatre Junior Workshop and In 1970, during the Captain Cook Bicentenary Celebrations, Thornton appeared before Queen Elizabeth II as Rosa Campbell-Praed in Looking Glass on Yesterday. Thornton was a student of noted theatre director, Joan Whalley.

She acted in TV series Homicide and Division 4 in 1975. She also appeared on The Sullivans, as Elizabeth “Buffy” Turnbull.

She has two children with names like Ben as well as Jaz.

NameSigrid Thornton
First NameSigrid
Last NameThornton
OccupationMovie Actress
BirthdayFebruary 12
Birth Year1959
Place of BirthCanberra
Home Town
Birth CountryAustralia
Birth SignAquarius
Full/Birth Name
ParentsMerle Thornton, Neil Thornton
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseTom Burstall
Children(s)Jaz Burstall, Ben Burstall

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In his book The Big Shift, about changing Australian demographics and culture, Bernard Salt coined the term the “Sigrid factor” pointing out that Australian towns in which movies had been made featuring Thornton had prospered since that time. More broadly he referred to changing Australian cultural values which were well reflected in the types of places in which Sigrid Thornton had acted: the Riverland during the 1980s All the Rivers Run and the coast in the 2000s SeaChange.

Sigrid Thornton Net Worth

Sigrid Thornton is one of the richest Movie Actress from Australia. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Sigrid Thornton's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Her name was picked up by director Joan Whalley while a member of the Twelfth Night Theatre Junior Workshop.

She is famous for her work with charities , such as Royal Children’s Hospital.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeMovie Actress
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

A 1980 she appeared as Roslyn Coulson in the Australian television drama Prisoner (known overseas as Prisoner: Cell Block H). Thornton starred in 1981 in Duet for Four. 1982 saw her take on the roles of Jessica Harrison in the films The Man from Snowy River and its sequel in 1988 The Man from Snowy River II. 1983 marked an appearance in Street Hero. She starred in 1983’s miniseries All the Rivers Run. 1986 saw her in The Lighthorsemen, the TV adaptation of Nevil Shute’s novel The Far Country, Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Slate, Wyn & Me.

From 1988 to 1991 she appeared as Amelia Lawson in the American television drama series Paradise. Syndication of All the Rivers Run and The Man from Snowy River and The Man from Snowy River II brought her to a wider international audience.

Sigrid Thornton's Height & Physical Stats

Sigrid Thornton height 5 ft 5 in Sigrid weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height5 ft 5 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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In 1977, Thornton made her film debut as Wendy in The FJ Holden directed by Michael Thornhill, and in the same year as Maria in the film adaptation of Henry Handel Richardson’s colonial Australian novel, The Getting of Wisdom (1977) directed by Bruce Beresford. In 1978, Thornton appeared in the Australian television sequel of the British comedy series Father, Dear Father in Australia and Cop Shop,. The same year she played Angela in the film Snapshot (aka The Day After Halloween) directed by Simon Wincer, for which role she was nominated for Australian Film Awards Best Actress in a Feature Film in 1979.

In 2002 Thornton starred in Australian thriller The Pact, directed by Strathford Hamilton, written by Hugh O’Brien.

Who is Sigrid Thornton Dating?

According to our records, Sigrid Thornton married to Tom Burstall. As of February 1, 2024, Sigrid Thornton’s is not dating anyone.

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In 1991 she starred in Over the Hill directed by George T. Miller and in 1996, Love in Ambush directed by Carl Shultz. She starred as Laura Joy Gibson in the Australian television series SeaChange from 1998 to 2000, winning the Most Outstanding Actress award in 1999 and 2000.

Interesting Facts about Sigrid Thornton

  1. Sigrid Thornton is an Australian actress born in 1959.
  2. She has won four Logie Awards for her acting work.
  3. Thornton starred in the hit TV series “SeaChange”.
  4. She has appeared in over 80 film and television productions.
  5. Thornton was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2014.
  6. Her breakout role was in the film “The Man from Snowy River”.
  7. Thornton has also worked as a director and producer.
  8. She studied drama at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
  9. Thornton is known for her activism on environmental issues.
  10. In 2020, she returned to TV with a role in “Wentworth”.

Facts & Trivia

Sigrid Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Australia. Sigrid Thornton celebrates birthday on February 12 of every year.

Thornton’s stage performances include a 2002/03 touring production of The Blue Room directed by Simon Phillips for the Melbourne Theatre Company opposite Marcus Graham. In 2009 she made her debut with Opera Australia in its production at Melbourne’s Arts Centre as Desiree Armfeldt in Sondheim and Wheeler’s A Little Night Music, directed by Stuart Maunder.

What is Sigrid Thornton doing now?

She was an Executive Producer on the SEACHANGE reboot and Associate Producer on The ABC mini GREAT EXPECTATIONS – THE UNTOLD STORY. Sigrid is currently serving a second term on the board of the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

How old is Sigrid Thornton now?

63 years (February 12, 1959)

Does Sigrid Thornton have a daughter?

Jaz Burstall

Who is Tom Burstall married to?

Sigrid Thornton

Why did Dan leave Seachange?

David Wenham opted not to renew his contract, so, two episodes into the second series, Diver Dan leaves Pearl Bay for the Galapagos Islands. In his place comes old friend Max Connors and wife Elena (Doris Younane). Max has much to deal with, having left the town years earlier and leaving his family.

Key Events

  1. Sigrid Madeline Thornton (born 12 February 1959) is an Australian film and television actress..

  2. Back in Brisbane she attended Twelfth Night Theatre Junior Workshop and in 1970, during the Captain Cook Bicentenary Celebrations, Thornton appeared before Queen Elizabeth II as Rosa Campbell-Praed in Looking Glass on Yesterday..

  3. She acted in TV series Homicide in 1973 and Division 4 in 1975..

  4. In 1977, Thornton made her film debut as Wendy in The FJ Holden directed by Michael Thornhill, and in the same year as Maria in the film adaptation of Henry Handel Richardson's colonial Australian novel, The Getting of Wisdom (1977) directed by Bruce Beresford..

  5. In 1978, Thornton appeared in the Australian television sequel of the British comedy series Father, Dear Father in Australia and Cop Shop,..

  6. Her television work includes Prisoner (1979–80), All the Rivers Run (1983), SeaChange (1998–2019) and Wentworth (2016–2018)..

  7. The same year she played Angela in the film Snapshot (aka The Day After Halloween) directed by Simon Wincer, for which role she was nominated for Australian Film Awards Best Actress in a Feature Film in 1979. .

  8. Her film appearances include Snapshot (1979), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Street Hero (1984) and Face to Face (2011)..

  9. More broadly he referred to changing Australian cultural values which were well reflected in the types of places in which Sigrid Thornton had acted: the Riverland during the 1980s All the Rivers Run and the coast in the 2000s SeaChange. .

  10. In 1980, she appeared as Roslyn Coulson in the Australian television drama Prisoner (known overseas as Prisoner: Cell Block H)..

  11. Thornton starred in 1981 in Duet for Four..

  12. In 1982, she took on the roles of Jessica Harrison in the films The Man from Snowy River and its sequel in 1988 The Man from Snowy River II..

  13. In 1983, she marked an appearance in Street Hero..

  14. She starred in 1983's miniseries All the Rivers Run. 1986 saw her in The Lighthorsemen, the TV adaptation of Nevil Shute's novel The Far Country, Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Slate, Wyn & Me. .

  15. She also starred in the American Western series Paradise (1988–91)..

  16. From 1988 to 1991, she appeared as Amelia Lawson in the American television drama series Paradise..

  17. In 1991, she starred in Over the Hill directed by George T..

  18. Miller and in 1996, Love in Ambush directed by Carl Shultz..

  19. She starred as Laura Joy Gibson in the Australian television series SeaChange from 1998 to 2000, winning the Most Outstanding Actress award in 1999 and 2000. .

  20. Thornton's stage performances include a 2002/03 touring production of The Blue Room directed by Simon Phillips for the Melbourne Theatre Company opposite Marcus Graham..

  21. In 2002, Thornton starred in Australian thriller The Pact, directed by Strathford Hamilton, written by Hugh O'Brien. .

  22. In 2003, Thornton appeared in Mittens directed by Emma Freeman..

  23. In 2004, she played a geneticist in a four-episode arc on MDA..

  24. She shaved her head for her role in the 2005 telemovie Little Oberon. .

  25. In 2009 she made her debut with Opera Australia in its production at Melbourne's Arts Centre as Desiree Armfeldt in Sondheim and Wheeler's A Little Night Music, directed by Stuart Maunder..

  26. In 2010, she appeared in Underbelly: The Golden Mile as recurring character Geraldine "Gerry" Lloyd, an Australian Federal Police detective and investigator for the Wood Royal Commission..

  27. In 2011, Thornton starred in Face to Face, an independent Australian film directed by Michael Rymer..

  28. In 2012, she participated in Who Do You Think You Are..

  29. In 2014, she won critical acclaim for her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire for the Black Swan State Theatre Company in Perth..

  30. In 2015, she appeared in the premiere of Stephen Beckett's play Diary of a Nobody, inspired by the 1892 novel The Diary of a Nobody, at the Princess Theatre, Launceston, Tasmania..

  31. She won the AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama for the 2015 miniseries Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door. .

  32. In 2016, Thornton appeared in the fourth season of SoHo drama series Wentworth for seven episodes as a special guest star..

  33. In 2018, she appeared in Anh's Brush with Fame. .

  34. In 2019, Thornton won the Chauvel Award, which acknowledges significant contribution to the Australian screen industry..

  35. In 2021 Thornton would film the feature film Slant and critics praised Thornton's role as 'career best'..

  36. As of September 2022 Sigrid made her stage debut for The Sydney Theatre Company in the premiere stage play The Lifespan of a Fact to rave reviews and in 2023 returns to the stage for Anton Checkov's The Seagull for The Sydney Theatre Company. .