Sigrid Thornton

Birth Day February 12th, 1959
Birth Place Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Age 62 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Sigrid Thornton Biography

An Australian film and television actress, Sigrid Madeline Thornton is better known as Sigrid Thornton who is known for her work in films such as "Face to Face" and TV shows like "SeaChange" and "Over the Hill". She was discovered by theatre director Joan Whalley while a member of the Twelfth Night Theatre Junior Workshop. She is known for her work with World Vision, the Royal Children's Hospital, Vision Australia, Reach Foundation, and other charitable causes. She has even won awards like AACTA which she received for the Best Guest for Supporting Actress in the television drama. Additionally, she also starred in the American Western series "Paradise" (1988-1991). She is currently doing a job on the Seachange reboot. Scroll down to read Sigrid's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Personal Life, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an Australian film and television actress.
  • For her work in films such as "Face to Face" and TV shows like "SeaChange" and "Over the Hill". 

Sigrid Thornton, a famous film and TV actress

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Sigrid Thornton Early Life 

Sigrid Thornton took birth on 12th February 1959 with the real name or full name of Sigrid Madeline Thornton. She was born in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (birthplace) however, she was raised in Brisbane (hometown). She holds an Australian nationality and her ethnicity is Australian-white. Likewise, she is from the Christianity religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on the 12th February of every year and she has celebrated her 61st birthday as of 2020. Thus, her present age is 61. As per her birth date, her star sign is Aquarius. Talking about her family, she was born to her parents; MerleThornton (mother), an academic and writer, and Neil Thornton (father), an academic. About her education, she attended St. Peter's Lutheran College. For two years she lived in London, where she was a member of the Unicorn Theatre. Back in Brisbane, she attended Twelfth Night Theatre Junior Workshop.

Sigrid Thornton Career

  • Sigrid Thornton kicks off her acting career in n TV series "Homicide" and "Division 4" in 1975 whereas she made her film debut as Wendy in "The FJ Holden" in 1977 as well as she starred Australian novel, "The Getting of Wisdom" (1977) as Maria.
  • She then starred in the Australian television sequel of the British comedy series "Father, Dear Father in Australia" and "Cop Shop" in 1978 however she played the role of Angela in the film "Snapshot" in the following year.
  • After that, she appeared in the Australian television drama "Prisoner" (known overseas as "Prisoner: Cell Block H") as Roslyn Coulson though, 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".
  • As well, she was seen in the American television drama series "Paradise" in the role of Amelia Lawson from 1988 to 1991.
  • She also 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 in 2014 whereas she starred in the premiere of Stephen Beckett's play "Diary of a Nobody" in 2015.
  • Moreover, she has appeared in several films and TV shows/series like "The Pact" (2002), "Mittens" (2003), "MDA" (2004), "Underbelly: The Golden Mile" (2010), "Face to Face" (2011), and many others.
  • Also, she was seen in the fourth season of the SoHo drama series "Wentworth" for seven episodes as a special guest star in 2016.
  • Later, she returned for season 5 of "Wentworth" as the main cast member and served as the main antagonist in season 6, until her character's death in episode 7, "The Edge".
  • In 2018, she starred in "Anh's Brush with Fame" and in 2019, she appeared in "Lambs of God".
  • Sigrid Thornton is currently working on the Seachange reboot, was named an Officer to the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to the performing arts as a film, television, and stage actor, and to professional arts organizations.

Sigrid Thornton Awards and Achievements 

  • Sammy Award for Best Television Juvenile Performance
  • Silver Logie for Best Actress in a Miniseries/Telemovie
  • AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama

Sigrid Thornton Personal Life

Reflecting on Sigrid Thornton's personal life, she is a married woman. She tied a knot with actor Tom Burstall (husband) with whom she was in a romantic relationship for a long time. The pair has also given birth to two children. Tom's and Sigrid's relationship is outstanding till now and hope it will remain as same as in the future too. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Sigrid Thornton and her husband, Tom Burstall

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Sigrid Thornton Net Worth

Moving towards Sigrid Thornton's net worth, she has a worth of around $18 million as of 2021 whereas she has also a fine amount of salary too which is also around $1,114,955 approx. She has broken the myth that an individual has to reach a certain age to start working and become a global name. She is sincere in her work as her major source of income is from her acting career. She has not done any endorsement work yet.

Sigrid Thornton Body Measurement 

Sigrid Thornton is a beautiful and versatile actress who stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 5 in / 165 cm with a balanced bodyweight of around 121 lb / 55 kg. Blessed with great looks and an amazing goddess-like figure, she can definitely rock any wear she decides to put on. She wears trendy clothes along with the right hair and makeup to look different and elegant than the rest. Graceful woman Sigrid has dark brown hair and eyes color as her body build type is average and her body measurement is 34-25-36 inches.

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