Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver (born 25 May 1947) is an Australian stage, television and film actress. Weaver has won three Australian Film Institute awards and a National Board of Review award for her role in Animal Kingdom. Weaver also won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress for this role, making her one of the only Australians to win this award for a role in an Australian film. Weaver was subsequently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for this role, making her the first Australian since Geoffrey Rush in ‘Shine’ to be nominated for a performance in an Australian film.