Susie Porter has built a reputation as one of Australia’s most outstanding actors. Her remarkable list of credits includes feature films Summer Coda, Bootman, Better Than Sex, Mullet, Paradise Road, Idiot Box, Two Hands, Feeling Sexy, Monkey’s Mask, Teesh and Trude, the award-winning Little Fish, The Caterpillar Wish and The Turning: On Her Knees. Over the past few years Porter has been seen in the critically acclaimed Ladies in Black, The Second, Cargo, Don’t Tell and Hounds of Love. Susie can currently be seen in the Anthony Hayes directed feature Gold starring alongside Zac Effron. Coming up next will be John Curran’s Mercy Road and Matt Nable’s Transfusion.
Renowned for her exceptional performances across a diverse range of unforgettable characters on the small screen, Porter appears as the calculating and ruthless criminal ‘Marie Winter’ in Wentworth (Series 6-8). She played the lead role in East West 101 (Series 1 – 3), East of Everything, RAN, My Place, Love My Way, The Secret Life of Us, The Jesters (Series 1 and 2), Sisters of War and Underbelly: Squizzy. Other television appearances include the ABC’s excellent mini-series Seven Types of Ambiguity, Pulse and Janet King Series 3; Network Ten’s bikie drama Brothers in Arms; the family series Puberty Blues (Series 1 and 2); the comedies Problems and It’s a Date (Series 2); the telemovie Dangerous Remedy and the Matchbox Productions’ mini-series Hungry Ghosts for SBS. Most recently, Susie appeared in the mini-series The Unusual Suspects and she will soon be seen in Irreverent on Netflix.
Porter has worked with many major theatre companies and her most recent theatre credits include the critically acclaimed Summer of the Seventeenth Doll and That Face.
Porter has been widely acknowledged by her peers and the public with multiple AFIs, IF Awards, Logie Awards and AACTA and FCCA nominations for her work.