Rachael Blake - The Actor
Rachael Blake is currently in production on Partho Sen-Guptha’s feature film Slam she will next star in Mairi Cameron’s The Second and Simon Baker’s debut feature Breath.
Rachael’s role in the independent feature film Melody, won her the Best Actress Award at the 2014 Montreal Film Festival. Her other feature credits include James Vanderbilt’s feature Truth alongside Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford, and Alex Proyas’ Gods Of Egypt alongside Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gerard Butler, Stephen Lance’s My Mistress, Julia Leigh’s Sleeping Beauty which screened in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Cherry Tree Lane, Pinprick, Summer opposite Robert Carlyle, Derailed with Clive Owen, Alkinos Tsilimidos’ Tom White which earned her nominations for the AFI Award and Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actress, Perfect Strangers, where she won best actress at Fantasporto and Vladivostok International Film Festival, Ray Lawrence’s Lantana her performance in which saw her awarded the AFI Award, IF Award and a nomination for a FCCA Award for Best Actress, Blindman’s Bluff, Paws and Whispering In The Dark.
Rachael has also won both an AFI and Silver Logie for her television work and has appeared in some of Australia’s most popular television series including recently appearing in the second season of Cleverman, the ABC series Rake, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Wildside, Water Rats, Home And Away, Heartbreak High, The Straits and Grass Roots . Her other television credits include The Diplomat, Bon Voyage, Fire, Corrigan, Pacific Drive, Nowhere To Land, The Three Stooges, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Clapham Junction, Suburban Shootout, Inspector Lewis, False Witness, The Prisoner and Hawke.
Rachael has an extensive career as a voice over artist and has narrated many documentaries including the recent Emmy award winning Jabbed.
Rachael was awarded the Centenary Medal for her services to the Australian Film Industry in 2001.