Samara Weaving (born 23 February 1992) is an Australian actress and model known for her role as Kirsten Mulroney in the Australian-produced BBC TV series Out of the Blue and also for playing Indi Walker on soap opera Home and Away.
Family and early life
Weaving was born in Adelaide, but grew up in Singapore, Fiji and Indonesia. While she was living in Jakarta, Indonesia, she attended primary school there. She then returned to Australia in 2004 and attended Pittwater House School on Sydney's Northern Beaches prior to entering Canberra Girls' Grammar School. She has performed in short films, dance and stage shows, with Singapore Dance Company, Canberra Youth Theatre and school productions. Her uncle is actor Hugo Weaving and her younger sister Morgan is also in the industry.
Weaving played Kirsten Mulroney in the 2008 TV series Out of the Blue, which was commissioned by the BBC. A second series was not commissioned.
In 2009, Weaving began appearing in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, playing Indi Walker. During the 2009 season, Weaving had a recurring role on the show; the following year, she returned to the show joining the cast in a main role before leaving in 2013.
Weaving is currently a model for Australian underwear brand Bonds.
|2008||Out of the Blue||Kirsten Mulroney||48 episodes|
|2009–2013||Home and Away||Indi Walker||336 episodes|
|2011||AACTA Awards||Herself - Presenter|
|2013||The Wright Stuff||Herself - Guest Panelist||Episode #18.4|
|2015||Ash vs Evil Dead||Heather||Season 1 Episodes 8-10: |
"Ashes to Ashes", "Bound in theFlesh", "The Dark One"
|Steps||Samara Weaving||Director, Writer; Video short|
|2014||Growing Young||Minks||Completed; Short film|
|Flex off 2014||Herself||Documentary|
|2015||He Who Has It All||Serena||Post-production; Short film|
|2015||Squirrel Boys||Kelly||3 episodes; Web series|