Deborra-Lee Furness Movies and Career Information
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Deborra-Lee Furness is an Australian actress, director and producer. Furness graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts New York in 1981. She met actor Hugh Jackman when they co-starred on the Australian series Correlli in 1995. Furness and Jackman married in February 1996. After Furness had two miscarriages, they have adopted two children: Oscar Maximilian Jackman (born 15 May 2000) and Ava Eliot Jackman (born 10 July 2005). Furness is also a partner in the production company Jackman founded with John Palermo, Seed Productions. In 2000 Furness was nominated for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role in a Television Drama award at the Australian Film Institute awards. In 2006 the Australian Film Institute nominated Furness as Best Supporting Actress for her role in Ray Lawrence's Jindabyne. She lost to Susie Porter for The Caterpillar Wish. Furness won the same award however at the Film Critics Circle of Australia awards.