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submitted by George Poulos on 21.10.2004

Claudia Karvan. Kytherian Acting icon?

Claudia Karvan. Kytherian Acting icon?
Copyright (2002) Www.claudiakarvan.info

An article by Tim Blair in the Bulletin (Dec 2003) confirms that "Karvan’s family emigrated to Australia from Greece".

http://bulletin.ninemsn.com.au/bulletin/eddesk.nsf/All/D35986E38DAFDB5CCA256DEB007D1AD4!open

According to the web-site at

http://nicloe.com/diary/?entry=9

during a recent (September, 3, 2002, Channel 10, 8:30pm, Sydney) televison forum on What Women Want Claudia Karvan revealed that her family came from Kythera.

Claudia was born on May 19th 1972, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Claudia has worked in film since she was 14 years of old.

Her Filmography includes:

Films

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) (scenes deleted) - Sola Naberrie
Risk (2000) - Louise Roncoli
Strange Planet (1999) - Judy
Passion (1999) - Alfhild de Luce
Paperback Hero (1998) - Ruby Vale
Two Girls and a Baby (1998) - Catherine
Flynn (1996) - Penelope Watts
Natural Justice: Heat (1996) - Asta Cadell
Dating the Enemy (1996) - Tash
Lust and Revenge (1996) - Georgina Oliphant
Exile (1994) - Jean
Broken Highway (1993) - Catherine
The Nostradamus Kid (1993) - Beat Girl
Touch Me (1993) - Christine
The Heartbreak Kid (1993) - Christina Papadopoulos
Redheads (1992) - Lucy
Holidays on the River Yarra (1990) - Elsa
The Big Steal (1990) - Joanna Johnson
High Tide (1988) - Ally
Echoes of Paradise (1987) - Julie
Going Down (1983) - Disgruntled Child
Molly (1983) - Maxie Ireland

Television - mini series

"My Brother Jack" (2001) - Cressida Morley
"The Violent Earth" (1998) - Jeanne

Television - series

"The Secret Life of Us" (2001) - Dr. Alex Christensen
"Natural Justice" (1995) - Asta Cadell
"The Last Resort" (1988)

Television - film

Never Tell Me Never (1998) - Janine Shepherd
Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988) - Amanda

Television - guest appearances

"Rove Live" (2000) - "Herself" (episode # 2.11) 1/5/2001
"The Bob Downe Show" (2000) - "Herself" (episode # 1.17) 1/4/2001
"Farscape" (1999) - "Natira" in episode: "Liars, Guns and Money: Part 3: "Plan B" (episode # 2.21) 19/1/2001
"Farscape" (1999) - "Natira" in episode: "Liars, Guns and Money: Part 2: "With Friends Like These..." (episode # 2.20) 12/1/2001
"Farscape" (1999) - "Natira" in episode: "Liars, Guns and Money: Part 1: "A Not So Simple Plan" (episode # 2.19) 5/1/2001
"The Big Schmooze" (2000) - "Herself" (episode # 1.12) 29/7/2000
"The Lost World" (1999) - "Catherine Reilly" in episode: "Time After Time" (episode # 1.14) 12/2/2000
"Fallen Angels" (1997) - "Yvonne" in episode: "Baby It's You" 4/4/1997
"G.P." (1988) in episode: "Sing Me A Lullaby"

A great Claudia Karvan Photo Gallery, can be found at,

http://www.claudiakarvan.info/gallery/index.php?content=promo

Since the release of the television series, The Secret Life of Us, Claudia has become an Australian televison icon.

Does anyone have any further information about her Kytherian origins?

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