I don’t have a story about an epiphany in which I suddenly realised I wanted to be an actor. It was much more a case of the idea dawning on me gradually.
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I was a dancer from a young age. My parents were dancers; we were taken to a lot of ballet as children. It occurred to me that what I liked more than dancing the steps was acting the story of whatever particular performance I was taking part in.
I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting ‘Gatsby,’ so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented.
Elizabeth Debicki was born in Paris, France. She is an Australian actress. After making her feature film debut in A Few Best Men, she appeared in The Great Gatsby and starred in Sydney Theatre Company production of The Maids, for which she received a nomination for the Helpmann Award. In 2010, she completed a degree in drama at the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts. In December 2012, she was the subject of a photo shoot for Vogue Australia. She won the best newcomer award at the Sydney Theatre Awards. She plays the lead in an eight-hour television series, The Kettering Incident, and a supporting role, Jed, in a miniseries The Night Manager.
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