Biography

Melissa Jaffer is an Australian actress. She is best known for her television roles, but has also appeared in many Australian films.

Jaffer has made many appearances in television series, including Kings, Mother and Son, G. P., Brides of Christ, Grass Roots and All Saints. Jaffer is probably best known to international audiences for her role as aging mystic Utu-Noranti Pralatong in the science fiction series Farscape.

In 1976, Jaffer tied for the first AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role opposite Jacki Weaver for her performance in Caddie. In 1980 she played the part of Cousin Edie in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's children's television series The Nargun and the Stars.

In the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road she played the role of "Keeper of the Seeds". The short film Dear Life is her latest project.

Melissa Jaffer is an Australian actress. She is best known for her television roles, but has also appeared in many Australian films.

Jaffer has made many appearances in television series, including Kings, Mother and Son, G. P., Brides of Christ, Grass Roots and All Saints. Jaffer is probably best known to international audiences for her role as aging mystic Utu-Noranti Pralatong in the science fiction series Farscape.

In 1976, Jaffer tied for the first AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role opposite Jacki Weaver for her performance in Caddie. In 1980 she played the part of Cousin Edie in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's children's television series The Nargun and the Stars.

In the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road she played the role of "Keeper of the Seeds". The short film Dear Life is her latest project.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1936-12-01

Place of Birth Gladstone, Queensland, Austrailia

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Out Of Love (4 episodes)
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road as Keeper of the Seeds
2003 Snobs (26 episodes) as Gwen
2001 The Farm as Helen Cooper
2000 My Mother Frank as Sister Sebastian
1999 Farscape (25 episodes) as Noranti (1 episode) as Female Pilot (1 episode) as Nilaam
1992 The Distant Home as Mrs. Webster
1986 Land of Hope (10 episodes)
1983 Molly as Aunt Jenny
1982 Starstruck as Mrs. Booth
1978 Weekend of Shadows as Vi
1976 Caddie as Leslie
1975 Ride a Wild Pony as Mrs. Pirie
1974 The Cars That Ate Paris as Beth

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