Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress best known for her film roles including her award-winning lead role in 2004's Somersault, and internationally for her role as Fanny Brawne in Bright Star and her appearance as Sweet Pea in Sucker Punch.
She also had a starring role as Belinda Mulrooney, a shrewd businesswoman who - by the time the Klondike Gold Rush was in full swing - was set up nicely as the hotel, restaurant and sawmill magnate of Dawson, in the period drama miniseries Klondike.
Cornish began an award-winning acting career as a young girl in her native Australia. Since 2004 she has garnered a host of awards including the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress at the FCCA and IF Awards and Best Breakthrough Performance at the 2005 Miami International Film Festival for her role in Somersault.
Cornish received critical acclaim for her role in the 2006 feature Candy, opposite Heath Ledger. She has starred in Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Limitless, W.E., Sucker Punch and Seven Psychopaths.
She can also be seen in the 2014 reboot of the action sci-fi thriller film Robocop as Clara Murphy, the wife of protagonist Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman).