Radha Mitchell is an Australian actress best known for her roles in films such as Phone Booth (2002), Man on Fire (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Melinda and Melinda (2004) and Silent Hill (2006).
Mitchell got her start in acting in the role of Cassandra Rushmore on the long-running Australian soap opera Neighbours, in 1994. In 1996–97, she starred as Catherine O'Brien on the same show.
She appeared in Butler, Goat Island, with Val Kilmer; Gus, with Michelle Monaghan; Evidence, opposite Stephen Moyer; and Fugly!, with John Leguizamo.
Ensemble film credits include Big Sur, with Stana Katic, Josh Lucas and Kate Bosworth; The Frozen Ground, opposite John Cusack, Nicholas Cage and Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson; and Olympus Has Fallen, with Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Dylan McDermott, Aaron Eckhart, Ashley Judd, Angela Bassett and Melissa Leo.
Mitchell was also seen in leading roles for the feature films Surrogates, opposite Bruce Willis, and The Crazies, alongside Timothy Olyphant.
In 2009 she co-produced and starred in the indie The Waiting City, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and screened for the closing gala of the 2010 Indian Film Festival Los Angeles (IFFLA).
She has also starred in such features as The Children of Huang Shi, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Chow Yun-Fat; Henry Poole is Here, with Luke Wilson; Feast of Love, alongside Morgan Freeman and Greg Kinnear; Silent Hill, in the leading role; Finding Neverland, opposite Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet and Dustin Hoffman; Man of Fire, with Denzel Washington; the innovative feature film Phone Booth, alongside Colin Farrell, Pitch Black, starring Vin Diesel; and in an acclaimed dual performance as both the comic and tragic leads in Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda.
Past notable film credits include the independent feature Dead Heat, opposite Kiefer Sutherland and Anthony LaPaglia; When Strangers Appear, alongside Josh Lucas; Nobody's Baby, with Gary Oldman and Skeet Ulrich; Mozart and the Whale, opposite Josh Hartnett; and Rodrigo Garcia's Ten Tiny Love Stories.
On television Mitchell starred with Hank Azaria and Donald Sutherland in NBC's critically acclaimed miniseries, Uprising, for director Jon Avnet.
She gave a memorable performance in the role of Syd, the young editorial assistant who falls in love with Ally Sheedy's heroin-addicted photographer character in Lisa Cholodenko's critically acclaimed High Art.
And her role in Emma-Kate Croghan's romantic comedy, Love and Other Catastrophes, was highly praised at both the Cannes and Sundance film festivals.
In 2013 she had a starring role as Marta Walraven, a stay-at-home mom who learns that her husband was a mobster and soon finds herself in the world of organised crime as she takes her revenge on those who murdered him and continues his work to protect her family, in the short-lived crime drama television series Red Widow.
Originally hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Mitchell currently resides in Southern California.