Peta Wilson

Actor, Model
Statuesque Australian actress and model Peta Wilson charmed countless TV viewers as a sultry spy in the hit TV series "La Femme Nikita" (USA, 1997-2001), which earned her a cult following around the globe. Following the ... Read more »
Born: 11/18/1970 in Sydney, , AU

Filmography

Actor (22)

Dutch Kills 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

CSI: Miami 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beautiful 2009 (Movie)

Sherrie (Actor)

Gardens of the Night 2008 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Superman Returns 2006 (Movie)

Bobbie-Faye (Actor)

False Pretenses 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 (Movie)

Mina Harker (Actor)

Conde Nast Traveler All-Star Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

La Femme Nikita 1996 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Mercy 2000 (Movie)

Vickie Kittrie (Actor)

The 19th Annual CableACE Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Magic Hour 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sadness of Sex 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Vanishing Point 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Loser 1996 (Movie)

Alyssha Rourke (Actor)

One of Our Own 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Girl Thing (TV Show)

Actor

False Pretenses (Movie)

Diane/Dee Dee (Actor)

Joe and Max (TV Show)

Actor

Malibu Shark Attack (TV Show)

Actor

Woman Undone (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Statuesque Australian actress and model Peta Wilson charmed countless TV viewers as a sultry spy in the hit TV series "La Femme Nikita" (USA, 1997-2001), which earned her a cult following around the globe. Following the show's departure, she kept a relatively low profile on the small screen and in film, though her appearances in films like "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003) and "Superman Returns" (2006) were memorable, thanks in no small part to her sultry presence.

Relationships

James

Son
born c. 2001

Elizabeth

Grandmother
lives with her in Toronto

Damian Harris Director

Companion

Damien Harris

Companion
together from c. 1992 son of actor Richard Harris

Karlene White

Mother
divorced from Wilson's father c. 1982

Darcy Wilson

Father
divorced from Wilson's mother c. 1982

Rob Wilson

Brother
born c. 1973

EDUCATION

studied acting with Arthur Mendoza, Tom Waits and Sylvana Gulado

Milestones

2003

Cast opposite Sean Connery in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" after Monica Bellucci pulled out

2000

Co-starred in "Mercy", directed by Damian Harris; aired on HBO

1997

Cast in title role of the USA Network series "La Femme Nikita"

1995

Acting debut in bit role in "Woman Undone" (Showtime)

1995

Filmed roles in "The Sadness of Sex" (released in 1997) and "Loser" (released in 1996)

1991

Moved to USA

Worked as a model in Australia

Made US stage acting debut in production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love"

Raised in Papau, New Guinea and Sydney, Australia

Bonus Trivia

.

About her audition, production consultant Joel Surnow told People (April 14, 1997): "She was really gnarly, hair flying in every direction. Afterwards, she sat on a chair ... and became the most charming, chatty Australian girl,"

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