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Miranda Tapsell is an Australian actress. She is best known as an Aboriginal and has appeared on stage and screens. She is also famous for her role as Cynthia in the Wayne Blair film The Sapphires and her 2015 performance as Martha Tennant in the Nine Network drama series Love Child. In 2016, she portrayed Fatima in the Stan series Wolf Creek.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Miranda Tapsell was born on December 11, 1987 (age 35 years) in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Her parents are Tony and Barbara Tapsell. When she was five the family moved to Jabiru in West Arnhem Land, where she grew up around Kakadu National Park. In 2004, when she was 16, Tapsell won the Bell Shakespeare Company regional performance scholarship. After finishing school she moved to Sydney to study at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) from where she graduated in 2008.
Miranda Tapsell has been active both on stage and screen, starting with her 2008 performance in Dallas Winmar’s play Yibiyung at the Belvoir Theatre, where she had the title role. In June 2010 she performed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Old Town Hall Ruins, Darwin. Later in that year, she appeared as Ngala in Kamarra Bell-Wykes’ Mother’s Tongue at the Yirra Yaakin Theatre in Perth, a play about a young woman’s connection to her Indigenous heritage.
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Tapsell appeared as Bonita in the mini-series Mabo in 2012 and then in the breakthrough role of Cynthia McRae, one of The Sapphires, Wayne Blair’s film about a group of four Indigenous singers during the Vietnam War era. Tapsell topped the year off with her appearance as Teneka in the second episode of the ABC’s Redfern Now. Back in the theatre in 2013, Tapsell played a dual role (as Gillyagan and Muruli) in Andrew Bovell’s The Secret River at the Sydney Theatre, a performance which earned her a nomination for the Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play.
In 2014 Tapsell took on the role of Elizabeth, a young Indigenous woman, for a short film called Vote Yes which looked at issues around the 1967 referendum on including Aboriginal peoples in the census. The film was screened by the Recognise campaign, the movement seeking to recognize Indigenous Australians in the Australian Constitution.
She appeared in four episodes of the ABC sketch programme Black Comedy. On the stage, she played “Tiny Tim” Cratchit for a performance of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol at the Belvoir Theatre. While she was playing Tiny Tim at night, she was rehearsing for her next performance as a woman called Nona, who finds out her oldest sister is really her mother, in Louis Nowra’s Radiance, also, conveniently, at the Belvoir Theatre.
In 2014 Miranda Tapsell became a member of the cast of the Channel 9 drama series Love Child, set in the 1960s. Her role is as an unmarried pregnant Indigenous woman, Martha Tennant, who ends up in a ward with several other unwed women in a fictitious hospital in Sydney’s King’s Cross at a time when it was taboo to be pregnant and not married. Her performance was extremely well received, garnering two Logies in May 2015, Best New Talent and the Graham Kennedy Award For Most Outstanding Newcomer.
On reception of the first she urged the relevant people in the audience to “Put more beautiful people of color on TV and connect viewers in ways which transcend race and unite us,” adding, “That’s the real team Australia.” In 2016 she played Juliet in Justin Fleming’s The Literati for Bell Shakespeare and Griffin’s historic co-production of Molière’s Les Femmes Savantes.
In 2017, 2018, and again in 2019 Miranda Tapsell starred as Charlotte Gibson in the Sydney Theatre Company production from playwright Nakkiah Lui, Black is the New White. Her role is a lawyer with a brilliant career who brings her non-Indigenous, unemployed experimental composer fiancé home to meet her family at Christmas.
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Miranda Tapsell wrote a contribution entitled “Nobody Puts Baby Spice in a Corner” for the 2018 biographical anthology Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia, edited by Anita Heiss and published by Black Inc. In April 2020 Tapsell’s memoir, Top End Girl, was published by Hachette Australia. In 2021 Tapsell was the co-host of the live television special Australia’s Biggest Singalong! with Julia Zemiro.
Miranda Tapsell is married to James Colley, they had their wedding in 2018. Her husband is a comedy writer and producer and they have a child together. Their first child a daughter was born in December 2021. However, Tapsell is a Larrakia woman and lives in Melbourne with her husband James Colley as of January 2023.
Miranda Tapsell net worth
How much is Miranda Tapsell worth? Miranda Tapsell net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an actress. Miranda Tapsell’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $450,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses n Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
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