Julie Eckersley

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Julie Eckersley is an Australian actress, comedian and writer and producer.[1] She has appeared in comedy shows including Let Loose Live, The Wedge and Newstopia, and in the drama City Homicide. In addition to her acting, she has written for episodes of The Wedge and Let Loose Live and produced the award-winning series Nowhere Boys.[2]

Background and career[edit]

Along with Trevor Stuart, she appeared on stage in the Secret Death of Salvador Dali.[3][4] In March 2004, their performance at Griffin Theatre and Strut & Fret Production House, SBW Stables was reviewed by Bryce Hallett for the Sydney Morning Herald.[5]

In 2008 Eckersley performed in the one woman show Bombshells for the Melbourne Theatre Company.[citation needed] She has performed nationally and internationally for companies including Bell Shakespeare, Riverside London, QTC, MTC, La Boite, Grin and Tonic, B Sharp the Griffin Theatre.[citation needed] Her television appearances include, Carla Cametti PD, City Homicide, Blue Heelers, Little Oberon and Let Loose Live and Rebel Wilson's comedy series, Bogan Pride. She has been awarded a 4MBS award and a Matilda award in 2000 for her performance as Rosalind in Shakespeare's As You Like It and for her performance in The Secret Death of Salvador Dali.[6] She performed in Harvest Rain Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing in 1999.

Eckersley is a producer at Matchbox Pictures where she has produced a range of shows in different genres including documentary, comedy, animation and drama.[7] She was the producer for Nowhere Boys, Zuzu & the Supernuffs and The Real Housewives of Melbourne.[7]


Eckersley produced Nowhere Boys, which won the 2015 Kidscreen Award for Best New Tweens/Teens Series.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Dead Gorgeous Agatha
2007 Newstopia Various
City Homicide Rita Soloman
2006 The Wedge Various Also writer
2005 Little Oberon Poppy
Let Loose Live Various Also Writer
2003 Razor Eaters Jenny
1996 Fire Reporter Episode: War of the Worlds III

Recent activity[edit]

In Bunghole, she had multiple roles as actress, comedian, producer and writer.[8] Eckersley is currently a producer of the Family Law series.[9]


  1. ^ "Session Announcement: Benjamin Law, Julie Eckersley and the SBS team". screenfutures.com. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  2. ^ a b "More awards for Nowhere Boys, Dance Academy". if.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  3. ^ Theatre Record, Volume 22, Issues 10-18 Page 928
  4. ^ Theatre Record, Volume 22, Issues 10-18 Page Page 1118
  5. ^ The Sydney Morning Herald March 26, 2004 The Secret Death of Salvador Dali, Griffin Theatre By Bryce Hallett
  6. ^ "Matilda Awards - Archives of Winners & Nominees". 
  7. ^ a b "Julie Eckersley". Screen Forever. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  8. ^ Screen ArtsHub Friday 6 May 2016 Round three of the HIVE initiative is announced, getting all meta on art, fantasy, regret and a potent desire for revenge. A mirror of the times
  9. ^ "Filming begins for new SBS Comedy Series The Family Law". if.com.au. Retrieved 2017-06-16. 

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