Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress, model, and rapper, also known by her rap name Dusk. She is also an author and is known for her relationship with her actor colleague Ryan Phillippe. Read on for more information about her biography, family, height, and other quick facts.
Abbie Cornish Bio
The pretty model was born on August 7, 1982, in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia, as the second of five children – three boys and two girls – of her parents Abbie Cornish. Her parents are Barry and Shelley Cornish. Her birth sign is Leo and she also carries the rap name Dusk or MC Dusk. As she was born in Australia, she has Australian nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Abbie grew up on a farm in Newcastle, New South Wales, where she fell in love with animals. Her love for animals was so deep that she became a vegetarian and refused to eat meat for animal welfare reasons. And although she reversed her decision to become a vegetarian after a while (in later years), she remained a champion of the cause of saving animals.
In 2016 Abbie went one step further and became an ambassador for the animal welfare group Voiceless, with whom she is working to ensure that animals are protected and treated with a little more dignity. In the interviews she gives at public events, you could see her talk about this. Her parents were divorced when she was 16 years old and she felt that it was better for her to separate than to have a dysfunctional family while she was still trying to live together.
Abbie Cornish Career
Abbie became interested in modeling at the age of 13 after she made it to the finals of a dolly magazine competition. She then tried her hand at acting at the age of 15, and her first acting job was on the television series Children’s Hospital of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in 1997. She also starred regularly in the crime TV series Wildside, which not only won her the Australian Film Institute’s Young Actor’s Award in 1999 but also a role in her film debut in 2000 with The Monkey’s Mask. From then on she became an instant success, playing one role after another and starring in several films and television shows. Some of her movies and television series are Outriders (2001), Horseplay (2003), Somersault (2004), Candy (2006), A Good Year (2006), Stop-Loss (2008), Bright Star (2009), Sucker Punch (2011), Seven Psychopaths (2012), RoboCop (2014), Lavender (2016), Geostorm (2017), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).
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Abbie has also won several awards and nominations for her decent efforts in the film industry. She received her first nomination and award in a film in 2004 for her role in the movie Somersault, in which she played the role of a runaway teenager. She won the Australian Film Institute Awards, the Inside Film Award, and the Film Critics Circle of Australia for Best Actress, and she also won the Miami Film Festival Breakthrough Award. Her performance in Bright Star (2009) earned her nine nominations for Best Actress – including the International Cinephile Society Award, the San Diego Film Critics Society Award (two of which came in second place), the British Independent Film Award, the Australian Film Institute Award, the National Society of Film Critics Award, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award – and a nomination for Actress of the Year – the London Film Critics Circle Award.
We should not forget that Abbie Cornish is also a rapper. She goes by the stage name Dusk and appeared on the rap scene in 2000. She has two popular songs that she released in 2015 – Way Back Home and Evolves with Jane Tyrrell. She has also written a book about cooking, which will be published soon. In collaboration with her best friend, Jacqueline King, the cookbook will focus on healthy and dietary recipes and will be published by Abrams Books.
Abbie Cornish Boyfriend, Family
Abbie’s parents are Barry and Shelley Cornish, and they had five children – three boys and two girls, suggesting that Abbie Cornish has four siblings. Her other siblings are Zac Cornish, Hayden Cornish, Jade Cornish, and Isabelle Cornish. Isabelle, her younger and only sister, is also an actress. Details of her parents’ professions are not known.
As for who she dates, the gorgeous and talented star went out with a fellow actor, Ryan Phillippe. They met on the set of Stop-Loss, a movie they happened to be in 2006. When the affair became known in the media, it attracted a lot of negative press because Ryan Phillippe was married to Hollywood love and actress Reese Witherspoon at the time, and that didn’t look so good for her (Abbie Cornish) career. And although the rumor was initially denied, the duo ended up in a relationship after Ryan’s seven-year divorce from his wife. Anyway, Ryan and Abbie also separated in 2010 after three years together.
Since the end of her relationship with the American actor, she has not been seen with anyone else at events and galas, but there have been rumors of an affair, although the identity of her lover remains a mystery to this day. She is neither married nor divorced and has no children.
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Height, Quick Facts
When we talk about her external appearance, Abbie Cornish is very well equipped. The incredibly beautiful actress has a good body shape with all the curves in the right places. With the perfect smile and green eyes, she has the looks that will drive any man crazy, especially when she is in a bikini. Her bra size is 32B, her body measurements are 34-26-36 inches, her hair color is blonde and she weighs 59 kg. She also has straight, hot legs and is 1.5 meters 8 inches tall. Considering that you know everything there is to know about this girl, the following might surprise you.
Did You Know That:
- Abbie Cornish shares the same birthdate with Brit Marling.
- She once trekked across three continents – Morocco (Africa), Brazil (South America), Italy and France (both in Europe).
- She used to be a vegetarian and was voted “Australia’s Sexiest Vegetarian” in 2008.
- Asides from rapping, Abbie plays the piano and guitar.
- She started driving at the age of 12.
- She was supposed to appear in the film, Atonement in 2007, but the set schedules were conflicting with an ongoing film she was involved with – Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).
- She was also considered for the role of Amy Dunne in the 2014 film, Gone Girl.
- Her main reason for doing Sucker Punch in 2011 was because she wanted to do an action film.
- In 2007, she ranked #80 in Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list.
- In 2011, she ranked #33 on Ask Men’s top 99 “Most Desirable Women” of 2011