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Jacki Weaver stars in "Animal Kingdom" as Janine "Smurf" Cody, the terrifying matriarch of an Australian crime family. The role has earned her several awards, including an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Hugely loved and respected, Weaver has been at the forefront of the Australian entertainment industry for over four decades, both on screen and on stage, beginning with her professional debut as Cinderella at Sydney's Philip Theatre.

A highly respected stage and screen actor, with a slew of industry awards, Weaver has starred in many
seminal Australian films including "Stork," "Picnic at Hanging Rock," "The Removalists," "Caddie," "Squizzy Taylor" and "Cosi." Her television roles include landmark productions such as "Water Under the Bridge," "Trial by Marriage" and "The Challenge."

Her stage portfolio includes more than sixty plays, ranging from lead roles in "Blithe Spirit," "They're Playing Our Song," "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers," "Born Yesterday," "The Real Thing," "The Seagull," and "A Streetcar Named Desire." Other credits include "The Three Sisters," "Joe Egg," "The Sisters Rosenweig," "After the Ball," "Shadowlands," "The Last Cab to Darwin," and "Death of a Salesman."

In 2005 Allen and Unwin published Weaver's best-selling autobiography "Much Love, Jac."

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How old is Jacki Weaver? Find out here.

Age: 69 years old
Birthday: May 25, 1947
Full Name / Real Name: Jacqueline Ruth Weaver
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Husband: Derryn Hinch (2/25/1983 - 1996, separated)
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