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Peta Wilson

Peta Wilson has become a household name, having been the subject of feature stories in numerous publications including People, Us, In Style, Details, Detour, TV Guide, and the inaugural issue of Gear (appearing on the cover). She has also made appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and Politically Incorrect. In addition, there are more than 100 web sites dedicated to Wilson and La Femme Nikita.

A native of Australia, Wilson moved to the United States in 1991 and studied with acting coaches Arthur Mendoza from the Actors Circle Theater in Los Angeles, Tom Waits at TomCats Repertory Group, Stuart Rodgers, and Sylvana Gulado. Wilson landed her first acting role in a production of Fool for Love for the Actors Circle Theater. Her additional credits include the feature films Sadness of Sex, Loser, Woman Undone; and Mercy; the cable anthology Strangers; the telefilm Vanishing Point; and the Showtime miniseries It's A Girl Thing.

Wilson, who spent her early years traveling with her family as an army brat, was raised in Papua, New Guinea. She is also an accomplished sailor, having garnered the title of Australian Interservice Champion Trailer Sailor along with her father and brother. Her personal interests include classic cars, the theatre, and all kinds of music, especially blues and country. She is also an avid reader and collects photojournalism books. Her active and athletic lifestyle often includes scuba diving, swimming, water skiing, and yoga.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Peta Wilson Facts

Birth NamePeta Gia Wilson
BirthdayNovember 18, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceSydney, Australia
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Peta Wilson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
False Pretenses
Dutch Kills
La Femme Nikita: The Complete Seasons 1-5
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
La Femme Nikita: Season 4
Superman Returns
La Femme Nikita: Season 3
La Femme Nikita: Season 1
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