Melissa Jaffer

Birthday:

12/01/1936

Place of birth:

Gladstone, Queensland, Austrailia:

Biography:

Melissa Jaffer is an Australian actress. She is best known for her television roles, but has also appeared in many Australian films. Jaffer has made many appearances in television series, including Kings, Mother and Son, G. P., Brides of Christ, Grass Roots and All Saints. Jaffer is probably best known to international audiences for her role as aging mystic Utu-Noranti Pralatong in the science fiction series Farscape. In 1976, Jaffer tied for the first AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role opposite Jacki Weaver for her performance in Caddie. In 1980 she played the part of Cousin Edie in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's children's television series The Nargun and the Stars. In the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road she played the role of "Keeper of the Seeds". The short film Dear Life is her latest project.


Film Credits

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
as Keeper of the Seeds
The Farm (2001)
as Helen Cooper
My Mother Frank (2000)
as Sister Sebastian
The Distant Home (1992)
as Mrs. Webster
Molly (1983)
as Aunt Jenny
Starstruck (1982)
as Mrs. Booth
Weekend of Shadows (1978)
as Vi
Caddie (1976)
as Leslie
Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
as Mrs. Pirie
The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)
as Beth