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Claudia Black - Overview

Date of Birth: Oct 11, 1972    
Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
Nationality: Australia
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An exotic looking brunette capable of projecting both strength and a sultry air, Australian actress Claudia Black earned a cult following with her co-starring role as Aeryn Sun, a commando pilot trained to keep her emotions in check, in "Farscape" (Sci-Fi Channel, 1999-2003). The Sydney-born performer was a finalist in the 1990 Globe Shakespeare competition and toured Europe as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice." Back home, she graced the stages in works as diverse as "Loose Ends" and "Little Women" (as the headstrong Jo) and became a constant presence on Australian television portraying Nurse Claire Bonacci on "A Country Practice" (1993-94) and a Greek lawyer in "City Life" (1996). She also drew attention for her turn as an hermaphrodite in a 1998 guest shot in the off-beat crime drama "Good Guys Bad Guys." While filming her supporting role as a transport passenger stranded on a strange planet in "Pitch Black" (2000), the actress was asked to help read actors auditioning for a new sci-fi series to be produced in Australia. Although the show's producers had intend... Read More
Had supporting role as one of the passengers on a transport vehicle that crashed on an unknown planet in the sci-fi feature "Pitch Black"
1999 - 2010
Played regular role of Aeryn Sun on the Sci-Fi Channel series "Farscape"
1999 - Present
Played regular role of Aeryn Sun on the Sci-Fi Channel series "Farscape"
Made first of two appearances as Cassandra in "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys"
Portrayed a hermaphrodite in "Good Guys Bad Guys"
Was a regular on the Australian TV show "City Life"
Co-starred in the Australian comedy "The Goodfruit"