Bella Heathcote

Australian actress dubbed an “anti-celebrity for these times”, breakout star of Netflix’s bingeable twisty thriller Pieces Of Her

  • Recently dubbed an “anti-celebrity for these times” by InStyle, she is the breakout star of Netflix’s bingeable twisty thriller series PIECES OF HER playing the role of ‘Andy’. She stars in satirical comedy C*A*U*G*H*T with Sean Penn globally airing on Stan in AUS, and is upcoming as the lead in Stan's SCRUBLANDS alongside Luke Arnold and Jay Ryan (to be distributed on AMC+/Sundance in the US). She will star as the lead in survival drama ROOF opposite Asif Ali, in psychological horror film THE MOOGAI, and in THE ROOM RETURNS! - a remake of THE ROOM for charity
  • She is best known for her pivotal role in FIFTY SHADES DARKER in the massive film franchise of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Other notable roles include Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS, Nicolas Winding Refn directed horror thriller THE NEON DEMON, and recently horror film RELIC (2020) - which received rave reviews at Sundance, and for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the AACTA Awards. Other film credits include PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMEN, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, THE RE-WRITE, and David Chase’s feature film NOT FADE AWAY. She made her feature film debut in ACOLYTES (2008) 
  • She got her start on screen in the Australian soap opera NEIGHBOURS. She has starred in CBS All Access drama series STRANGE ANGEL, and Amazon's acclaimed original drama series THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE
  • She made her LA stage debut starring in THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at the Geffen Playhouse (2023)
  • At age 22, she became the second recipient of the Heath Ledger Scholarship, established in his honor with the goal of helping aspiring Australian actors begin their careers
  • She has caught the attention of numerous luxury brands, with partnerships including Gucci, Cartier, Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, MiuMiu, and Tiffany and Co
  • She is from Melbourne, Australia and currently resides between Los Angeles and Melbourne. She and her husband (an architect) are avid hikers, and recently hiked part of the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Recently dubbed an “anti-celebrity for these times” by InStyle, she is the breakout star of Netflix’s bingeable twisty thriller series PIECES OF HER playing the role of ‘Andy’. She stars in satirical comedy C*A*U*G*H*T with Sean Penn globally airing on Stan in AUS, and is upcoming as the lead in Stan's SCRUBLANDS alongside Luke Arnold and Jay Ryan (to be distributed on AMC+/Sundance in the US). She will star as the lead in survival drama ROOF opposite Asif Ali, in psychological horror film THE MOOGAI, and in THE ROOM RETURNS! - a remake of THE ROOM for charity
  • She is best known for her pivotal role in FIFTY SHADES DARKER in the massive film franchise of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Other notable roles include Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS, Nicolas Winding Refn directed horror thriller THE NEON DEMON, and recently horror film RELIC (2020) - which received rave reviews at Sundance, and for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the AACTA Awards. Other film credits include PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMEN, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, THE RE-WRITE, and David Chase’s feature film NOT FADE AWAY. She made her feature film debut in ACOLYTES (2008) 
  • She got her start on screen in the Australian soap opera NEIGHBOURS. She has starred in CBS All Access drama series STRANGE ANGEL, and Amazon's acclaimed original drama series THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE
  • She made her LA stage debut starring in THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at the Geffen Playhouse (2023)
  • At age 22, she became the second recipient of the Heath Ledger Scholarship, established in his honor with the goal of helping aspiring Australian actors begin their careers
  • She has caught the attention of numerous luxury brands, with partnerships including Gucci, Cartier, Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, MiuMiu, and Tiffany and Co
  • She is from Melbourne, Australia and currently resides between Los Angeles and Melbourne. She and her husband (an architect) are avid hikers, and recently hiked part of the Pacific Crest Trail
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Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, actress Bella Heathcote recently completed production on the independent feature, “Roof,” starring opposite Asif Ali. The survival drama marks the directorial debut of Salvatore Sciortino from an original script by Josh Tate. “Roof” tells the story of two co-workers who accidentally get locked on the roof of a skyscraper during the hottest holiday weekend in years. Lacking any water and unable to communicate with the outside world, they attempt increasingly dangerous ways to escape as their health rapidly deteriorates in the heat. At the same time, an unexpected friendship blooms as they mutually realize just how badly they have wrecked their lives.
 
Most recently, Heathcote completed production on the Stan Original Series, “Scrublands,” filmed in Melbourne, Australia. Based on the award-wining novel written by Chris Hammer, Heathcote stars in the compelling crime series alongside Luke Arnold and Jay Ryan.
 
Also upcoming, Bella joins Sean Penn, Matthew Fox and Kick Gurry, Stan Original Series “CAUGHT.” The satirical comedy is slated for the release at the end of 2023. Additionally, she completed production on the feature film “The Moogai.”
 
Bella starred alongside Toni Collette in the Netflix original series “Pieces of Her,” based on the Best-Selling Novel of the same name. Set in a sleepy Georgia town where a random act of violence sets off an unexpected chain of events for 30-year-old Andy Oliver (Heathcote) and her mother (Collette). Desperate for answers, Andy embarks on a dangerous journey across America, drawing her towards the dark, hidden heart of her family.
 
Heathcote also starred with Emily Mortimer in the feature film “Relic,” which received rave reviews at its premiere at Sundance 2020 and for which Bella was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards. Prior to that, Bella starred in CBS All Access drama series “Strange Angel” with Jack Reynor and Rupert Friend as well as a major role on Amazon's acclaimed original drama series “The Man In The High Castle.”

Heathcote’s past film credits include “Fifty Shades Darker,” alongside Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and Kim Basinger; “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women,” with Luke Evans and Rebecca Hall.;  “Pride and Prejudice and Zoombies,” with Lily James, Sam Riley, Lena Heady and Jack Huston; the Nicolas Winding Refn directed horror thriller “The Neon Demon,” alongside Elle Fanning, Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks and Jena Malone; the Re-Write” alongside Hugh Grant and Marissa Tomei; David Chase’s feature film “Not Fade Away,” and Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows,” as the romantic lead opposite Johnny Depp. She made her feature film debut in the 2008 film Acolytes.

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