Robin McLeavy
Robin McLeavy
Birth date
19 June 1981 (1981-06-19) (age 39)
Stage and television actress
Active Years

Robin McLeavy (born 19 June 1981) is an actress from Sydney, Australia.

Early life[edit | edit source]

She graduated from NIDA in 2004. She starred as Lola Stone in the critically acclaimed Australian horror film, The Loved Ones. The film screened at Toronto International Film Festival in 2009 and won the Audience Choice Award.

Career[edit | edit source]

In 2009, McLeavy played the role of Stella Kowalski opposite Cate Blanchett and Joel Edgerton in the Sydney Theatre Company production of A Streetcar Named Desire. The production was directed by Liv Ullmann and toured to the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. She received the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Supporting Performer. She appeared in four encore seasons of Holding the Man, an award-winning play by Tommy Murphy.[1]

She played Isabella in Benedict Andrews' production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare at the Belvoir Theatre, Sydney, 5 – 25 July 2010.[2] She appeared as Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Benedict Andrews for the Belvoir Theatre Company in 2007, and for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Sydney Theatre Awards.

Between 2011 and 2016 McLeavy played frontier whore/Indian abductee survivor Eva on the Western series Hell on Wheels.[3]

McLeavy portrayed Jacq in 48 Shades in 2006, she roles Nancy Lincoln in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter in 2012. In 2015, McLeavy took on the role the voice of Nutsy, a Koala in Blinky Bill the Movie along with Ryan Kwanten, Rufus Sewell, David Wenham, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh, Deborah Mailman, Barry Otto and Barry Humphries on the Australian computer-animated adventure film based the book by Dorothy Wall and she played Barbara Henning in Backtrack.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 48 Shades Jacq
2007 The Other Half Sarah
2009 The Loved Ones Lola "Princess" Stone
2010 After the Credits Lucy
2011 Roman's Ark Roman's Wife
The Super Awesome Featurette: A Runner's Perspective of the Loved Ones Herself
2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Nancy Lincoln
2015 Blinky Bill the Movie Nutsy (voice) McLeavy's first animated voice actress.
Backtrack Barbara Henning

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Last Man Standing Kellie (TV Series)
2007 The Code
2011–2016 Hell on Wheels Eva (TV Series)
2013 The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting Various Characters (TV Series)
2014 Super Fun Night Lucinda (TV Series)

Accolades[edit | edit source]

In 2012, McLeavy was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading Actress for The Loved Ones, but lost against Elizabeth Olsen for Silent House.

Awards and nominations[edit | edit source]

Year Category Film Result
2007 TBA 48 Shades Won
2010 TBA The Loved Ones Won
2013 TBA Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Won
2015 Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice in an Animated Film Blinky Bill the Movie Won
2016 Backtrack Won

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