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.
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.
She played Isabella in Benedict Andrews' production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare at the Belvoir Theatre, Sydney, 5 – 25 July 2010. 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.
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.
|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.|
|2005||Last Man Standing||Kellie||(TV Series)|
|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)|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|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|
- ↑ Sydney Stage Online – Holding The Man|Griffin Theatre; accessed 27 January 2014.
- ↑ http://www.belvoir.com.au/CustomContentRetrieve.aspx?ID=1087286
- ↑ Goldberg, Lesley (23 March 2012). "'Hell on Wheels' Ups Robin McLeavy to Series Regular (Exclusive)", The Hollywood Reporter; retrieved 19 August 2013.
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