Judy Davis

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Kate Winslet to seek revenge with needles in The Dressmaker
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The Eye of the Storm – review

Fred Schepisi's latest film is a heartfelt adaptation of Patrick White's story of Australian expatriates, writes Philip French

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Judy Davis: 'I never wanted celebrity'

Judy Davis is one of the fiercest film actors around. She tells Ryan Gilbey about the flaws in her new film, feeling let down by Woody Allen, and the release of River Phoenix's last movie

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25, Apr, 2013 @4:53 PM

Roy Greenslade on Australian damages award to Judy Davis

Australian actor Judy Davis is to receive an extra $10,000 (£4,500) in her defamation action against the Sydney Daily Telegraph. It means that the paper's publishers, Nationwide News - a Rupert Murdoch company – must now pay her a total of $151,000 (£69,000). I reported the original award here. (Via The Australian/AAP)

Roy Greenslade

12, Sep, 2008 @8:36 AM

Actor wins £68,000 for malicious libel

Australian actor Judy Davis has been awarded A$140,000 (£68,000) in damages in a defamation suit against the Sydney Daily Telegraph. Last month a jury decided that three items published by the paper in February 2006 about her opposition to floodlights being erected in a children's park near her home were malicious.

Roy Greenslade

11, Jul, 2008 @8:14 AM

Australian actor wins libel case

Actor Judy Davis has won a defamation action against the Sydney Daily Telegraph after a four-week trial. A jury decided that three items published in February 2006 maliciously implied she was an unreasonable, child-hating hypocrite. The stories concerned her opposition to floodlights being erected at a children's park near her home. Damages will be decided later. (Via The Australian)

Roy Greenslade

03, Jun, 2008 @4:55 AM

Actor sues Australian newspaper

Judy Davis, the film actor, has told an Australian court that articles in a Sydney newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, suggested she hates children. She is suing the paper's owner, a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, for defamation over articles published in February 2006 about her opposition to a local council plan to install floodlights for children's soccer training at a park near her Sydney home. The hearing is continuing. (Via Google/AP)

Roy Greenslade

07, May, 2008 @8:35 AM

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