One of Australia's leading and best loved actresses, Sigrid Thornton has starred in many of the films which are now regarded as classics of the Australian cinema, including, George Miller's box office hit, The Man From Snowy River, (Fox Classics), The Lighthorsemen, (RKO), directed by Simon Wincer, Slate…more
Sigrid is the host of the new show "What's Good For You" on the Nine network.
In 1996 and 2001 Sigrid was a co-host for the Australian Film Awards.
In 1989 Sigrid was voted Australia's Most Beautiful Face by Womans Day readers.
In 1990 Sigrid was voted Australia's Most Beautiful Eyes by Womans Day.
In 1993 Sigrid was the number 1 ticket holder for the North Melbourne Football club.
In 2002 Sigrid was appointed to the board of Film Victoria.
In 1975 Sigrid won a Sammy award for Best Television Juvenile Performance in Homicide.
Sigrid was awarded into the Cowboy Hall of Fame for best TV contribution an episode of Paradise in which her character Amelia is accidentally shot.
Sigrid shaved her head for her role in the telemovie Little Oberon.
Sigrid was in the stage production of The Blue Room.
She was in the 2003 movie Inspector Gadget 2.
Sigrid's husband is Tom Burstall. He is a producer and assistant director.
Sigrid completed high school at St Peters Lutheran College.
Sigrid's mother is Merle Thornton, a leading figure in Australian feminism.
Sigrid's children are named Ben and Jaz.
Sigrid starred in the 1981 Australian classic The Man From Snowy River.
In 1987 she appeared in The Man From Snowy River 2.
Sigrid has has guest roles in some Australian classic television shows such as Cop Shop, Prisioner and Homicide.
Sigrid is a patron of the Feelix project for the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind's Braille Program for Children.
In 2000, Sigrid won Most Outstanding Actress in a series for Seachange and The Logies.
1984 Sigrid won Best Leading Actress in a Mini Series for All the Rivers Run at the Logies.
In 1979 Sigrid was nomination for Best Actress in a Mini Series for 1915.
In 2003 Sigrid was appointed as an Ambassador for the Melbourne Zoo.
In 2003 Sigrid was appointed as an Ambassador for World Vision International.
Sigrid has two Labradoodle dogs Billie and Baz.
Sigrid lives in a converted stable with her husband, son and daughter.
Sigrid was been nominated for a best actress AFI award for Little Oberon.
Sigrid Thornton: (On childhood) Well, I'd have to say I grew up in a very politically active household and a very…a household that embraced, you know, a really sort of active social conscience.
Sigrid Thornton: (On World Vision) Humanity is facing one of its biggest challenges ever in halting the spread of HIV/AIDS. Already there are more than 12 million children in Africa orphaned through this disease. Unless we stop the spread through education and prevention, Asia will also be ravaged. Australians can help stop this from happening, and by working with World Vision, I hope to encourage people to do what they can.