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Virginia Hey

Award nominated Australian actress Virginia Hey has achieved prominence and success not only nationally throughout her native Australia , but also around the world. Virginia Hey, devotee of health and wellbeing, is best known worldwide for her roles on TV and film, however all throughout her career Virginia has also pursued her passion for all things involving natural therapies, perfume design, soap design and inner and outer beauty. She is a certified Reiki practitioner, nutritionist and ex fashion editor who constantly tours the world making personal appearances and also teaching meditation.Miss Hey moved from Sydney to Los Angeles in 2002, and since 2012 is now touring the UK. Miss Hey has her own signature range of exquisite perfumed products and Meditation MP3s available on Etsy.com www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Whiteflowerlei White Flower Lei launched officially in LA in 2002.About: Born in Sydney, Australia, Ms. Hey divided her time and education between her hometown and London. Virginia has an extensive bio and a 37 year track history with the entertainment, fashion, natural health and beauty industry in Australia and the UK.Miss Hey's acting career began following a successful modeling career, where she was spotted by casting directors and placed in her big screen debut with Mel Gibson in the film classic Mad Max 2: Road Warrior, in which she portrayed Warrior Woman. Since then, Ms. Hey has also appeared with numerous international stars, including George C. Scott in Mussolini, Heath Ledger in Roar, James Bond 007 Timothy Dalton in The Living Daylights, and Christopher Atkins in Signal One.Her career in front of the camera started as a fashion model whilst she was attending a Fine Arts diploma course, soon she found herself snapped-up by casting folk and began her acting career opposite Mel Gibson in her first big break in Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)(aka "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior") as the "Warrior Woman". She was also one of the Bond girls in The Living Daylights (1987) and, most recently, played the multi-award-nominated blue priestess "Zhaan" in Farscape (1999) (1999-2004).In the 80's and 90's Virginia used her public spotlight to bring attention to natural health and beauty regimes, and was a regular popular fun guest on Australian chat shows, which led her in turn to begin teaching health, nutrition, beauty and meditation during her 30 year career in the public eye in Australia..In the mid to late 90's in between acting roles Virginia was a freelance fashion and still-life stylist, and then became a fashion editor in Sydney for "For Me" and "Bride to Be" magazines until she stepped into the role of "Zhaan" on Farscape.Miss Hey was brought to the USA in 2001 on the wave of Farscape fan frenzy. Miss Hey received her "Alien of Extraordinary Ability" Greencard in 2002 and settled into Santa Monica, California, USA until 2012 when she moved to the UK.While she was in the USA from 2001-2011 Virginia worked further on her design skills. Having made perfumes for herself for 30 years, Miss Hey was convinced by thousands of fans at conventions across the US to offer her perfume publicly. For 10 years Virginia worked tirelessly on two exquisite candle and perfume lines, White Flower Lei and Virginia Hey Couture, both launched in Fred Segal Los Angeles.2013 saw Miss Hey return to England after a 30 year absence. Miss Hey is making soaps and perfume for her business, White Flower Lei, and is living in SW England. Virginia continues to audition, to act, and travels extensively doing her tour of Appearance dates each month throughout the UK. virginiahey.com/appearances-signings/Virginia is a natural entertainer and has always had a love affair also with radio during her 40 years in the entertainment business. Since moving to the UK Miss Hey has had 2 of her own radio chat shows and is set to continue in late 2015.Whether in Europe, USA or Australia, Virginia hopes to open the second half of life concentrating on all her arts and creative talents.


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Born:
Jun 19, 1952 In Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the series Prisoner: Cell Block H 1979-08-08
Latest Project:
Series Rick and Morty 2013-12-02

1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Farscape
Filmography
Rick and Morty Unknown 2013-12-02
Farscape Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan / ... 50 episodes, 1999-2002 1999-03-19
All Saints Unknown 1998-02-24
Roar Unknown 1997-07-14
Flipper Unknown 1995-10-01
Vietnam Journalist 1987-02-23
Prisoner: Cell Block H Unknown 1979-08-08