Abbie Cornish Biography
Boyfriend: Ryan Phillippe and Kid Lyrical (ex-boyfriends)
Sun Sign: Leo
Also Known As: MC Dusk
Born in: Lochinvar, New South Wales
Famous as: Actress, Rapper
Spouse/Ex-: Ryan Phillippe
father: Barry Cornish
mother: Shelley Cornish
siblings: Isabelle Cornish
Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress and rapper. She began modeling at the age of 13 and performed her first acting gig at the age of 15. She then went on to star in numerous films and TV programs. Cornish is best known for her roles as the courtier Bess Throckmorton in the historical film ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’, the titular heroin addict in ‘Candy,’ Lindy in the sci-fi thriller ‘Limitless’ and Fanny Brawne in the biopic ‘Bright Star’. On the television, she is known for appearing in ‘Outriders’ and ‘Marking Time’. As a rapper and singer, Cornish has been performing since 2000 under the stage name ‘MC Dusk’. Born in New South Wales and raised alongside three brothers and one sister, she had a decent childhood until her parents separated when she was 16. Even though their divorce was painful for her, Abbie managed to get over the trauma by focusing on her budding career. The Australian beauty loves playing the guitar and piano although she prefers acting to everything else. Cornish, who is a strict vegan, supports animal rights. She also contributes to animal rights organizations from time to time.
- Abbie Cornish started modeling at the age of 13. She soon entered the television industry. After appearing in the TV show ‘Wildside’, she got her first feature film role in ‘The Monkey's Mask’ in 2000. The following year, she was cast as Reggie McDowell in the children’s TV series ‘Outriders’. Following this, Cornish did the miniseries ‘Marking Time’ in 2003. That year, she also played Becky Wodinski in the flick ‘Horseplay’. She then landed roles in the movies ‘One Perfect Day’, ‘Somersault’ and ‘Everything Goes’.
- In 2006, the actress appeared as the titular character in the romantic drama film ‘Candy’ and played Christie Roberts in the romantic comedy ‘A Good Year’. Soon after, she starred as Bess Throckmorton in the biographical drama film ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ in 2007. During 2008 and 2009, Cornish got the opportunity to act in the films ‘Stop-Loss’ and ‘Bright Star’. After this, she appeared in the American movies ‘Limitless’ and ‘Sucker Punch’.
- In the year 2012, she played Ashley in the independent film ‘The Girl’ and also had a role in the dark comedy crime film ‘Seven Psychopaths’. Two years later, the actress appeared in the miniseries ‘Klondike’ and the movie ‘RoboCop’. She next starred in the direct-to-video ‘Solace’. In 2016, she appeared in another direct-to-video drama film ‘Lavender’. A year later, Cornish played important roles in the movies ‘6 Days’, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and ‘Geostorm’.
- Besides being an actress, Abbie Cornish is a singer, rapper, and songwriter as well. Since 2000, she has been rapping under the name MC Dusk. From the ages of 18 to 22, she was a member of an Australian hip hop group. In 2015, she was a part of a music tour in which she supported American rapper Nas. That year, Cornish also released two tracks on SoundCloud: "Way Back Home" and "Evolve," featuring Jane Tyrrell.
- Abbie Cornish was born on 7 August 1982 in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia. She is the second of the five kids of Barry and Shelley Cornish. She is the older sister of Isabelle Corish who is also an actress. Coming to the actress’ love life, she was once in a relationship with actor Ryan Phillippe who she dated from 2006 to 2010.
- Cornish is an animal lover and a vegan. In 2006, she became an ambassador for Voiceless, an Australian animal rights group and was part of an advertising campaign in 2012.
Abbie Cornish Movies
1. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
(Comedy, Crime, Drama)
2. Limitless (2011)
(Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery)
3. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
4. Candy (2006)
5. Bright Star (2009)
(Biography, Romance, Drama)
6. A Good Year (2006)
(Drama, Comedy, Romance)
7. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
(War, History, Drama, Biography)
8. Somersault (2004)
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