Who is Claudia Karvan?
Claudia Karvan is an Australian award-winning actress who is best recognized for her performance as Sola Naberrie (the older sister of Natalie Portman’s Padmé Amidala) in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (George Lucas, 2005).
Full Name: Claudia Karvan
Date of Birth: 19th May 1972
Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
Father’s name: N/A
Mother’s name: Gabrielle Karvan
Net Worth: Under review
Relationship status: In a relationship
Height: 5 ft. 5 inches
Weight: 55 kg
Hair color: Dark brown
Eye color: Dark brown
Body Measurement: 33-25-34 inches
Early/Personal life, Family:
Claudia was born on 19th May 1972 in Sydney, Australia to mother Gabrielle Karvan.
Detail about her father is not available except for the fact that her surname ‘Karvan’ comes from her stepfather, who was a Greek immigrant.
She very organized and intelligent and always dreamed of either becoming a horse trainer or a dog trainer during her childhood. The funniest thing is that the thought of ever becoming an actress never crossed her mind.
Career and Education:
Claudia grew up in Sydney, Australia and later relocated to Bali, Indonesia together with her family at the age of 8. They stayed there for one year and returned to Australia and joined the SCEGGS Darlinghurst, an independent, Anglican school for girls.
Karvan debuted her acting career in 1983 when she featured in ‘Molly’. In 1987, she starred in “Echoes of Paradise’ and ‘High Tide’ where she featured alongside Judy Davis.
When she was 17 years old, she was lucky to land a leading role in ‘The Big Steal’, an Australian teen comedy film.
In 2016, she got featured in ‘Jack Irish’ and portrayed the role of Josephine Newton in ‘Newton’s Law’ a television drama series after a year.
For her wonderful performance as Christina in The Heartbreak Kid, she won an award for Best Actress.
Moreover, she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the movie ‘Passion’ where she portrayed the role of Alfhild de Luce.
Relationships and Affairs:
Claudia is married to Jeremy Sparks and together they are blessed with two children namely; Adrie(b. October 2001) and Albie(b. May 2006). Karvan is also a stepmother to an Australian pop singer and songwriter, Holiday Sidewinder who is the daughter of Jeremy Sparks and actress Loene Carmen.