46-year-old Marta Duseeldrop came into this world on February 1, 1973. She stands 5ft. 7in. tall and weighs 60kg. She is an Australian actress of the stage, movies, and theater. She is well-known for her TV shows, among them “BlackJack,” “Crownies.” “JackIn,” and “A Place to Call Home.”
Marta Dusseldorp Family Details
Her grandfather was Dutch-born engineer Dick Dusseldorp who is the founder of Lend Lease Corporation. Her maternal grandfather was Sandy Robertson, a pediatrician in Sydney, Australia.
Marta Dusseldorp Education Details
She received her education at the University of New South Wales, majoring in theater and film. She completed her education at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne.
Marta Dusseldorp Career Details
- From 2003 to 2007, she portrayed Sam Lawson in the telemovie series “BlackJack.”
- Dusseldorp received the Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play in the 2009 Helpmann Award for her performance as Queen Margaret in “The War of the Roses.”
- In 2011, Dusseldorp portrayed Janet King in “Crownies,” an ABC drama series.
- In 2012, she appeared as Linda Hillier in the telemovie series “Jack Irish.”
- Dusseldop has a starring role in the ongoing series “A Place to Call Home,” which premiered in 2013.
- In 2014, she reprised the role in the spin-off “Janet King.”
- She returned to the stage in 2016 in the play “Gloria” with the Griffin Theater Company.
- In 2017, Dusseldorp and her husband Ben Winspear played the couple in the stage adaptation of “Scenes From a Marriage” for the Queensland Theater Company.
- In 2018, she decided to leave the drama “A Place to Call Home,” where she portrayed Sara Adams after six seasons.
- Appointed ambassador for Save the Children Australia and Australia for UNHCR.
- Was the subject of an episode of the television genealogical documentary series “Who Do You Think You Are?” in 2019.
Marta Dusseldorp Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated at $1 million.
Marta Dusseldorp House
Dusseldorp is best remembered for her role as Sarah Adams on the Australian television drama “A Place in the Heart” that went for six seasons and ended in 2018.Personally she figured she had done as much as she could on the show and it was time for a change.
The show was set in rural New South Wales in the period following WW II. It followed the adventures of Sara Adams portrayed by Dusseldop, who returned to Australia after twenty years abroad to start a new life. However, Sarah’s life takes a real spin when she finds out her husband is alive following WW II. The show involves her with many different characters that come into her life.
Of interest was that Dusseldorp’s real-life husband, Ben Winspear, got to play opposite her on the show. He portrayed Rene, the husband that Sara Adams thought had perished in the war but had now returned from the dead.
Marta Dusseldorp Marriage Details
She married fellow actor Ben Winspear. The couple has two daughters, Grace, age 11, and Maggie, age 8. Winspear does not disclose much about his parents and siblings. He was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, and grew up with a passion for the film industry. It is known that his father was also a film director, actor, and writer. Winspear was a resident director with the Sydney Theater Company.
His career began in 2000 when he became a producer and coordinator for some Australian Theater productions. He is best known as an actor in such films as “The Babadook.”
He has been nominated in the Australian Film Institute as a best-supporting actor in a television drama series in an episode of “Sophia.”
Winspear was the face for Brando’s Classic men’s footwear. He worked side by side with Byfield, and they came up with just the right backdrop for the 2018 winter collection.
Winspear has acted for many Australian theater companies and festivals. Among his many roles are:
- Portraying Pip in “Great Expectations.”
- Frankenstein in “Frankenstein.”
- Faust in “Faust.”
- He won the Helpmann for Best Actor in “Baghdad Wedding.”
- Winspeare has portrayed Edmund in “King Lear.”
- There are many more acting roles to his credit. His feature film credits include “The Babadook”, “Breeding in Captivity,” “Bad Girl.” And “The Suitor.”