Zoe Terakes (they/he)

Zoe is one of Australia’s most exciting new actors.

Zoe was most recently seen in the highly anticipated series, Nine Perfect Strangers, alongside Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. Their other television credits including Foxtel’s Wentworth, Amazon’s The Moth Effect, ABC’s Janet King, and Foxtel’s The End. Zoe’s film credits include the coming of age hit, Ellie & Abbie (and Ellie’s Dead Aunt) andDanny and Michael Philippou’s, Talk To Me. They are soon to be seen in Marvel Studios, Disney Plus series, Iron Heart.

Zoe’s theatre credits include Belvoir’s Boomkak Panto, A Doll’s House Part II (MTC), A View from the Bridge (Ensemble Theatre), Metamorphoses, The Wolves, and A View From the Bridge (The Old Fitz).

For their work in A View from the Bridge at the Old Fitz, they received Sydney Theatre Awards for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in an Independent Production, and as joint winner, the Best Newcomer Award. Zoe also received the Don Reid Memorial award at the GLUGS for this performance. Zoe was nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for MTC’s production of A View from The Bridge. Zoe identifies as nonbinary and trans masculine. They are a vocal advocate and activist for trans rights within the industry and on a global scale.

A photograph of actor Zoe Terakes in a plain white t-shirt standing with hands in their pocks, looking directly into the camera

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