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Olivia Stambouliah
Olivia Stambouliah
Acting

AMDA Faculty since: 2021

 Olivia Stambouliah graduated with a Bachelor of Performance from the University of Western Sydney, Theatre Nepean

Shortly afterwards, she landed her first television role in Jan Chapman's telemovie, The Silence, directed by Cate Shortland (Black Widow).

Olivia quickly established herself in major Australian television series including Packed to the Rafters, My place, and Dangerous.

Olivia starred in Ben Elton's sketch comedy series Live from planet earth, where she played Amy Winehouse, to rave reviews

Olivia's first leading film role in My Sister and I, was mentored by Jane Campion, and pre-selected for Cannes film festival

Her following title role was April, in Joel Pront's award wining film, April in July

Olivia's major stage plays include the highly successful production of Sydney Theatre Companies Arms and The Man, The Turquoise Elephant for Griffin Theatre, Frankenstein which debuted at The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Festival's Hakawati, which earned Olivia a Best Actress performance in a lead play for Broadway World. Her other acclaimed stage roles include Medea, References to Salvador Dali make me hot, Stop kiss, Taming of the shrew, The Visit, The Europeans and Dropped

Olivia starred in ABC/NBC comedy, Soul Mates, AMC The Walking Dead, Golden Arm SXSW and HBO. Olivia is currently filming Michael Bay's action-thriller Ambulance, starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdull-Mateen II and Eiza Gonzales, set for release in 2022