RADHA MITCHELL ( Kelly Shepard)
is best known for her performances in "Pitch Black," "High
Art," "Love & Other Catastrophes" as well as the Independent
Spirit Award-winning film "Everything Put Together."
Mitchell is currently filming Miramax's
"Neverland," directed by Marc Forster ("Monster's Ball"), in
which she plays Johnny Depp's wife. The film is the true story of author James
M. Barrie's creation of "Peter Pan." FilmColony and Key Light
Entertainment will produce. Mitchell recently completed production in Australia
on director Richard Franklin's ("Brilliant Lies")
"Visitors." In that film, Mitchell stars as
Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail
around the world by herself and due to her solitude, slowly lost her mind and
believed she encountered "visitors" during her voyage. The film is
being made by Bayside Pictures.
Her additional upcoming films include:
Screen Gems' "Shearer's Breakfast" with Barry Watson, Josh Lukas and
Kevin Anderson; the independent feature "I Fought the Law" opposite
Kiefer Sutherland and Anthony LaPaglia; and "Nobody's Baby" with Gary
Oldman and Skeet Ulrich, which premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival.
Last year, Mitchell had a starring role
alongside Hank Azaria, Leelee Sobieski and Donald Sutherland in director Jon
Avnet's four-hour miniseries about Jewish fighters in the Warsaw Ghetto,
Mitchell starred in the box-office hit
"Pitch Black," opposite Vin Diesel and Cole Hauser. Her performance in
"Everything Put Together," which premiered at the Sundance Film
Festival in 2000, garnered her rave reviews. The film, which, Mitchell also
produced along with Sean Furst for director Marc Forster, was nominated for a
2001 Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature Under $500,000.
Mitchell gave a memorable performance
as Syd, the young editorial assistant who falls in love with Ally Sheedy's
heroine addicted photographer character, in Lisa Choldenko's critically
acclaimed drama "High Art." Her role in Emma-Kate Croghan's romantic
comedy "Love and Other Catastrophes" was highly praised at both Cannes
and Sundance Film Festivals. She can also be seen in "Cowboys and
Angels," which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival, opposite Mia
Kirshner and Adam Trese.
Born and raised in Melbourne,
Australia, Mitchell began her acting career while still in high school. She
began her career working in Australian television, then films. Her first film to
appear at the Sundance Film Festival was "The Sleeping Beauties." She
currently resides in Los Angeles.
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