TERESA PALMER (Rebecca) is becoming one of the most globally
recognized actresses, bringing her talents to the U.S and worldwide from
Adelaide, Australia. She has starred in many major films, including the box
office hit "Warm Bodies," with Nicholas Hoult and John Malkovich, based on the
popular novel, as well as Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg's "I Am Number Four."
She was most recently seen starring in Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups," with
Christian Bale, and in "The Choice," with Benjamin Walker. The film is based on
the popular novel from highly acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks.
She also shot "Message from the King," with Chadwick Boseman and Mel Gibson's
"Hacksaw Ridge," with Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn and Luke Bracey. Both films
are slated for release this year. She has also completed the Australian films
"Berlin Syndrome" and the thriller "2:22."
Palmer's other recent films include the highly anticipated remake of the 1991
hit film "Point Break"; the crime thriller "Triple Nine," starring an all-star
cast, including Kate Winslet, Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Woody
Harrelson; the tumultuous love story "The Ever After," which she also co-wrote
and produced with Mark Webber; "Cut Bank," starring opposite Liam Hemsworth; and
the Australian film "Kill Me Three Times." Her additional film credits include
"Parts Per Billion," with Josh Hartnett and Rosario Dawson; the 1960s period
drama "Love and Honor," starring with Liam Hemsworth; the Australian thriller
"Wish You Were Here," with Joel Edgerton; the 80's coming-of-age comedy "Take Me
Home Tonight," with Topher Grace and Anna Faris; Jon Turteltaub's "The
Sorcerer's Apprentice," with Nicolas Cage; Adam Shankman's comedy "Bedtime
Stories," with Adam Sandler; "December Boys," with Daniel Radcliffe; and
"Restraint," with Stephen Moyer.
Palmer was awarded the 2011 Australians in Film Breakthrough Award, commendin
the level of success she has already garnered in her young career. She was named
one of Australia's Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International and first caught
the attention of audiences worldwide with her leading role in "2:37," an
Australian independent film that screened to acclaim at both the Cannes Film
Festival in Un Certain Regard and at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The Australian Film Institute nominated Palmer as Best Actress for her complex
portrayal of a high school student with a dark secret.
Beyond her acting pursuits, Palmer has also segued into working behind the
camera as a director, writer and producer, developing both features and
documentaries. Additionally, she is the global face of Artistry Cosmetics, Amway
and has done several advertising campaigns with them that have been seen
worldwide. She also started a health and wellness blog called YourZenLife.com.
Palmer resides in Los Angeles, California.