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STARBURST Film Festival Manchester 26th-28th August 2016

Virginia Hey - Zhann & Warrior Woman

Saturday 27th August from 5pm

Virginia Hey

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26th - 29 August 2016 MMU Manchester, UK

Virgina Hey will be hosting a Q&A session about her life and work, looking at cult shows such as Farscape, appearing in The Living Daylights.

Introducing the screening of Mad Max 2 with a series of previously unseen pictures taken during the making of classic cult film.

She will be signing autographs and we hope running a very ticket limited meditation sesison during the Starburst Film Festival. Get in early on those tickets!

Virginia's Biography

Award nominated Australian actress Virginia Hey has achieved prominence and success not only nationally throughout her native Australia, but also around the world and is a true Fan favourite.

Virginia Hey, devotee of health and wellbeing, is best known worldwide for her roles on TV and film, however all throughout her adult life Virginia has also pursued her passion for studying natural therapies, Reiki, nutrition and Homoeopathy, as well as perfume and soap design and inner and outer beauty. She also loves outer beauty and style and was a fashion editor/stylist for 2 magazines in Australia.

Virginia's acting career began following a successful modeling career, where she was spotted by casting directors and placed in her big screen debut with Mel Gibson in the film classic Mad Max 2: Road Warrior, in which she portrayed Warrior Woman.

Since then, she has also appeared with numerous international stars, including George C. Scott in Mussolini, Heath Ledger in Roar, James Bond 007 Timothy Dalton in The Living Daylights, and Christopher Atkins in Signal One. Viriginia also played the multi-award-nominated blue priestess "Zhaan" in Farscape (1999) (1999-2004).

By Nick Coulthurst

Photo Tom Ross

Starburst magazine: Kosmos and Farscape

Martin Unsworth interviewed Virgina Hey about Farscape and Kosmos

Click here to read the full article.

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