Who is Katrina Milosevic?
Australian actress Katrina Milosevic was born in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia, on 25 April 1976, under the zodiac sign of Taurus. Katrina’s appeared in nearly 30 movies and TV series, and is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Sue ‘Boomer’ Jenkins in the critically acclaimed crime thriller series “Wentworth”, created by Reg Watson and Lara Radulovich, and in which Katrina starred alongside Robbie Magasiva and Kate Atkinson. It follows the lives of people imprisoned at Wentworth Correctional Centre, the series aired from 2013 to 2021 and won 19 of its 89 award nominations.
Early life and education
Katrina was raised alongside her younger brother in Mount Isa, by their Serbian father Rade Milosevic and Australian mother Angela Milosevic; she also has an older half-brother. Both Katrina’s parents have passed away, but she’s revealed that they both supported her when she chose to pursue a career in the film industry.
Katrina’s love for acting was born while she was attending a local high school in Mount Isa, and upon matriculating in 1994, she continued her education at National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Performing Arts in 1997.
Roles in TV series
Katrina’s debut TV series appearance was her portrayal of two characters in two episodes of the 2000 sports comedy “The Games”, and between 2000 and 2004, she played the supporting character Sophie Novak in 69 episodes of the mystery crime drama “Stingers”. It starred Peter Phelps, Anita Hegh and Kate Kendall, and follows the lives of several undercover police officers; the series aired from 1998 to 2004, and won five of its 20 award nominations.
Katrina appeared in only three other series in the 2000s: she played Kelly Katsis in 27 episodes of the long-running sitcom “Neighbours”, Cassie Holmes in the 2009 episode “Dead Weight” of the mystery crime drama “City Homicide”, and Karissa in a 2009 episode of the mystery crime drama “Rush”.
The year 2016 saw her play Eliza Dempsey in the romantic comedy drama “Winners & Losers”, created by Bevan Lee and John Holmes, and which starred Melissa Bergland, Virginia Gay and Melanie Vallejo. It follows four friends who were bullied at high school, and have met again for their class’ 10th anniversary; the series won one of its five award nominations.
Most recently, in 2021, Katrina portrayed Ange in the comedy “Spreadsheet”, created by Kala Ellis and Darren Ashton, and which starred Katherine Parkinson, Rowan Witt and Zahra Newman; it follows a single mother of two who’s looking for sex, but not a boyfriend.
Roles in movies
Katrina’s debut film role was her portrayal of Fatima in the 2005 drama “Little Oberon”, directed by Kevin Carlin, and which starred Sigrid Thornton, Brittany Byrnes and Tasma Walton. It follows Georgia who’s returned with her teenage daughter to her hometown of Little Oberon, to spend some time with her dying mother; the movie won one of its four award nominations.
Some of Katrina’s following roles were in the 2005 short horror comedy “Zur Zivih Mrtvaca”, the 2008 short drama “Uncle Johnny”, and the 2010 comedy “I Love You Too”.
The year 2010 also saw Katrina play Meredith in the short comedy drama “Elephantiasis”, directed by Sophie Hyde, and in which she starred alongside Marcus Becker and Greg Marsh. It follows Meredith who’s suffering from ‘elephantiasis’, which is a huge love for all things which have anything to do with elephants.
Katrina was then invited to star in the 2014 short drama “Shotgun Wedding” and the 2020 short comedy “The Man with the Golden Throat”; these were also her two most recent film roles.
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Katrina’s been featured in many documentaries, including the 2016 TV special “An Audience with the Cast of Wentworth”, the 2019 movie “Wentworth: Behind the Bars”, and the 2020 film “Wentworth: Behind the Bars: A Look at Season 8”.
Some of the talk-shows in which she’s made a guest appearance include “Sleuth 101”, “Hot off the Press” and “Have You Been Paying Attention?”
Awards and nominations
Katrina’s been nominated for three awards: a 2004 Logie for Most Popular New Female Talent, for her performance in “Stingers”, a 2019 Equity Ensemble for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for “Wentworth” (shared with colleagues) and a 2022 Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Supporting Actress, for “Wentworth”.
Relationships and boyfriends
Katrina’s been quite secretive when it comes to her love life since the launch of her acting career, however, in an interview in 2016, she revealed that she was in a relationship with non-celebrity Australian Rodney Hawksworth, following which she began uploading many pictures featuring them together, onto her Instagram account.
Rodney was based in Melbourne at that time, where he worked at the company Logistics as their researcher.
Today, some of Katrina’s fans believe that she’s married to Rodney, even though there is no evidence to support these claims, and there are also those who believe that they broke up in 2018, while this hasn’t been confirmed either.
Katrina seems to be in a long-term relationship with Rodney Hawksworth as of September 2022, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Katrina’s into running her Instagram account, and it’s today followed by close to 90,000 people, while she’s uploaded over 220 pictures onto the social media network.
She enjoys appearing at red carpet events, and always wears unique and colorful dresses, most of which can be seen in her Instagram pictures.
Katrina’s acting career’s taken her to various places in Australia, as well as to several US states and European countries – her favorite city to travel to is Berlin, Germany.
She enjoys playing board games with her friends – her favorite’s “Wingspan”.
Katrina’s favorite actor and actress are the late Robin Williams, and Kate Winslet, and her favorite movies are “Good Morning, Vietnam”, “Titanic” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.
Height, weight loss and net worth
Katrina’s age’s 46. Her hair and eyes are brown, her height’s 5ft 9ins (1.76m) and her weight’s about 185lbs (85kgs); she’s been able to lose 65lbs (30kgs) in the past five years.
Katrina’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1.5 million, as of September 2022.