Australian actress Peta Wilson
) became known in 1997 after starring in the detective television series "Nikita" (La Femme Nikita).
- daughter of a retired officer, Darcy Wilson
and waitresses Karlen White (they also have a son, Rob, . Born in 1974, . Army truck driver in Australia) - was born in Sydney, . but was replaced by a dozen places before, . than it was 13 years old,
. Changing schools every six months, Peta
has learned to adapt their individuality in each new place and find new friends that played an important role for it in the future.
, Carlin, said of his childhood to his daughter: "She herself from two years to clean her room, moving his lips, trying to sing along to Toto, pretending to be Liza Minnelli".
In 1975, at age 5, she was in Papua New Guinea, where at 9 months with malaria. Nursed her after this grandmother Elizabeth resolutely engaged in physical education granddaughter. She raised her at 4 am, doused with ice water, and hastily threw for her egg in a frying pan and sent for training in basketball section. A little later, in school, Peta
herself as a judo, the envy of his younger brother Rob. Charming mother Peta
was seriously concerned about the appearance daughter. Long, angular, sharp, not a girl grows, as a sort of soldier. So mum took Peta
in this section of dance, but always ran with Peta
Occupation. Her mother bought her dress, and Peta
used them instead of litter for their home "zverushek" like a wild boar.
Father saw the mother's anxiety, but secretly proud of his favorite. Peta
was his eldest son, his right hand. With her and her brother Rob, they won the regatta river and got the prize, which is held by his father until now, - Toilet Seats. With her he shared his hobby - old cars, but for lack of space in the garage holding the old motors in her bedroom. She adored these glands, and since then the main hobby of her life, too, have old cars. Now she has three: "Chevrolet" 58-second, "Ford" 57-th and Dodge 38-th - her favorite. It goes only to him and to the question "Do you have a normal car?" resentfully asked in response: "What do you call a normal car? All these modern toys?" Peta
gladly would expand its fleet, . but there was no time for, . because all their cars it repairs itself,
. "In the body work I have, however, not strong - modest Peta
. - But look over any engine - easy! ".
At 8 years, Peta
and her mother spent New Year's Eve at the hotel. Musicians in the evening did not speak, but stood Peta
. She jumped on the stage, began to sing and dance, though his feet and stumbling. Nevertheless, it was a huge success. Then she tried to play the episodes from "I Dream of Jeannie", playing the odalisque in pink veil for glazeyuschih at her local children. They ran away from home with the sunrise, and returned to the sunset. They were amused all day by the river, sail, and then watch lying on the beach. Here Peta
learned to climb a palm. "We were very close-knit team. We do not need the money or toys. We just imagined myself someone, and this game we like most. My brother and I grew up among the local kids. We ourselves are Aborigines. And I spoke a bizarre broken English, until we came to Australia ". Sometimes her and her brother Rob looked after a woman from the village, fed them meals from snakes, owls and other delicacies of local cuisine, which is not like mother Peta
Seven years later her parents divorced. They it was never disseminated. "I lived with her mother and brother - with the father. It was very difficult. I should have consistency, stability, and so I began to live with grandfather and grandmother ". But parents continue to interfere in her life, and every boyfriend, whose ringleader Peta
, was held weeks of test. She was the youngest woman the best player in the Australian national basketball team. In Europe, Peta
became the model, . but she was tired of the assessment of whether, . looked like, . and suffered from anorexia and bulimia, . so in 1991, Peta
packed belongings and moved to Los Angeles, . what she does not regret: "I do something never put a goal to become a supermodel, . I just wanted to earn a little money ",
She rented a house with a girlfriend, but after a few months at a party Peta
met Damian Harris. He gave her a cigarette, they are sweet talking. She was a dancer in Amsterdam. In Los Angeles it was her "legend". Damien was 13 years her senior, was divorced, he had a daughter. "I do not want to be a substitute for, and certainly does not vest in which to complain. Actually, I was not interested in divorced men with children. No thanks, I've had enough! So I thought until I met him. But with him I feel so comfortable, it's a good friend ". One night she asked him to tell what he sees the perfect woman. And an hour listening to how he painted the dignity of his ex-wife. "Why do not you go to her?" - She finally asked. Instead, he threw it on the table and began to kiss. She was fascinated by them. Eight years later, it has not passed. "I live with a poet, a romantic. I call him "my Prince of Darkness". He is truly a handsome man - sexy, sophisticated, very intelligent. I do not get tired to know him. This is just fabulous. We remain a mystery to each other, and always remain. I love his eyes and lips, like throw out his head on his chest, his love helps me to live. I love him. After 3 months, they moved into a house in the Hollywood Hill with three bedrooms. She attended the acting class and got a few small roles in independent films - "Loser", "One of Our Own", series "Strangers", who began her television career.
By 1996, Peta
was ready to leave from Los Angeles to head to New York to continue the work and training in the theater. But first, her agent persuaded her to television test for "La Femme Nikita", a new series on USA Network, based on the eponymous French film by Luc Besson. Without high expectations, not even confident that it would like to appear in the TV series, Peta
was on trial and cost more than 200 other actresses! Now Peta
performs its first main television role - Nikita in "La Femme Nikita". She was preparing for the shooting of 2 months, doing tai-shih, taekwondo, self defense. She has mastered the technique of unarmed combat and kickboxing, and to penetrate the object cheree roof of the building is ready to at least middle of the night. Most of his stunts in the film she performs herself.
In Toronto, where they filmed episodes, Peta
lives with her grandmother Elizabeth leased plaza. Peta
asked that my grandmother came from Australia to Toronto, so Pete could take care of her after her busy 17-hour day.
TV series became a springboard for further, a very successful career Peta
. In 1998 she used a lull in the shooting of the series between the second and third season, to be acted in the film "Mercy" her boyfriend Damian Harris.
"Mercy" - is quite a dark movie with lesbians, pain, blood, murder: - says Peta
- It's not like "Basic Instinct". Also thriller, but something else. This is a whole life, sexual life, though hardly the right word. Damian - great artist. And if I were less talented, I would would never get this role. For it is very important to the creative approach, his creative way of seeing things. He realized that I was ready, and that his faith has supported me ".
In summer 2000, Peta
, was withdrawn in the miniseries "It's a girl thing" Company "Showtime". In the center of both comedy and drama, are a psychologist and 4 of its patients, all experiencing some personal problems and difficulties. One of the patients on behalf of Alex and plays Peta
. January 20, 2001. in the United States begins the show of the series.
Together with T. Schweiger and L. Peta
Roberts is working on a new role in the movie 'Joe and Max' ( 'Joe and Max'). The film tells the true story of two famous boxers heavyweights - German Max Schmeling and Joe Louis, American blacks, nicknamed "The Brown Bomb". Their fights in 1936 and 1938 world championship become a symbol of confrontation between the two systems on the eve of World War I. Schmeling's wife, Anna Ondra - and plays Peta
. March 9, 2002. in the United States is a premiere telepokaz. Official site