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Sarah Peirse


Sarah Peirse is a multi-award winning actor on screen and stage, best known for her portrayals of two very different mothers — the kind-hearted Honorah Rieper in Heavenly Creatures, and the disaffected sophisticate in Rain. Peirse has also won awards for Vincent Ward’s The Navigator, and one of her earliest starring roles: A Woman of Good Character.

Peirse delivers a gorgeously haunted performance that is no less sympathetic for its subtlety. New York Newsday’s Jan Stuart, in a review of Rain