Pia Miranda | Biography
Multi-award winning Australian actress, Pia Miranda has been working extensively in movies, television and theater over the past twenty years. She started her acting venture shortly after earning degree in acting. Pia Miranda delighted the world with her presence on 15ht of June 1973 in Melbourne, Australia. She belongs to Italian descent. She spent her formative years travelling across Australia along with her parent, attending a number of schools. Upon the completion of her high school, she joined La Trobe University, where she studied Drama and graduated in acting. She then studied Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University, Australia and majored in theater. She as well studied movement, drama and speech at the reputed Atlantic Theater Company in New York.
Moving into the personal life of this dazzling diva, Pia Miranda has always been very committed person. This one-man woman married her long-time boyfriend Luke Hannigan in March 2001. Her husband is singer of band Lo-Tel. The marriage took place in Las Vegas at the Elvis Presley chapel. The couple gave birth to their first child on 18 March 2010. They named her Lily.
Giving wings to her long time aspiration, Pia Miranda entered Australian television world with her very first job in soap “Neighbours”. During her time in “Neighbour”, she as well managed to appear in the ABC TV sitcom “Bondi Banquet” portraying JO Tognetti. She soon began landing more significant roles. She was cast as Josphine Albrandi in the most successful flick “Looking for Alibrandi”. The movie was directed by Kate Woods and starred Greta Scacchi, Kick Gurry, Elana Cotta, Anthony LaPaglia and Matthew Newton. The flick earned critical acclaim and gave Pia her very first movie award “Australian Film Institute” in the category of “Best Actress”. After setting foot in her native land, she sets her eyes in bigger film industry i.e. Hollywood. In 2002, Pia portrayed a small character in the US film “Queen of the Demand”, however her parts were cut from the movie but it appeared on DVD. The same year, she starred in “The Doppelgamgers”. She then played Tanya in “Garage Days”. The movie earned good response throughout Australia. Her another movie “Travelling Light” hit the theater in 2003. The movie revolved around 2 growing sister in early 70s, Pia portrayed Leanne Ferries in the movie. Following this, she worked on “Right Here Right Now”.
Despite of being a well known big screen actress, Pia Miranda has got fair share in the television world as well. She has as well featured in a few Australia’s leading TV sitcoms. She acted as a reoccurring guest artist in “All Saints” and she portrayed Talia in “The Secret Life of Us”. She was as well seen in “The Glass House, Grass Roots”. She has been featured in the talk show “The Panel”. She is the lead character in “Teenager of the Year – Lo – Tel”. Though she has always been in the midst of the lime light, she only shares few things regarding her personal life or salary in front of media. As not any sources of Pia herself has ever divulged her net worth, uts difficult to give numerical data of her fortune, however it is definitely not difficult to anticipate that she has earned millions of dollars through her thriving acting career.
Pia Miranda has as well been a very busy voice artist for over the past fourteen years. Her likable and versatile voice has made her most sought-after voice artist. She has a much laid back as well as friendly attitude. The rare jewel of the entertainement industry, Pia finds immense pleasure in helping less fortunate. She has been celebrity artist for a charity auction “A Midwinter Night’s Dream”. The auction helped raise funds for War Child Australia”. She has as well been celebrity judge for “Project Greenlight”. For more updates one can browse through her official websites. Her fans can follow him in his official website such as twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For more details one may browse through wiki and other internet sites.