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Radha Mitchell



Radha Rani Amber Indigo Anunda Mitchell (born November 12, 1973) is an Australian actress.
Mitchell was born in Melbourne, Australia and had a spiritually inclined upbringing, drawing from Hindu-Vaishnav culture by her parents, who divorced during her childhood. Her mother is a model turned designer and her father is a filmmaker. She attended the St Michael's Grammar School. Her first name, "Radha", is of Indian Hindu origin, where the name is described to mean the lover of Lord Krishna. The other parts of her name coming from an Indian origin are Rani meaning Queen and Anunda meaning joy.
Mitchell is a vegetarian and also practices yoga.
Mitchell began her career starring on ABC TV's Sugar and Spice in 1988. Progressing to Neighbours in 1994, Mitchell played two separate characters over her 3-year stint on the show.
In 1997, she starred in two films—High Art and Everything Put Together—both Independent Spirit Award winners. Other films—including Pitch Black opposite Vin Diesel, Phone Booth opposite Colin Farrell, and Man on Fire opposite Denzel Washington—soon followed.
Mitchell gained recognition for her performance in the Academy Award–winning Finding Neverland, which co-starred