Tilda Cobham-Hervey

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Australian actress and director Tilda Cobham-Hervey began her career as a circus performer. Born and educated in Adelaide, South Australia, she has always had an interest in circus and physical performance. She trained and performed with Cirkidz, an Adelaide-based juvenile circus troupe, where she specialized in trapeze, hula hoop, and acrobatic pitching. She was one of the founding members of ‘Gravity and Other Myths,’ an Adelaide-based circus troupe. She co-created the show ‘Freefall,’ which garnered awards at the ‘Adelaide Fringe Festival’ and the ‘Melbourne Fringe Festival.’ With the program ‘The Age I’m In,’ she toured cities in Australia and countries including Ireland and Canada. At the age of 16, Cobham-Hervey made her acting début in the ‘Closer Productions’ film ’52 Tuesdays,’ for which she received award nominations. Her work was lauded in films such as ‘One Eyed Girl,’ ‘Marcia & the Shark,’ ‘Girl Asleep,’ and ‘Hotel Mumbai.’ She has appeared in the television series ‘Barracuda’ and ‘Fucking Adelaide,’ as well as the stage productions ‘Things I Know to be True’ and ‘Vale.’ Cobham-Hervey made her directorial debut with the short film ‘A Field Guide to Being a Twelve-Year-Old Girl,’ which won the ‘Crystal Bear for Best Short Film’ at the ’68th Berlin International Film Festival.’

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Youth and Early Life

Tilda Cobham-Hervey was born in September 1994 in Adelaide, South Australia, to set and lighting designer and production director father Geoff Cobham, and dance instructor and former dancer mother Roz Hervey. Cobham-Hervey has an older sibling. She attended ‘Marryatville High School.’ Cirkidz, a youth circus school in Adelaide, provided her with training and performance opportunities. She joined this troupe at the age of nine, performed for seven years, and participated in five significant productions. She excelled at trapeze, acrobatic pitching, and the hula hoop. In addition to the physical aspect of the performance, the theatrical aspect and the storytelling were also essential components.

In 2009, Cobham-Hervey co-founded the Adelaide-based circus troupe ‘Gravity And Other Myths’. She co-created the performance ‘Freefall’ for this circus troupe, and in 2010, her show won the ‘Best Circus’ award at the second largest annual art festival in the world, ‘The Adelaide Fringe Festival.’ This festival features over 5,000 artists from Australia and around the globe and is held for 31 days and nights every February and March.

Her circus show earned the ‘Tour Ready Award’ at the same festival in 2011. It won ‘The best Circus Award’ at the ‘Melbourne Fringe Festival’ in 2011 and she earned the ‘Best Emerging Circus/Physical Theater Performer award at the same festival. She performed in ‘The Age I’m In,’ a performance that was part of the Sydney and Adelaide festivals. She toured Australia (17 cities) as well as Ireland, Canada, and Korea with this performance.

A profession About Tilda

Cobham-Hervey made her film debut as ‘Billie’ in the 2014 feature film 52 Tuesdays by Closer Productions. (She also collaborates with ‘Closer Productions’ on multidisciplinary art installations.) Her entry into the film industry was entirely unforeseen. She accompanied a few companions to an open audition for this Sophie Hyde feature film, where 16-year-old Cobham-Hervey was cast in the lead role. This movie earned her nominations for the ‘Australian Film Critics Association Award’ for ‘Best Actress’ and the ‘Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for ‘Best Performance by a Young Actor.’ The film received the ‘Crystal Bear for the Best Film Generation 14plus’ award at the ‘Berlin Film Festival’ (2014).

After her film ’52 Tuesdays’ premiered at the ‘Sundance Film Festival,’ she was signed by ‘Creative Artists Agency’ in the United States and ‘United Management’ in Australia. In 2012, she played the supporting role of ‘Grace’ in the 2014 film ‘One Eyed Girl’, which was produced by Projector Films. 2014 also saw the release of the film “Marcia and the Shark,” in which she portrayed the title character. She portrayed ‘Huldra’ in the 2015 film ‘Girl Asleep’ and ‘Charlotte’ in the 2016 film ‘The Suitor.’

Cobham-Hervey has been cast as ‘Sally’ in the 2018 American-Australian thriller film ‘Hotel Mumbai,’ which is inspired by the 2008 Taj Mahal Palace Hotel attacks in Mumbai, India. Her upcoming film, titled ‘I Am Woman,’ is a biopic about Australian vocalist Helen Reddy, in which she portrays the titular character. Her television roles include ‘Eliza Grayson in eight episodes of the 2015 television series ‘The Kettering Incident.’ Following this, she portrayed ‘Emma Taylor’ in the 2016 Australian television drama ‘Barracuda.’

Cobham-Hervey collaborated with Sophie Hyde once more in the six-part television series ‘Fucking Adelaide.’ She played ‘Kitty’ in the series that debuted in October 2017 at the ‘Adelaide Film Festival.’ She made her stage début in the 2016 play ‘Things I Know to be True,’ a co-production of South Australia’s ‘State Theater Company and the United Kingdom’s ‘Frantic Assembly’. In the play, she portrayed ‘Rozie Price.’ Cobham-Hervey played the role of ‘Isla Vale’ in the 2017 State Theater Company production of ‘Vale,’ while her father designed the lighting for this play.

She made her directing debut in 2017 with ‘A Field Guide to Being a Twelve-Year-Old Girl.’ This film’s plot revolves around the experiences of twelve 12-year-old females. This ‘Closer Productions’ short film, commissioned by ‘ABC’ and ‘Screen Australia,’ premiered simultaneously on 11 October 2017 at the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival’ and on ‘ABC ME’. The film was awarded the prestigious ‘Crystal Bear for Best Short Film’ at the ’68th Berlin International Film Festival’s Generation KPlus Section’

Personal Facts Of Tilda

Reportedly, Cobham-Hervey is dating British actor Dev Patel, whose films include ‘Lion’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’ The pair co-starred in the film Hotel Mumbai. As the actors are discreet about their personal lives, additional information is unavailable to them.

Estimated Net Worth

Titilope is one of the wealthiest Australian actors. Tilda Cobham-Hervey has a net worth of $5 million, according to our analysis of Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.