Gigi Edgley is an internationally renowned actress originally from Australia. Edgley has starred in countless film and television series including FX's Feud, USA’s The Starter Wife, Farscape, Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, SyFy’s Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus.
Edgley has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed sci fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years.
Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.
Edgley’s team additionally raised over $44,000 on Kickstarter to fund a sci-fi short called Hashtag. The film has had fantastic recognition from the festival circuit and Dust streaming have picked it up. They are currently developing it into a full length feature.
Gigi was nominated for the Film’s Critic’s Circle awards for best lead actress in the feature Last Train To Freo, the SyFy Genre Award for Best Supporting actress, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series and Maxim Award for Sexiest Space Babe. She was also selected for the Women of Sci-Fi book by Denny's Illic.
Gigi has a long list of theatre credits as well that include: Kill Everything You Love, 4.48 Psychosis,The Rover, Boy’s Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables.
Edgley has performed concerts all around the world including singing for Stan Lee at his 95th Birthday, LA Comic Con's Official Opening Party, Whisky A Go Go, Rockwood Music Hall and the San Diego Comic Con Official Kick Off Party amongst other sensational events.
Edgley is additionally a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions alongside hundreds of other candidates. Check out her website: http://www.gigiedgley.com.
All photos courtesy of and used with permission from Gigi Edgley