Radha Mitchell is an Australian actress. She started her career acting in various Australian television series and films, and later appeared in Hollywood films such as High Art, Pitch Black, Phone Booth, Man on Fire, Finding Neverland, Melinda and Melinda, Silent Hill and The Crazies.
Mitchell began her career starring on ABC TV's Sugar and Spice in 1988. She played a guest role in Neighbours in 1994, and later returned to play the regular role of Catherine O'Brien from 1996 to 1997.
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 Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet. This performance earned the cast a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture.
Mitchell then took the title roles in Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda, alongside Chloë Sevigny, followed by a part with Josh Hartnett in Mozart and the Whale. She then starred in the film adaptation of the video game Silent Hill, opposite Laurie Holden and Sean Bean. In 2008, Mitchell starred in Rogue with Michael Vartan, as well as Henry Poole Is Here opposite Luke Wilson and The Children of Huang Shi opposite Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.
For her role in Claire McCarthy's The Waiting City, Mitchell won Best Actress in October 2010 at the Antipodes Film Festival, in St. Tropez, France.
In 2013, Mitchell played the lead role on the ABC drama series Red Widow, and appeared opposite Gerard Butler in the action-thriller film Olympus Has Fallen as well as London has Fallen.