Jillian will be the female lead in romantic U.S/Australian sci-fi feature Loveland, directed by Mystery Road’s Ivan Sen and co-starring Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weaving.
She also plays the role of Molly Kane in the upcoming feature The True History of the Kelly Gang, directed by Justin Kurzel and starring Russell Crowe. It is based on the Booker Prize-winning novel by Peter Carey.
Continuing a run of exciting breakout projects, Jillian recently filmed a key role in SBS original drama Hungry Ghosts, which will air later this year.
Jillian was recently part of the ensemble cast of King Cross Theatre’s The Serpent’s Teeth and has appeared in lead roles in many short films.
She is a graduate of the full-time acting course at 16th Street Actors Studio in Melbourne and holds a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Media Communication, from The University of Melbourne.
Jillian was born as Huyen Dieu at a Sungai Besi refugee camp in Malaysia. Both her parents are Vietnamese, with Chinese heritage on her mother’s side. She immigrated to Australia when she was 14 months old.