Pia Miranda is an Australian actor, who has worked extensively in film, theatre and television. Her acting career began after graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Arts in performance and dance. She also studies speech, drama and movement at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York. She won an AFI for best actress in 2001 for her lead role in the feature film Looking for Alibrandi, which inspired many young girls and gave an insight into today's life as an adolescent. She has also appeared in films Garage Days, Travelling Light, The Girl Who Swallowed Bees, Surviving Georgia and Goddess, and has worked on TV shows, such as Neighbours, All Saints, The Secret Life of Us and Sea Patrol.