Abbie Cornish was born the seventh in August 1982 in New South Wales, Australia. She grew up in the Hunter Valley, on the farm. Abby studied in a Catholic school near home.
Its first trials were held in a role as a child - a young Cornish pose for the camera his mother, an amateur photographer. And in the beginning of 13 years Abby serious modeling activities, photo contest winning magazine Dolly.
In 1999, she starred in the television show "The Wild Party", received a premium for it, "the Australian Film Institute".
In 2004, Cornish appeared in the short film "Everything goes," and in the film "16. Love. Reboot", for which won awards at the International Film Festival of Miami in the nomination "Breakthrough of the Year".
In 2006, she played in the drama "Candy", her partner on the film became a Hollywood star Heath Ledger.
In 2007, it took two more premieres with her participation - a "War on compulsion" and the historical film "The Golden Age".
In April 2010, Abby got a role in the film adaptation of the novel "Black Field", called "Limitless." This time, its partners began Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro.
In 2011, she starred in two films: blockbuster director Zack Snyder's "illegal hold", as well as Madonna's film WE.
In his free time filming the actress loves to paint and go on tour with the Australian hip hop group Blades. Sometimes she writes music - most electrinic.
From 2007 to 2010, Abbie met with actor Ryan Phillippe. The couple met on the set of the film "War on compulsion." Their romance caused the collapse of the marriage between Ryan and Hollywood star, actress Reese Witherspoon.