Bonnie Piesse


Bonnie Maree Piesse is an Australian actress and singer/songwriter who played Beru Whitesun Lars in both Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

Date of birth

She was born on August 10, 1983.

Family

To be updated.

Education

Piesse attended a Rudolf Steiner School in Australia where she developed a love for the performing arts and honed her skills as a singer/songwriter. Between 2000 and 2002, Bonnie won the 'Ranges Songsmith Award' and 'Apollo Bay Young Performers Competition' for songs she'd written and she was one of only a handful of VCE performing arts students from around Victoria to be selected to perform at Hamer Hall as part of the 2002 'Season of Excellence'.

Love life

She is married to Mark Vicente, another former NXIVM member who is featured in the HBO docu-series (The Vow).

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

Piesse was cast as Donna in High Flyers when she was 15. She learned the trapeze and Spanish web for the role and took six months off school for the shoot.


She then went on to play Alicia in Horace and Tina, had a recurring role in Stingers, and guest starred in Blue Heelers and Last Man Standing


Piesse subsequently appeared in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as Beru Lars, the woman who raises Luke Skywalker.


In 2005, Piesse played Sharona in Attack of the Sabretooth, which was directed by George T. Miller and shot in Fiji.


In January 2011, Piesse completed shooting her scenes for the romantic comedy, Love Eterne.


She plays Sidonia, a psychic, mentor and confidant to the female lead, Medina, played by Melissa Navia. Her song, "There for Me" is featured in it. After completing its film festival run, Love Eterne has won awards at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, Best Shorts Competition and The Accolade Competition. It was an official selection at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival (20 Nov. 2011) and NewFilmmakers New York Annual Christmas Show (13 Dec. 2011).


In December 2017, The Actors Awards nominated Piesse for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Love Eterne Mourning, a short film made from a couple of her scenes from Love Eterne.


She is another former NXIVM member who is featured in the HBO docu-series, The Vow (2020).

Singing and Songwriting

Piesse met Grammy-winning music producer Val Garay when she first arrived in Los Angeles. He introduced her to several songwriters including Jack TempchinEric KazBonnie Hayes, and J.D. Souther, with whom she co-wrote some of the songs for her debut album The Deep End. The album was recorded in Los Angeles, and was released in January 2011 on Big Deal Records.


Piesse's song "All I Have" was featured in two episodes of the CW television series Life Unexpected in 2010.


Bonnie recorded "Bittersweet EP" with Producer Emile Kelman and her song "Ariella" won the Singer Songwriter Category of the UK Songwriting Contest in 2013, alongside Lisa Nelson for her song, "Butterfly."


Another one of her songs, "There for Me", is featured in the romantic comedy, Love Eterne.

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Bonnie Piesse
First Name Bonnie
Surname Piesse
Born 10th August, 1983
Home City Melbourne, Australia
Current City