Deborah Kara Unger Bio, Married, Net Worth

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Deborah Kara Unger Bio, Married, Net Worth

Deborah Kara Unger is a popular name in the Australian movie industry. After becoming the first Canadian native to be accepted into Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art; her career quickly took off.

Post graduation, she made her debut with Oscar winner Nicole Kidman in the TV show Bangkok Hilton and went to make a name for herself in the Australian show business.

Is Deborah Married? Relationship Details

Deborah’s personal life has been the subject of scrutiny since she made a splashing TV debut in 1989. But the State of Emergency actress refuses to give out the details of her relationships. There is no concrete information about her potential husband or married life for that matter.

While talking to Independent in 2004, she did reveal about her boyfriend of four years at the time but didn’t divulge any further. Also, she got linked to a guy named Simon Matthew.

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Although coy in real life, there is no shortage of onscreen romances in Deborah’s projects. In the acclaimed movie Crash, people loved her crackling chemistry with movie husband, James Spader. Similarly, she played a memorable character as Christopher Lambert's lover in the woeful Highlander III.

Likewise, people loved her onscreen chemistry with Ralph Fiennes in the historical romance, Sunshine.

Bio And Net Worth

Deborah was born on 12 May 1966 in Vancouver, Canada. Her birth sign is Taurus, according to her date of birth.

The Prisoners of the Sun actress was a bright kid in school. Little Deborah skipped two classes and managed to study with the seniors. However, being smaller than her classmates, she struggled to fit in. But, the actress eventually overcame the problem via impressing them by pretending to smoke cigarettes.

Deborah Kara Unger looks unrecognizable as her character Dahlia Gillespie in Silent Hill (Photo:

After finishing her high school education, she joined the University of Victoria to study philosophy and economics. Being the daughter of brilliant parents - mother, a nuclear scientist by profession and gynecologist father - academic excellence was her obvious route.

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Fate played a role in Deborah’s life when she got selected in one of the top acting schools in the world; Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. Since then, she went onto act in Whispers in the Dark, Till There Was You and Hotel Room, to name a few.

Now the actress - with the height 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 m) - earns a five-figure sum per year, which adds to her undisclosed net worth.

Thrown Out Of Movie

The world was shocked when news broke out in 2015 that the always dependable actress reportedly couldn’t deliver her lines on the set of the movie, Confidence Game. There were allegations that she wasn’t sober and had consumed mixed medication and a drink.

The people involved with the movie were disappointed as they had invested money and trust in Deborah. Eventually, she was let go of the project.