Interview: Gigi Edgley

Oz Comic-Con is a special event for fans of pop culture. The expo will be held in both Adelaide (Saturday 31st March & Sunday 1st April 2012) and Melbourne (Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July 2012).

There will be a range of special guests, including Gigi Edgley who took some time to chat with us before the Adelaide event this weekend.

If you are interested in attending in Adelaide you can still grab tickets for both days at the door. For more information please visit:


You are a guest at the upcoming Oz Comic-Con, what can you tell us about this event?

Laughs, great times, cool talks, groovy people, awesome costumes and a new adventure!

How did you get started in the entertainment industry?

I never stopped dressing up and playing make believe.

You played Chiana on Farscape, what are some of your favourite memories from that time?

Working on a Jim Henson production was out of this world. I feel extremely blessed to have the opportunity to work with such a phenomenal team.

Do you miss Chiana?

No, she was a great character and I learnt a lot from her.

What has been your most challenging role so far?

All the roles I have taken on are challenging otherwise I wouldn’t do them.

What was it like growing up with having a concert and circus promoter as a father, did this help shape your career?

I have the most awesome family. I grew up watching one of Australia’s most successful Entrepreneurs. He is a wonderful inspiration to me as is all my beautiful family.

Tricky Business is your latest project, is there anything you can give away about your character?

She is undeniably the most fabulous character I have ever played!!! Tune in you are going to love it.

From the previews it looks as though you are involved in a bit of a love triangle, what is it like acting out two relationships at once?

It makes for an extremely interesting day at work!

What’s next for Gigi Edgley?

Dream the life, Live the dream…

What’s one fun fact we wouldn’t know about you?

I just scored the unicycling record for the fastest female for the 10 kilometer race in the unlimited category!

What does being a woman mean to you?

“Be humble for you are made of the earth, be noble for you are made of the stars.”

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