- 1. Career
Natasha Liu Bordizzo is an Australian actress. She made her debut portraying the character of Snow Vase in Netflix's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. In 2019, she portrayed the character of Helena in Netflix's The Society. In 2022, she portrayed the character of Heather in Netflix's Day Shift.
To prepare for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Bordizzo underwent intensive training in Wudang sword fighting with Yuen Woo-ping.
In February 2016, upon the release of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Bordizzo moved to Los Angeles to pursue an international acting career.
In 2017, Bordizzo had the supporting role of Deng Yan in The Greatest Showman, an American musical film, directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. Bordizzo was excited to begin principal photography in New York as she had never had any song or dance training—both of which she found terrifying. The film premiered on 8 December, aboard the RMS Queen Mary 2. It was released in the United States on 20 December, by 20th Century Fox and has grossed $432 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest grossing live-action musical of all time.
Bordizzo has also starred in Hotel Mumbai (2018), an American-Australian thriller film directed by Anthony Maras and written by John Collee and Maras. It is based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India. Bordizzo portrayed Australian back-packer Bree, opposite stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi and Anupam Kher.
In 2021, Bordizzo starred as Julia in the Amazon Prime Video movie The Voyeurs . The film was shot in Montreal, Canada in 2019 and tells the story of a couple who witnesses the sex life of their neighbours. Bordizzo originally auditioned for the role on a video call using an American accent but the director requested she keep her native Australian accent. In the same year, Bordizzo starred in the animated comedy movie Wish Dragon as the voice of Li Na Wang. Her character is a celebrity who inspires a young boy's journey to be reunited with her because they were once childhood friends. In November 2021, Bordizzo was cast as Sabine Wren in the Star Wars limited series Ahsoka.
Bordizzo is a Chanel ambassador and modelled for Australian brand Bonds.