US film fans are shocked when they find out Jacki Weaver is Australian

Outrage as film fans find out Jacki Weaver is from Australia... after actress has played an American in all but one of her movies

By Charlie Coë For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:05 BST, 20 June 2019 | Updated: 04:05 BST, 20 June 2019

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She has spoken in a native accent in all but one of her 25 American movies.

So it is little surprise film fans are shocked when they find out legendary actress Jacki Weaver is actually Australian.

Jacki, 72, revealed on US talk show Late Night with Seth Myers one party guest was left red-faced after being adamant she wasn't from Down Under.

She's not from here! She has spoken in a native accent in all but one of her 25 American movies so it is little surprise film fans are shocked when they find out Jacki Weaver is actually Australian

She's not from here! She has spoken in a native accent in all but one of her 25 American movies so it is little surprise film fans are shocked when they find out Jacki Weaver is actually Australian

'I heard about a dinner party and there was an argument about whether I was American,' she told the show's host Seth, 45.

'Someone said "I know for a fact she's American,''' the two-time Oscar nominee said as she pretended to bang on Seth's desk to imitate the over-confident guest.

The Sydney-born starlet is so well-established on the scene she said she is now mocked for her real accent

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