The Info List - Ada Nicodemou

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Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
(born 14 May 1977) is a Greek Cypriot-born Australian actress, best known for her role as Leah Patterson-Baker
Leah Patterson-Baker
in the soap opera Home and Away, as host of the reality series Please Marry My Boy, and as Dujour (the "white rabbit" girl) in The Matrix.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Television 4.2 Film

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Nicodemou was born in Larnaca, Cyprus.[1] Career[edit] From 1998 until 1999, she appeared in Channel Ten's Breakers. In 2005 Nicodemou was a contestant and winner along with dance partner Aric Yegudkin on Season 3 of Dancing with the Stars.[2] Personal life[edit] Nicodemou married Chrys Xipolitas in 2007.[3] They separated in 2010, but reconciled the following month.[4] On 22 August 2012, Nicodemou and Xipolitas had a son, Johnas.[5] Nicodemou and Xipolitas separated in late 2015.[6]

Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
in 2018

Since 2005 Nicodemou has been an ambassador of the PixiFoto Foundation that raises funds for a Childhood Blindness Prevention program in Africa. She is also an ambassador for Save our Sons, a charity supporting Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.[7] Filmography[edit] Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1994–1997 Heartbreak High Katerina "Kat" Ioannou Regular character

1995 Police Rescue Anastasia Skouras 12 episodes

1998–1999 Breakers Fiona Motson Regular character

2000 BeastMaster The Nymph 1 episode, "Riddle of the Nymph"

2000 Pizza Policewoman 1 episode, "Crime Pizza"

2000– Home and Away Leah Patterson-Baker Regular character

2009 Beauty and the Geek Australia Judge 1 Episode

2012 Please Marry My Boy Host All Episodes

2018 Drop Dead Weird Agent 1 Episode


Year Title Role

1999 The Matrix Dujour (the "white rabbit" girl)

2007 Almost Trixie Hart

Awards and nominations[edit] At the Logie Awards, Nicodemou has been nominated for:

the Gold Logie
Gold Logie
award in 2001, 2002 and 2006 Most Popular Actress award in 2002 and 2006


^ Croffey, Amy (2 June 2016). "Home and Away's Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
on life after marriage split and Pia Miller diva claims". Retrieved 28 April 2017 – via The Sydney Morning Herald.  ^ "Ada takes out Dancing With The Stars - TV & Radio - Entertainment". theage.com.au. Retrieved 28 April 2017.  ^ "Ada's big fat Greek wedding". Sunday Telegraph. 18 February 2007. Retrieved 31 July 2009.  ^ "Love split still raw for Ada Nicodemou". The Daily Telegraph. 13 April 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2010.  ^ " Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
welcomes a baby boy". Channel 5. Retrieved 5 September 2012.  ^ Halliwell, Elle (18 April 2016). "Ada Nicodemou's husband Chrys Xipolitas opens up about parenting after a split". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 10 June 2016.  ^ "Ada Nicodemou". sydneyweekender.com.au. Retrieved 1 May 2017. 

External links[edit]

Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
on IMDb Ada Nicodemou
Ada Nicodemou
at the Official Home and Away
Home and Away

Preceded by Tom Williams & Kym Johnson Dancing with the Stars (Australia) winner Season 3 (Late 2005 with Aric Yegudkin) Succeeded by Grant Denyer
Grant Denyer
& Amanda Garner

v t e

Dancing with the Stars (Australian TV series)


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Celebrity winners

Bec Cartwright Tom Williams Ada Nicodemou Grant Denyer Anthony Koutoufides Kate Ceberano Bridie Carter Luke Jacobz Adam Brand Rob Palmer Manu Feildel Johnny Ruffo Cosentino David Rodan Emma Freedman

Professional winners

Kym Johnson Aric Yegudkin Amanda Garner Natalie Lowe Luda Kroitor Jade Hatcher Alana Patience Jessica Raffa Melanie Hooper