Stephanie May is an award-winning international actor. Born in Sydney's west in 1990, she took up dancing at 4, with the Pendle Hill Dance Academy. When her family moved to Penrith in 1999, she took up acting at Mountains Youth Theatre, where she stayed for over 5 years doing various productions as: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cosi, Hating Alison Ashley, and Emma.
At 15, Stephanie joined up to an extras agency, and less than a week later landed herself her first extras role on a popular TV series. In only a few short years, Stephanie has worked Australia-wide and the US, with award-winning directors, producers, singers and actors. In 2011, Stephanie began her career in modelling, and became "the face" of two different companies: "Original and Authentic Handbags, and Veducci Clothing". She appeared on the runway, and featured in several magazines and newspapers. It was also in 2011 that Stephanie gained her first speaking role in the American TV series Deadly Women, and the Australian TV series Eerie Encounters. In 2021, The Navigator, in which Stephanie plays the part of a wife, was an official selection of the Kansas International Film Festival under the "best film" category, as well as the Mississippi's Sun and Sand Film Festival.
Additionally, the 2015 movie Drown, directed by Dean Francis, was picked up in the US, the UK and Germany for a theatrical release. Stephanie has also worked alongside Winner and Losers star Michala Banas in a Melbourne-based TV show called Sweatshop. In 2016, Stephanie flew to North Carolina for the feature film Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland, which reached #1 on iTunes the day of its release. BMS stars Alan Ritchson (Hunger Games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 & 2) and Jimmy Tatro (22 Jump Street, Grown Up's 2). Lev L. Spiro (an Emmy award-winning director for Gilmore Girls and Modern Family) directed BMS, which Lionsgate distributed. In 2016, she also worked alongside the Logie award-winner Claire van der Boom in Broke (starring Brendan Cowell, Max Cullen). In 2017, Stephanie appeared in Book Week (starring Alan Dukes), and in September she released her debut YA novel Cherry. Upcoming films include Dunamis, and Nightmare City (US production).