Esther Davis (born 1970) is an Australian actress and singer, best known for her roles as Phryne Fisher in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and its film adaptation Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears, along with Amelia Vanek in The Babadook. Other major works included a recurring role as Lady Crane in season six of the television series Game of Thrones, Sister Iphigenia in Lambs of God and the role of Ellen Kelly in Justin Kurzel's True History of the Kelly Gang.
Davis was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania. She is the daughter of local artist George Davis. She was educated at Clarence High School; Rosny College; the University of Tasmania, where she was a member of the Old Nick Company; and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney.
Her acting career began with the Bell Shakespeare company when, straight out of NIDA, she was cast as Juliet in its 1993 production of Romeo and Juliet. She followed this with performances for the company in Hamlet and Richard III in 1993, and Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew in 1994.