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Lisa McCune

Lisa was born on the 17th of February, 1971 and grew up in Perth, Australia. She entered WAAPA (West Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and graduated in 1990 at the age of 19 with a musical degree. Moving over to Melbourne, after a short lived stay in Sydney when Lisa was awarded the Coles contract (Lisa starred on advertisements on television and in the newspapers). Lisa's career began with her auditioning for Annie Jone's role in Newly Weds, and a role in Home and away, both of which she did not win. But In 1993 she auditioned for the role of Ros Patterson, in a new Australian Drama Blue Heelers, and won the lead role of Maggie Doyle instead. Maggie Doyle fast became one of the most loved characters on T.V. and with it so did Lisa. In 1995 she won the silver Logie for Best new talent. and continued on in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 to win the silver Logies for most popular female Actress. Her popularity soared so much that she even went on in 1997 to win the Gold Logie for most popular personality, she again won in 1998, 1999, and 2000. Becoming the first woman in Australian T.V. to win 4 consecutive Gold Logies. in her final gold Logie speech she begged the viewers of Australian T.V. to put Maggie Doyle to rest, as she managed to win this Logie even though her character was only seen on the screen for a very short time that year. Lisa also won for her role as Maggie Doyle, people's choice awards and Variety club awards. During her six years on Blue Heelers Lisa became best friends with her work-mate and onscreen love interest Martin Sacks. it was here that she also me her soul-mate, and husband Tim Disney, who was the stand-by props man on the show. Lisa also took part in many musicals throughout the breaks of the Blue Heelers filming Schedule. She stared in productions including "A Little Night Music", "Into the Woods", and "She Loves Me". After Leaving Blue Heelers Lisa went on to star in the Musical "The Sound of music" playing the role of Maria, this was a very popular production and Bryce Courtney's - "The potato factory" mini series. The other starring role Lisa had at this time was to become a mother for the first time to Son Archer. After a short break after giving birth, Lisa was lured into a new T.V. role of Ros Marshall, the younger and more promiscuous sister of sibling lawyers in "Marshall Law" which Also stars Alyson White as her sister Verity, and her Blue Heelers Co-star William McInnes as Dylan Boyd, Verity's ex-husband, and lawyer. Marshall Law is a different role from Blue Heelers, but so far the show is going well, it is just about to start production on its second series. Lisa also currently is Starring in the Melbourne version of Sam Mendes reprise of Cabaret (Tina Arena is starring in the Sydney version)


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Born:
Feb 19, 1971 In Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
9
First Appeared:
In the series Blue Heelers 1998-09-07
Latest Project:
Series How to Stay Married 2018

10 wins & 7 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Sea Patrol
Poster of Blue Heelers
Filmography
How to Stay Married Em Butler 17 episodes, 2018-2021 2018
It's a Date Em 2 episodes, 2013-2014 2013
Reef Doctors Dr. Sam Stewart 13 episodes, 2013 2013-06-09
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight Unknown 2011-02-09
Rake Unknown 2011-07-13
Top Gear Australia Unknown 2008
Sea Patrol Lieutenant Kate McGregor 68 episodes, 2007-2011 2007-07-05
Forensic Investigators Herself - Host 2004-08-18
Blue Heelers Const. Margaret 'Maggie' Doyle / ... 255 episodes, 1994-2004 1998-09-07