22 September 1979 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Desborough was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1979.
Desborough began her acting career in 1995, making her debut in a guest appearance in medical series G.P.. She made a guest appearance on Water Rats before landing her first major role on Australia's most popular soap opera Home and Away, playing the part of Justine Welles for three years from 1997 to 2000. Desborough tackled several controversial storylines as Justine, including, drug addiction and false imprisonment for battering a baby who later died. She is also known for her role as Shelley Southall on the short-lived drama series Always Greener, for which she appeared from 2002 to 2003. In 2004, Desborough played a small role in the television mini-series Salem's Lot, a remake of the 1979 cult mini-series, based on the novel by Stephen King. Her other television credits include the Canadian television series The Smart Woman Survival Guide, the television film Curse of the Iron Mask and All Saints. In 2009, she appeared in her first feature film, I Wish I Were Stephanie V, with Clayton Watson and Kain O'Keeffe.
|2005||Intruder, TheThe Intruder||Angela||Short film|
|2010||I Wish I Were Stephanie V||Angela Matthews|
|2014||Half Dead, TheThe Half Dead||Patty||Post-production|
|1996||Water Rats||Sally||Episode: "V.I.P."|
|1997-2000||Home and Away||Justine Welles||Regular role (112 episodes)|
|2002-2003||Always Greener||Shelley Southall||Regular role (17 episodes)|
|2004||Salem's Lot||Sandy McDougall||TV film|
|2006||Smart Women Survival Guide, TheThe Smart Women Survival Guide||Registration Woman||Episode: "Basic Instinct"|
|2007||Curse of the Iron Mask||Ivory||TV film|
|2009||All Saints||Claudia||Episode: "Behind Closed Doors"|
- "Welles, Justine". backtothebay.net. Retrieved 5 November 2011.