18 December 1970 |
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Years active||1976 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Michael Wilson (2004–present); 2 children|
Carter has been acting since the age of six and started her first classes at the Bouverie Street Theatre in Carlton, Melbourne. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1994. She is perhaps best known for her starring role as Tess Silverman McLeod in the hit Nine Network television series McLeod's Daughters; she appeared on the show for its first six seasons. She was nominated for many Silver and Gold Logies for her performance as "Tess McLeod", including the industry-voted Most Outstanding Actress in 2004.
Carter's recent television credits include Wild Boys for the Seven Network and Rescue: Special Ops for the Nine Network, both in 2011. Other television credits include G.P., Water Rats, All Saints, Home and Away, Murder Call, and Above the Law, where she had the starring role of Senior Constable Debbie Curtis. Her film credits include Princess Pictures' I Love You Too, Fresh Air, and the short film, There's A Hippopotamus on My Roof Eating Cake.
In 2009, she reunited with her McLeod's Daughters costar Aaron Jeffery in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at the Byron Bay Community Centre. She appeared in No Names No Packdrill at Sydney's Parade Theatre in 2006.
In early May 2004, she married clothing designer Michael Wilson; they have two children.
|1999||New Girlfriend, TheThe New Girlfriend||Kirsty|
|2010||I Love You Too||Marie|
|2011||There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake||Mother||Short film|
|2012||The Things My Father Never Taught Me||Mary||Short film|
|1995–1999||Home and Away||Toni Jarvis/Brooke Taylor||7 episodes|
|1996||G.P.||Episode: "Sing Me a Lullaby"|
|1997||Simone de Beauvoir's Babies||Dating Agent||TV miniseries|
|1997||Kangaroo Palace||Dianne||TV movie|
|1997||Water Rats||Joanne Calvert||Episode: "Blood Trail"
Episode: "Dead or Alive"
|1998||All Saints||Karen McCarthur||Episode: "Cards on the Table"|
|2000||Above the Law||Debbie Curtis||35 episodes|
|2000||Murder Call||Jessica Millay||Episode: "Done to Death"|
|2001||My Husband My Killer||Janey||TV movie|
|2001–2006||McLeod's Daughters||Tess Silverman McLeod||135 episodes|
|2011||Rescue: Special Ops||Stephanie Rouse||Episode: "The Dunes"|
|2011||Wild Boys||Victoria||Episode: "1.3"|
Awards and nominations
- 2003 Nominated: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress (McLeod's Daughters)
- 2004 Nominated: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress (McLeod's Daughters)
- 2004 Nominated: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (McLeod's Daughters)
- 2005 Nominated: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress (McLeod's Daughters)
- 2005 Nominated: Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television (McLeod's Daughters)
- 2006 Nominated: Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television (McLeod's Daughters)
Kate Ceberano & John-Paul Collins
|Dancing with the Stars (Australia) winner
Season 7 (Late 2007 with Craig Monley)
Luke Jacobz & Luda Kroitor
- "Biography for Bridie Carter". imdb.com. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
- "Bridie Carter as Tess Silverman McLeod". australiantelevision.net. Retrieved 4 April 2011.