July 24, 1947|
Judi Connelli AM (born 20 July 1947 in Brisbane, Australia) is an award-winning singer and actress.
Opera, Theatre, Television Arts
She is best known for her career in opera and stage musicals. She has also appeared on television, in soap operas such as The Young Doctors (in which she played regular Annemarie Austin from 1977–78) and Prisoner.
Her work includes leading roles with Opera Australia in The Rake's Progress (Mother Goose), The Mikado (Katisha), Fiddler on the Roof (Golda), The Merry Widow (Zozo), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett) and The Gondoliers (Duchess of Plaza-Toro).
In concert she has appeared in Sunset Boulevard (Norma Desmond), Gypsy (Mamma Rose), Australia's Leading Ladies, Follies, Showstoppers, Candide and The 3 Divas.
National Order of Australia
She received Order of Australia for services to theatre and charity in 2004.
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