Libby Tanner

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Libby Tanner
Born Elizabeth Mary Tanner
(1970-02-25) 25 February 1970 (age 44)
Melbourne, Australia
Years active 1985 – present
Spouse(s) Brian Vriends ( – 2004)
Partner(s) Jimmy Ryan

Elizabeth Tanner (born 25 February 1970) is an Australian television actress.

Career[edit]

Tanner played Zoe Marshall in the short lived Channel 9 soap Pacific Drive from 1996 to 1997.[1] She then appeared in the hospital drama All Saints[2] from 1998 until 2003, playing Bronwyn (Bron) Craig, a role for which she won two Logie Awards.[1] In 2004, she was star in the short lived television series Fireflies, before gaining a lead role in the now-cancelled Australian drama series headLand.[1] She had a one episode guest appearance on Stingers on 5 August 2003. Tanner starred as "Lizzie" in the Australian TV production "Scorched" with former All Saints' co-star Georgie Parker. She stars as Michelle LeTourneau in Channel 9's series Rescue: Special Ops[1] which began airing on 2 August 2009. The show ran for three seasons, ending in late 2011.

Awards[edit]

Tanner won the 2002 and 2003 Logie Awards for the Most Popular Actress for her role in All Saints.

Personal life[edit]

Tanner studied Performing Arts at the University of Ballarat. Tanner was previously married to actor Brian Vriends with whom she has a daughter. She resides with her daughter, her partner Jimmy Ryan, and their children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Libby Tanner makes return to TV on Rescue Special Ops". Herald Sun. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 
  2. ^ "Heavenly end to All Saints". The Sydney Morning Herald. 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Tanner's baby an early star". Herald Sun. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 

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