Lynne McGranger

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Lynne McGranger
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Born (1953-01-29) 29 January 1953 (age 61)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1990-present

Lynne McGranger (born 29 January 1953) is an Australian-born actress best known for her role as Irene Roberts on soap opera Home and Away.[1] She is the second-longest serving cast member after Ray Meagher as she joined in 1992 in the show at the moment, taking over from Jacqui Phillips.

Life and career[edit]

McGranger was originally a primary school teacher who trained at the Riverina College of Advanced Education in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales in 1975 where she had her initial actor training. Early roles included Rose in Bye Bye Birdie and Anita in West Side Story. After further experience with the Q Theatre in Penrith, west of Sydney, she started working in television and won a small part in The Flying Doctors. In 12 January 1993 she joined the cast of Home and Away as a guest. She was made a permanent cast member in 7 October 1993.In 2014 Lynne taken over Kate Richie as longest serving actress to play same character in Australia television.


  1. ^ "Lynne McGranger biography". Retrieved 29 June 2010. 

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