Roz Hammond

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Roz Hammond
Born Rosalind Hammond
Perth, Western Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present

Rosalind Hammond, (born in Perth, Western Australia) and often credited as Ros or Roz, is an Australian comic actress and writer with an extensive career in theatre, film and television.

Career[edit]

Her television appearances include Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell where she has portrayed characters such as conservative bloggist Vomitoria Catchment, Royal watcher Gay March, Tammie Fraser and ABC shop employee Dianne. She previously worked with Shaun Micallef in three series of The Micallef Programme.

Hammond played the role of librarian Christine Grimwood in three series of the ABC sitcom The Librarians. She has been a regular cast member on Thank God You're Here, The Never Too Late Show, Bootleg, Small Tales and True, Eric, Full Frontal, Sky Trackers, Snowy and Micro Nation.

Hammond has made guest appearances on television series Blue Heelers, Carla Carmetti, Driven Crazy, Law of the Land, MDA, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Mr & Mrs Murder, Newstopia, Offspring, Outland, Raw FM, Slide and Welcher and Welcher and on the TV film The King and Curtin.

She has written for television programmes including Eric Bana's sketch show Eric, Home and Away, The Mick Molloy Show and Small Tales and True.

Hammond is a graduate of the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and has appeared in feature films Muriel's Wedding, The Dish,[1] and The Honourable Wally Norman, and the short film Titsiana Booberini.

Her theatre credits include productions with the Melbourne and Sydney Theatre Companies with roles in Blithe Spirit, The Female of the Species, Happy Endings, Kid Stakes, Secret Bridesmaid's Business and Things We Do For Love.

Her own one woman show Full Blown Rose has had successful international tours to the Dublin Fringe Festival (where she was nominated for Best Female Performance) and the Glasgow Millers International Comedy Festival. At the 2005 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, she received a Golden Gibbo nomination.

At the 2013 Melbourne International Comedy Festival she performed Gym snd Tonic, based on her 'other career' as a personal trainer in an all-women's gym.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willis, John (1 November 2002). Screen World: 2002 Film Annual. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 238. ISBN 978-1-55783-599-4. Retrieved 24 September 2010.