Sandy Gore

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Sandy Gore
Born 28 June 1950
Sydney

Sandy Gore (born 28 June 1950) is an Australian film, stage and television actress. She has worked extensively for the Sydney Theatre Company and the Melbourne Theatre Company.

On television, Gore appeared in the hit series Prisoner in 1980, as Kay White, the payroll-embezzling accountant at Andrew Reynold's factory who met a sticky end when her gambling addiction gets the better of her. Also, she has starred in the 1989 mini-series Brides of Christ[1] and had guest roles in TV series such as Grass Roots and Farscape. She also appeared as Anja in Paws and as a guest role in Rafferty's Rules.

She was nominated three times for the Australian Film Institute Award (now AACTA Awards) for Best Supporting Actress, for her work in the Australian films Norman Loves Rose (1982), Undercover (1983) and Street Hero (1984). She also appeared in A Cry in the Dark / Evil Angels'' (1988), Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and in the epic film Australia (2008)[2][3]

Her stage roles include an acclaimed performance in the play Wit in 2001.[4] She played Baptista in the 2009 Australian tour of The Taming of the Shrew with the Bell Shakespeare Company, while in 2010, she was cast as Maria in the Sydney theatre conpany production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, alongside Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh and reprised the role in 2012, when it transferred to New York at the New York City Center theatre.

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