Zoe Tuckwell-Smith

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Zoe Tuckwell-Smith
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Zoe Tuckwell-Smith in February 2013
Born Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Partner(s) Damon Gameau
Children 1

Zoe Tuckwell-Smith is an Australian actress. She is best known for her role as Bec Gilbert on the Australian Television show Winners & Losers.[1]

Early life[edit]

Zoe Tuckwell-Smith was born in Sydney. Shortly after, her parents returned to Bangladesh where they were working at the time.[2] Tuckwell-Smith's parents divorced when she was five years old and she was raised by her mother in Sydney. Tuckwell-Smith visited her father during her school holidays.[2] Tuckwell-Smith enjoyed acting from a young age and said "I've always been a dreamer – imaginative and creative. As a child I loved putting on plays and making up stories to perform for my parents or my toys!"[1] After finishing high school, Tuckwell-Smith was accepted into the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and graduated three years later.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2004, Tuckwell-Smith appeared in Six Pack, All Saints and The Cooks. She went on to appear in Home and Away and In Search of Paradise. Tuckwell-Smith was cast in Stupid Stupid Man in 2007. The following year, the actress made appearances in The Cut and The Strip.

As well as television, Tuckwell-Smith has appeared in various feature films, including Son of the Mask (2004), Gone (2005), Cactus (2008) and Primal (2009). In 2010, Tuckwell-Smith also guested in Short Stack's video clip for "Planets".

In 2011, Tuckwell-Smith joined the cast of Winners & Losers in the leading role of Rebecca "Bec" Gilbert. She relocated to Melbourne from Sydney for filming.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Tuckwell-Smith has been in a relationship with actor Damon Gameau since 2009. The couple were introduced to each other by fellow actor Gyton Grantley, while they were both in East Timor.[2] Tuckwell-Smith and Gameau announced that they were expecting their first child in June 2013.[3] Tuckwell-Smith gave birth to the couple's daughter in November 2013.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Son of the Mask Mrs. Babcock First film role
2004 Six Pack Charlie Butterfield First television role
2004 All Saints Elle Campbell - Season 7 Episode 28
2004 The Cooks Anna
2005 Home and Away Various characters
2005 Gone Ingrid
2006 In Search of Paradise Nicki
2007 Stupid Stupid Man Gwen
2008 Cactus Sammy
2008 The Strip Cassie
2010 Primal Anja
2011–2014 Winners & Losers Bec Gilbert Leading role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The cast of Winners & Losers - Official Site - Yahoo!7". au.tv.yahoo.com. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Devlyn, Darren (26 June 2012). "Winners & Losers second series starts with Zoe Tuckwell-Smith's character Bec falling pregnant but who is the father?". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Vickery, Colin (29 August 2013). "Big Read: Winners and Losers' Zoe Tuckwell-Smith expecting a baby". Herald Sun. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Rigden, Clare (23 January 2014). "Reunited – it feels so good". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Zoe Tuckwell-Smith at the Internet Movie Database