Adrienne Pickering

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Adrienne Pickering
Born (1981-02-22) 22 February 1981 (age 37)
Warwick, Queensland, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Adrienne Pickering (born 22 February 1981) is an Australian actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in rural Queensland, Pickering was educated at the University of Queensland, where she majored in psychology and drama.[1] She later undertook her drama training at Queensland University of Technology, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 2003.[2]


Pickering portrayed Elly Tate on the drama headLand in 2005.[3] She also played the recurring role of Detective Christine Taylor in the BBC-commissioned soap opera Out of the Blue.[4] In the soap opera Home and Away she appeared as Natalie Franklin, the mother of Nicole, portrayed by Tessa James.

Pickering starred in the 2010 Australian drama-thriller film The Reef. From 2010, Pickering played the role of Melissa "Missy" Partridge in the ABC drama Rake. In 2014, she appeared in Neighbours as Erin Rogers.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Candy Teller
2006 Final Call Samantha Collins Short film
2008 Shutter Megan
2009 Knowing Allison Koestler
2010 The Reef Suzie
2010 The Clinic Jane Doe
2011 Safe Mia Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 All Saints Sophia Beaumont Recurring role
2005-2006 headLand Elly Tate Main role
2008 Out of the Blue Det. Christine Taylor Recurring role
2008 Home and Away Natalie Franklin Recurring role
2009 Rogue Nation Sarah Wentworth "Rights of Passage"
2009 Sea Patrol Cynthia Luxton "Safeguard"
2010-2016 Rake Melissa Partridge Main role
2013 Mr & Mrs Murder Ariel "The Course Whisperer"
2014 Secrets & Lies Jess Murnane TV miniseries
2014 House Husbands Layla "3.5"
2014 It's a Date Tess "Is it OK to Date a Friend's Ex?"
2014-2015 Neighbours Erin Rogers Recurring role
2015 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Catherine Lewis "Room Without a View"
2017 Ronny Chieng: International Student Karen Ford Recurring role
2017 House of Bond Eileen Bond TV miniseries
2017 Offspring Kirsty Crewe Recurring role


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Ruben Guthrie Zoya Belvoir - Upstairs Theatre[6]


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