Anne Tenney

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Anne Tenney
Anne Tenney

1954 (age 66–67)
Spouse(s)Shane Withington

Anne Tenney (born 1954) is an Australian film, television and theatre actress, probably best known for her role as Melissa "Molly" Jones in the television drama A Country Practice, Liz Taylor in Always Greener and Sal Kerrigan opposite Michael Caton in the major hit film The Castle. Tenney started her career in guest roles in several Australian drama series, before joining the cast of A Country Practice in 1981. She left the show in 1985. She was then to have roles in Police Rescue, Brides of Christ, E Street, Water Rats, Always Greener, All Saints and headLand.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Gift Grace Short film
Spit Mum
2003 Subterano Elaine
1997 The Castle Sal Kerrigan
1996 Dead Heart Sarah
1989 Luigi's Ladies Jane


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Cliffy Eunice TV Movie
2005–2006 Headland Kerry Lewis 13 episodes
2005 All Saints Trish Turner 3 episodes
2001–2003 Always Greener Liz Taylor 50 episodes
1998 Murder Call Nerida Hertzberg Season 2, Episode 5
1997–1999 Water Rats Gail Hawker 5 episodes
1997 Big Sky Gillian Masters 1 episode
1995–1996 G.P. Jenny King 3 episodes
1995 Fire Anne Risdale 4 episodes
1994 Escape from Jupiter Helen Mini-series
1991 Brides of Christ Liz Heffernan
Police Rescue Katie McCarthy Season 1, Episode 9
1990 Elly & Jools Anna Trevaller
1988 Fragments of War: The Story of Damien Parer Marie Parer TV Movie
1987 Takeover Hilda Oppenheimer
1985 Flight into Hell Kate Webber Mini-series
1981 Bellamy Eileen Season 1, Episode 11
1981–1985 A Country Practice Melissa 'Molly' Jones/Molly Jones 299 episodes
1979 Skyways Season 1, Episode 128


In 1985 and 1986, Tenney won the 'Most Popular Actress' award at the Logies.[2][3]


She is married to actor Shane Withington, who played her on screen husband on A Country Practice.[4]


  1. ^ "Always Greener: biographies". Australian Television Information Archive. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
  2. ^ "1985 - The Logie Awards". Yahoo!7 TV. Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  3. ^ "1986 - The Logie Awards". Yahoo!7 TV. Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  4. ^ "50 most memorable TV moments". TV Week. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2010.

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