Beth Allen

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Beth Allen
Born
Elizabeth Grace Nell Allen

1983/1984 (age 35–36)[1]
Titirangi, New Zealand[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)
Charles McDermott (m. 2011)

Elizabeth Grace Nell Allen (born c. 1984[1]) is a New Zealand actress. She has been acting since an early age and has appeared in several small productions and commercials since 1993. Her first major television role was in Cloud 9's The Legend of William Tell in 1998, in which she played Princess Vara. Internationally known for her role as Amber in The Tribe, she took on the role in 1998[1] for the first series, before deciding to leave the show to concentrate on her school work. She later returned for another three seasons.

Career[edit]

Allen's other work includes a lead role in the episode "The Green Dress" of the TV programme William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale in 1999 and guest parts in Xena: Warrior Princess and Revelations - The Initial Journey.

In 2006, she played the role of Ellie on Treasure Island Kids' Trilogy. She has also had guest roles on various television series, including Power Rangers: S.P.D., Outrageous Fortune and Power Rangers: Operation Overdrive.

In 2008 Allen joined Shortland Street as Dr Brooke Freeman,[1][2] where she was a main cast member until 2014 when her character departed. Beth has also been involved in several theatre plays during her career, many produced by her husband's theatre company The Basement Theatre. Beth herself has helped produce a few plays, including Little Blonde Hen, and Vagina Monologues.

Personal life[edit]

Allen was born in Titirangi, New Zealand.[1]

Allen married her long-term fiancee Charles McDermott in February 2011.[3] The couple had a son born in 2016.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Riding High Eva Episodes: 1.33, 1.38
1997 The Ugly Julie, aged 13 Film
1998 The Legend of William Tell Princess Vara Main role
1999 Xena: Warrior Princess Pilee / Vanessa Episode: "Daughter of Pomira"
1999 A Twist in the Tale Rose Martinelli Episode: "The Green Dress"
1999–2003 The Tribe Amber/Eagle Main role (series 1, 3–5)
2002 Revelations – The Initial Journey Anna Episode: "A Dream of Flying"
2002 Murder in Greenwich Julia Skakel TV film
2005 Outrageous Fortune Chantelle Episode: "My Dearest Foe"
2005 Power Rangers S.P.D. Ally Samuels Episodes: "Resurrection", "Endings: Parts 1 & 2"
2006 Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island Ellie Film
2006 Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island Ellie Film
2006 Treasure Island Kids: The Mystery of Treasure Island Ellie Film
2007 Power Rangers Operation Overdrive Vella Recurring role, 6 episodes
2008–2014 Shortland Street Brooke Freeman Main role (395 episodes)
2017 "Westside" "Fleeky fanny" Episode #3.4

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Theatre Notes
2005 Billy Liar Lopdell House
2007 Equus Glen Eden Playhouse
2007 The Feminine Jenny Cross Street Studios
2008 The Eight: Reindeer Monologues The Basement Theatre
2009 Little Blonde Hen Venue 4:20 also Producer
2009 Killer Joe Dottie
2010 Vagina Monologues The Basement Theatre [2]
2010 TOYS The Basement Theatre

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Sarah Lang (13 October 2008). "Stolen Love". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b Zoe Walker (28 August 2010). "Fashion Plate: Beth Allen". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Beth Allen's Intimate Wedding". Lifestyle NZ. 16 March 2011. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Meet smiley Sid: Shorty star Beth Allen's bundle of joy". Woman's Day. 20 September 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2017.

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