Bree Desborough

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Bree Desborough
Born (1979-09-22) 22 September 1979 (age 37)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Bree Desborough (born 22 September 1979) is an Australian actress. She is best known for her role as Justine Welles in the soap opera Home and Away.[1]

Early life[edit]

Desborough was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1979.


Desborough began her acting career in 1995, making her debut in a guest appearance in medical series G.P.. She made a guest appearance on Water Rats before landing her first major role on Australia's most popular soap opera Home and Away, playing the part of Justine Welles for three years from 1997 to 2000. Desborough tackled several controversial storylines as Justine, including, drug addiction and false imprisonment for battering a baby who later died.[1] She is also known for her role as Shelley Southall on the short-lived drama series Always Greener, for which she appeared from 2002 to 2003. In 2004, Desborough played a small role in the television mini-series Salem's Lot, a remake of the 1979 cult mini-series, based on the novel by Stephen King. Her other television credits include the Canadian television series The Smart Woman Survival Guide, the television film Curse of the Iron Mask and All Saints. In 2009, she appeared in her first feature film, I Wish I Were Stephanie V, with Clayton Watson and Kain O'Keeffe.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Intruder, TheThe Intruder Angela Short film
2010 I Wish I Were Stephanie V Angela Matthews
2012 Bathing Franky Susie
2014 Half Dead, TheThe Half Dead Patty Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1995 G.P. Tanya Episode: "Trapped"
1996 Water Rats Sally Episode: "V.I.P."
1997-2000 Home and Away Justine Welles Regular role (112 episodes)
2001-2003 Always Greener Shelley Southall Regular role (29 episodes)
2004 Salem's Lot Sandy McDougall TV film
2006 Smart Women Survival Guide, TheThe Smart Women Survival Guide Registration Woman Episode: "Basic Instinct"
2007 Curse of the Iron Mask Ivory TV film
2009 All Saints Claudia Episode: "Behind Closed Doors"


  1. ^ a b "Welles, Justine". Retrieved 5 November 2011. 

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