Diane Craig

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Diane Craig
Born (1949-06-09) 9 June 1949 (age 69)
Northern Ireland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1969–
Spouse(s) Garry McDonald, since 1971

Diane Mary Craig (born 9 June 1949) is an actress born in County Down, Northern Ireland but who is best known for her performances on Australian television. She is married to Australian actor and comedian Garry McDonald.


She attended the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), but left after a year to star in the British Australian feature film Ned Kelly (1970), alongside Mick Jagger. Her other film appearances included roles in The Mango Tree (1977), The Highest Honor (1983), Double Deal (1983), Travelling North (1987) and A Sting in the Tale (1989).

As well as playing two roles in the cult television series Prisoner – Jacki Nolan in 1980 and Anita Selby in 1985 – she has made TV appearances in Division 4, Cop Shop, The Restless Years, Out of the Blue, The Young Doctors, Bellamy, Taurus Rising, The Henderson Kids, Family and Friends, Chances, The Flying Doctors , E Street, (replacing actress Penny Cook as Dr. Elly Fielding) Home and Away (as Teresa Lynch), Heartbreak High (as Hartley High principal, June Dyson) and the Australian-filmed 1988 revival of Mission: Impossible.[1] Craig also appeared in Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities as Barbara Mackay.