Fiona Corke

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Fiona Corke
Born (1961-09-24) 24 September 1961 (age 55)
Melbourne, Australia

Fiona Corke (born 24 September 1961 in Melbourne) is an Australian actress best known for her role as Gail Robinson on the Australian soap opera Neighbours.

Career[edit]

Corke began her career with a minor role in the film 'I Live with Me Dad'. She then had a role in Prisoner Cell Block H in 1986. She joined the cast of Neighbours in 1987 playing Gail Lewis/Robinson and stayed with the show until 1989.

Corke has also made guest appearances on a variety of prime time shows, and had a recurring role as Trudi Dawson on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation drama SeaChange.

After she returned for a cameo appearance as Gail in Neighbours in 2005, Corke returned for guest appearances in 2006 and 2007.

In 2007 and 2008 Corke appeared in Rush and several episodes of City Homicide.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Corke is married to actor and musician Nick Carrafa

Corke wrote, produced and directed her first short film Woundead which was selected for the 2009 St Kilda Film Festival.

Corke is a well-known wildlife activist and campaigner and is vice president of the Australian Society for Kangaroos, a not for profit organisation. ASK represents Australia's iconic kangaroos who are also tragically the victims of the world's largest wildlife slaughter for their skins and meat.

Roles[edit]

  • I Live with Me Dad (Nursing Sister – 1985)
  • Prisoner (TV series) (Alison Mills – 1986)
  • Neighbours (Gail Lewis Robinson – 1987–1989; 2005; 2006; 2007)
  • A Slow Night at the Kuwaiti Cafe (1992)
  • Cluedo (game show) (Jan Mustard – 1992)
  • The Man from Snowy River (TV series) (Lola Hatton – 1993)
  • Phoenix (TV series) (Dog 1 – 1993)
  • Gross Misconduct (Det. Coote – 1993)
  • Undying (Cara – 1994)
  • Police Rescue (Sandra – 1995)
  • Halifax f.p: Cradle and All (Christine – 1996)
  • Mercury (Karin Grunewald – 1996)
  • Blue Heelers (Thea Copeland – 1997)
  • Driven Crazy (Rhonda – 1998)
  • SeaChange (Trudi Dawson – 1998–2000)
  • Halifax f.p: The Spider and the Fly (Lisa McNamara – 2000)
  • The Saddle Club (Dee Marsden – 2001)
  • Short Cuts (Elisa Bennett – 2002)
  • City Homicide (Judith Wellings – 2007, 2008)

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Television: City Homicide: episode guide: series 1". Australia Television Information Archive. Retrieved 25 May 2012.