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15 July 1963 |
Her credits include: All The Way, Bangkok Hilton, The Flying Doctors, Home and Away, Lorca and the Outlaws, Wildside and All Saints. For a short time she was co-host of Good Morning Australia. In September 2008 Smithers made a return to acting, as Bridget Simmons in Home and Away.
Smithers appeared in the 2008 Australian surfing film Newcastle, as well as the 2015 action film Mad Max: Fury Road. At the age of 15, Smithers was offered the role of Max Rockatansky's wife, Jessie, in the original 1979 Mad Max, but was forced to decline after her parents would not let her travel to Adelaide for production.
- 1985: Starship
- 1986–1990: The Flying Doctors
- 1988–2008: Home and Away
- 1989: Bangkok Hilton
- 1993: The Custodian
- 1994: The Seventh Floor
- 1996: River Street
- 1999: Wildside
- 1999–2003: All Saints
- 2004: The Cooks (TV series)
- 2004: Love in the First Degree, Australian comedy film
- 2008: Newcastle
- 2013–2014: Wonderland (TV series)
- 2015: Mad Max: Fury Road
- Family first for Home & Away's Joy Smithers
- Gay undertow to Newcastle surf film | Newcastle Herald
- Miska, Brad (27 March 2015). "‘Mad Max’ TV Spot Has Explosion After Explosion After Explosion". Bloody Disgusting. Complex Media. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- Jonathon Moran (10 May 2015). "‘My parents just thought it was a lot of rubbish’ Joy Smithers finally joins the Mad Max franchise". The Daily Telegraph. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
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