Kirsty Child

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Kirsty Child
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Peter Adams

Kirsty Child is an Australian actress, known for her roles in the television series Prisoner and Neighbours.


Child had roles in the movie Country Town in 1971 and in the classic 1975 Australian film adaptation of Joan Lindsay's Picnic at Hanging Rock.

Child had three roles in drama series Prisoner. The first two were guest roles, Anne Yates in 1979, a prison officer turned drug dealer and Glynis Johnson in 1983, the sister of an inmate. In 1985, she returned in a more prominent role as supercilious fence Willie Beecham who returned at the end of the series' run in 1986.

In 1989, Child had a leading role in the drama series Inside Running. Other television guest roles included Cop Shop and Blue Heelers.

In 2002, Child appeared in the Australian soap opera Neighbours as Carmel Tyler, the older sister of Susan Kennedy (Jackie Woodburne). She reprised her role as Carmel on Neighbours in November 2012 for two months.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Child is the widow of New Zealand-born Australian actor Peter Adams, who died in 1999.


  1. ^ "Family reunion on Ramsay Street". Channel 5. Northern & Shell. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 

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