Libby Tanner

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Libby Tanner
Born Elizabeth Mary Tanner
(1970-02-25) 25 February 1970 (age 47)
Melbourne, Australia
Years active 1985 – present
Spouse(s) Brian Vriends ( – 2004)
Partner(s) Jimmy Ryan

Elizabeth Tanner (born 25 February 1970) is an Australian television actress best known for her role as Bronwyn Craig in the television series All Saints.


Tanner began her career by playing Zoe Marshall in the short lived Channel 9 soap Pacific Drive from 1996 to 1997.[1] She then appeared in the hospital drama All Saints[2] from 1998 until 2003, playing Bronwyn (Bron) Craig. Tanner's character was well received during her time on the show and won the Logie Awards for her role in 2002 and 2003.[1] In 2004, she was star in the short lived television series Fireflies, before gaining a lead role in the now-cancelled Australian drama series headLand.[1] She had a one episode guest appearance on Stingers on 5 August 2003. Tanner starred as "Lizzie" in the Australian TV production "Scorched" with former All Saints' co-star Georgie Parker. She starred as Michelle LeTourneau in Channel 9's series Rescue: Special Ops[1] which began airing on 2 August 2009. The show ran for three seasons, ending in late 2011. Tanner also appeared as recurring character Bridget Westfall in seasons three and four of the television series Wentworth.


Tanner won the 2002 and 2003 Logie Awards for the Most Popular Actress for her role in All Saints.

Personal life[edit]

Tanner studied Performing Arts at the University of Ballarat. Tanner was previously married to actor Brian Vriends with whom she has a daughter. She resides with her daughter, her partner Jimmy Ryan, and their children.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Libby Tanner makes return to TV on Rescue Special Ops". Herald Sun. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 
  2. ^ "Heavenly end to All Saints". The Sydney Morning Herald. 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Tanner's baby an early star". Herald Sun. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 

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