Rebecca Gilling

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Rebecca Gilling
Born (1953-11-03) 3 November 1953 (age 65)
Castlecrag, Sydney, Australia
Years active1974-1993
ChildrenAmy Pringle (b. 1987) William Pringle (b. 1991)

Rebecca Gilling (born 3 November 1953 in Castlecrag, Sydney, Australia)[1] is a former Australian actress. She is the daughter of prominent feminist campaigner Bridget Gilling. Her first acting role was in Stone (1974) but who came to prominence as the "bad girl" flight attendant Diana Moore in the feature film version of soap opera Number 96 (1974),[1]. Her next acting role was in The Man from Hong Kong (1975).[2]

Gilling went on to act in several television series. She was a regular support character in Glenview High (1977)[2] and then played the key role of Liz Kennedy in The Young Doctors. Gilling later achieved international recognition for her role as the heroine, Stephanie Harper, in both the mini-series (1983) and subsequent series of Return to Eden (1986). She also appeared in The Naked Country (1985) and in TV series City West (1984), The Blue Lightning (1986), A Dangerous Life (1988), Danger Down Under (1988) and The Paper Man (1990).

During the 1990s she was a presenter on the Nine Network lifestyle series Our House. She later became the spokesperson for the Australian not-for-profit environmental organisation, Planet Ark.

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