Rebecca Smart

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Rebecca Smart
Born Rebecca Elizabeth Smart
(1976-01-30) 30 January 1976 (age 41)
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma mater St Catherine's School, Waverley[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present
Height 4' 11" (1.5 m)[2]
Website Rebecca Smart

Rebecca Elizabeth Smart (born 30 January 1976) is an Australian actress, who began acting for television at the age of eight. Her first movie role was one year later in The Coca-Cola Kid. She went on to do many more movies and television shows, including miniseries and soap operas. Rebecca Smart has worked with some of Australia’s most renowned directors of Film, Television and Theatre. Companies include Sydney Theatre Company and Belvoir St Theatre.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Smart was born in Tamworth, New South Wales, and was educated at St Catherine's School, Waverley, an independent, Anglican, day and boarding school for girls, located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Smart won the Most Popular Actress in a Miniseries/Telemovie Silver Logie at the Logie Awards for her performance in the 1987 Australian Miniseries The Shiralee. She was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Australian Film Institute Awards and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for her performance in Blackrock.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Coca-Cola Kid, TheThe Coca-Cola Kid DMZ
1985 Empty Beach, TheThe Empty Beach Little Girl
1987 Echoes of Paradise Tessa
1989 Celia Celia Carmichael
1992 Clowning Around Linda Crealy
1993 Say a Little Prayer Lynne
1997 Blackrock Cherie
1997 Violet's Visit Scooter
1999 Tom's Funeral Rebecca
2004 Industrial Love Dwarf Number 7 Friend Short film
2005 Oedipus Mother Short film
2011 Savages Crossing Mickey
2014 Skin Deep Nina

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Cowra Breakout, TheThe Cowra Breakout Shirley Murphy TV miniseries
1985 Winners Jennie Nelson "Top Kid"
1987 Shiralee, TheThe Shiralee Buster TV miniseries
1988 True Story of Spit MacPhee, TheThe True Story of Spit MacPhee Sadie Tree TV miniseries
1990 Elly & Jools Eleanor "Elly" Lockett Main role
1990 Come In Spinner Luen TV film
1990 More Winners: Mr Edmund Cherry TV film
1991 Eggshells Zoe Rose TV series
1994 G.P. Cassandra 'Caz' Koffel "Sugar & Spice"
1996 House Gang V.J. "Sex", "Truth or Dare"
1997 Heartbreak High Melanie Black Recurring role
1997 Doom Runners Lizzie TV film
1998 Murder Call Claudine Kent "Fatal Charm"
1999 All Saints Charlotte 'Charlie' Wilde "Outside the Square"
2000-2001 Water Rats Const. Donna Janevski Regular role
2004 Blue Heelers Dana "Secrets & Lies"

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