Samantha Tolj

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Samantha Tolj
Born (1982-06-12) 12 June 1982 (age 36)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present

Samantha Tolj (born 12 June 1982 in Perth, Western Australia) is an actress.

Her father is Croatian and mother is Anglo Celtic Australian. Tolj began professional acting guest starring on Stingers, MDA, and a bit part in an episode of Blue Heelers. The Heelers producers were impressed enough to bring her back for two episodes playing a prostitute in the eighth and ninth seasons of the show.

Tolj later joined the main cast, playing Kelly O'Rourke, a police constable, in 2004 as one of four new cast members. This led to her nomination in the 2005 Logie Awards for Best New Talent. She remained with the show until it ended in 2006. In 2007, Tolj played a guest role in McLeod's Daughters. In 2010 Tolj joined the cast of Home and Away.[1]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Pigs Breakfast Shaz Episode: "With Friends Like These"
2000 Blue Heelers Kelly O'Rourke 2004–2006 (69 episodes)
2002 Marshall Law Karen Episode: "Dogs, Wives and Videotape"
2002 Stingers Lauren Davies Episode: "A Little Crush"
Episode: "Disgraceful Conduct"
Episode: "Revenge of the Turtles"
2003 Stingers Lauren Davies Episode: "A Horse Is a Horse"
2003 Heartworm Anna
2003 After the Deluge Yashi TV mini-series
2003 MDA Lexi Tickner Episode: "The Samaritan Kind"
2005 Last Man Standing Mish Episode: "1.1"
2006 Real Stories Tonya Blunt Episode: "1.3"
2007 McLeod's Daughters Heather Richardson Episode: "Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves"
2008 Rush Graffiti Artist Episode: "1.6"
2008 Satisfaction Adama Episode: "Last Look"
2009 Rescue: Special Ops Bronte Episode: "1.12"
2010–11 Home and Away Shandi Ayres/Daria Hennessy Recurring
2011 Rescue: Special Ops Simone Abrahams Episode: "3.19"
2011 Scumbus Amy
2011–13 Packed to the Rafters Sian Parry
2014 Fat Tony and Co Renee Mokbel


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