Saskia Burmeister at Tropfest 2012
12 February 1985
|Spouse(s)||Jamie Croft (m. 2008)|
|Relatives||Martika Sullivan (sister)|
Early and personal life
Born in New South Wales, Burmeister grew up in Bellingen on the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales. She was educated at Mosman High School in Sydney and trained at the Australian Theatre for Young People.
In February 2008, Burmeister married Australian actor Jamie Croft. Burmeister first met Croft at a film audition and after they played a couple in The Pact, they began dating. Burmeister and Croft have two sons together, one born in May 2012, the other in June 2014.
Burmeister joined the cast of Wicked Science as Dina Demiris in 2003. She appeared in the 2005 comedy film Hating Alison Ashley and received a nomination for Best Lead Actress from the Australian Film Institute (AFI) for her performance.
On 24 April 2011, Lizzy Lovette of The Sun-Herald reported Burmeister had joined the cast of Home and Away. Burmeister had an extended guest role as Tegan Callahan. The actress bleached her usual brown hair blonde for the part. Burmeister's younger sister, Martika Sullivan, also landed a role in the show at the same time.
|2000||Water Rats||Victoria St. Clair||Episode: "Low Blows"|
|2002||The Junction Boys||Joyce|
|2003||Ned Kelly||Jane Jones|
|2003||The Pact||Young Susan Tuttle|
|2003–04||Wicked Science||Dina Demiris|
|2005||Hating Alison Ashley||Erica Yurken|
|2005||The Glenmoore Job||Sally|
|2005||Blue Heelers||Ashley Barker||Episode: "Child's Play"|
|2007||Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji||Pirate Lily|
|2007–09||Sea Patrol||Nikki Caetano|
|2009||Kind of Man||Chloe||Short film|
|2011||Cold Sore||Jenna||Short film|
|2011||Rescue Special Ops||Annie Griffin||Episode: "Storm Chaser"|
|2011||Home and Away||Tegan Callahan|
|2011||Underbelly: Razor||Ida Maddocks||Episode: "The Darlinghurst Outrage"|
|2012||Black & White & Sex||Angie 7|
|2012||Min Min||Celeste||Short film|
|2012||Tricky Business||Zoe Platt||Episode: "Space and Time"|
- "Saskia Burmeister Acting Credits" (PDF).[dead link]
- Marianne Bilkey. "Boot camp, blisters and best friends (Saskia Burmeister) (?/07)".
- "Saskia's big day". Woman's Day. Ninemsn. 29 February 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- Meyer, Lucy (7 March 2012). "My Sydney: Saskia Burmeister". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 16 May 2012.
- Brady, Nicole (4 October 2005). "Blue Heelers". The Age (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- Philippa Hawker (4 Oct 2005). "Hating Alison Ashley". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media).
- "The full list of AFI nominees". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). 21 October 2005. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- "2006 Winners & Nominees". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- "Sea Patrol Saskia Burmeister (Lieutenant Nikki Caetano)".
- "Full list of AFI nominations". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). 29 October 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- Lovette, Lizzy (24 April 2011). "No more nice girl". The Sun-Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 30 August 2011.
- Clune, Richard (22 May 2011). "Saskia Burmeister loves playing the bad girl in Home And Away". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). Retrieved 19 July 2011.