Sianoa Smit-McPhee

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Born Sianoa Smit-McPhee
(1992-02-21) 21 February 1992 (age 25)
Occupation Actress, singer, songwriter
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) John Rush[1]
Family Kodi Smit-McPhee (brother)

Sianoa Smit-McPhee (born 21 February 1992), also known as Sianoa, is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. She is best known for her years in Australian soap opera Neighbours as Bree Timmins.[2] Her next role was in the children's television series As the Bell Rings, which aired on the Disney Channel.[3] In 2007, she appeared as Desma, the lead character in the short fantasy film Hugo. From 2009 to 2011, she starred in the HBO series Hung as Darby Drecker. In 2012, Sianoa featured in the TV movie ABC Firelight and the series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The following year, she starred in All Cheerleaders Die. Sianoa and her husband John Rush, a music producer, also wrote and produced the song Take a Bite of My Heart, which was featured in the film and performed by Sianoa.

Early life[edit]

Sianoa Smit-McPhee was born in South Australia. She showed an interest in performing at a very young age, inspired by her actor and former professional wrestler father, Andy McPhee.[4] She was singing, dancing, acting, and modeling by the age of three. When she was seven, she moved to Melbourne with her parents and her younger brother, actor Kodi Smit-McPhee.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hugo Desma Short film
2012 Firelight Tammy Television film
2012 Touchback Sasha
2013 All Cheerleaders Die Leena Miller
2014 Mall Shel
2016 Fallen Molly Zane


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Blue Heelers Charlie Campbell Episode: "One of the Boys"
2005–07 Neighbours Bree Timmins 81 episodes
2007–09 As the Bell Rings DJ 27 episodes
2009–11 Hung Darby Drecker 30 episodes
2012 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Bridesmaid Episode: "The Maureen Ponderosa Wedding Massacre"
2014 Criminal Minds Sue Walsh Episode: "Gabby"
2016 The Kettering Incident Chloe Holloway Main cast


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  2. ^ Dubecki, Larissa (19 January 2006). "Critic's View – Tuesday". The Age. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  3. ^ McManus, Bridget (27 September 2007). "High school drama doesn't ring a bell". The Age. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Neighbours: The Perfect Blend". The Perfect Blend. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Sianoa Smit-McPhee on. (19 January 2006). Retrieved on 15 January 2011.

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