Sue McIntosh

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Sue McIntosh (born 1947) is a former news reader for Australian ABC News. She was known prior to the mid-1970s as Sue Donovan, from her marriage to actor Terence Donovan, which ended in divorce in 1973. Her maiden name was Menlove, as confirmed in the BBC1 programme Who Do You Think You Are?, broadcast on 30 August 2010.


During the 1960s and 1970s she was an actress who worked in British and Australian television. Her early credits include a 1965 episode of The Benny Hill Show from its run on BBC Television, Where the Bullets Fly (1966) and hosting the children's show Adventure Island from 1969 to 1972.

In the 1970s she also featured on The Paul Hogan Show,[1] The Graham Kennedy Show, The Don Lane Show, The Mike Walsh Show and The Ted Hamilton Show.[2] Later she was the host of Take 5 and You Me And Education.

Her acting credits include Matlock Police, Division 4, Homicide and Prisoner (Cell Block H).


As Sue Donovan, she received the Victorian Most Popular Female Logie Award for 1971.

Personal life[edit]

She is married to John McIntosh since 1974, they have three children Katherine, Olivia and Stephanie McIntosh (who played Sky Mangel on Neighbours) . She was previously married to actor Terence Donovan and their son is Australian actor/singer Jason Donovan.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ TV Times 28 April 1979 at TelevisionAU
  2. ^ Hinch re: Ted Hamilton The Age - Carbone & Money
  3. ^ "Jason Donovan 'sold his family out for cash', claims mum Sue McIntosh". News Limited. 14 February 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2014.