Tammy MacIntosh

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Tammy MacIntosh
Tammy MacIntosh 2013.jpg
MacIntosh at the premiere of The Great Gatsby in 2013.
Born (1970-02-16) 16 February 1970 (age 47)
Perth, Western Australia
Residence Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian
Education Morley Senior High School, Girrawheen Senior High School, Mount Lawley Senior High School
Alma mater Edith Cowan University (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Mark Yeats (m. 2005)
Children 1

Tammy MacIntosh (born 16 February 1970) is an Australian actress who is perhaps best known for portraying Dr. Charlotte Beaumont in the medical drama All Saints and Jool in the TV series Farscape. She is also known for her roles on television series The Flying Doctors, Police Rescue, Sea Patrol, the television film McLeod's Daughters which led to the acclaimed drama series of the same name, and is currently appearing in role of Kaz Proctor in the prison drama series Wentworth.

Early and personal life[edit]

MacIntosh was born and raised in Perth, where she attended Morley Senior High School and Mount Lawley Senior High School. MacIntosh graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, a division of Edith Cowan University.

MacIntosh is married to Mark Yeats and they have a son, Benjamin.[1]

Career[edit]

MacIntosh started out as a reporter for a children's show C'Mon Kids in South Australia in the late eighties.

MacIntosh has an extensive list of TV credits including The Flying Doctors, Something in the Air, Grass Roots, Stingers, State Coroner, Wildside, McLeod's Daughters, G.P., The Feds III and Chances. She was also a well-known face in her regular role of Kathy in Police Rescue. MacIntosh played a main character in the first season of the BAFTA Award winning BBC show, Jeopardy.

In 1998, MacIntosh appeared in the detective series Good Guys, Bad Guys.[2]

MacIntosh joined the science fiction television series Farscape in late 2000.[2] She was cast as Jool, a young Interion woman. She made her first appearance in the third season episode "Self-Inflicted Wounds Part I: Could'a, Would'a, Should'a".[3] In 2002, MacIntosh was cast as Dr Charlotte Beaumont in the medical drama All Saints.[4] MacIntosh took the role of Charlotte as she the character as a new challenge. She was initially contracted for six weeks.[4] Of Charlotte, MacIntosh commented "she's been empowering to play. I felt much stronger and more confident in who I was than I had in a long time."[4] MacIntosh became one of the show's longest serving cast members.[4]

Macintosh's film and theatre credits include Police Rescue: The Movie, the Melbourne Theatre Company's Shark Fin Soup, the Sydney Theatre Company's Private Lives, the Ensemble Theatre's Blinded by the Sun and Sleeping Beauty.

She had a recurring role on Sea Patrol portraying Commander Maxine "Knocker" White. She also played Doctor Elizabeth "Mac" Macmillan in ABC's crime drama Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries,[5] and Doctor Amelia Ward in "Episode 9" of Crownies.

MacIntosh was considered for the role of Joan "The Freak" Ferguson in prison drama Wentworth.[6] She later joined the cast in the third season as vigilante Kaz Proctor, alongside actresses Pia Miranda and Libby Tanner.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Police Rescue Const. Kathy Orland
1996 River Street Sharon Pierce
1996 Whipping Boy Seal
2000 Better Than Sex Girl F
2005 Repetition Anell
2011 Heartbeat Away, AA Heartbeat Away Grace Flack
2011 Sleeping Beauty Work Colleague

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989-90 Flying Doctors, TheThe Flying Doctors Annie Rogers Regular role
1991 Chances Mandy Foster TV series
1992-93 Bingles Stacy Main role
1992-95 Police Rescue Const. Kathy Orland Main role
1993 Feds: Betrayal, TheThe Feds: Betrayal Nicola Bass TV film
1995 G.P. Joanna Lalor "One for the Road"
1996 McLeod's Daughters Claire McLeod TV film
1997-98 Wildside Det. Kim Devlin Recurring role
1998 Good Guys, Bad Guys Holly Swift "You Light Up My Wife"
1999 Stingers Karen Jones "Full Term"
2000 Grass Roots Marilyn Hennessy Recurring role
2000 Something in the Air Christine Rutherford Recurring role
2001-02 Farscape Joolushko Tunai Fenta Hovalis]] Recurring role
2002 Jeopardy Melissa Recurring role
2002-09 All Saints Dr. Charlotte Beaumont Main role
2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars Joolushko Tunai Fenta Hovalis TV miniseries
2010-11 Sea Patrol CMDR Maxine "Knocker" White Recurring role
2011 East West 101 Sally Wilson "Heart of Darkness"
2011 Crownies Dr. Amelia Ward "1.9"
2012-15 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Dr. Mac Regular role
2015-present Wentworth Karen "Kaz" Proctor Main role

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Blinded by the Sun Playhouse Theatre
Private Lives Sydney Theatre Company
Shark Fin Soup Melbourne Theatre Company

References[edit]

  1. ^ McWhirter, Erin (28 May 2008). "TV Guide: A walk for wellness". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Sharp, Annette (10 December 2000). "The Diary". The Sun-Herald. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Tammy MacIntosh". BBC Online. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c d Hunter, Tim (26 July 2007). "Patron Saint of high-heeled lesbians". The Age. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  5. ^ Fenton, Andrew (28 May 2015). "Ashleigh Cummings says Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries leads the way for women in television". news.com.au. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  6. ^ Knox, David (4 July 2013). "Who will play The Freak?". TV Tonight. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Byrnes, Holly. "The screen death of Alex Cook's character Lou in Love My Way still holds strong emotions for fans". News.com.au. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 

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