Wendy Strehlow

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Wendy Strehlow
Born 1 July, c. 1958 (age 58)
Occupation Actress (theatre and television)

Wendy Strehlow (1 July, c. 1958) is an Australian actress, particularly in soap opera and theatre, she has appeared in numerous TV series and tele-dramas but is probably best known for her role as the much loved nurse sister Judy Loveday in the television soap opera A Country Practice, from 1981- 1986, for which she won a Logie Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1985. From mid-2005 to 2008, she played the role of Paramedic Lorraine Tanner in the Seven Network medical drama All Saints.

Television and theatre roles[edit]

Other TV credits include: E Street, Blue Heelers, McLeod's Daughters, Home and Away and The Saddle Club. She has appeared in numerous stage productions including, The Greening of Grace, Henry IV, The Memory of Water, Travesties and the pulitzer prize winning production, Clybourne Park

Personal life[edit]

Strehlow is originally from the city of Rockhampton, Queensland. She took ballet lessons and joined Rockhampton Little Theatre at age 11, before studying drama at Flinders University in South Australia. She is married to a television sound technician. Her parents were both farmers who ran a bakery, and she is the mother of soap actress Sophie Hensser.[1]


  1. ^ Schipp, Debbie (May 6, 2012). "Sophie Hensser finds acting is real family affair". DailyTelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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