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Brown, Noeline

Born
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Actor, Political candidate and Producer

Summary

Actor and activist, Noeline Brown has been involved in social, community and political affairs all her life. She was an ALP candidate for the Southern Highlands in 1999 and 2003.

Details

Noeline Brown has been a stage and television actor for more than four decades, beginning her career in 1962. She won a Logie award in 1978 for the most popular NSW female personality and has appeared in such TV shows as The Mavis Bramston Show, My Name's McGooley, Beauty and the Beast, Blankety Blanks and Kingswood Country. On stage she has played many roles and she made a series of records with Barry Creyton. She was married in 1976, to writer/producer Tony Sattler.

She was a member of the Arts and Culture Board and Patron of the Southern Highlands Regional Gallery. She has also worked with alcoholics and drug addicts at the Langton Clinic.

She and her husband run a production company, Wintergreen Productions, in Bowral and are developing a museum to celebrate the life of Slim Dusty, having completed the Mary Mackillop Museum for the Sisters of St. Joseph in North Sydney. Noeline also spent two years with the NSW Premier's Council for Women. She has written an autobiography, which was published in 2005.

Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times, No 7, March 1999; March 2003; The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Australian Showbiz. (1984); http://www.noelinebrown.com.au/aboutnoeline.html (accessed 30 March 2005); BROWN, Noeline: Noeline: Long Term Memoir 2005.

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