Wednesday, August 11, 2010

So you've already met the cast.. well meet some more!

Let me introduce you to some more of the characters from The Tree....


 --- Penne Hackforth-Jones
--- Mrs Johnson2
Penne Hackforth-Jones
Penne began her career in early landmark Australian television programs such as Bellbird, Number 96, Riptide, Division 4 and Matlock Police. She starred in Alivin Purple and Alvin Purple Rides Again and had roles in many television series' including Cash and Company, Tandarra, Skyways, A Country Practice, The Young Doctors and, more recently, Headland, Bitter & Twisted, All Saints and Chandon Pictures.Penne's film credits are many and include Last Breakfast in Paradise, Kokoda Crescent, Paradise Road, Muriels' Wedding, Diana & Me, Black and White and last year's Australian box office smash hit Mao's Last Dancer. 
Mrs Jones is Dawn's next door neighbor who is constantly pushing Dawn for the removal of the Tree. 


--- Vonnie
--- Vonnie2
Gillian Jones
A NIDA graduate, Gillian is one of Australia's most respected actors. She has appeared in some Australia's most successful television dramas including Wildside, GP, Cody, The Flying Doctors, Come in Spinner, Rafferty's Rules, Cop Shop and Homicide. Recent credits include the hit series Packed to the Rafters, Spirited and Love My Way. 
Since her first film, Heatwave, Gillian has appeared in such films as Terra Nova, Gilliam Armstrong's Oscar and Lucinda, the experimentalWhat I Have Written, Shame, Last Train to Freo and Lucky Miele. Gillian also starred in AFI Award nominated short feature So Close to Home, which has become a festival hit. 
Gillian performed in the original Australian production of Hair and has since amassed an impressive list of theatre credits for all of the country's major theatre companies. Her most recent stage work includes Company B Belvoirs international tour of Cloudstreet,Melbourne Theatre company's production of The Glass Menagerie  and Cloud Nine (receiving a Green Room Award nomination for the latter) and Far Away for the Sydney Theatre Company.  
Vonnie is Dawn's neighbor who supports her through her struggles. She helps Dawn learn how to stand on her own two feet.


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Bob Mackay

This marks Bob's feature film debut, in fact this is Bob's first professional acting role. He was discovered by the team when delivering the house in which most of our action is set, to location.... he's perfect to play the role of friend and colleague to Aden Young's Peter O'Neill


--- Megan
--- Megan 2
Zoe Boe
This is Megan's first feature film debut. She is a Queensland local and is sharing the screen with her uncle Patrick Boe, who was cast as her father. 
Megan is Simone's best friend 

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