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Georgie Parker (born 16 December 1964) is a two-time Gold Logie award-winning Australian television soap actress and has also appeared in film and theatre. She is best known for her acting roles in soap opera as Lucy Gardiner (later Tyler) in A Country Practice, Theresa "Terri" Sullivan in All Saints and the second actress to play Roo Stewart in Home and Away.

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career 3 2010s 4 Filmography 5 Awards 6 References 7 External links

Personal life[edit] Parker was born in 1964. She grew up in the Sydney North Shore suburb of St Ives and attended St Ives North Public School[1] in primary and attended Abbotsleigh
Abbotsleigh
School for Girls, in Sydney. She has been married since December 1999 to Steve Worland, the screenwriter of the Fox Searchlight feature film Bootmen
Bootmen
(2000). Worland is also an action-adventure novelist and wrote Velocity
Velocity
(2012) and Combustion (2013). They have a daughter, Holly, born in September 2000.[2] Parker suffers from Scoliosis
Scoliosis
and is an ambassador of the National Scoliosis Foundation Career[edit] Parker was first seen in a small cameo part in the Yahoo Serious movie Young Einstein, before becoming a fixture on Australian television through her role as nurse Lucy Gardiner in A Country Practice[2] from 1989 to 1992. She also appeared as Despina, Memo's love interest, in the sitcom Acropolis Now. She had starring roles in the television series Over the Hill in 1994 and as young firefighter "Mad Dog" Cartwright in the first season of Fire in 1995. From 1998 until 2005, Parker played Sister Teresa (Terri) Sullivan, a nurse and former nun, in the Australian medical drama series All Saints, for which she was awarded a number of Logies, including 'Most Popular Actress' in 2001. This saw her win the award for the fourth time, having already won 3 times from 1991–1993 for her role on A Country Practice. In 2001 & 2002 Parker won the Gold Logie
Gold Logie
or 'Most Popular TV Personality' firmly cementing her place as an Australian television favourite. In 2002, Parker took part in the Australian musical theatre production The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular, where she appeared as "Kate Conroy", the daughter of the Station owner, "John Conroy" – and the romantic interest of "Jim Ryan" (The Man). In 2004 Parker starred in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Scenes From A Separation, as journalist Nina Molyneux. After concluding her work on All Saints in 2005, Parker starred in the Ensemble Theatre's production of 'Chapter Two' as actress Jennie MacLaine. In 2006, she joined the Nine Network
Nine Network
to host the new TV show, Clever. She also appears on the ABC children's show Play School and starred in the telemovie 'Stepfather Of The Bride' for the same network. In 2006 she also headlined the Network Ten
Network Ten
tele-movie The Society Murders. She was a semi-regular guest on the show The Glass House. She was in The Wiggles
The Wiggles
DVD Racing to the Rainbow. Georgie Parker starred in the drama Emerald Falls, which aired on Network Ten. She also briefly hosted Animal Emergency for Channel Nine in 2008, and acted as the New South Wales Premier in the telemovie Scorched for Channel Nine in 2008. . Parker released a children's album in 2008. 2010s[edit] In 2010, she appeared as Det. Senior Sergeant Susan Blake on the Australian drama City Homicide. She plays Miss Monica in David Williamson's Rhinestone Rex and Miss Monica.[2] The Seven Network
Seven Network
announced in August 2010 that Parker would return to screens playing the character of Roo Stewart
Roo Stewart
in Home and Away. The character was previously portrayed by Justine Clarke
Justine Clarke
from 1988–1989.[3] Filmography[edit]

Film

Year Title Role Notes

1988 The 13th Floor Maid

1988 Young Einstein Country Girl Fan

2006 Irresistible Jen

2010 Santa's Apprentice Mrs. Poulmer Voice in English version

Television

Year Title Role Notes

1988 Reed Down Under Cabbie Television film

1988 Dadah Is Death Corine Johnstone Television film

1989 Rafferty's Rules

Episode – "Politburo"

1988–1992 A Country Practice Barbara Gottlieb (1988) Sister Lucy 'Gardiner' Tyler (1989–1992) 266 episodes

1992 All Together Now Brenda Beanley Episode – "Love Me Tender"

1992 G.P. Marcey Heywood Episode – "Funny Business"

1992 Acropolis Now Despina Hatzipapadopoulos 10 episodes

1994 Over the Hill Sandy Spencer Television series

1995 Fire Firefighter Morgan 'Mad Dog' Cartwright Season one; 13 episodes

1997 Reprisal Janis Television film

2003 The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular Kate Conroy Television film

1998–2005 All Saints Terri Sullivan 307 episodes

2006 The Society Murders Emma Connell Television film

2006 Stepfather of the Bride Catriona Television film

2006–2008 Stupid, Stupid Man Dr. McPherson (2006) Uta (2008) 2 episodes

2008 Emerald Falls Joni Ferguson Television film

2008 Scorched Angela Boardman Television film

2010 City Homicide Susan Blake 2 episodes

2010– Home and Away Ruth "Roo" Stewart Main role

Awards[edit] Parker has been nominated for Logie Awards
Logie Awards
several times, and has won many Logies, including two Gold Logies. Awards for Georgie Parker include: Won

1990: Logie Award
Logie Award
for the Most Popular New Talent (for A Country Practice) 1991: Logie Award
Logie Award
for the Most Popular Actress (for A Country Practice) 1992: Logie Award
Logie Award
for the Most Popular Actress (for A Country Practice) 1993: Logie Award
Logie Award
for the Most Popular Actress (for A Country Practice) 2001: Logie Award
Logie Award
for the Most Popular Actress (for All Saints) 2001: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2002: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television

Nominated

1992: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 1993: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 1999: Most Popular Actress (for All Saints) 1999: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2000: Most Popular Actress (for All Saints) 2000: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2001: Most Outstanding Actress (for All Saints) 2002: Most Outstanding Actress (for All Saints) 2002: Most Popular Actress (for All Saints) 2003: Most Popular Actress (for All Saints) 2003: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2004: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2005: Gold Logie
Gold Logie
for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television

She has been nominated for an Aria Award in 2009 for Best Children's Album for Here Comes The Sun. References[edit]

^ St Ives North Public School Front Gate paving stones ^ a b c Simons, Polly (2010-10-12). "Georgie Parker, The Logie-Winning actress has the last laugh". Northside. Courier Newspapers. p. 19. Retrieved 2010-10-12.  ^ " Georgie Parker joins Home and Away". The Spy Report. Media Spy. 9 August 2010. Archived from the original on 7 March 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 

External links[edit]

Georgie Parker on IMDb Georgie Parker at TV.com Georgie Parker at the AuSoaps website

Awards and achievements

Preceded by Lisa McCune for Blue Heelers Gold Logie
Gold Logie
Award Most Popular Personality on Australian Television 2001 – 2002 for All Saints Succeeded by Rove McManus for Rove Live

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Gold Logie
Gold Logie
Award for Best Personality on Australian Television

1960s

Graham Kennedy
Graham Kennedy
(1960) Bob Dyer (1961) Lorrae Desmond
Lorrae Desmond
and Tommy Hanlon, Jr. (1962) Michael Charlton (1963) Bobby Limb
Bobby Limb
(1964) Jimmy Hannan (1965) Gordon Chater (1966) Graham Kennedy
Graham Kennedy
and Hazel Phillips (1967) Brian Henderson (1968) Graham Kennedy
Graham Kennedy
(1969)

1970s

Barry Crocker and Maggie Tabberer
Maggie Tabberer
(1970) Gerard Kennedy and Maggie Tabberer
Maggie Tabberer
(1971) Gerard Kennedy (1972) Tony Barber
Tony Barber
(1973) Graham Kennedy
Graham Kennedy
and Pat McDonald (1974) Ernie Sigley and Denise Drysdale
Denise Drysdale
(1975) Norman Gunston and Denise Drysdale
Denise Drysdale
(1976) Don Lane
Don Lane
and Jeanne Little
Jeanne Little
(1977) Graham Kennedy
Graham Kennedy
(1978) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1979)

1980s

Mike Walsh (1980) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1981) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1982) Daryl Somers (1983) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1984) Rowena Wallace
Rowena Wallace
(1985) Daryl Somers (1986) Ray Martin (1987) Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue
(1988) Daryl Somers (1989)

1990s

Craig McLachlan (1990) Steve Vizard
Steve Vizard
(1991) Jana Wendt (1992) Ray Martin (1993) Ray Martin (1994) Ray Martin (1995) Ray Martin (1996) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1997) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1998) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1999)

2000s

Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(2000) Georgie Parker (2001) Georgie Parker (2002) Rove McManus
Rove McManus
(2003) Rove McManus
Rove McManus
(2004) Rove McManus
Rove McManus
(2005) John Wood (2006) Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie
(2007) Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie
(2008) Rebecca Gibney
Rebecca Gibney
(2009)

2010s

Ray Meagher (2010) Karl Stefanovic
Karl Stefanovic
(2011) Hamish Blake
Hamish Blake
(2012) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2013) Scott Cam
Scott Cam
(2014) Carrie Bickmore
Carrie Bickmore
(2015) Waleed Aly
Waleed Aly
(2016) Samuel Johnson (2017)

Logie Awards

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Logie Award
Logie Award
for Best Actress

1970s

Lorraine Bayly
Lorraine Bayly
(1978) Lorraine Bayly
Lorraine Bayly
(1979)

1980s

Paula Duncan (1980) Paula Duncan (1981) Val Lehman (1982) Rowena Wallace
Rowena Wallace
(1983) Rowena Wallace
Rowena Wallace
(1984) Anne Tenney (1985) Anne Tenney (1986) Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue
(1987) Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue
(1988) Annie Jones (1989)

1990s

Rachel Friend (1990) Georgie Parker (1991) Georgie Parker (1992) Georgie Parker (1993) Sonia Todd (1994) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1995) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1996) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1997) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1998) Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(1999)

2000s

Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
(2000) Georgie Parker (2001) Libby Tanner (2002) Libby Tanner (2003) Lisa Chappell (2004) Bec Cartwright (2005) Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie
(2006) Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie
(2007) Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie
(2008) Rebecca Gibney
Rebecca Gibney
(2009)

2010s

Rebecca Gibney
Rebecca Gibney
(2010) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2011) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2012) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2013) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2014) Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie
(2015) Jessica Marais
Jessica Marais
(2016)

Logie Awards

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Hosts of the Logie Awards

Hugh O'Brien (1960) Gerald Lyons (1962) Gerald Lyons (1965) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1967–1980) Michael Parkinson (1981) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1982) Mike Willesee (1983) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1984) Greg Evans (1985) Mike Willesee (1986) Don Lane
Don Lane
(1987) Daryl Somers (1988) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1989) Mark Mitchell (1990) Daryl Somers (1991) Steve Vizard
Steve Vizard
(1992) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(1993) Ray Martin (1994) Andrew Daddo and Noni Hazlehurst (1995) Daryl Somers (1996–1998) Andrew Denton
Andrew Denton
(1999–2000) Shaun Micallef
Shaun Micallef
(2001) Wendy Harmer (2002) Eddie McGuire
Eddie McGuire
(2003–2004) Eddie McGuire, Rove McManus
Rove McManus
and Andrew O'Keefe
Andrew O'Keefe
(2005) Bert Newton, Ray Martin, Daryl Somers, Lisa McCune
Lisa McCune
and Georgie Parker (2006) Adam Hills, Dave Hughes
Dave Hughes
and Fifi Box
Fifi Box
(2007) Gretel Killeen (2009) Bert Newton
Bert Newton
(2010) Shane Bourne
Shane Bourne
(2011)<

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