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Beth Buchanan
Born (1972-03-10) 10 March 1972 (age 42)
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980–present
Partner(s) Raimondo Cortese
Children Three

Beth Buchanan (born 10 March 1972 in Sydney) is an Australian actress. She is best known for the television roles of Gemma Ramsay in Neighbours, in the early '90s, and Susan Croydon in Blue Heelers from 1994. She is also a long-standing member of the Ranters Theatre company.[1]

Early life[edit]

Buchanan is the daughter of musician Tony Buchanan and teacher Jo Buchanan. She is the youngest of three children; her brother Miles and sister Simone are also actors.


Buchanan's television work includes appearances in Secret Valley, Runaway Island, Island Trader, Pirates Island, A Country Practice, Home and Away, Stingers, Hey Dad..! and The Brittas Empire. Her longest running part, between 1994 and 2006, was the recurring role of Susan Croydon, the daughter of Tom Croydon, in the popular series Blue Heelers. Major storylines included becoming a school teacher; attempting to take the blame when drugs were planted in her and Tom's home; and losing her baby as a result of a hit-and-run targeted at her father. Buchanan is currently starring as Rita Heywood in ABC1's comedy series Lowdown.

Film roles have included Newsfront, Flute Man, A Good Thing Going, Fortress (1986) – based on the Faraday School kidnapping – and The King. She also played the title character in Peter Long's short "A Telephone Call for Genevieve Snow" (2000). Adapted from the story by Carmel Bird, it won the Silver Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2000.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Buchanan has three sons (born 2004, 2007 and 2010) with her partner, playwright Raimondo Cortese.[1][3][4]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Usher, Robin (17 July 2008) "Swimming in success" SMH.com.au (Retrieved: 1 March 2010)
  2. ^ "About Carmel Bird" CarmelBird.com (Retrieved: 1 March 2010)
  3. ^ Yeap, Sue (16 April 2010). "Making news for laughs". TheWest.com.au. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Usher, Robin (9 May 2005) "Writing of lives less ordinary" TheAge.com.au (Retrieved: 1 March 2010)

Buchanan has three sons (born 2004, 2007, and 2010) with her partner, playwright Raimondo Cortese.

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5 news items

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:15:00 -0700

As Team Blue took the ball down the floor toward the basket right in front of their team bench, Galena's Beth Buchanan, a Team Gold coach, trying to act innocent with a big smile on her face, quickly pulled one of her shooters off the bench into the ...
East Valley Tribune
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:11:15 -0700

On the other hand, Mary Beth Buchanan, who was the prosecutor in my case, she's out of office now and doesn't really have a job. Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, I don't know what he's doing, but he left office in disgrace. I believe I have ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:01:23 -0700

Only three players remain from that title squad — seniors Bethany Green and Shaina Burley and junior Sarah Buchanan, head coach Beth Buchanan's daughter. The Hawks, the reigning Aurora Conference tournament champions, meet the Bethel girls team ...
Aussie Theatre (blog)
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:11:15 -0700

Next, I crawled into a two-person tent with Beth Buchanan from Ranters Theatre for I Know That I Am Not Dead. Here I started to notice the trend I would follow for the rest of my evening. Live Art seems to be incredibly interested in one-on-one ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:52:30 -0700

ANCHORAGE — Beth Buchanan was proud of the way her Galena Hawks played in their semifinal game of the Class 3A girls state high school basketball tournament Friday afternoon. Despite playing hard and with heart, the Hawks were unable to hold off ...

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