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Beth Buchanan
Born (1972-03-10) 10 March 1972 (age 42)
Sydney, New South Wales, 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..! (where her older sister Simone starred as Debbie Kelly) 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 –, The Rogue Stallion, 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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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 07:46:04 -0800

“Rob McCord didn't just plead guilty,” said former U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan. “He actually waived indictment to the charges, and he allowed the United States to charge him by criminal information as opposed to requiring the United States ...
Bellefontaine Examiner
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:22:30 -0800

Kevin J. Taylor, 29, of 513 1/2 N. Detroit St., was charged Wednesday with two counts of domestic violence. Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department arrived at the residence around 3:25 p.m. and talked with Beth Buchanan. The couple had been ...

Daily Signal

Daily Signal
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:11:11 -0800

Besides Christie, the other former U.S. Attorneys mentioned in the report were not immediately identifiable. The report excluded trips by U.S. Attorneys acting in other positions for DOJ entities, and therefore likely does not include Mary Beth ...
Corporate Crime Reporter
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:05:20 -0700

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Think Progress
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 07:32:20 -0800

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Indianapolis Star
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:18:39 -0700

Sixth in an occasional series catching up with former Colts. Ray Buchanan was a big talker throughout his decorated NFL career. Even though the former Indianapolis Colts cornerback has continued to tap into his gift of gab since retiring following the ...

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:59:48 -0800

This is almost as dramatic as the time my friend had a chinchilla hanging out in his car engine. It lived to see another day but not before chewing through the brake cables. .. Reply · Like. · 1 · December 31, 2014 at 5:58pm. Beth Buchanan · Top Commenter.
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:43:11 -0800

Law360, New York (January 12, 2015, 3:39 PM ET) -- The former leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP are on track to spend almost $1 million in defense expert costs for their trial on charges the executives cooked the firm's books before its collapse, one of ...

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