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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.

External links[edit]

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:56:15 -0700

Jacobs declined to comment. DiCarmine's attorneys at Bryan Cave, partners Austin Campriello and Mary Beth Buchanan, declined to comment. Kathryn Coleman, Sanders' attorney and a partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed, did not return a call for comment.
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:15:16 -0700

Law360, New York (July 10, 2014, 8:07 PM ET) -- Manhattan's district attorney on Wednesday asked a bankruptcy judge to halt the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP liquidating trustee's suit against former Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial ...
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:17:51 -0700

“They don't know what to do with their pet,” said Beth Buchanan, a volunteer. “There's a lot of sad stories.” What the nonprofit organization does is provide a national online network for military members so they can search for volunteers who will ...
Law360 (subscription)
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:04:08 -0700

Law360, New York (June 23, 2014, 5:02 PM ET) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's former executive director and chief financial officer on Friday rebuffed claims that they are liable for millions in connection with their alleged roles in the firm's downfall ...
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:33:45 -0700

“That would be particularly unfair to him since it seems clear that the trustee cooperated with the [Manhattan D.A.'s] investigation that resulted in the criminal charges,” said DiCarmine's attorneys, partners Mary Beth Buchanan and Austin Campriello ...

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Halstead Gazette
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:03:45 -0700

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