||Beth Christine Buchanan
10 March 1972
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Beth Christine 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.
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.
Buchanan has three sons (born 2004, 2007 and 2010) with her partner, playwright Raimondo Cortese.
References and notes
Murray Ledger and Times
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 05:00:00 -0700
Beth Buchanan will direct the show. No acting experience is necessary. Those auditioning will be asked to do cold readings from the script. Show dates are Aug. 21-30. For more information, please contact Lisa Cope at Playhouse, 270-759-1752.
Corporate Crime Reporter
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:05:20 -0700
Former Pittsburgh U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan has joined Bryan Cave as a partner practicing in both the New York and Washington, D.C., offices. Buchanan will practice within Bryan Cave's White Collar Defense and Securities Litigation and ...
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:23:04 -0700
He is represented by Mary Beth Buchanan, the former U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania who works for the Bryan Cave law firm in New York. “I didn't go looking for a fight,” Wallace told the Tribune-Review in his only interview since testifying last ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Thu, 21 May 2015 13:16:58 -0700
Mr. Wallace's attorney Mary Beth Buchanan, said he was fired “after refusing Mr. Boback's direction to provide false testimony at the deposition on the LabMD matter in front of the FTC.” In an interview, Mr. Boback denied that he asked Mr. Wallace to ...
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:59:09 -0700
... haber cometido fraude postal, fallado en su deber y obligación de funcionario público y ser parte del robo de una organización que recibe fondos federales, según confirma la fiscal Federal para el Distrito Oeste de Pennsylvania, Mary Beth Buchanan.
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:04:16 -0700
Wallace is represented by attorney Mary Beth Buchanan, the former U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania. She blamed stress for Wallace's legal woes. Buchanan said discussion of Wallace's criminal charges is “impertinent, scandalous and improper” with ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 07:32:20 -0800
mary.gif Mary Beth Buchanan was appointed by President Bush to serve as U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh in Sept. 2001. Buchanan has held several significant posts within the Bush/Ashcroft/Gonzales Justice Department, most notably serving as director the ...
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 ...
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