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Beth Buchanan
Born Beth Christine Buchanan
(1972-03-10) 10 March 1972 (age 43)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980–present
Partner(s) Raimondo Cortese
Children 3

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 1990s, 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)

External links[edit]

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Murray Ledger and Times

Murray Ledger and Times
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:22:30 -0700

Starting tonight, Playhouse in the Park will present an uproarious view of backstage antics with the classic comedy “Noises Off.” “Noises Off” was written by the English playwright Michael Frayn and premiered in London in 1982 and on Broadway in 1983.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:04:49 -0700

Should I compare her feeble attempts for public sympathy to those of her unsuccessful predecessor in arrogance, Mary Beth Buchanan? My answer is “yes.” Should I applaud her misuse of government resources to require a five-agent squad to protect her ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:00:00 -0700

Dr. Beth Buchanan, a Delivra analytical research scientist with a Ph.D. in chemistry, credits the unique business component in her UPEI doctoral program with fostering her interest in the industrial sector. Submitted photo ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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