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Val Lehman

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Gender: Female
Age Range: 65 - 100
Height: 165cm
Base Location: Brisbane
Available In: Brisbane
Skills: Actor, Director, Musical Theatre, Voice Artist, Writer
Hair: Fair
Eye: Blue / Green
Ethnicity: East European, West European
Memberships: M.E.A.A




TV Joanna Swartz Fremantle Media, various


TV contestant Ten Network , Alex Mavroidakas
TV Guest contestant Fremantle Media


MT Miss Lynch Gordon Frost


MT Miss Lynch Gordon Frost


MT Aunt Eller Harvest Rain, Tim O'Connor


ST Mrs Meadow Jally Productions, Val Lehman
TV Dorothy Denzel Seven Network
ST Mrs Meadow, Jally Productions, Val Lehman


FF guest
TV Maggie Brooks Seven Network
TV Bonnie Crossing , Ray Quint
TV Rita O'Riley
TV Colleen, Mother of the Bride ABC
TV Joyce Cassidy ABC/Simpson Le Mesurier
TV Rose Kinsella , Paul Maloney
FF Roadshow Coote & Carrol
TV Bea Smith (regular) Grundy Television

Training & Additional Notes

Member of both British & Australian Equity.

Val is probably best known for her portrayal of Bea Smith, in the highly successful Australian series "Prisoner".  It won Val two best television actress awards in Australia, (Logies 1981 & '82) and the coveted Silver Logie.

However, Val is not simply a "Soap Celebrity", having worked in all facets of the profession.  Here is a brief overview of her roles:

MDA,  (Rita O'Reilly). ABC/Screentime P/L.
Secret Bridesmaids' Business,  ( Colleen, Mother of the Bride).  ABC Telemovie.
Blue Heelers,  (Ivy Henderson)  Dir: Ray Quint
Somthing In The Air, (Joyce Cassidy).  ABC/Simpson Le Mesurier.
Pizza, (Top Dog).  SBS
Blue Heelers, (Bonnie Crossing). Dir: Ray Quint.
Good Guys, Bad Guys, (Rose Kinsella). Dir: Paul Maloney
Wilderness, (Vet), Dir: Ben Bolt.  Red Rooster Prod. ITV.
Law of the Land, Roadshow Coote & Carrol
Prisoner, (Bea Smith), Grundy Television
The Flying Doctors, Crawford Prod.

A Fortunate Life, (Mum Facey). Dir: Marcus Cole.  PBL
Army Wifes, (Mother). Dir: Denny Lawrence
Outbreak of Love, (Mrs. Montalban).  Dir: Oscar Whitbread. ABC.

Call Me Mum, Script development (2004)
Kitty & The Bagman, (Big Lil).  Dir: Donald Crombie
I Live With Me Dad, (Barmaid).

Misery, (Annie Wilkes). Dir: Kenneth Alan Taylor. TABS National Tour
When We Are Married, (Mrs Northrop).  Dir: Anthony Tuckey.  Wolsey Ipswich
Chicago, (Momma Morton), Dir: Derek Killeen, Key Peterborough
Secret of Beatrix Potter, (Beatrix Potter).  Dir: Adrian Jones, Redgrave Farnham.
Driving Miss Daisy, (Miss Daisy),  Dir: Derek Killeen, Key Peterborough
Steel Magnolias, (Ouiser),Dir: Derek Killeen, Kenwrights Tour.
Aladdin, (Empress of China).  Dir: Norman Murray, Hazemead Productions.
Summer of the Seventeeth Doll, (Pearl). Dir: John Adams, Birmingham Rep.
Lady Chatterley's Lover, (Mrs. Bolton). Dir: Graham Watkins, National No. 1 Tour.
Chatterley - The Trial, (Oxford Don). Dir: Bill Banks-Jones, Redgrave Farnham.
Wizard of Oz, (Wicked Witch of the West), Dir: Andrew Richards, Ramsgate Summer
Anyone for Murder, (Mary). Dir: Andrew Richards, Nat. No. 1 Tour.
Prisoner - Great Escape, (Self). Dir: Charles Collins, Eve Promotions Tours.
Touch of Silk, (Mum). Dir: Terry Clarke.  M.T.C.
Streetcar Named Desire, (Eunice). Dir: Roger Hodgman  M.T.C.
Lie of the Mind, (Lorraine).  Dir: Simon Phillips.  M.T.C.
Trafford Tanzi, (Mother).  Dir: Rodney Fisher.  Wilton Morley
In Duty Bound, (Fania).  Dir: Greg Gesh. R.Q.T.C.
The Foreigner, (Betty).  Dir: Terry Clarke.
Shoe Size: 8
Clothing Size: Female - 16
Natural Accent: Australian, English
Accent Skills: American Standard, Australian, East Coast American, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Russian, Scottish, Southern, West Coast American
Voice Style: Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Documentary, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Hair Style: Wavy
Singing: Show
Singing Range: Mezzo Soprano
Sport & Athletic: Bowls, Horse Riding, Swimming, Tennis
Drivers Licence: Car
Voice Style: Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Documentary, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting

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