Neighbours - Where Are They Now?

Here is a comprehensive guide to where our faves have gone! Did I  miss anyone? Let us know!

Benito Alessi – George Spartels
1992–1993
Now Carbo’s dad on Packed to The Rafters.

Caroline Alessi -Gillian Blakeney
1990–1992
Moved to US, where she still lives to pursue acting with little success.

Christina Alessi – Gayle Blakeney
1990–1992
Moved to US, where she still lives to pursue acting with little success.

Rick Alessi – Dan Falzon
1992–1995
Currently Dan is employed by St John Ambulance Inc. as a paramedic in Alice Springs, along with his two brothers.

Lolly Allen – Jiordan Anna Tolli, Adelaide Kane
1994–2001, 2007
Neither are currently active in the industry.

Oliver Barnes – David Hoflin
2007–2008, 2011
Joined cast of Alcatraz playing Tommy Madsen

Sarah Beaumont – Nicola Charles
1996–1999, 2005
Married and divorced twice, she is now engaged and lives in LA.

David Bishop – Kevin Harrington
1988, 2003–2005
Went on to play Lewis Moran in Underbelly and guest star in City Homicide and Winners and Losers

Harold Bishop – Ian Smith
1987–1991, 1996–2009, 2011
Went on to be seen in Underbelly:The Golden Mile

Kerry Bishop – Linda Hartley
1989–1990
Now Linda Hartley-Clark, she did a guest stint in 2005 playing Gabrielle Walker, who in the storyline was recognised by Harold Bishop (Ian Smith) as Kerry’s lookalike. In 2004 and 2006, Hartley-Clark provided voiceovers for Kerry’s diary being read by her daughter Sky Mangel (Stephanie McIntosh). Hartley-Clark lives in Melbourne with her husband, John Clark (former drummer with Craig McLachlan’s band, Check 1–2) and their two young children.

Madge Bishop Anne Charleston
1986–1992, 1996–2001
Currently based in Galway, Ireland and the UK, Anne went on to a number of reality UK shows and appeared in Emmerdale for 3 years.

Serena Bishop – Lara Sacher
2003–2005
She has started her own drama school “The Lara Sacher School of Drama” in Malvern, Melbourne for kids aged between six and fourteen. She is currently at Monash University in Melbourne

Dee Bliss – Madeleine West
2000–2003
Dee went on to porteay a high-class escort, Mel on Satisfaction from 2007 to 2010 and in 2011, West joined the cast of Winners & Losers in the recurring role of Deidre Gross

Beth Brennan – Natalie Imbruglia
1992–1993, 1994
Three years after leaving the programme, Imbruglia launched a singing career with the international hit, “Torn”. The subsequent debut album Left of the Middle (1997) sold over 7 million copies worldwide. She went on to appear in the movie Johnny English and was a judge/mentoron the 2010 series of The X Factor but replaced in 2011 by former Neighbours alumni Natalie Bassingthwaighte.

Mark Brennan – Scott McGregor
2010–2011
Best known as the “Temptation” model – after Neighbours, McGregor made a guest appearance on the drama series Winners & Losers in March 2011. In April 2012, McGregor appeared in Offspring.

Ringo Brown – Sam Clark
2007–2010
Clark left to pursue his music career with little success yet.

Dorothy Burke – Maggie Dence
1990–1993
In 2005 she appeared in the award-winning Australian film Look Both Ways. In 2008 she appeared in the soap Out of the Blue.

Carmella Cammeniti – Natalie Blair
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006–2008, 2011
Blair lives in Los Angeles and most recently, Blair returned to Melbourne, Australia to play the lead in the romantic comedy The Groomless Bride.

Sienna Cammeniti – Erin McNaught
2007-2008
Erin is currently appearing in the current series of Dancing With The Stars.

Lauren Carpenter – Sarah Vandenbergh
1993–1994
In 2006 she guest starred in an episode of McLeod’s Daughters. She also presents for TVSN, an Australian Teleshopping Channel

Daphne Clarke – Elaine Smith
1985–1987, 1988
Elaine had many guest appearances and was last seen in All Saints in 2006. Smith is married with two children.

Des Clarke – Paul Keane
1985–1990
After his long time stint on Neighbours, he quit acting in the 1990s and took up work in a pub. Jeepers!

Eileen Clarke – Myra De Groot
1985–1988
Myra died from cancer, aged 50 on 4 April 1988.

Jamie Clarke – Angus McLaren
2003
Went on to H2O: Just Add Water and Packed to The Rafters as Nathan Rafter.

Taj Coppin – Jaime Robbie Reyne
2002–2004
Currently a musician.

Helen Daniels – Anne Haddy
1985–1997
Oh Helen! Anne died in 1999, aged 68

Bronwyn Davies – Rachel Friend
1988–1990
Friend switched to jounalism and she worked as a reporter, producer and host on programs including The Midday Show, Wildlife, The Today Show and Sky News. She married Australian cricketer Stuart MacGill in 2000, they have two children together. (She was previously married to co-star Craig MacLachlan.)

Sharon Davies – Jessica Muschamp
1988–1990
Dropped off the face of the Earth.

Zoe Davis – Ally Fowler
1986
Went on to play Eve Ballantyne on All Saints, now unknown whereabouts.

Daniel Fitzgerald – Brett Tucker
1999–2000, 2007–2009, 2010
Left to pursue ac acting career in the USA. Since arriving in the US, Tucker has appeared in episodes of CSI: NY, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and NCIS. He also appeared in Off The Map and the TV film, Criminal Behaviour

Donna Freedman – Margot Robbie
2008–2011
Left for Hollywood and auditioned for Charlies Angels, but was cast in Pan Am. Both now cancelled. About to star in “The Wolf Of Wall Street” with Leonardo Di Caprio and directed by Martin Scorcese.

Clive Gibbons – Geoff Paine
1986–1987, 1989
Went on to guest spots on A Country Practice, Blue Heelers and City Homicide.

Mark Gottlieb – Bruce Samazan
1993–1995
From Neighbours, he went straight into the Seven Network’s Home and Away for a six month guest stint as the psychotic Brad Cooper who raped Chloe Richards. He had previously guested on the serial as Mick in 1989 for four episodes.

Serendipity Gottlieb – Raelee Hill
1994–1995
Went on to play Constable Tayler Johnson in Water Rats and currently appears in television commercials.

Stephen Gottlieb – Lochie Daddo
1992–1993
Went on to G.P., Blue Water High and It Takes Two.

Amy Greenwood – Jacinta Stapleton
1997–2000, 2005
From 2002 to 2004 she played Christina Dichiera in the TV drama, Stingers and also had a recurring role as nurse Chloe Davis in the TV medical drama MDA. Jacinta also made a cameo return in 2005 during the 20th anniversary of the series.

Will Griggs – Christian Clark
2006–2007
Christian played Penn Graham in Home & Away in 2010

Emily Hancock – Isabella Oldham
2000, 2001–2002
Where abouts unknown.

Evan Hancock – Nicholas Opolski
2001–2002
Went on to guest star in Satisfaction, Stingers and MDA.

Leo Hancock – Anthony Hammer, Josh Jay
2000, 2001–2002
Anthony went on to re locate to the UK.

Maggie Hancock – Sally Cooper and Matt Hancock – Stephen Hunt
2001–2002
Unknown.

Jen Handley – Alyce Platt
1995–1996
Released an album in 2004 and went on to a recurring role on City Homicide.

Luke Handley – Bernard Curry
1995–1996, 2005
Bernard went on to Out of the Blue, playing the character of Nate Perrett. In late 2008, Curry had the small role of Vishnu on Packed to the Rafters. In 2009 he joined soap opera Home and Away, portraying Hugo Austin. He now hosts Beauty and the Geek Australia.

Ty Harper – Dean Geyer
2008–2009
Went on to the US show Terra Nova and is about to appear as Brody Weston on Glee.

Jane Harris – Annie Jones
1986–1989, 2005
Jones went on to win a Logie for the mini series Jackaroo. She also starred in Snowy, Newlyweds and guest starred in The Adventures of Lano & Woodley. Annie has also guest starred in City Homicide, Stingers, Blue Heelers and Halifax f.p.. In 2010 she was cast in The Underbelly Files telemovie, Tell Them Lucifer Was Here.

Annalise Hartman – Kimberley Davies
1993–1996, 2005
Davies hosted the series called Just Kidding!, which featured outrageous pranks played on an unsuspecting public. Davies later moved to the US and appeared in Pacific Palisades, Ally McBeal and Friends. Back in Australia she has appeared on Talking About Your Generation Celebrity Circus and Dancing With The Stars.

Joanna Hartman – Emma Harrison
1995, 1996–1997
In 2007 she appeared in an episode of McLeod’s Daughters as Susan and has also appeared on Ally McBeal and Just Shoot Me, E!’s Style Network’s “Style Court”. and Take Home Chef with Curtis Stone

Mike Healey – Andrew Blackman
1998–1999
Andrew Blackman is Artistic Director of Complete Works Theatre Company. In 2011, Blackman appeared as “Huxley” in the world wide smash hit, “Walking With Dinosaurs the Arena Spectacular”

Charlie Hoyland – Jacob Brito and Aaron Auslebrook-Walker
2006–2011
Both unknown.

Boyd Hoyland – Kyal Marsh
2002–2007
Went on to compete in the UK reality show Cirque de Celebrite and won the series final.

Izzy Hoyland – Natalie Bassingthwaighte
2003–2006, 2007
Went on to huge success with as lead singer of Rogue Traders, hosted So You Think You Can Dance Australia and is now a judge on The X Factor.

Max Hoyland – Stephen Lovatt
2002–2007
Lovatt is currently one of the ensemble cast of New Zealand-shot series Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, a prequel to 2010 series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

Rosie Hoyland – Maggie Millar
2002–2003
Appeared in Blue Heelers and then unknown.

Cameron Hudson – Benjamin Grant Mitchell
1992–1993
In 2008 he returned to Neighbours and took the guest role of ‘Sergeant Matt Freedman’ and in 2011 Mitchell independently published his first novel, The Last Great Day.

Faye Hudson – Lorraine Bayly
1991–1992
Bayly appeared in G.P. in 1995 and she was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List 2001.

Terry Inglis – Maxine Klibingaitis
1985
Has gone on to independent films.

Melissa Jarrett – Jade Amenta
1989–1991
Unknown.

Billy Kennedy Jesse Spencer
1994–2000, 2005
In March 2004, Spencer began playing Dr. Robert Chase in House. He will nest be seen in Chicago Fire a new US drama playing Lieutenant Matthew Casey.

Libby Kennedy – Kym Valentine
1994 – 2011
Unknown.

Libby Kennedy – Michala Banas
2008
Went on to play Tiffany Turner on Winners & Losers.

Malcolm Kennedy – Benjamin McNair
1994–1997, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2011
After 1997 McNair played Joseph, Deborah Mailman’s boyfriend, during the first season The Secret Life Of Us. He has guest-starred in All Saints and Blue Heelers and played lead roles in Marshall Law and Stingers.

Katya Kinski – Dichen Lachman
2005–2007
Lachman has had success in the US with Dollhouse and guest starred in NCIS: Los Angeles, Hawaii Five-0, Torchwood, for its fourth series Torchwood: Miracle Day and The Glades. In 2012 it was announced she would be joining the pilot for Last Resort in the US.

Rachel Kinski – Caitlin Stasey
2005–2009
Appeared in the movie Tomorrow, When The War Began as Ellie Linton.

Zeke Kinski – Matthew Werkmeister
2005–2011
Unknown.

Drew Kirk – Dan Paris
1998–2002, 2005
Paris had two further acting roles in MDA and McLeod’s Daughters. Paris has not had any acting roles since 2005 and is instead developed a career as a photographer.

Marlene Kratz – Moya O’Sullivan
1994–1997, 2005
Has gone on to appear in All Saits and Tricky Business.

Sam Kratz – Richard Grieve
1994–1996, 2005
In 1996 he joined Home and Away playing Dr Lachlan Fraser. His other television credits include, The Man From Snowy River, Newlyweds and E Street and the UK series Emmerdale.

Katie Landers – Sally Jensen
1988–1989
Unknown

Todd Landers – Kristian Schmid
1988–1992
He played Leading Seaman Robert Dixon on Sea Patrol and had a recurring role on Packed to the Rafters as Alex, Jake’s brother who has cerebral palsy.

Lori Lee – Michelle Ang
2002–2003, 2004
Went on to th New Zealand show Outrageous Fortune.

Sunny Lee – Hany Lee
2009
Unknown

Gloria Lewis – Beverley Phillips
1988–1990
Unknown.

Rob Lewis – Ernie Bourne
1987–1989
Went on to guest star on All Together Now and Blue Heelers.

Lee Maloney – Maree Ackehurst
1989–1990
Unknown.

Joe Mangel – Mark Little
1988–1991, 2005
In 1994 he replaced Chris Evans as the presenter of the UK morning show The Big Breakfast and has appeared in the UK version of Celebrity Masterchef. He currently works in theatre in the UK.

Kerry Mangel – Claudine Henningsen
2006–2007
Unknown

Nell Mangel – Vivean Gray
1986–1988
Gray returned to England, and has since retired and leads a very private life.

Sky Mangel – Stephanie McIntosh
2003–2007
Has gone on to singing and independant films.

Sky Mangel – Miranda Fryer
1989–1991
Unknown

Toby Mangel – Ben Geurens
1990–1993
Geurens graduated from NIDA in 2004. After Neighbours he appeared in the television series The Man from Snowy River as Michael O’Neil. Geurens played constable Ash Nader in Home And Away in late 2006 and early 2007 and guest starred in Blue Heelers, McLeod’s Daughters, All Saints and Packed to the Rafters.

Toby Mangel – Finn Greentree-Keane
1988 – 1990
Unknown

Beverly Marshall – Shaunna O’Grady and Lisa Armytage
1987–1990, 2005
Unknown

Debbie Martin – Marnie Reece-Wilmore
1992–1994, 1996–1997, 2005
Reece-Wilmore has made guest appearances in television programmes such as Police Rescue, Blue Heelers, Stingers, Law of the Land, Halifax FP, and The New Adventures of Ocean Girl.

Hannah Martin – Rebecca Ritters
1992–1999, 2005
Hannah went on to appear in Blue Heelers, Coronation Street and All Saints.

Julie Martin (Robinson) – Julie Mullins
1992–1994
Unknown

Julie Martin (Robinson) – Vikki Blanche 1985
Went on to The Flying Doctors and is now unknown.

Philip Martin – Ian Rawlings
1992–1999, 2005
Since leaving Neighbours he had guest roles in series such as Blue Heelers, Stingers and MDA.

Philip Martin -Christopher Milne
1985
He has written children’s books (ages 6–13) for many years and his Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls is a winner of The Young Australians Best Book Award.

Paul McClain – Jansen Spencer
1997–2001, 2005
Unknown

Declan Napier – Erin Mullally
2010
Guest starred in Home and Away

Declan Napier – James Sorensen
2007–2011
Sorensen quit Neighbours to join the army, however he left the army after a few months due to injury, and is now pursuing a career in photography. He last appeared as Jake in Foxtel’s Conspiracy 365.

Catherine O’Brien – Radha Mitchell
1996–1997
has gone on to successful film career with credits including Pitch Black, Finding Neverland, Phone Booth, Man on Fire, Silent Hill, and The Crazies. She is set to star in the US series Red Widow, season one will begin in 2013 and will feature eight episodes

Connor O’Neill – Patrick Harvey
2002–2006
He has since appeared in a number of theatre shows and pantomimes in Australia, the United Kingdom and Ireland and had a guest appearance in “Rush”.

Nick Page – Mark Stevens
1988–1990
Joined the Hillsong Church as a worship leader. Stevens is now involved in the Abundant Life Church in Bradford, England, where he teaches the Bible and is a singer.

Bridget Parker – Eloise Mignon
2007–2009
Now appears in the theatre.

Miranda Parker – Nikki Coghill
2007–2009
Unknown.

Ned Parker – Daniel O’Connor
2005–2008
He joined the cast of British soap opera Hollyoaks in 2011. He currently works for the Gymbox company as a sales representative.

Riley Parker – Sweeney Young
2007–2008
Has gone on to appear in short and independent films.

Steve Parker – Steve Bastoni
2007–2009
This once very famous actor has appeared in Underbelly 3 in 2010 as Louis Bayeh.

Stuart Parker – Blair McDonough
2001–2006
He has appeared in a number of UK shows including Heartbeat. He also went on to Sea Patrol, Dancing With The Stars and now appears as Matt in Winners and Losers.

Melanie Pearson – Lucinda Cowden
1987 –1991, 2005
She presented the second season of Parallel 9, a BBC Saturday morning show for children ran from 1992 to 1994.

Danny Ramsay – David Clencie
1985–1986, 2005
Unknown

Gemma Ramsay – Beth Buchanan
1990–1991
Ahe played Susan Croydon in Blue Heelers from 1994 to 2006. She is also a long-standing member of the Ranters Theatre company

Harry Ramsay – Will Moore
2009–2010
Unknown

Henry Ramsay – Craig McLachlan
1987–1989
After leaving he went on to Home and Away playing schoolteacher Grant Mitchell. He also went on to musical theatre in Australia and the UK, appearing in Grease and The Rocky Horror Picture show to name a few. In the mid ’90s McLachlan starred in three series of the BBC hit television series Bugs and appeared in Catherine the Great alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones and Omar Sharif. He played Stuart Diver in the acclaimed film Hero’s Mountain and Michael Chamberlain in Through My Eyes, an account of the Lindy Chamberlain story and in the same year began work in the recurring role of Kane Morgan in the popular show McLeod’s Daughters. He appeared regularly in the network Seven hit TV series Packed to the Rafters as aging rocker Steve Wilson and was cast in Rescue: Special Ops series 4 as the ultra competitive Hayden Bradley. He has also appeared as Steve, the handsome gay gardener in the award winning production At Home With Julia and is returning for a second season of the comedy Lowdown for the ABC.
In 2011 McLachlan auditioned and ultimately shot a guest starring role for NCIS Los Angeles, appearing with Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J. Craig McLachlan returned to Australia in 2012 to commence filming on series 1 of The Doctor Blake Mysteries, playing the title role of Lucien Blake for ABC Australia/ITV UK, a period drama set in 1958 Ballarat.

Max Ramsay – Francis Bell
1985–1986
He died after falling from a building in 1994, at age 50 in New Zealand.

Shane Ramsay – Peter O’Brien
1985–1987
He went on to The Flying Doctors from 1988 until 1991.
More recently, he starred in television series Queer as Folk, White Collar Blue, Hell Has Harbour Views and Gossip Girl. O’Brien has appeared in numerous mini-series, including The Day of the Roses and Through My Eyes (the story of Lindy Chamberlain). He has also guest starred on numerous television series, including Halifax f.p..and he appeared as Sydney underworld figure and racing identity George Freeman in the series Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities. He has also appeared in Casualty, The Bill and Doctor Who.

Tom Ramsay – Gary Files
1986, 1990–1991
Files started directing in 1993 when he co-founded the Period Pieces Company in an effort to revive classical theatre in Melbourne

Angie Rebecchi – Lesley Baker
1995–1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008
Unknown

Stonefish Rebecchi – Anthony Engelman
1994, 1995–1996, 2003, 2007
Went on to appear in the TV show Killing Time as Detective Thorn.

Tad Reeves – Jonathon Dutton
1998–2002
In 2003, Dutton played Brett Ferris in an episode of MDA, that same year he began appearing as David Fish in the British comedy series Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.[2] Dutton also portrayed Jeff in Australian drama series The Secret Life of Us. In 2006, the actor portrayed an ambulance driver in All Saints. 2009 saw Dutton make an appearance in Packed to the Rafters. From 2010, Dutton began directing episodes of Neighbours. In 2012, he received a nomination for Best Direction in a TV Drama Serial from the Australian Directors Guild Awards

Adam Rhodes – Benjamin Hart
2007
Hart made his film acting breakthrough in LGBT comedy Mr. Right, released in 2009. Benjamin played the role of Lars, one of the lead characters. Hart is also a successful model scout, discovering, amongst others, English model and actress Lily Cole.

Brenda Riley – Genevieve Lemon
1991–1992
Lemon has played Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliott the Musical a role she performed firstly in Sydney and then Melbourne and finally London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. I met her in Bondi and can say she is a delight!

Charlene Robinson – Kylie Minogue
1986–1988
Unknown – Haha! Our Kylie has obviously become a singing superstar, Minogue has achieved worldwide record sales of more than 68 million, and has received notable music awards, including multiple ARIA and Brit Awards and a Grammy Award. She has also appeared in the films The Delinquents, Street Fighter, Bio Dome and Moulin Rouge.

Gail Robinson – Fiona Corke
1987–1989, 2005, 2006, 2007
Fiona went on to appear on SeaChange and City Homicide. Corke met her husband Nick Carrafa while they were both appearing on Neighbours in 1987. The couple did not go public with their relationship until he left the show in 1988, fearing their real-life romance would confuse viewers.

Hilary Robinson – Anne Scott-Pendlebury
1987, 1988–1990, 2005
She appeared in a City Homicide episode and little else in known.

Jim Robinson – Alan Dale
1985–1993
He relocated to the United States in 2000. Since then he has had roles in many American series including prominent parts in The O.C. (as Caleb Nichol) and Ugly Betty (as Bradford Meade), as well as recurring and guest roles in Lost, 24, NCIS, ER, The West Wing, The X-Files, Entourage and is now in Once Upon a Time.

Elle Robinson – Pippa Black
2005–2009
Went on to appear in the very funny US comedy Outsourced and has gueast starred recently in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Lucy Robinson – Melissa Bell
(1991–92, 1993, 1995, 2005)
She left the role of Lucy in Neighbours to return to E Street to play new character, the eco-crusader Bonnie Tait. After E Street ended Bell made several brief returns to Neighbours. Bell also acted in another soap, Paradise Beach, playing surfer Emily Harris. She has since appeared in several lifestyle programs, such as Celebrity Overhaul. Bell later become a fashion designer, selling kaftans and party wear from a boutique in Double Bay, NSW.

Lucy Robinson – Kylie Flinker (1985 – 1987) and Lucy Robinson – Sasha Close (1987 – 1989)
Unknown

Matt Robinson – Ashley Paske
1989–1991
Hie had a guest role in All Saints and now works primarily as a voiceover specialist.

Rebecca Robinson – Jane Hall
2007–2011
In January 2012, it was announced that she would be presenting Chrissie & Jane on Mix 1011 with Chrissie Swan.

Scott Robinson – Jason Donovan (1986–1989)
In the UK he has sold over 3 million records, and his début album Ten Good Reasons was one of the highest-selling albums of 1989 with UK sales of over 1.5 million copies. He went on to appear on London’s West End in the title role in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (and he was sensational). He has also appeared in I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, Echo beach and in 2009, Donovan performed as Tick (Mitzi) in the London stage musical production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre. He is next to be seen in I Will Survive as a judge – the premise of the show is to search for a new, unknown talent to perform in the Broadway production of musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

Scott Robinson – Darius Perkins
(1985)
The original Scott was let go for bad behaviour and after leaving Neighbours in 1986 Perkins played Gary Samuels in Home And Away.

Tony Romeo – Nick Carrafa
1987–1988
Carrafa met his wife Fiona Corke while they were both appearing on Neighbours in 1987. The couple did not go public with their relationship until he left the show in 1988, fearing their real-life romance would confuse viewers. He went on to Acropolis Now.

Joel Samuels – Daniel MacPherson
1998–2002
Daniel went on to appear in major roles on The Bill, City Homicide and Wild Boys. He is currently the host of Australia’s Dancing With The Stars and competes in Ironman competitions.
Felicity Scully – Holly Valance
1999–2002, 2005
Valance released the single Kiss, Kiss and has gone on to appear on Entourage, CSI, Moonlight, Prison Break and was a contestant on the UK’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Jack Scully – Jay Bunyan – Now Jay Ryan
2002–2005,
He appeared in Sea Patrol and was in the New Zealand comedy/drama series Go Girls. In 2011, he joined the cast of the Australian comedy/drama series Offspring, guest starred on the American science fiction series Terra Nova. In 2012, Ryan was cast as the male lead in the CW’s Beauty and the Beast pilot

Joe Scully – Shane Connor
1999–2004
Connor was fired from the series after four years in the role. He sued the show’s producer, Grundy Television, for wrongful termination of his contract, seeking about $200,000. The court hearing heard that he had an amphetamine drug habit while performing on the show. Connor’s older brother died in June 2001 and he had been badly affected by this, leading to the drug habit. Members of the cast and crew had complained about his behaviour at work. This included alleged aggressive bahaviour and lateness that delayed production. After being confronted about his problem he met with the cast in May 2003 and admitted the problem and apologised. Connor won the case and was awarded over $230,000.

Lyn Scully – Janet Andrewartha
1999–2006, 2008, 2009–2011
After her 2006 departure from Neighbours, Andrewartha worked in London and with the Melbourne Theatre Company, doing the theatre she loves.

Michelle Scully – Kate Keltie
1999–2003, 2004
Appeared in Blue Heelers, now unknown.

Oscar Scully – Ingo Dammer-Smith
2003–2006
Unknown.

Stephanie Scully – Carla Bonner
1999–2010
Unknown but on 3 June 2010, it was announced that Bonner had quit Neighbours after eleven years. The character of Stephanie will not be killed off, leaving Bonner a chance to return in the future. The show’s executive producer, Susan Bower, said “The storylines on-air and coming up showcase what an exceptional talent Carla is and while fans will be disappointed, I promise Steph’s farewell will be long remembered and will do the character proud.”

Valda Sheergold – Joan Sydney
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007–2008
Poor love has dropped off the face of the Earth.

Marco Silvani – Jesse Rosenfeld
2007–2008
Another unknown

Brett Stark – Brett Blewitt
1993–1996, 2005
Since leaving Neighbours, Brett has worked as a guest on television shows and starred alongside the Olsen twins in Our Lips Are Sealed.

Cheryl Stark – Caroline Gillmer
1993–1996
Played Judy Moran in Underbelly and appeared in many guest roles.

Danni Stark – Eliza Szonert
1993–1996, 2005
Szonert also played Janine Kellerman in the Australian film, The Dish in 2000. She had a minor role in Stingers and has acted on stage. Szonert played Trish Moran on the Australian television show, Underbelly.

Darren Stark – Todd MacDonald
1996–1998, 2004, 2005, 2007–2008
Went on to The Secret Life Of Us and Rush.

Darren Stark – Scott Major
1993, 1996–1998, 2004, 2005, 2007–2008
Went on to Heartbreak High and Always Greener.

Pepper Steiger – Nicky Whelan
2006–2007
Appeared in Scrubs and the movie Hall Pass.

Bree Timmins – Sianoa Smit-McPhee
2005–2007
Sianoa’s next role was in the children’s television series As the Bell Rings and then went on to appear in the US series Hung.

Dylan Timmins – Damien Bodie
2005–2007
Bodie is currently seen as a regular character “Jonathan Kurtiss” in the Australian drama series Winners & Losers.

Janae Timmins – Eliza Taylor-Cotter
2005–2008
Taylor-Cotter teaches acting at The Actors Nest with Paul O’Brien, Fun Class 5–7, Star Class 8–12, Tween Class 12–15, Improvisation

Janelle Timmins – Nell Feeney
2004, 2005–2007
Went on to guest roles in City Homicide, Rush, Blue Heelers, Dirt Game, Stingers, and Winners & Losers.

Stingray Timmins – Ben Nicholas
2004–2007
Went on to appear in theatre in Australia and the UK.

Nina Tucker – Delta Goodrem
2002–2003, 2004, 2005
After huge success as a recording artist, she is now a mentor/judge on The Voice Australia.

Sindi Watts – Marisa Warrington
2002, 2003, 2004–2005
Warrington formed the band Lucy De Ville with fellow Neighbours actress Marcella Russo and colleague Shaun Gardener. In 2009 she had a guest role on comedy series Mark Loves Sharon and in 2011 appeared in television series Winners & Losers.

Nicola West – Imogen Bailey
2008
Unknown

Anne Wilkinson – Brooke Satchwell
1996–2000
She became a model for Pantene hair care and on 26 November 2008, Satchwell was in a building which was attacked by terrorists in the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks. She hid in a cupboard until gunfire ceased. One gunman passed by the cupboard as she sat hidden from view. Upon leaving the hotel, she claimed to have seen several dead bodies. She is now seen in Packed To The Rafters as Frankie.

Lance Wilkinson – Andrew Bibby
1995, 1996–2001, 2005
After leaving Neighbours rumours circulated that Andrew Bibby had died in a pole-vaulting accident. This prompted hundreds of calls and emails by upset fans to the show’s producers in Melbourne, Australia. However, this rumour was soon found not to be true when after several years absence Andrew made a brief return to Neighbours. He also appeard in Underbelly: The Golden Mile.

Brad Willis – Scott Michaelson
1991–1993
After appearing in Neighbours from 1991 to 1993, Michaelson also appeared on the New Zealand television series Shortland Street, also Paradise Beach, The New Adventures of Flipper and Sabrina, Down Under and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys as Apollo. He owns Biscayne Partners Pty. Ltd, and used to be Holly Valance’s manager.

Doug Willis – Terence Donovan
1990–1994, 2005
Unknown

Gaby Willis – Rachel Blakely
1991–1994, 2005
Blakely then moved into films – mostly made for television – and guest appearances on well-known television shows. The actress has also been part of the leading cast on several programs, including Blue Heelers, City Life and The Lost World

Frazer Yeats – Ben Lawson
2006–2008
In 2011, he had a bit part in No Strings Attached, alongside Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher.

Mike Young – Guy Pearce
1986–1989
He made his first major film breakthrough shortly after Neighbours, with his role as a drag queen in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in 1994. Since then, he has appeared in several U.S. productions including L.A. Confidential, Ravenous, Rules of Engagement, Memento, The Count of Monte Cristo, and The Time Machine. Pearce portrayed pop artist Andy Warhol in Factory Girl and Harry Houdini in Death Defying Acts. He also appeared in The Road and in Bedtime Stories with Adam Sandler. In 2010 he appeared as playboy David, the Prince of Wales, who became King Edward VIII, in the award-winning film The King’s Speech. On 18 September 2011, Pearce won an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries for his work in Mildred Pierce as Monty Beragon. In May 2012, Pearce was cast to star in David Michod’s The Rover. He will also be in an umcoming Drake Doremus film. In 2013, he will star as Dr. Aldrich Killian in Iron Man 3.

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  • http://twitter.com/TelevisionAU Andrew

    Ernie Bourne passed away in January 2009.

    Mark Little in 2010 made a guest appearance in UK comedy series Whites, playing a character named “Darryl Somers” (episode was repeated recently on ABC1)

    Dan Paris can be spotted doing Ashley and Martin commercials!

  • AliciaB

    Thanks Andrew – will update soon. Olympics about to hit me. Sad about Bourne. Sorry only got info off net.

    • http://twitter.com/TelevisionAU Andrew

      Another one I forgot to mention. Beth Buchanan was in The King, the telemovie about Graham Kennedy. She was more recently in ABC comedy series Lowdown.

  • AliciaB

    Obviously couldn’t write everything about all. This alone took days

  • Loz

    Darren Stark – Scott Major
    1993, 1996–1998, 2004, 2005, 2007–2008
    Went on to Heartbreak High and Always Greener.

    Actually Scott Major now plays Lucas Fitzgerald (2008 – current) in…… Neighbours. lol.

  • http://twitter.com/johnsonleung Johnson Leung

    Where is Marisa Siketa, who played the younger version of Summer
    Hoyland? Last time I heard she did not want to reprise her role to
    concentrate on her high school study.

    • Loz

      I don’t think she wanted to act anymore which is why the new Summer (Jordy Lucas) has now taken over the part. Marisa was a great child actress though, I like Jordy but I think Marisa was the better one.

  • Kate

    What would you have done without Wikipedia?

  • EmmaWilkinsonSoapFan

    You missed Phoebe Bright/Gottlieb (Simone Robertson) She appeared in Home and Away in 2001 and i can’t find Sue Jones (Pam Willis) or Cody (Amelia Frid/Peta Brady) on your list either.