Anne Tenney

Anne Tenney (born 1954 in Sydney) is an Australian film, television and theatre actress, probably best known for her role as Melissa "Molly" Jones in the television drama A Country Practice, Liz Taylor in Always Greener and Sal Kerrigan opposite Michael Caton in the major hit film The Castle. Tenney started her career in guest roles in several Australian drama series, before joining the cast of A Country Practice in 1981. She left the show in 1985. She was then to have roles in Police Rescue, Brides of Christ, E Street, Water Rats, Always Greener, All Saints and headLand.[1]

Anne Tenney
Anne Tenney

1954 (age 6465)
Spouse(s)Shane Withington



2013The GiftGraceShort film
1997The CastleSal Kerrigan
1996Dead HeartSarah
1989Luigi's LadiesJane


2013CliffyEuniceTV Movie
2005-2006HeadlandKerry Lewis13 episodes
2005All SaintsTrish Turner3 episodes
2001-2003Always GreenerLiz Taylor50 episodes
1998Murder CallNerida HertzbergSeason 2, Episode 5
1997-1999Water RatsGail Hawker5 episodes
1995-1996G.P.Jenny King3 episodes
1995FireAnne Risdale4 episodes
1994Escape from JupiterHelenMini-series
1991Brides of ChristLiz Heffernan
Police RescueKatie McCarthySeason 1, Episode 9
1990Elly & JoolsAnna Trevaller
1988Fragments of War: The Story of Damien ParerMarie ParerTV Movie
1987TakeoverHilda Oppenheimer
1985Flight into HellKate WebberMini-series
1981BellamyEileenSeason 1, Episode 11
1981-1985A Country PracticeMelissa 'Molly' Jones/Molly Jones299 episodes
1979SkywaysSeason 1, Episode 128


In 1985 and 1986, Tenney won the 'Most Popular Actress' award at the Logies.[2][3]


She is married to actor Shane Withington, who played her on screen husband on A Country Practice.[4]


  1. "Always Greener: biographies". Australian Television Information Archive. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
  2. "1985 - The Logie Awards". Yahoo!7 TV. Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  3. "1986 - The Logie Awards". Yahoo!7 TV. Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  4. "50 most memorable TV moments". TV Week. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2010.

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