Julie Forsyth

Julie Forsyth is an Australian actress best known for her stage performances, and probably Lotis, the talking lift from Lift Off.

In the 1980s and 1990s she was associated with director Jean Pierre Mignon at the Anthill theatre company in Melbourne. Her solo performance as a schoolboy in Kids' Stuff for Anthill, first performed in 1984, toured Australia and festivals in Europe and Singapore.[1]

Her more recent work at Belvoir, Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre and other major Australian theatre companies has included roles in Patrick White's The Ham Funeral and Night on Bald Mountain, Eugène Ionesco's Exit the King, the stage adaptation of Tim Winton's Cloudstreet, and Samuel Beckett's Happy Days and Endgame.[2]

She has received multiple awards including the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award and Helpmann Awards as both leading and supporting female actor in a play.


  1. "ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 'Kids Stuff attains cult status". The Canberra Times. 69, (21, 644). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 20 July 1994. p. 26. Retrieved 13 May 2019 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. Blundel, Graeme (13 March 2010). "Julie Forsyth, miracle worker". The Australian. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
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