Elizabeth "Libby" Tanner (born 25 February 1970) is an Australian stage and television actress and theatre director best known for her roles as Bronwyn Craig in the television series All Saints and as Bridget Westfall in Wentworth.
Elizabeth Mary Tanner
25 February 1970
|All Saints (1998–2003) |
Tanner began her career in theatre and made several guest appearances on Victorian based productions before landing her first big role as Zoe Marshall in the short lived Channel 9 soap Pacific Drive from 1996 to 1997.
Tanner then moved to Sydney, Australia to pursue more acting opportunities and in 1998, began starring in the hospital drama All Saints as Bronwyn (Bron) Craig until she exited the series in 2003. Tanner's character was well received during her time on the show, winning Logie Awards for her role in 2002 and 2003.
From 2009 to 2011 she starred as Michelle LeTourneau in Rescue: Special Ops.
During her run on All Saints, she gained a total of seven Logie nominations in categories including Most Popular New Female Talent and Most Outstanding Actress and Best Personality on Australian Television. Tanner won Most Popular Actress Logie Awards in 2002 and 2003 for her role as Bron.
Tanner was previously in a relationship with All Saints co-star Brian Vriends with whom she shares a daughter. She has two other children.
She currently resides in Dimboola, Victoria.
|2011||These Empty Streets||Susie||Short|
|2013||The Turning||Gail Lang||Segment: "Damaged Goods"|
|2016||Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows||Sarah Riles|
|1992||Bony||Jenny||"Surf, Sun, Sand.... and Murder"|
|1994||Neighbours||Lynette Thorneycroft||Guest role|
|1994||Blue Heelers||Heather||"Nowhere to Run"|
|1995||Blue Heelers||Holly McLeod||"Motherlove"|
|1995||Breaking News||Patient||"Office Mole"|
|1995||The Man from Snowy River||Brodie||"The Foundling"|
|1996||Pacific Drive||Zoe Marshall||TV series|
|1998–2003||All Saints||Bronwyn Craig||Main role (series 1–6)|
|2003||Stingers||Ava Ryan||"Sleeping with the Enemy"|
|2004||Fireflies||Lill Yengill||Main role|
|2005–06||headLand||Grace Palmer||Main role|
|2006||BlackJack: At the Gates||Stephanie Turner||TV film|
|2008||Scorched||Lizzie Francia||TV film|
|2009–2011||Rescue: Special Ops||Michelle Letourneau||Main role|
|2012||Mrs Biggs||Norma||TV miniseries|
|2013–14||Nowhere Boys||Sarah Riles||Recurring role (series 1–2)|
|2015–18||Wentworth||Bridget Westfall||Recurring role (series 3–6)|
|1994||Cuckoo||Lead||Barnstorm Theatre Company|
|1994||Rebellion: Inca Eureka||Lead||Barnstorm Theatre Company|
|Emerald City||Helen||Queensland Theatre Company|
|1999||The Art of Penetration||Lead||Belvoir Street Theatre Company|
|2013||Burning||June Matthews||Mad as Us|
|2015||Abigail's Party||Bev||Mad as Us / Geelong Production Company|
- "Libby Tanner Biography" (PDF). Lisa Mann Creative Management. 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- "My Bro". Instagram. 15 April 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
- "Libby Tanner makes return to TV on Rescue Special Ops". Herald Sun. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 6 November 2009.
- "Libby Tanner—TV's Brightest New Star". Seven Network Limited. 1999. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
- "Libby Tanner Talks Life, Philosophy and Her New Role in Burning". Theatre People. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
- "Libby's Little Saints". Angelfire. 2003. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- "Tanner ready for Drysdale's party". Geelong Indy. 25 November 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2017.