Alicia Gardiner

Alicia Gardiner

Alicia Gardiner is an Australian actress who has performed in numerous television, film and theatre productions. Her television credits include Redfern Now, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Jack Irish: Bad Debts, Last Man Standing, Kath & Kim, Dogwoman, The Secret Life of Us, and as the lead role Carmel McCaffery in the ABC miniseries Queen, Kat, Carmel & St Jude. She is probably best known to Australian audiences as nurse Kim Akerholt, after being part of all seasons of the award-winning show Offspring.

Alicia’s theatre credits include “Moliere’s” Love Is The Best Doctor, Into The Woods, and the original Australian production of Mamma Mia! in the role of Ali. She featured in the web series Four Quarters, and has been involved in many children’s TV series including Fergus McPhail, Noah & Saskia, and Short Cuts. Her feature film credits include Downriver.

Most recently Alicia can be seen in the miniseries Wolf Creek, based on the popular movie franchise, and one of the first Australian drama series to be made for streaming service Stan. She will soon star in Offspring’s latest season, its spin-off web series St Francis, and the new Australian production of Mamma Mia! later in 2017.

Alicia Gardiner

Television

ST FRANCIS (Web Series)
Role: Kim. Shine Productions 3 Pty Ltd 2017
OFFSPRING – Series 7
Role: Kim. Shine Productions 3 Pty Ltd 2017
THE CARAVAN (Web Series)
Role: Kim. Dir: Matilda Brown, Shine Productions 3 Pty Ltd 2016
WOLF CREEK – The Mini-Series
Role: Janine. Dir: Greg McLean, WCTV Pty Ltd 2015|
OFFSPRING – Series 6
Role: Kim. Endemol Australia Pty Ltd 2015
FOUR QUARTERS (Web Series)
Role: Maddy. Dir: Dogboy, Party Upstairs Pty Ltd 2014
OFFSPRING – Series 5
Role: Kim. Southern Star Productions No.9 Pty Ltd 2014
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES
Role: Birdie. Dir: Tony Tilse / Every Cloud Productions 2013
REDFERN NOW – Series 2
Role: Brenda. Dir: Leah Purcell / Redfern Pictures Pty Ltd, 2013
OFFSPRING – Series 4
Role: Kim. Southern Star Productions No.9 Pty Ltd 2013
JACK IRISH: BAD DEBTS
Role: Sue McKillop. Dir: Jeffrey Walker / Essential Media Pty Ltd 2012
OFFSPRING – Series 3
Role: Kim. Southern Star Productions No.9 Pty Ltd 2011
OFFSPRING – Series 2
Role: Kim. Southern Star Productions No.9 Pty Ltd 2010
OFFSPRING – Series 1
Role: Kim. Southern Star Productions No.9 Pty Ltd 2009
LAST MAN STANDING
Role:  Nurse Larkin, recurring guest. Burberry Productions / 7 Network 2004-2005
SENSING MURDER
Role: Wendy. Dir: Sian Davies / Prime Time / Network TEN 2004
KATH & KIM – Series 3
Guest. Dir: Ted Emery / Riley Turner / ABC-TV Comedy 2004
LOOT
Role: Laura Mantusi. Dir: Shawn Seet / Seaside Stories / ABC-TV Drama 2003
SECRET LIFE OF US
Role: Judy, guest. Dir: Stuart McDonald / West St Productions / Network TEN 03
NOAH & SASKIA
Role: Theresa, recurring guest. Dir: Pino Amenta / ACTF 2003
FERGUS McPHAIL
Role: Ms Crombie, recurring guest. Burberry Productions 2003
MDA
Role: Jill, guest. Dir: Shawn Seet. / ABC-TV Drama / Screentime 2002
AFTER THE DELUGE
Role: Nurse Aide. Dir: Brendan Maher / CoxKnight 2002
MARSHALL LAW
Role: Sgt. Fran Millaney, guest. Dir: Pino Amenta / 7 Network 2002
SEACHANGE III
Role: Secretary. Artist Services / ABC TV 2000
DOGWOMAN
Role: Varna. Dir: David Cameron / Simpson Le Mesurier, Nine Network 1999
HALIFAX F.P.
Role: Gemma. Dir: Steve Jodrell / Simpson Le Mesurier / Nine Network 1998
QUEEN KAT, CARMEL & ST JUDE
Role: Carmel. Dir: Moira Moss / ABC TV 1998

 

Film

DOWNRIVER
Role: Dana McCarthy. Dir: Grant Scicluna, Happening Films 2014

 

Theatre

MAMMA MIA!
Role: Rosie. Dir: Gary Young, Mamma Mia! Australia 2017/2018 Pty Ltd
“MOLIERE’S”
LOVE IS THE BEST DOCTOR
Role: Lucinde. Dir: Alison Wall/Rogue Theatre Melbourne 2002
MAMMA MIA!
Role: Ali. Dir: Phyllida Lloyd, Australian premiere season; Paul Dainty Enterprises 2001-2002
INTO THE WOODS
Role: The Baker’s Wife. Monash University 1997

 

Training

VCA – Bachelor of Performance- Voice Major
MONASH UNIVERSITY – Bachelor of Performance- Drama Major

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