Rebecca Gibney Biography
The Flying Doctors, Halifax f.p., Packed to the Rafters, Winter, and Wanted are just a few of the Australian television series Rebecca Catherine Gibney has appeared in.
She was born in New Zealand. Her birthday is December 14, 1964. She has won a Gold Logie award and appeared in several Australian movies, including Mental and The Dressmaker.
The sixth and last child, Gibney, was born in Levin, New Zealand, and raised in Wellington, where she attended Wellington Girls’ College for her schooling.
The youngest of six kids, she is. When she was younger, she admitted to being “a touch odd,” saying, “I was a bit like Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family.” She added, “I dragged this headless doll everywhere as I walked around with it.”
At the age of 19, Gibney completed his high school education and decided to move to Australia to begin a new life.
Rebecca Gibney Career
Modeling was how Gibney got his start in the entertainment business. From 1980 to 1984, he appeared in the New Zealand children’s television program Sea Urchins.
She made her debut on Australian television in 1985 when she portrayed Julie Davis on the children’s program Zoo Family.
She then rose to fame for her portrayal of mechanic Emma Plimpton in the enduring drama series The Flying Doctors. She also starred in the 1990 television miniseries Come In Spinner.
She started playing a part in the Channel Nine sitcom All Together Now in 1991, and she left the show in 1993. She departed and later rose to fame in the film Snowy.
Rebecca Personal Life
Gibney has had two marriages. Irwin Thomas, popularly known as Jack Jones, the former lead singer of the band Southern Sons, was the subject of his first marriage, which took place in 1992 and ended in divorce.
She married the production designer she was employed by in November 2001. A boy was born to them on April 7th, 2004. Currently, she makes Dunedin, New Zealand, her home.
Gibney has received numerous nominations and wins for various television prizes over the course of her acting career at both the Australian Film Institute Awards and the Logies.
In 1990, she received her first honor—the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress. She received this honor in recognition of her work in the movie Come In Spinner.
Her performance on the show earned her the Logie for Most Outstanding Actress in 1991, which was chosen by her fellow actors.
She was also given consideration for the prize for Most Popular Actress in a Telemovie or Mini-Series as a result of her performance.
For her role in the sitcom All Together Now, she was nominated for two Logies that year: Most Popular Actress and Most Popular Light Entertainment / Comedy Female Performer. In 1993, she received both of these honors.