Category: biography

Lisa McCune As Producer

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Lisa has had a longstanding interest in directing and producing television and frequently expresses her wish to collaborate with experienced Australian writers and producers.  She has optioned the Christine Harris novel ‘Outback: The Diary of Jimmy Porter’ and in September and October 2009 she was granted script development funding from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation and […]

Lisa McCune-The Sea Patrol

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With the arrival of 2007 came a welcome resurgence in Aussie TV drama of Lisa’s.  This charge was led by an ambitious $15 million miniseries, whose 10-strong cast was headed by Lisa and her former ‘Cabaret’ co-star, Ian Stenlake (‘Stingers’).  Named ‘Sea Patrol’, the 13-episode action series is based around the workings of the Royal […]

Lisa McCune Onward

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Lisa McCune during 2000’s During the middle of the first decade of the 21st century, Lisa played a wide range of smaller, yet significant, supporting screen roles in between having her three children. She played fictional Sydney Morning Herald journalist, conscience, and love-interest to Matt Day’s character in the ABC telemovie, ‘Hell Has Harbour Views’. […]

Lisa McCune-Story After Blue Heelers

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Lisa’s first job, immediately after finishing filming ‘Blue Heelers’ was playing Maria in a fabulous stage version of ‘The Sound of Music’ opposite John Waters and later, Rob Guest. For this role she was universally praised by the industry and general public. It was often commented how much more charisma, depth and vitality Lisa brought […]

Lisa McCune-The Blue Heelers

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In August 1993 Lisa McCune, auditioned for the role of Constable Wayne Patterson’s (Grant Bowler) wife (eventually played by Anne Burbrook) in the pilot episode of a cosy rural police drama, variously known as ‘Boys in Blue’ and ‘Leave it to the Country’ before evolving into ‘Blue Heelers’. In a twist of fate she ended […]

Lisa McCune Early Career

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Little before Lisa’s career blasted, right after her young days, Lisa was inspiring person. She kept her glory although her career and still is. In February 1991 she won a 12-month contract with Coles Supermarkets for a series of print and TV advertisements in which she played ‘Lisa’ the girl-next-door checkout-chick. Though some in her […]

Lisa McCune Youth

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Lisa was born on 19th February 1971 to mother Elise and father Malcolm. Though born in Sydney, Lisa grew up in the northern suburbs of Perth with her younger brother, Brett. She attended Carine Senior High School and Greenwood Senior High School where she studied music and classical singing. Having started tap-dancing at age two, […]