Jeanie Drynan is an Australian film and television actress well known for her roles in the television series Class of '74 and in the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding. She may be best known to international viewers for her role as Muriel's mother in Muriel's Wedding, or as solicitor Angela Jeffries in the cult classic television series Prisoner Cell Block H.
|Born||5 May 1951|
Drynan has twice been nominated for Australian Film Institute Awards; Best Supporting actress in 1994 for her role in Muriel's Wedding and in 1999 for the Best Actress Award for her role in Soft Fruit.
Selected screen and stage workEdit
|1966||They're a Weird Mob||Betty||Feature film|
|1967||Skippy the Bush Kangaroo||Dulcie Condon||Television series - 2 episodes|
|1968||Riptide||Val Wells||Television series - 2 episodes|
|1969||2000 Weeks||Jacky Lewis||Feature film|
|1969||Pastures of the Blue Crane||Ryl Mereweather||Television mini-series|
|1969||Skippy and the Intruders||Meg||Feature film based on the Skippy television series|
|1976||Class of '74||Mary Dunstan||Television soap opera - 2 episodes|
|1976||Don's Party||Kath Henderson||Feature film|
|1977||The Picture Show Man||Mrs Duncan||Feature film|
|1977||Money Movers||Dawn Jackson||Feature film|
|1978||Chopper Squad||Dr Georgie Batie||Television series - 13 episodes|
|1979||Prisoner||Angela Jeffries||Television soap opera - 9 episodes|
(a.k.a. Prisoner: Cell Block H in UK and US)
|1985||Winners – Quest Beyond Time||Television series|
|1989||Cappuccino||Maggie||Feature movie - also associate producer|
|1994||Muriel's Wedding||Betty Heslop||Feature film|
|1999||Paperback Hero||Suzie||Feature film|
|1999||Soft Fruit||Patsy Haft||Feature film|
|2002||Dossa and Joe||Vanessa||Television series - series regular|
|2010||Bedroom Farce||Delia||Stage play|
|2010||Rake||Carmen||Television series - guest role|
- "Bio". Rossgraysonbell.com. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- "1994 AFI Awards". Australian Television. 30 October 1998. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- "smh.com.au - The Sydney Morning Herald". Newsstore.fairfax.com.au. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- "Jeanie Drynan Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- "Urban Cinefile DRYNAN, JEANIE; SOFT FRUIT". Urbancinefile.com.au. 23 June 1999. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- "Bedroom Farce - theatre interview from". The Blurb. 27 June 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2011.