Tammy MacIntosh (born 1970) is an Australian actress known for portraying Dr. Charlotte Beaumont in the medical drama All Saints and Jool in the TV series Farscape. She is also known for her roles on television series The Flying Doctors, Police Rescue, Sea Patrol, the television film McLeod's Daughters which led to the acclaimed drama series of the same title, and played the role of Kaz Proctor in the prison drama series Wentworth, until her departure in June 2019.
MacIntosh at the premiere of The Great Gatsby in 2013.
|Education||Morley Senior High School, Girrawheen Senior High School, Mount Lawley Senior High School|
|Alma mater||Edith Cowan University (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts)|
Early and personal lifeEdit
MacIntosh was born on 16 February 1970 in Perth, where she attended Morley Senior High School, Girrawheen Senior High School and Mount Lawley Senior High School. MacIntosh graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, a division of Edith Cowan University.
MacIntosh is married to Mark Yeats and they have a son, Benjamin.
MacIntosh started out as a reporter for a children's show C'mon Kids in South Australia in the late eighties.
MacIntosh has an extensive list of TV credits including The Flying Doctors, Something in the Air, Grass Roots, Stingers, State Coroner, Wildside, McLeod's Daughters, G.P., The Feds III and Chances. She was also a well-known face in her regular role of Kathy in Police Rescue. MacIntosh played a main character in the first season of the BAFTA Award-winning BBC show, Jeopardy.
MacIntosh joined the science fiction television series Farscape in late 2000. She was cast as Jool, a young Interion woman. She made her first appearance in the third-season episode "Self-Inflicted Wounds Part I: Could'a, Would'a, Should'a". In 2002, MacIntosh was cast as Dr Charlotte Beaumont in the medical drama All Saints. MacIntosh took the role of Charlotte as she saw the character as a new challenge. She was initially contracted for six weeks. Of Charlotte, MacIntosh commented "she's been empowering to play. I felt much stronger and more confident in who I was than I had in a long time." MacIntosh became one of the show's longest serving cast members.
Macintosh's film and theatre credits include Police Rescue: The Movie, the Melbourne Theatre Company's Shark Fin Soup, the Sydney Theatre Company's Private Lives, the Ensemble Theatre's Blinded by the Sun and Sleeping Beauty.
She had a recurring role on Sea Patrol portraying Commander Maxine "Knocker" White. She also played Doctor Elizabeth "Mac" Macmillan in ABC's crime drama Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, and Doctor Amelia Ward in "Episode 9" of Crownies.
MacIntosh was considered for the role of Bea Smith in prison drama Wentworth. She later joined the cast in the third season as vigilante Kaz Proctor, alongside actresses Pia Miranda and Libby Tanner.
|1994||Police Rescue||Const. Kathy Orland|
|1996||River Street||Sharon Pierce|
|2000||Better Than Sex||Girl F|
|2011||A Heartbeat Away||Grace Flack|
|2011||Sleeping Beauty||Work Colleague|
|1989-90||The Flying Doctors||Annie Rogers||Recurring role|
|1991||Chances||Mandy Foster||TV series|
|1992-95||Police Rescue||Const. Kathy Orland||Main role|
|1993||The Feds: Betrayal||Nicola Bass||TV film|
|1995||G.P.||Joanna Lalor||Episode: "One for the Road"|
|1997-98||Wildside||Det. Kim Devlin||Recurring role|
|1998||Good Guys, Bad Guys||Holly Swift||Episode: "You Light Up My Wife"|
|1999||Stingers||Karen Jones||Episode: "Full Term"|
|2000||Grass Roots||Marilyn Hennessy||Recurring role|
|2000||Something in the Air||Christine Rutherford||Recurring role|
|2001-02||Farscape||Joolushko 'Jool' Tunai Fenta Hovalis||Recurring role|
|2002-09||All Saints||Dr. Charlotte Beaumont||Main role|
|2004||Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars||Joolushko 'Jool' Tunai Fenta Hovalis||TV miniseries|
|2010-11||Sea Patrol||CMDR Maxine "Knocker" White||Recurring role|
|2011||East West 101||Sally Wilson||Episode: "Heart of Darkness"|
|2011||Crownies||Dr. Amelia Ward||Episode: "1.9"|
|2012-15||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Dr. Elizabeth "Mac" Macmillan||Recurring role|
|2015–2019||Wentworth||Karen "Kaz" Proctor||Recurring (Season 3), Main (Seasons 4–7)|
|1998||Blinded by the Sun||Playhouse Theatre|
|Private Lives||Sydney Theatre Company|
|Shark Fin Soup||Melbourne Theatre Company|
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