Genevieve Lemon | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) 2011 Photographer Unknown

Genevieve Lemon

London, United Kingdom / Sydney, Australia
Height: 5' 7" (170cm)
Playing Age: 40 - 50 years
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Blond(e)
Hair Length: Long
Role Types: White

Credits

Genevieve Lemon | Sainou Talent Agency London

Awards:
Sydney Theatre Award – Best Actress in a Musical, Billy Elliot
Helpmann Award – Best Actress in a Musical, Billy Elliot
Green Room Award – Best Female Artist in a Lead Role, Billy Elliot

Nominations:
AFI Awards – Best Supporting Actress, Suburban Mayhem
AFI Awards – Best Actress in a Lead Role, Sweetie

Genevieve created the role of Shirl in Priscilla Queen of The Desert.

Film
Mae McSwiney, THE DRESSMAKER, Embankment Pictures for Universal, Jocelyn Moorhouse
Pam Garner, 8, LDM Productions, Jane Campion
The Lady Bug Voice, TO EACH HIS OWN CINEMA, Cannes Film Festival, Various Directors
Pam Garner, THE WATER DIARY, LDM Productions, Jane Campion
Auntie Dianne, SUBURBAN MAYHEM, AFFC, Paul Goldman
Josie, SOFT FRUIT, New South Wales Film & Television Office, Christina Andreef
Rahi, HOLY SMOKE, Mirimax Films, Jane Campion
Jen Bordern, THE WELL, New South Wales Film & Television Office, Samantha Lang
Julie, BILLY’S HOLIDAY, Beyond Films, Richard Wherrett
Nessie, THE PIANO, Mirimax Films, Jane Campion
Dawn ‘Sweetie’, SWEETIE , Arena Film, Jane Campion
Debbo, LUIGI’S LADIES, Tra La La Films, Judy Morris

Television
Mrs Herring, THE SECRET RIVER (Series Regular), ABC Australia, Daina Reid
Dr Linda, REDFERN NOW: PROMISE ME, Blackfella Films, Rachel Perkins
Faye (Lead), CARLOTTA, Samantha Lang
Tikki Wendon, RAKE (Series Regular), ABC Australia, Various
Bunny, TOP OF THE LAKE, (Series Regular), See-Saw Films, Jane Campion & Garth Davis
THE ADVENTURES OF CHARLOTTE & HENRY, Charlotte/Henry’s Mum, Optimistic Pictures, Steve Trenbirth
Betty, MERMAIDS, Viacom Productions, Ian Barry
Nola, THE POSTCARD BANDIT, Pacific Coast Entertainment, Tony Tilse
Loretta, ALWAYS GREENER, Amalgamated Television Services, Kevin Carlin
Josephine Donnelly, AFTER THE BEEP (Series Lead Regular), ABC TV, Geoff Portman
Maxine, 3 MEN AND A BABY GRAND, ABC TV, Ted Robinson & Geoff Nottage
Fiona Lovell, HEARTLAND, Northway Productions, Scott Hartford-Davis
Envy, SEVEN DEADLY SINS, Generation Films, Steven Wallace
Brenda Riley, NEIGHBOURS (Series Lead Regular), Grundy TV, Various Directors
Beth Draper, BIG IDEAS, Robert Bruning Productions, Mike Smith
Kate Mawson, GP, Roadshow, Coote & Carroll, Peter Andrikidis
Libby, THE FLYING DOCTORS, Crawford Productions, Colin Budds
Guest Role, STUDIO 86: LADY’S DAY, ABC TV, Peter Firke
Marlene ‘Rabbit’ Warren, PRISONER (Series Lead Regular), Grundy TV, Various Directors
Zelda Baker, THE YOUNG DOCTORS, Grundy TV, Max Varnel
Jennifer Hickson, SONS & DAUGHTERS, Grundy TV, Colin Budds

Theatre
Mrs Wilkinson, BILLY ELLIOT, Working Title Films – Australia & London, West End, Various Directors
Created the role of “Shirley”, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (Original Cast), Back Row Productions, Simon Phillips
Various, THE WHARF REVUES, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Ruby Slocum, SUMMER RAIN, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Angela, MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, Hit Productions, Gary Down
Pyle, VICTORY, Sydney Theatre Company, Judy Davis/Ben Winspear
Envoy of The USA, THE REPUBLIC OF MYOPIA, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Jo, HARBOUR, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Harriet, BROKEN GLASS, Ensemble Theatre Co, Adam Cook
Linda, HANGING MAN, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Vivienne/Sylvia, THE COSMONAUT’S LAST MESSAGE TO THE WOMAN HE LOVED IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION, Company B, Joseph Couch
Guest Lead, THE END OF THE WHARD AS WE KNOW IT, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Miss Bates, MORNING SACRIFICE, Sydney Theatre Company, Jennifer Flowers
Toine, PIAF, Melbourne Theatre Co, Adam Cook
Meg, THE RECRUIT, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Stephanie, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS, Marion Street Theatre, Nick Enright
Grumio, TAMING OF THE SHREW, EHJ Productions, Glen Elston
Joy, THE BIG PICTURE, Griffin Theatre Co, Ros Horin
Francis, GULLS, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Rodney Fisher
Peg Hartigan, SUMMER RAIN, Queensland Theatre Co, Robyn Nevin
Olive, SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL, Melbourne Theatre Co, Robyn Nevin
Gussie, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Sydney Theatre Company, Wayne Harrison
Lora-Lee Truswell, MIRACLE CITY, Sydney Theatre Company, Gale Edwards
Katie, BRILLIANT LIES, Queensland Theatre Co, Aubrey Mellor
Helen, AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG, Queensland Theatre Co, Rodney Fisher
Carol , THE GIRL WHO SAW EVERYTHING, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Rosina, THE VENETIAN TWINS, Gordon Frost / QTC, John Bell
Helen Hobart, ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Sydney Theatre Company, Richard Wherrett
Lorna Farrell, SUMMER RAIN, Sydney Theatre Company, Rodney Fisher
Annelle, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Kevin Hanily Productions, Jon Ewing
Ada, SEE HOW THEY RUN, Northside Theatre Co, Noel Ferrier
Vari, WHEN I WAS A GIRL I USED TO SCREAM AND SHOUT, Wilton Morley Productions, Terry O’Connell
Antonia, DON’T PAY! DON’T PAY!, Hunter Valley Theatre Co, Ian B Watson
Masha, THE SEAGULL, Sydney Theatre Company, Jean-Pierre Mignon
Mrs Brigstock, THE MADRAS HOUSE, Sydney Theatre Company, Rodney Fisher
Dawn, STEAMING, Morley David Productions, Rodney Fisher

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

Australian*, New Zealand, Geordie, Standard English and Regional Dialects, American

Languages * = mother tongue

English*

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

Contralto

Performance

Basic Piano & Guitar
Genevieve Lemon | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) 2011 Photographer Unknown

Genevieve Lemon

London, United Kingdom / Sydney, Australia


Overview

One of Australia's most established stars, Sydney-born Genevieve Lemon has achieved critical acclaim and award recognition for her role as Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot. Genevieve created the role of Shirl in Priscilla Queen of the Desert alongside her countless other theatre credits.

She is a familiar face on Australian Television, having enjoyed series lead regular credits in such iconic shows as Neighbours, Prisoner and The Young Doctors.

Genevieve has also appeared in a number of films directed by Jane Campion, Sweetie, The Piano and Holy Smoke.

Genevieve most recently played Bunny in Top of the Lake, Jane Campion's latest project where she appears in all 7 episodes of the series alongside Elizabeth Moss and Holly Hunter. She is also in Rake and The Secret River for ABC Australia.

Genevieve Lemon | Sainou Talent Agency London

Awards:
Sydney Theatre Award – Best Actress in a Musical, Billy Elliot
Helpmann Award – Best Actress in a Musical, Billy Elliot
Green Room Award – Best Female Artist in a Lead Role, Billy Elliot

Nominations:
AFI Awards – Best Supporting Actress, Suburban Mayhem
AFI Awards – Best Actress in a Lead Role, Sweetie

Genevieve created the role of Shirl in Priscilla Queen of The Desert.

Film
Mae McSwiney, THE DRESSMAKER, Embankment Pictures for Universal, Jocelyn Moorhouse
Pam Garner, 8, LDM Productions, Jane Campion
The Lady Bug Voice, TO EACH HIS OWN CINEMA, Cannes Film Festival, Various Directors
Pam Garner, THE WATER DIARY, LDM Productions, Jane Campion
Auntie Dianne, SUBURBAN MAYHEM, AFFC, Paul Goldman
Josie, SOFT FRUIT, New South Wales Film & Television Office, Christina Andreef
Rahi, HOLY SMOKE, Mirimax Films, Jane Campion
Jen Bordern, THE WELL, New South Wales Film & Television Office, Samantha Lang
Julie, BILLY’S HOLIDAY, Beyond Films, Richard Wherrett
Nessie, THE PIANO, Mirimax Films, Jane Campion
Dawn ‘Sweetie’, SWEETIE , Arena Film, Jane Campion
Debbo, LUIGI’S LADIES, Tra La La Films, Judy Morris

Television
Mrs Herring, THE SECRET RIVER (Series Regular), ABC Australia, Daina Reid
Dr Linda, REDFERN NOW: PROMISE ME, Blackfella Films, Rachel Perkins
Faye (Lead), CARLOTTA, Samantha Lang
Tikki Wendon, RAKE (Series Regular), ABC Australia, Various
Bunny, TOP OF THE LAKE, (Series Regular), See-Saw Films, Jane Campion & Garth Davis
THE ADVENTURES OF CHARLOTTE & HENRY, Charlotte/Henry’s Mum, Optimistic Pictures, Steve Trenbirth
Betty, MERMAIDS, Viacom Productions, Ian Barry
Nola, THE POSTCARD BANDIT, Pacific Coast Entertainment, Tony Tilse
Loretta, ALWAYS GREENER, Amalgamated Television Services, Kevin Carlin
Josephine Donnelly, AFTER THE BEEP (Series Lead Regular), ABC TV, Geoff Portman
Maxine, 3 MEN AND A BABY GRAND, ABC TV, Ted Robinson & Geoff Nottage
Fiona Lovell, HEARTLAND, Northway Productions, Scott Hartford-Davis
Envy, SEVEN DEADLY SINS, Generation Films, Steven Wallace
Brenda Riley, NEIGHBOURS (Series Lead Regular), Grundy TV, Various Directors
Beth Draper, BIG IDEAS, Robert Bruning Productions, Mike Smith
Kate Mawson, GP, Roadshow, Coote & Carroll, Peter Andrikidis
Libby, THE FLYING DOCTORS, Crawford Productions, Colin Budds
Guest Role, STUDIO 86: LADY’S DAY, ABC TV, Peter Firke
Marlene ‘Rabbit’ Warren, PRISONER (Series Lead Regular), Grundy TV, Various Directors
Zelda Baker, THE YOUNG DOCTORS, Grundy TV, Max Varnel
Jennifer Hickson, SONS & DAUGHTERS, Grundy TV, Colin Budds

Theatre
Mrs Wilkinson, BILLY ELLIOT, Working Title Films – Australia & London, West End, Various Directors
Created the role of “Shirley”, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (Original Cast), Back Row Productions, Simon Phillips
Various, THE WHARF REVUES, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Ruby Slocum, SUMMER RAIN, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Angela, MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, Hit Productions, Gary Down
Pyle, VICTORY, Sydney Theatre Company, Judy Davis/Ben Winspear
Envoy of The USA, THE REPUBLIC OF MYOPIA, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Jo, HARBOUR, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Harriet, BROKEN GLASS, Ensemble Theatre Co, Adam Cook
Linda, HANGING MAN, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Vivienne/Sylvia, THE COSMONAUT’S LAST MESSAGE TO THE WOMAN HE LOVED IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION, Company B, Joseph Couch
Guest Lead, THE END OF THE WHARD AS WE KNOW IT, Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Biggins
Miss Bates, MORNING SACRIFICE, Sydney Theatre Company, Jennifer Flowers
Toine, PIAF, Melbourne Theatre Co, Adam Cook
Meg, THE RECRUIT, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Stephanie, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS, Marion Street Theatre, Nick Enright
Grumio, TAMING OF THE SHREW, EHJ Productions, Glen Elston
Joy, THE BIG PICTURE, Griffin Theatre Co, Ros Horin
Francis, GULLS, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Rodney Fisher
Peg Hartigan, SUMMER RAIN, Queensland Theatre Co, Robyn Nevin
Olive, SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL, Melbourne Theatre Co, Robyn Nevin
Gussie, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Sydney Theatre Company, Wayne Harrison
Lora-Lee Truswell, MIRACLE CITY, Sydney Theatre Company, Gale Edwards
Katie, BRILLIANT LIES, Queensland Theatre Co, Aubrey Mellor
Helen, AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG, Queensland Theatre Co, Rodney Fisher
Carol , THE GIRL WHO SAW EVERYTHING, Sydney Theatre Company, Robyn Nevin
Rosina, THE VENETIAN TWINS, Gordon Frost / QTC, John Bell
Helen Hobart, ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Sydney Theatre Company, Richard Wherrett
Lorna Farrell, SUMMER RAIN, Sydney Theatre Company, Rodney Fisher
Annelle, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Kevin Hanily Productions, Jon Ewing
Ada, SEE HOW THEY RUN, Northside Theatre Co, Noel Ferrier
Vari, WHEN I WAS A GIRL I USED TO SCREAM AND SHOUT, Wilton Morley Productions, Terry O’Connell
Antonia, DON’T PAY! DON’T PAY!, Hunter Valley Theatre Co, Ian B Watson
Masha, THE SEAGULL, Sydney Theatre Company, Jean-Pierre Mignon
Mrs Brigstock, THE MADRAS HOUSE, Sydney Theatre Company, Rodney Fisher
Dawn, STEAMING, Morley David Productions, Rodney Fisher

About

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Characteristics
Height: 5' 7" (170cm)
Playing Age: 40 - 50 years
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Blond(e)
Hair Length: Long
Role Types: White
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
Australian*, New Zealand, Geordie, Standard English and Regional Dialects, American
Languages
* = mother tongue
English*
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
Contralto
Performance Basic Piano & Guitar