penny downey is an Australian actress recognized for notable performances in both theater and television productions in the United Kingdom. Penny has appeared in several films and television series. She is best known for her role as Phoebe Mayberry in The Ice House.
Penny was born in 1954 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. There is not much information about his parents. Penny attended a high school in Australia. She completed her education in Australia and decided to pursue an acting career at an early age. She was a student of theater director Joan Whalley and completed her training at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. Penny started her career in Australia. She was associated with Twelfth Night Theater and Brisbane Art Theatre.
Penny Downey Career
Penny began acting in Australian theatres. After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, she started acting in soap operas. Penny made her television debut in the 1976 soap opera Bellbird. She later appeared in television series such as The Sullivans, Prisoner and Learned Friends. Penny moved to the UK in the early 1980s. She continued to act in television series in the UK.
She appeared as Dee Rogers in a 1984 episode of If Money Could Be the Food of Love, Play On. In 1991, Penny was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Marianne in Scenes from the Wedding. Apart from this, he got many more opportunities to work in television shows. He has starred in Inspector Morse, Kavanagh QC, New Tricks, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Spooks.
Penny was also an associate artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She played Lady Anne in a production of Richard III and Hermione and Petrida in The Winter’s Tale. Penny starred in both the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet and the television adaptation in 2009. She played the role of Gertrude. In 2009 she starred as Mrs. Pienaar in the Clint Eastwood film Invictus.
She appeared as Rev. Mother Augustine in the Father Brown episode “The Bride of Christ” and as Fiona in an episode of Suspects. She starred as Lady Sinderby in the famous show Downtown Abbey. During this, he has also worked in plays. In 2013 he played a leading role in the drama A Storm in a Flower Vase. The play is based on the life of Constance Spry. Most recently, she had the recurring role of Alice the Duchess of Gloucester on The Crown.
penny downey biography
|Real Name||penny downey|
|date of birth||1954|
|Age (by 2023)||69 years|
|birth place||Brisbane, Australia|
|university||NIDA – National Institute of Dramatic Arts|
|Height||feet in inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 60 kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
penny downey family
|marital status||in relation|
|Who is Penny Downey’s husband/partner?||nick dear|
Penny has not shared much information about her personal life on social media. She is reportedly dating Nick Dear. Whether both are married or not, it is not clear. He kept his personal life private.
penny downey net worth
Penny has been an actress for over four decades. He played several supporting roles in several films and television series. He has also acted in stage plays. His estimated net worth is around $2 million.
facts about penny downey
- Penny always faked her English accent.
- Her favorite hobby is dancing.
- She once played the role of a prostitute in a television series.