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Liz Burch is still one of my closest friends from TV. Great fun with a wicked sense of humour, I'm lucky to be able to call her my friend.

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Julian McMahon from "The Power, the Passion" terrible show! He was a lovely guy to work with

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It’s a tough job but someone has to do it. (Ahem)

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I made myself up as the Phantom of the Opera for a fancy dress ball

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Grant Bowler is one of the loveliest guys in the business. Good to see that he hardly EVER stops working.

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Whilst this burned body wasn't featured, I still had to make him up completely in case the Director put him into a shot.

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Makeup and Hair for a stage version of Sweet Charity. The 1960s is a dream period for makeup and hair!

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Even Director's have to have their hair cut at some point. This is Russell Mulcahy, director of 'On The Beach'.

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They were brave enough to show this dead family from 'On The Beach'

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Massive headaches when the production calls for BIG locations. Flinders Street is always hard for the location managers.

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Dear John McTernan and his wife Laurel. I worked with John on Cop Shop, loved his crazy sense of humour and we've been 'Christmas Card' buddies ever since. As I remember, Laurel danced in the Channel 9 ballet.

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Bodies in baths aren't supposed to smile!

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For Williamstown to become Anchorage, Alaska, the art dept. sprayed foam all over to make it look like snow and ice.

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I enjoyed doing makeup and hair for theatre also. These were for a production of “Sweet Charity”

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Stuntman Tom Coltraine had to have a nasty gash in his arm from a propeller. In reality it would probably take his arm off but this was for television remember!

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Always up for a laugh on location, this fake coffin looked like the perfect place for a lay down during Cop Shop filming.

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Dear friend Alex Papps in a makeup I designed for him for a pantomime in England.

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A Cop Shop party. I was naughty and went as Lynda Stoner. Sorry Lynda.

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I did a comedy with Mark Mitchell as Con the Fruiterer. They needed the back of Marika, his wife, for a 2 shot. Guess who fitted the costume?

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Not sure why Peter O'Brien is getting the cream pie here. Perhaps it was his farewell from 'Flying Doctors'.

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Looking up and thinking 'how far did he fall?' I probably tipped a bucket of fake blood over the concrete, knowing me!

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With the wonderful Rebecca Gibney

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A smashed up finger for a background shot

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'Henderson Kids ll' was shot in Williamstown. A lovely cast

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The very first show I worked on was Skyways for Crawford Productions. Although Channel 7 provided the Makeup Artists.

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Cambridge Studios in South Melbourne were the home of Cop Shop for some time. Jeannie did wardrobe and I’m making up Peter Adams.

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Paula Duncan was great fun to work with. I'm guessing this TV Week cover was to show off BIG hair?

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A much younger Tom Burlinson from a Cop Shop episode I think.

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Peter O'Brien has always been great fun to work with. Good to see he's still up there with the best of them.

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I had to make up this trained dog to look like he’d been abandoned. Newspaper was TV Week or TV Scene I think.

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Most people don’t realise that Neighbours began at Channel 7 for its first year.

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The clip you see today bears little resemblance to the original clip. There was a big focus on Impulse and Sportsgirl (sponsors). Lots of editing now.

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The 'mirror shot' in Locomotion.

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The burned body in the forensic body bag. I'm not sure if all that work even made it on camera.

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TV Week wanted Rebecca as Marilyn Monroe. We had great fun with the period look and wig.

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Sadly, Bec didn't want to come back to normal.

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Nadine and Alex were both lovely on 'Henderson Kids ll'. Alex is a very dear friend

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We're just about to start filming 'Neighbours' at Channel 7.

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Good fun with the cast and crew of 'The New Flying Doctors'.

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“Boys from the Bush” Starred Englishmen and fabulous Aussie actors like Chris Heywood and Pat Thomson (deceased) Here I am in the makeup bus with Pat.

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'On The Beach' starred Armand Assante from the States.

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Rachel Ward was wonderful to makeup for 'On The Beach'.

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Might have been 'bad taste shirt' day on 'On The Beach'

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I was nominated for an award for my makeup work on "On The Beach". I was also put forward for an Emmy Award for my Makeup work on On The Beach.

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Wendy Hughes and “State Coroner”. A death every week, what more could a makeup artist want!

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Shane came to a nasty end on Cop Shop

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Making up the oh-so-talented Sigrid Thornton.

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Yet another car accident victim. I think this may have been a grizzy ending!