Anne Tenney (born 1954 in Sydney)[1][6]​ is an Australian film, television and theatre actress, probably best known for her role as Melissa "Molly" Jones in the television drama A Country Practice, Liz Taylor in Always Greener and Sal Kerrigan opposite Michael Caton in the major hit film The Castle. Tenney started her career in guest roles in several Australian drama series, before joining the cast of A Country Practice in 1981. She left the show in 1985. She was then to have roles in Police Rescue, Brides of Christ, E Street, Water Rats, Always Greener, All Saints and headLand.[2

 

Filmography[6]

Films

YearTitleRoleNotes
2013The GiftGraceShort film
SpitMum
2003SubteranoElaine 
1997The CastleSal Kerrigan 
1996Dead HeartSarah 
1989Luigi's LadiesJane 

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2013CliffyEuniceTV Movie
2005-2006HeadlandKerry Lewis13 episodes
2005All SaintsTrish Turner3 episodes
2001-2003Always GreenerLiz Taylor50 episodes
1998Murder CallNerida HertzbergSeason 2, Episode 5
1997-1999Water RatsGail Hawker5 episodes
1995-1996G.P.Jenny King3 episodes
1995FireAnne Risdale4 episodes
1994Escape from JupiterHelenMini-series
1991Brides of ChristLiz Heffernan
Police RescueKatie McCarthySeason 1, Episode 9
1990Elly & JoolsAnna Trevaller 
1988Fragments of War: The Story of Damien ParerMarie ParerTV Movie
1987TakeoverHilda Oppenheimer
1985Flight into HellKate WebberMini-series
1981BellamyEileenSeason 1, Episode 11
1981-1985A Country PracticeMelissa 'Molly' Jones/Molly Jones299 episodes
1979Skyways Season 1, Episode 128

Awards

In 1985 and 1986, Tenney won the 'Most Popular Actress' award at the Logies.[3][4]

Personal

She is married to actor Shane Withington, who played her on screen husband on A Country Practice.[4]