Joy Chambers [1] [8] [7] (born 1947) is an Australian actress, author, and businesswoman.

Chambers is known for such television soap opera roles as Rita Merrick in The Restless Years , Dr Robyn Porter in The Young Doctors , and Rosemary Daniels in Neighbours . Chambers has played Rosemary on a recurring basis since 1986. Chambers made a brief return to the show in 2005, after line producer Linda Walker emailed her asking if she would return for the 20th anniversary celebrations. [3] She shot her scenes in April on a visit to Melbourne. [3] [4] In May 2010, it was announced that Chambers would again be reprising the role of Rosemary. [5]

Chambers has a keen interest in poetry and literature which began in childhood, with her father encouraging her deep love of the English word. Chambers is an author of historical novels. [5] She is also the International Patron of the Ipswich Poetry Feast .

Personal life

Chambers was married to media mogul Reg Grundy from 1971 until his death in 2016. [6] She lives in Bermuda. [5]