Penny McNamee is one of Australia’s most versatile actresses, forging an impressive career in television, film and musical theatre. Currently staring as the beloved Dr. Tori Morgan in Australia’s most popular series HOME AND AWAY, Penny has become a household name and was recently nominated for a Logie Award.
Living in New York between 2011-2014, Penny was quickly cast as Elizabeth Berg in POLITICAL ANIMALS (USA), Vivian Tully in ELEMENTARY (CBS) and Marie Grasso in BLUE BLOODS (CBS).
Australian screen credits include the role of Hope in the Speilberg mini-series THE PACIFIC, Ruth Crockett in Stephen King’s mini-series SALEM’S LOT and Carol in John Duigan’s feature film, CARELESS LOVE. Guest appearances include WHITE COLLAR BLUE (Ch10) , ALL SAINTS (Ch7) , HEADLAND (Ch7) and SATISFACTION (Foxtel).
On stage, Penny originated the role of Nessarose in the Australian production of WICKED, for which she won the 2009 Green Room Award. She also originated the role of Jennifer in Cameron Mackintoch’s production of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK for which she was nominated for a MO Award. In the USA, Penny performed the lead role of Jerusha Abbott in the new musical DADDY LONG LEGS (review here!) Upon returning to Australia in 2015, Penny played everyone’s favourite nanny in MARY POPPINS at Sydney’s Riverside Theatre (review here!)