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Renee Lim…

Originally from Perth, Renee Lim now balances two careers: medicine, and in particular, health and emergency services, where she continues to work regularly, and performance, which has seen Renee develop a fine career in film, theatre and television, both as an actor and a presenter.

Renee's numerous presenting roles include being the lead presenter on the television series Food Investigators and a co-presenter on Destination Flavour, both for SBS. Renee can currently be seen co-presenting on ABC's Ask the Doctor.

Renee had a regular role on gritty crime drama East West 101 and a recurring role on ABC's courtroom drama Crownies. Other past television credits include roles on Channel Seven's Packed to the Rafters and All Saints. More recently, Renee has appeared in all four seasons of Please Like Me, as well as the SBS mini-series Deep Water, Seven's The Secret Daughter, and Wonderland for Ten. She also voiced a prominent character in the NITV animated series Little J and Big Cuz and appeared in the webseries The Weekend Shift for SBS, and The Newtown Girls and Atomic Kingdom.

Renee's film credits include The Salt Maiden, Dead Moon Circus, The Last One, Ad Nauseum, The Tunnel, First Date, The Suitor, Triple Happiness and Fallen.

Onstage, Renee played the lead in the Bakehouse Theatre/Stage Directions production of His Mother's Voice at ATYP, and also starred in their production of Coup D'Etat. Other theatre credits include the one-woman show It's Ok to Ask, We'll Always Have Wagga, Lovepuke, The Bridesmaid Must Die, Back to the 80s, Someday Suddenly, 4 Faces of Love and Bare Boards Brave Hearts.

…as Dr Monica Lee

A burnt out surgical trainee turned Anesthetist.