The Wrong Girl: profiles

Leah Vandenberg…

A graduate of WAAPA, this fine actor has been a regular on Australian stage and screen for the past two decades, performing guest and lead roles in a broad spectrum of shows spanning both comedy and drama.

In addition to her current, ten-year plus involvement as a presenter on ABC Television's iconic children's show, PLAY SCHOOL, Leah's early television credits include notable programs such as BLUE HEELERS, GP, WILDSIDE, THE GAMES, BACKBERNER GRASS ROOTS, MDA, KATH & KIM and THE MURRAY WHELAN SERIES along with appearances in the feature films ERSKINVILLE KINGS, BETTER THAN SEX and JEWBOY.

In 2009 she won critical plaudits for her ongoing role in the dryly comic, television series, STUPID STUPID MAN for which she received an ASTRA Award nomination for 'Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor — Female'.

Since that time Leah has guest-starred in numerous TV productions including EAST OF EVERYTHING, SLEUTH 101, TANGLE (season 2), AGONY AUNTS, THE AGONY GUIDE TO LIFE, FAT TONY & CO., CATCHING MILAT, HYDE & SEEK along with the big screen thriller, TURKEY SHOOT RELOADED. She was also a series regular on the Nine Network series, SNAKE TALES.

Leah has also starred in many stage productions, including plays mounted by Melbourne Theatre Company, B.Sharp/Belvoir Street, Railway Street Theatre, Tamarama Rock Surfers, Arena Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre Company.

… as Meredith Vadivelu

Meredith is a hippie at heart who dreamed of having a baby. After ten years of IVF, she had spent a fortune, had no baby and her relationship with her ex, Mitchell, was dead. She is a new age businesswoman who loves a conspiracy theory and is quite convinced that the moon landing is a hoax. She fascinates Pete, a lot.