The Wrong Girl: profiles

Doris Younane…

Doris Younane is an acclaimed actor with numerous film, theatre and television credits. Doris became a household name for her work in the highly successful television series McLEOD'S DAUGHTERS. Her portrayal of 'Moira Doyle' over several seasons captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.

Television credits include HEARTBREAK HIGH, the critically acclaimed RAKE, FALSE WITNESS, WATER RATS, BLACKJACK, STINGERS and SEA CHANGE. Recent projects include PARTY TRICKS, JANET KING, FAT TONY & CO, the mini-series CATCHING MILAT and she will soon be in the second series of SOUL MATES, In addition to her work on television, Doris has also appeared in many feature films including THE COMBINATION, directed by David Field and THE HEARTBREAK KID.

Doris is NIDA trained and has performed in over forty plays in many major theatre companies around Australia. For the Melbourne Theatre Company she has appeared in BIRTHRIGHTS, NOTHING SACRED, THE TEMPEST and BLABBERMOUTH, for Company B, Belvoir; TWELFTH NIGHT. Her performance with Griffin Theatre Company's production of JUMP FOR JORDAN, garnered a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Most recently Doris undertook a national tour with Bell Shakespeare's production of HAMLET in the role of 'Gertrude'.

Doris was also contracted with the State Theatre Company of South Australia for over a year. Performances during this period include: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, AWAY, AFTER MARGUERITE, SHEPHERD ON THE ROCKS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, A WINTER'S TALE and MEDEA. She was also a member of the original outdoor production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.

Doris has won a Green Room Award for Best Actress for the play A BEAUTIFUL LIFE which wrapped up a national tour in the Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane.

In addition to her vast body of work as an actor, Doris trained with Circus Oz in acrobatics and flying trapeze. Doris is also actively involved as an Ambassador with Alzheimer's Australia.

… as Sasha

Sasha is Lily's tough, pragmatic boss. Sasha looks after her staff but doesn't pussyfoot around them. Breakfast TV is fast and immediate and she needs producers who get that. Lily is the daughter Sasha regrets never having. She really cares for Lily personally, and professionally is grooming her for more responsibility.