Brooke Satchwell has been working as an actress since 1994 Her first role was on Neighbours, for which she won a Logie Award for “Most Popular New Talent” and a People’s Choice Award for “Most Popular Teen Idol.”
Television credits include Fox 8’s Dangerous opposite Joel Edgerton, three seasons of Dirty Laundry for ABC1 as co-panellist to Lawrence Mooney, ABC’s Jack Irish alongside Guy Pearce and Black Comedy for the ABC. In 2014, Satchwell narrated Crack-Up, a heart-warming documentary following a group of Australians participating in a comedy course aimed at people with mental illness and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. She has worked as a camera operator on documentaries, produced short films and continues to develop her own projects. In 2015, Brooke was asked to join a select group of high profile Australians on ITV & Network Ten’s “First Anzacs” reading the letters and diaries of men and women from The First World War.
The first half of 2017 saw Satchwell touring nationally in the UK’s Lunchbox production of comedy The Play That Goes Wrong in the lead role. Following this she has returned to television playing “Ally” in Mr Inbetween directed by Nash Edgerton for Jungle, and in Dead Lucky directed by David Caesar for SBS. Recently, Satchwell completed principal photography of Ride Like A Girl, with Rachel Griffiths directing.
Satchwell is also a ceaseless campaigner for causes she is passionate about and has been an ambassador for the RSPCA, World Vision and the Make A Wish Foundation. She continues to be an ongoing campaigner for Make Poverty History and The Bottled Water Alliance, and is a donor and advocate of the Sunrise Orphanage Siem Riep.
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