Christie Whelan Browne
Christie Whelan Browne is one of Australia’s most versatile stage and screen performers. An award- winning actress who has delighted audiences in shows as varied as A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, The Importance Of Being Earnest, The Drowsy Chaperone (Helpmann Award Nomination) and Britney Spears: The Cabaret. Christie has been described by The Australian as “immaculate and untouchable”; by The Age as “magnificent”; and by the Herald Sun as “a musical and cabaret talent not to be missed”.
Christie is the star of three one-woman shows; Britney Spears: The Cabaret, Show People and Vigil (Green Room Award Winner) all of which have debuted at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and then toured in Australia and Internationally, to much acclaim.
Christie has been seen in MTC’s Twelfth Night, An Ideal Husband, Born Yesterday, The Odd Couple and As You Like It. In 2016 she played the role of Gen in Eddie Perfect’s play The Beast. Her career began in 2005 in Grease – The Arena Spectacular. Other musical roles include Kira in Xanadu, Liz Hurley in Shane Warne The Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin’ In The Rain, Tanya Degano in STC / Global Creatures’ Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Helpmann Award nomination & Sydney Theatre Award nomination) and April in Company (Sydney Theatre Award) to name just a few.
On the silver screen, Christie has been seen in Wonderland, Offspring, Peter Allen – Not The Boy Next Door, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, House Husbands, True Story with Hamish and Andy, Mustangs FC, Get Krackin and The Wrong Girl. Recent film credits include M4M, I Love You Too, Spin Out and That’s Not My Dog.
In 2019, Christie joined the cast of Neighbours, as well as joining Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell where she has appeared as a regular cast member for the last four series. In 2020 she appeared on Kinne Tonight, MSO’s Perfect End To 2020, Spicks & Specks, a surprise reappearance on Neighbours, and closed out the year with a stunning performance for Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight. In 2021 Christie appeared in Spreadsheet for Paramount+.
Christie featured in the BINGE Original series Colin From Accounts and was a Grand Finalist on Dancing With The Stars 2023.