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Overview (3)

Born in Australia
Birth NameBethany Sarah Whitmore
Height 5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bethany Whitmore was born 7 December 1999, Melbourne, and is the youngest of two children. Bethany lived in the leafy suburbs of Melbourne before heading to Singapore where she attended Stamford American International School. Having returned to Melbourne in 2014, Bethany continued to pursue her passion for performing arts.

Bethany's first acting opportunity came when she was 6 years old, at her very first audition, she won the role of 5-year-old "Jaden" in the US miniseries The Starter Wife (2007), which stars Debra Messing, and Judy Davis.

Bethany was also the lead voice of 8-year-old Mary Daisy Dinkle in Academy Award Winning Director, Adam Elliot's feature film Mary and Max (2009), starring opposite, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Toni Collette. Mary and Max (2009) is now listed in the top IMDB 250 films of all time.

In 2012 Bethany starred as one of five teenage girls in P.J. Hogan's feature film Mental (2012), which also starred Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber and Rebecca Gibney. Bethany played the role of 12-year-old redhead Jane Moochmore, the youngest of the five Moochmore girls.

In 2015 Bethany starred in the lead role of Greta Driscoll in the feature film Girl Asleep (2015). A unique production based on the very successful Windmill Theatre play written by Matthew Whittet, Girl Asleep (2015). Girl Asleep (2015) had it's International premiere as the opening night film in competition in the Generation 14plus Section at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2016/17 Bethany showed her comedic skills as Melissa Hills, in Season 1 & 2 of Matchbox Pictures/NBC Universal production of The Family Law (2016), a black comedy series that follows the story of a sprawling Chinese-Australian family, based on the memoirs of Benjamin Law. In 2018, Bethany's character Melissa takes a more prominent role in the 3rd and final season of The Family Law (2016).

In 2018, Bethany is seen as the nemesis of Miranda, Irma and Marion as Blanche Gifford in the highly anticipated Foxtel/Fremantle Media production of the TV mini-series Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018), which also stars Natalie Dormer. Picnic at Hanging Rock will be seen on the US streaming platform Amazon.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: S B

Trivia (1)

Has two Cavoodle dogs called Bruce and Katie.

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