Cathy Downes

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Hair Blonde - Light
Eyes Hazel
Height 163cm
Age 73
Location New Zealand - Auckland



Artist, Badminton, Basketball, Body Surfing, Cycling, Director, Fishing, Full Licence, Full Motorcycle Licence, Horse Jumping, Hula Hoop, Mezzo Soprano, Netball, Piano, Presenter, Roller Skating, Singer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Theatre Sports, Voice Artist, Writer


American (standard), Australian, Birmingham, Boston, British, Bronx, Cockney, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Indian, Irish, Italian, Liverpool, Manchester, Maori, Mid-Western, New York, Newcastle, Polynesian, RP, Samoan, Scottish, Southern American, Yorkshire

Acting Experience

Feature Film

1996The Intruder, 'Mother'

Dir: Andrea Bosshard
1981Monkey Grip, 'Eve'

Pavilion Films Dir: Ken Cameron
1981Winter of our Dreams, 'Gretel'

Australian Film Commission Dir: John Duigan


20-21Mystic: season I, II, III, 'Mitch (core cast)'

Libertine Pictures Dir: Various
2020Mr Corman , 'Nancy'

A24 Dir: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
2015Filthy Rich, 'Ginny'

Filthy Productions Dir: Various
2005Shortland Street, 'Eileen Horrocks'

Dir: Various


2024The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 'Dorothy'

Stetson Events & Ben McDonald Dir: Lucy Waterhouse
2019The Children

Circa Theatre Dir: Susan Wilson
2018Switzerland, 'Patricia Highsmith'

Circa Theatre Dir: Susan Wilson
2016Joyful & Triumphant, 'Alice Warner'

Circa Theatre Dir: Susan Wilson
2016Last Legs, 'Helena'

Circa Theatre Dir: Ross Jolly
2014Girl In Tan Boots, 'Mum'

Basement Theatre Dir: Janice Finn
2014Other Desert Cities, 'Polly'

Circa Theatre Dir: Ross Jolly
2014The Pitman Painters, 'Helen Sutherland'

Circa Theatre Dir: Ross Jolly
2013Talking of Katherine Mansfield, 'Katherine Mansfield'

NZ / Asia tours
2013Tribes, 'Mum'

Fortune Theatre Dir: Lara Macgregor
2012A Shortcut to Happiness, 'Janet'

Circa Theatre / Auckland Theatre Company
2012The Year of Magical Thinking, 'Joan Didion'

Circa Theatre Dir: Susan Wilson
2012Talking of Katherine Mansfield, 'Katherine Mansfield'

Ubud Festival
2011Calendar Girls, 'Various'

Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Colin McColl
2011A Shortcut to Happiness, 'Janet'

Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Alison Quigan
2010Romeo & Juliet, 'Lady Montague'

Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Willem Wassenaar

Television Commercials

2022New World Xmas

NZ, 2 mths
2019Greenstone Insurance



Voice Characteristics

Soft Sell, Narrative, Documentary, Comedy, Confident, Mature, Smooth, Sophisticated, Warm