Holly Brisley Profile
Holly Brisley is today a well known and much loved Australian entertainer with a career that has been diverse, colourful and full of interesting projects, including; acting, presenting and voice over roles. A career high-light was the coveted role as Amanda Vale on the hit series Home and Away. Holly became one of Australia’s best know actors on our TV screens five nights a week.
Holly is continuing with presenting roles for shows such as Paspaley Polo in the City for ONE HD, ‘Behind the Scenes’ of fashion week and voice over work for numerous advertising campaigns.
Having started her career at Warners Bros Movie world in a film; The Flood, who will save our children, Holly was quickly snapped up by channel 7, who awarded her the much sought after role of roving reporter on Agro's Cartoon Connection, where she stayed for 3 years.
Holly’s enthusiasm and positive attitude served her well as she landed a presenting role on the Prime Regional Network's lifestyle/travel show, It's About Time, and maintained her acting with a myriad of guest roles, including an episode on Home and Away. From 1999 to 2001, Holly presented a country music program on cable television and secured roles in Scooby Doo: The Movie; and Garage Days which was directed by Alex Proyas (I:Robot) Holly's other work includes; Escape with ET, Cheez TV, White Collar Blue, Beastmaster and Pizza (Series 3) and the iconic channel 7 hit All Saints.
In early 2002 Holly was offered the role to host the Nine Network's Looney Tunes cartoon show.
In 2003 Holly landed the lead role in the Australian feature-film, The Crop, for which she won 'Best Actress' at the New York Independent Film Festival in May 2005. She also played Heather Locklear's role of Sammy Jo in the Hallmark Channel's Behind the Scenes of Dynasty that same year. In 2004, Holly was once again given her own TV show called, Worlds Craziest Videos.
Holly swept the floor on the second series of the acclaimed Seven Network series Dancing with the Stars in 2005. Holly made it through to the final three, impressing the judges with her talent and dancing ability. After DWTS finished Holly then went on to land the role of Amanda Vale, the resident vixen on the international smash hit TV series, Home and Away, This role allowed Holly to explore her darker and more confrontational side, she really enjoyed the journey that Amanda took her on in the two years she played the role. Holly forged great friendships with the cast and crew on the show and was happy when she reunited with them for a small return visit in 2009.
Holly was named the face of Running Bare in late 2007 and continued on as their ambassador until early 2009, when her first pregnancy was announced. Throughout her pregnancy Holly used her skills as a voice over artist and lent her unique, husky voice to the lead role of CJ, in the ABC cartoon series ‘CJ the DJ,’ which is currently still airing on the ABC network.
Holly is the proud mother of 2 beautiful kids. Shortly after her first pregnancy, Holly went on to become one of the presenters for Foxtels The Wedding show and subsequently landed the lead role in American Sci-Fi movie Sinbad and the Minotaur.
Along with this, Holly supports a number of charities, and in 2010 individually raised $50 000 and climbed Mt Kilimanjaro for the ‘Humpty Dumpty Foundation’. Holly is extremely proud of her efforts, the $50 000 went towards a collective $1 million dollars raised.
As well as being an accomplished actor, TV presenter and Voice Over artist, Holly is also in great demand on the speaking circuit as an MC and is a favourite with audiences throughout Australia the UK and Europe.
To book Holly for your next event, please contact Sharon Finnigan Management on 0419 636616.