Noni Hazlehurst is one of Australia’s most successful and well-known actors. This year, at age 62, she was inducted into the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame.
But retirement is not on the horizon for the avid actor. In this segment of our interview, she says she will continue to work and “re-asses” herself to find balance and live the best life she can.
Noni says she currently finds her balance in nature, work and simple things.
“I know I”m out of balance when I’m not working because I get really bored,” she said.
“As a student of human behaviour, as an actor, I always look a the physical circumstances of the character and what possible contribution that can make.”
Noni believes that our job of adults is to re-condition our lives.
“Your parents have given you some great things and some terrible things, so let’s get rid of those. You don’t need to work on those same conditionings all your life. So it’s a constant assessment.”
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About Noni Hazelhurst
Noni Hazlehurst is one of Australia’s most distinguished and respected actors. career, in addition to her 2005 AFI award winning
She has had starring roles in Australian film and television since the 1980s and was a loved member of the Playschool Team for over 20years.
In the 1990s Noni hosted Better Homes and Gardens for 10 years.
Noni is the winner of several Australian Film Institute Awards including; Best Actress in a Lead Role (Twice), Best Performance by an Actress in a Telefeature of Mini-Series, and Best Supporting Actress.
Noni has won a Variety Club award for Achievement in Television, a Critics’ Circle Award, two Film Critics’ Awards, and the Flinders University Convocation Medal. She received an Order of Australia in 1995 for services to children and children’s television and recently, an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from Flinders University (SA).
She has been National Ambassador for Barnardo’s for 4 years, and an ambassador and patron for numerous child welfare organizations and has two sons.
Noni currently plays a role on ‘A Place to Call Home‘ which originally aired on the Seven Network and is currently showing on Foxtel Showcase. https://www.foxtel.com.au/watch/a-place-to-call-home.html