Tushka Bergen

Actor
The London-born, Australian-reared daughter of a conductor and a soprano, Tushka Bergen made her debut on stage in an opera at age nine where she was required to spit watermelon seeds at the audience. Two years later ... Read more »
Born: 10/13/1969 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (25)

Horseplay 2003 (Movie)

Alicia Coxhead (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2002 (Tv Show)

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Strong Medicine 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Agency 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Cherry Orchard 2002 (Movie)

Anya (Actor)

Frasier 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Freakylinks 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The Others 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Angel 1999 (Tv Show)

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Fantasy Island 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Hurrah 1998 (Movie)

Laura (Actor)

Lovelife 1998 (Movie)

Helene (Actor)

The Single Guy 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Voices From a Locked Room 1997 (Movie)

Lily (Actor)

Murderous Intent 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Turning April 1996 (Movie)

April (Actor)

Barcelona 1994 (Movie)

Montserrat (Actor)

Agatha Christie's Poirot 1993 (Tv Show)

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Swing Kids 1993 (Movie)

Evey (Actor)

Outback 1988 (Movie)

Alice May Richards (Actor)

The Place at the Coast 1986 (Movie)

Ellie McAdam (Actor)

A Girl's Own Story 1983 (Movie)

Schoolgirl (Actor)

Don Quichotte's Kinder 1980 (Movie)

Babette (Actor)

Invisible Child (TV Show)

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Biography

The London-born, Australian-reared daughter of a conductor and a soprano, Tushka Bergen made her debut on stage in an opera at age nine where she was required to spit watermelon seeds at the audience. Two years later, she made her screen debut (billed as Tushka Benthaak) as a school girl in the German telefilm "Don Quichotte's Kinder/Don Quixote's Children" (1981). Returning to Australia, she worked under her birth name of Tushka Hose in small roles in the Jane Campion-directed short "A Girl's Own Story" (1984) and "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome" (1985). The beauty found success on the small screen in the Australian TV miniseries "Always Afternoon," playing the daughter of Lisa Harrow. (She earned a nomination for an Australian TV award for the role).

Relationships

Beverly Bergen

Mother

Antony Hose

Father
English

Milestones

1999

Co-starred opposite Treat Williams in the USA Networks production of "Journey to the Center of the Earth"

1998

Starred as Anya in Michael Caccoyannis' film adaptation of Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"

1997

Appeared as a kidnap victim in "Turning April"

1995

Made American TV-movie debut in "Murderous Intent" (CBS)

1994

Co-starred in Whit Stillman's "Barcelona"

1993

Played Evey, the object of affection of Robert Sean Leonard, in "Swing Kids"

1989

Starred opposite Jeff Fahey and Steven Vidler in the period romance "Outback/Minnamurra"

1987

Changed billing to Tushka Bergen; appeared under this name for first time in the Australian feature "The Place at the Coast"

1985

Appeared in small role in "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome", billed as Tushka Hose

1984

Billed as Tushka Hose, appeared in Jane Campion's short "A Girl's Own Story"

1981

Made film debut at age 11 in the German film "Don Quichotte's Kinder/Don Quixote's Children"

1978

Made professional debut on opera stage in Australia at age nine (date approximate)

Raised in Europe and Australia

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