Fiona Harris Biog 2016
Fiona Harris has been working as a writer, actor and director in television, film and theatre for over fifteen years. She wrote and co-starred on the ABC sketch comedy show, “Flipside”, as well as on channel nine’s sketch comedy series, “Comedy Inc – The Late Shift series 5” and on all three series of the Network Ten sketch comedy series “Skithouse”.
Fiona was head scriptwriter on the popular ABC3 kid’s television series, “Prank Patrol Series 3”, in 2011/2012, and in 2013/14 had her first three children’s books published with Hardie Grant Publishing in the “Forever Clover” series. She has also worked as a story consultant on various television shows including ABC TV’s “Bed of Roses” and the ABC TV drama series, “The Time of Our Lives”.
Fiona’s most recent acting credits include roles in “The Beautiful Lie”, “Ex-PM”, “Mr & Mrs Murder” (Channel 10), “Time of Our Lives” (ABC) and “Offspring series 3” (Channel 10). She had a featured role in the Telemovie, “Beaconsfield”, and regular roles on series two of “Tangle” and series three of “The Librarians”. In 2012 she wrote and performed in the hit comedy show, “Plus One” with her husband, Mike McLeish, which performed to sellout audiences in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Fiona has written numerous stage plays for Stage School Australia and for the past four years has been performing her comedic and inspirational theatre show, “Livin’ the Dream” for students in high schools around Melbourne. She is currently developing a web series, “The Drop Off” with co-writer and co-producer, Mike McLeish, and has a drama series in development with co-writer, Mike McLeish, and producer, Amanda Higgs.