appeared in the Australian feature Little Fish
for which she won her fourth AFI award (for Best Supporting Actress), co-starred in the telemovie Stepfather of the Bride
(for ABC television), and played the lead in the about-to-be released Bitter and Twisted
Previously, she has given award-winning lead performances in the feature films Waiting (Best Actress, San Sebastian IFF), Fran (AFI Best Actress, 1986) and Monkey Grip (AFI Best Actress, 1982). Amongst her many leading performances in Australian television drama, Hazlehurst has earned an AFI for Best Actress for Waiting at the Royal, and Logies for her roles in Waterfront and Ride On Stranger in 1985 and 1979 respectively. She has played lead roles in numerous theatrical productions, including Sydney Theatre Company's sell-out season of The Breath of Life; and has been a much-loved member of the ABC Playschool team for more than twenty years. In 1995 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the performing arts as an actor, director and presenter of children's television programs.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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