Anna Jennings-Edquist

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Anna Jennings-Edquist
Born Anna Jennings-Edquist
(1985-04-13) 13 April 1985 (age 34)
Occupation Actress, lawyer
Years active 2002 – present

Anna Jennings-Edquist (born 13 April 1985) is an Australian lawyer, journalist, actress, playwright and director in both theatre and television. Jennings-Edquist has written and directed several Australian university and festival productions and is known for her acting roles on the popular soap opera Neighbours.


Jennings-Edquist has acted in several television roles, most prominently in the soap opera Neighbours, where she played the roles of Tahnee Coppin and Lisa Hayes.[2] She wrote and directed The Throwback Players' 2006 production of Heat, and also directed the 2006 University of Melbourne Law Revue. Recently appearing in The Pacific and Lowdown on ABC1, Jennings-Edquist currently works as a lawyer. Season two of Lowdown, featuring Jennings-Edquist, is currently airing in Australia.

Personal life

Jennings-Edquist's mother is Dr Gael Jennings, a science and medical journalist and current affairs presenter. Jennings-Edquist dated radio and TV celebrity Hamish Blake for five years until 2010, the pair are said to remain close friends.[3]



Year Title Role Run
2002 Short Cuts Cute Girl #1 1 episode
Neighbours Tahnee Coppin 2002–2003
2009 Lisa Hayes 3 episodes
2010 The Pacific Joyce 1 episode
2010 Lowdown Sharne 8 episodes


Year Show Role Venue
2006 Heat writer, director University of Melbourne
Law Revue director University of Melbourne


  1. Anna Jennings-Edquist at the Internet Movie Database
  2. "Hamish Blake's Anna Jennings-Edquist on Neighbours". News Limited. 28 November 2008. Retrieved 16 November 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Heartbroken Hamish and Anna break-up". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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