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Michala Banas


Well-known for her roles as Kate Manfredi and Marissa Taylor around the particular television series McLeod’s Daughters and Always Greener, Banas can be notable on her behalf appearances in episodes of Across the Twist then one in the Air flow. Early in her profession, she performed the part of Louisa Iredale in twenty shows from the Network Ten series Reflection, Reflection. Her film credits consist of functions in Ned (2003) and Scooby-Doo (2002). She was raised in Wellington, New Zealand. She and Joel Lok had been both in the solid from the Australian teenager series Nowhere Males.

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Full Name Michala Banas
Date Of Birth November 14, 1978
Place Of Birth Wellington, New Zealand
Height 1.57 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality New Zealand, Australian
Spouse Kade Greenland
Parents John Banas, Laurinda Lewis
Siblings Claudia Banas, Alexis Banas, Leon Banas
Nominations Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent
Movies Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows
TV Shows Winners & Losers, McLeod's Daughters, Always Greener, Mirror, Mirror, Upper Middle Bogan, Nowhere Boys, The Matt and Jo Show
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Sister of Alexis Banas and Leon Banas.
2In 2008, temporarily took over the rôle of Libby Kennedy in Neighbours (1985) after regular actress Kym Valentine was stricken with pneumonia and a collapsed lung.
3Has released a song entitled "Kissin' The Wind" (May 2003)
4Michala Banas is the daughter of John Banas.



Superheroes2016Short post-productionOlivia
Upper Middle Bogan2013-2016TV SeriesAmber Wheeler
Winners & Losers2011-2016TV SeriesTiffany Turner
Luke Warm Sex2016TV SeriesHPV
The Doctor Blake Mysteries2016TV SeriesJoyce Ellis
Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows2016Phoebe
Shakespeare Republic2015TV SeriesPhebe
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries2015TV SeriesEnid Shannon
Nowhere Boys2013-2015TV SeriesPhoebe Hartley Phoebe Hartley
Party Tricks2014TV SeriesTanya Keegan
Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures2014TV SeriesCooper
Half Way2013ShortChantelle
Beaconsfield2012TV MovieCarolyn Russell
The Colours of Home2010ShortKaren
Neighbours2008TV SeriesLibby Kennedy
McLeod's Daughters2004-2008TV SeriesKate Manfredi
The Mansion2008TV SeriesMegan McKean
Always Greener2001-2003TV SeriesMarissa Taylor
Something in the Air2000-2001TV SeriesAngela O'Connor
The Saddle Club2001TV SeriesShoshonna Green
BeastMaster2001TV SeriesLoriel
Round the Twist2001TV SeriesAriel
Blue Heelers1999-2000TV SeriesMichaela Brady / Tara Bruckner
The Lost World2000TV SeriesRenata
Flipper1999TV SeriesKaren
Murder Call1999TV SeriesKylie McDonald
State Coroner1998TV SeriesZoe Martin
Mirror, Mirror1995TV SeriesLouisa Iredale
Dangerous Orphans1985Anna Hanna



The Show Must Go On2017Documentary filmingHerself
Have You Been Paying Attention?2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Dirty Laundry Live2013-2015TV SeriesHerself
Darren & Brose2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
SlideShow2013TV SeriesHerself
The Silic & Lee Show2012TV SeriesHerself
20 to 12009-2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Australians Hit Hollywood2009DocumentaryHerself
The 7PM Project2009TV SeriesHerself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal2009TV MovieHerself
The Singing Bee2008TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune2008TV SeriesHerself
Temptation2007TV SeriesHerself
The 2007 TV Week Logie Awards2007TV SpecialHerself / Kate Manfredi
Australia's Funniest Home Video Show2005TV SeriesHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular New Female TalentAlways Greener (2001)
1996TV AwardNew Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)Best Juvenile PerformanceMirror, Mirror (1995)

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