Christie Whelan Browne is one of Australia’s most versatile stage and screen performers. An award-winning actress who has delighted audiences in shows as varied as A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, The Importance Of Being Earnest, The Drowsy Chaperone (Helpmann Award Nomination) and Britney Spears: The Cabaret. Christie has been described by The Australian as “immaculate and untouchable”; by The Age as “magnificent”; and by the Herald Sun as “a musical and cabaret talent not to be missed”.
Christie is the star of three one-woman shows; Britney Spears: The Cabaret, Show People and Vigil (Green Room Award Winner) all of which have debuted at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and then toured in Australia and Internationally, to much acclaim.
Christie has been seen in MTC’s Twelfth Night, An Ideal Husband, Born Yesterday and The Odd Couple. In 2016 she played the role of Gen in Eddie Perfect’s play The Beast. Her career began in 2005 in Grease - The Arena Spectacular. Other musical roles include Kira in Xanadu, Liz Hurley in Shane Warne The Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin’ In The Rain, Tanya Degano in STC / Global Creatures’ Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Helpmann Award nomination & Sydney Theatre Award nomination) and April in Company (Sydney Theatre Award) to name just a few.
On the silver screen, Christie has been seen in Wonderland, Offspring, Peter Allen – Not The Boy Next Door, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, House Husbands, True Story with Hamish and Andy, Mustangs FC, Get Krackin and The Wrong Girl. Recent film credits include M4M, I Love You Too, Spin Out and That’s Not My Dog.
In 2019, Christie joined the cast of Neighbours, as well as Series 10 of Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell. She closed out the year with a stunning performance for Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight. She recently starred in Series 3 of Mustangs FC, which is available to watch on ABC’s iView, as well as Series 11 of Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell and Series 2 of Kinne Tonight.