Doris Younane is an acclaimed actor with many film, theatre and television credits. Doris became a household name for her work in the highly successful television series McLeod’s Daughters.
Television credits include Heartbreak High, Rake, False Witness, Water Rats, Blackjack, Stingers, SeaChange, Party Tricks, Janet King, Fat Tony & Co. and Catching Milat.
In addition to her work on television, Doris has also appeared in many feature films including The Combination and The Heartbreak Kid.
Doris trained at the National Institute of Dramatic Art and has performed in over 40 plays in many major theatre companies around Australia. For the Melbourne Theatre Company she has appeared in Birthrights, Nothing Scared, The Tempest and Blabbermouth. Her performance with Griffin Theatre Company’s production of Jump For Jordan garnered a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Most recently Doris undertook a national tour with Bell Shakespeare’s production of Hamlet in the role of Gertrude.
Doris was also contracted with the State Theatre Company of South Australia for over a year. Performances during this period included Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Away, After Marguerite, Shepherd On The Rocks, Much Ado About Nothing, A Winter’s Tale and Medea.
She was also a member of the original outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In addition to her vast body of work as an actor, Doris trained with Circus Oz in acrobatics and flying trapeze. Doris is also actively involved as an Ambassador with Alzheimer’s Australia