Friday 06 June 2014 17:38.
Luanne Gordon plays GINNY
In HOPE & WIRE, Luanne Gordon plays Ginny, an upper middle-class woman whose husband Jonty, a lawyer, is the breadwinner. They have two teenagers, the petulant and rebellious Holly and quietly determined Tim, who suffers brain damage in the earthquake. Ginny’s world is turned upside down in every possible way by the earthquakes and she has to find her own resilience and independence.
HOPE & WIRE is Luanne Gordon’s first job on returning to New Zealand from six years in the UK, where her work included an Irish feature Sensation and TV dramas Shameless and Casualty.
Her film credits include King Kong and Mee-Shee: The Water Giant and she won the best supporting actress NZ Film Award for her role in Stickmen. Her television roles include the lead as Melissa in The Strip, DS Angela Darley in Interrogation, Maxine in The Insider’s Guide to Happiness and she played Grinhilda in Xena Warrior Princess. She has also worked in theatre and won the Chapman Tripp Best newcomer award in 2000 for Serial Killers.