Since the age of nineteen, the multi-talented Tottie Goldsmith has graced television screens, stages and airwaves across Australia as a much-loved performing artist and media personality.
Tottie began her career as an actress in the early 1980s on numerous Australian soap operas including The Young Doctors, Starting Out and Prisoner. It was at her 25th birthday party that Tottie and three girlfriends debuted their pop group Chantoozies.
Tottie continued to pursue her love of acting, starring as the female lead Tex Perez in Network Seven’s Fire, followed by a guest appearance in Bryan Brown’s Twisted Tales. Other guest role credits include Blue Heelers, The Secret Life of Us, Neighbours, (playing Margot Robbie’s mum Cassandra Freedman) Underbelly’s Infiltration, Stingers and Swift and Shift Couriers as well as unscripted television shows Bert’s Family Feud, Big Questions, ABBAmania, Surprise Surprise Gotcha and Celebrity Singing Bee.
In 1998, Tottie embarked on a two-year stint in the theatre playing the roles of ‘Miss Lynch’ in Grease The Arena Spectacular, ‘Janet’ in The New Rocky Horror Show at Sydney’s Star City and ‘Susanne’ for a national tour of Don’t Dress for Dinner with Dennis Waterman and Jon English. She has since starred opposite Samuel Johnson in the national tour of Sex With Strangers, then co-starred as ‘Celia’ in the Melbourne run of Calendar Girls.
Tottie’s hosting credits include Network Ten’s controversial and groundbreaking Sex/Life series, host of the first-ever televised coverage of the Australian Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and host of Melbourne’s top- rating breakfast radio program on TTFM in 1997.
In addition to being one of Australia’s most dynamic and versatile performers, Tottie is also the Goodwill Ambassador for her Aunt Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Centre in Melbourne and still tours with the Chantoozies.
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