Kathryn Rawlings - Annie Whittle
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    170cm
    HAIR:
    blonde
    EYES:
    blue
  • Annie Whittle
    BACKGROUND
    Annie is known in New Zealand as an Actor, Singer & Presenter. She has been a recipient & nominee of various NZ Awards, including being nominated as best supporting Actress for her iconic role BARB HEYWOOD on Shortland Street. Another highlight of her career was playing the love interest of Sir Anthony Hopkins in the feature film THE WORLD'S FASTEST INDIAN. Annie has worked in numerous other local & international Television series, films & theatre projects. She has been working in the industry for over three decades & is a well-loved NZ celebrity.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • 1977 - NZ RECORDING INDUSTRY AWARD - Top Female Recording Artist
  • 1978 - FELTEX AWARD - Best Actress
  • 1979 - NEBOA AWARD - Entertainer of the Year
  • 1979 - KENSINGTON AWARD (Television) - Best Actor/Actress - Town & Around
  • 1980 - KENSINGTON AWARD (Television) - Best Actor/Actress
  • 2003 - NZ TELEVISION AWARDS - Finalist, Best Supporting Actress - Shortland Street "Barbara Heywood"
  • 2009 - QANTAS MEDIA AWARDS - Finalist, Best Actress in Television Drama - Piece of My Heart
  • 2012 NZTV Awards Best Drama for GO GIRLS IV

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2004
  • WORLDS FASTEST INDIAN
  • Fran
  • WFI Productions Ltd
  • Roger Donaldson
  • 1984
  • TRIAL RUN
  • Lead
  • Cinepro Films
  • Melanie Read
  • 1983
  • MAKUTU ON MRS JONES
  • Lead
  • Mirage Films

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • CUL DE SAC 2
  • Nana Phoebe
  • Greenstone TV
  • Stephen Campbell
  • 2013
  • SHORT POPPIES
  • Mum
  • Augusto
  • Rhys Darby
  • 2011
  • GO GIRLS IV
  • Jan
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2010
  • GO GIRLS III
  • Jan
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2009
  • GO GIRLS II
  • Jan
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2008
  • PIECE OF MY HEART
  • Flora
  • MF Films
  • Fiona Samuel
  • 2008
  • GO GIRLS
  • Jan
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2007
  • KAI KORERO II
  • Muriel (core cast)
  • Front of the Box Productions
  • Greg Mayor
  • 2007
  • AMAZING EXTRAORDINARY FRIENDS II
  • Madame Lulu
  • Greenstone Pictures
  • Stephen Campbell
  • 2006
  • OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE
  • Beverly
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2006
  • KAI KORERO
  • Muriel (core cast)
  • Front of the Box Productions
  • Greg Mayor
  • 2001-04
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Barb Heywood (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 1989
  • THE SHADOW TRADER
  • Female lead
  • TVNZ
  • 1986
  • THE BILLY T JAMES SHOW
  • Comedienne
  • TVNZ
  • 1980
  • BARNEY BLACKFOOT
  • Female lead
  • Gibson Films
  • 1979
  • WRECK OF THE CENTRAL GRANT
  • Lead
  • TVNZ - Documentary
  • 1978
  • ANNIE (TV music special)
  • 1977-79
  • A WEEK OF IT (satire)
  • Female lead
  • TVNZ
  • POPCO
  • NORMAN
  • WOOLLY HILLS (children's TV)

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2013
  • ROSS AND BETH
  • Beth
  • Scottie Productions
  • Hamish Bennett
  • 2008
  • A SIMPLE VELOCITY
  • Shelly
  • Hypsographic Pictures
  • Chris Widdup
  • 2007
  • THE SHOE BOX
  • Susan
  • Seriously Entertainment
  • Chaz Harris

  • PRESENTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 1994-96
  • HEARTLAND
  • Presenter
  • 1991-94
  • LIVING EARTH
  • Presenter, Writer, Reporter
  • TV3
  • 1987-89
  • HOLIDAY (2 series)
  • Presenter, Writer, Reporter
  • TVNZ

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2013
  • GROUNDSWELL
  • Actor
  • The Court Theatre
  • 2013
  • DRIVING MISS DAISY
  • Miss Daisy
  • Tadpole Productions
  • Louise Wallace
  • 2012
  • CALENDAR GIRLS
  • Annie
  • Court Theatre
  • Alison Quigan
  • 2009
  • HISTORY BOYS
  • Mrs Lintott
  • Maidment Theatre
  • Jesse Peach
  • 2009
  • FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY
  • Co-lead
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Janice Finn
  • 2009
  • AUTOBAHN
  • Lead
  • Emergency Room
  • Kip Chapman
  • 2008
  • BLOOD BROTHERS
  • Female lead
  • Peach Theatre Company
  • Jesse Peach
  • 2007
  • EQUUS
  • Dora Strang
  • Glen Eden Playhouse
  • Jesse Peach
  • 2006
  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE
  • Amanda Wingfield
  • Peach Theatre Company
  • Jesse Peach
  • 2005
  • TAKING OFF
  • Frankie
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • John Callan
  • 1998
  • PUTTING IT TOGETHER
  • Lead
  • Court Theatre
  • Yvonne Martin
  • 1985
  • INSIGNFICANCE
  • Lead
  • Mercury Theatre, Auckland
  • 1983
  • CHICAGO
  • Lead
  • Mercury Theatre, Auckland
  • 1982
  • DUET FOR ONE
  • Female lead
  • Court Theatre, CHCH
  • 1981
  • FRESH REVOLVING PLEASURES
  • Female lead
  • Court Theatre, CHCH
  • 1981
  • A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
  • Court Theatre, CHCH
  • 1980
  • SIDE BY SIDE (Sondhem)
  • Lead
  • Court Theatre, CHCH

  • SINGING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 1977
  • GOLD RECORD "Tequilla Sunrise"
  • Singer
  • Music Album
  • 1972-74
  • WILD HONEY (Rock Group)
  • Lead Singer
  • Australia
  • 1967-71
  • LANCASHIRE BIG BAND
  • Resident Singer
  • England
  • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BAND
  • Lead Singer
  • Germany & Touring Europe


  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • BALLET, FENCING - ex champion, FLYING - Current Private Pilot's Licence - studying for commercial licence, BASIC FRENCH, GERMAN, HORSE RIDE, MOTORBIKE, SKIING