Lucinda Cowden was born on 24th April 1965, in Ballarat, Victoria.
Lucinda started acting very young, as she became involved with the Cheltenham Light Opera Company when she was 5 years old. She then progressed to St Martins Youth Arts Centre in South Yarra by the age of 12 and did her first professional show with them when
she was 16 at the now-named Bouverie St Theatre in Sydney.
Her first TV appearance was playing a young pregnant girl in Just Friends, part of the Winners series on ABC in 1985. A short stint on Prisoner and TV movie Handle with Care followed in 1986.
In 1987, Lucinda joined Neighbours, playing the guest role of Melanie Pearson. Following further guest stints, she became a regular in 1989, and stayed with the show until 1991. She returned in 2005, for the show’s 20th anniversary documentary.
After leaving Neighbours, Lucinda moved to the UK and presented the BBC Saturday morning children show Parallel 9 in 1993 and 1994. In 2007, she made an appearance in the British soap opera Doctors. She has also voice acted in the
children’s show The Koala Brothers.
Lucinda has performed in many theatre productions including Dead White Males (1997), This is Pop (2000), The Man of the Future is Dead and Blythe Spirit (2006).
In 2012, Lucinda appeared in the feature film Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla playing the role of Amanda.
In 2015, Lucinda took part in Neighbours 30th – The Stars Reunite, a documentary celebrating thirty years of Neighbours.
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