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Actor Profiles >Morgana O'Reilly
Played: Naomi Canning
Born in New Zealand, Morgana O'Reilly inherited her love of performing from her dancer and choreographer mother Mary-Jane. Morgana graduated from the Unitec Institute of
Technology in 2006, and went on to appear in numerous theatre productions, before creating her own one-woman show, the critically-acclaimed The Height of the Eiffel Tower, which she later performed at the New York Fringe Festival.
Morgana's television roles have included the part of Lynn, Billy's wife, in the 2011 biopic Billy, based on the life of New Zealand entertainer and comedian Billy T James, as well as playing Carol in the TV film Safe House.
In 2011, Morgana appeared in the guest role of Alison in the series Nothing Trivial and in 2013, she played Nicky in the comedy Sunny Skies.
In late 2013, it was announced that Morgana had joined the regular cast of Neighbours in the role of Naomi Canning. Morgana won the role after two series of auditions, and first appeared on Australian screens on 25th March 2014. A month
earlier, she appeared in another Australian television series, This Is Littleton.
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