11 December 1972
|Occupation||Television actress, director|
Angela Bloomfield (born 11 December 1972) is a New Zealand actress and director.
Bloomfield attended Massey High School in West Auckland, New Zealand.
Bloomfield has starred in Shortland Street continuously on and off for 24 years, transforming Rachel McKenna from the school girl daughter of clinic boss into a university student, a Shortland Street clinic employee and CEO of Shortland Street Hospital.
Bloomfield has also performed in a number of feature films including Bonjour Timothy and The Frighteners .She has also appeared in smaller TV shows such as The Adventures of the Black Stallion, Betty's Bunch, Ride with the Devil and Power Rangers Ninja Storm in small roles. Acting took a back seat for three years when she became a mother of two but she kept her hand in directing for Shortland Street. Bloomfield has also been a contestant on the N.Z show, Dancing with the Stars and was voted as having New Zealand's best breasts for the Fayreform National Breast Pride Week in 2006. Bloomfield returned to Shortland Street as Rachel in October 2009 as a series regular and then left Shortland Street once again in 2017.
Bloomfield is separated from husband Chris Houston and has two children.She currently works in the real estate industry on the North Shore.
|1996||The Frighteners||Debra Bannister|
|2016||Presentiment||Kaitlyn Steinberg||Short, completed|
|1993–99, 2001–03, 2007, 2009–16, 2021||Shortland Street||Rachel McKenna||Regular role|
|2003||Power Rangers Ninja Storm||Leanne||"Double-Edged Blake"|
|2007||Ride with the Devil||Shona Pierce||Main role|
|2000||Jackson's Wharf||Director, 1 episode|
|2009||Go Girls||Director, 4 episodes|
|2010-13, 17||Shortland Street||Director, 86 episodes|
|2013||Linda's List||Co-director & co-writer, short|
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