Donogh Rees (born 1959) is a New Zealand actress. She starred in the long-running soap opera Shortland Street as director of nursing Judy Brownlee from 2001-6.
She starred as Abbie in the sci-fi film Lorca and the Outlaws (1984), in the New Zealand film Constance (1985) in the title role,in the film Crush (1992) as the lead part of Christina, and the film Channelling Baby (1999). She voiced Necrolai in Power Rangers: Mystic Force , and has appeared in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess . She has appeared in numerous stage productions.
|2000||Channelling Baby||Childbirth Nurse #1|
|2000||The Painted Lady||Miss Robbins||Short|
|2011||Elaine Rides Again||Elaine||Short|
|2014||If You Can Get Blood||Morgan's Mother||Short|
|2018||Trophy Hunter||Dentist's Wife||Short|
|1982||One of those Blighters||Embracing Couple||TV film|
|1984||Out of Time||Simone / Kate||TV film|
|1993||The Rainbow Warrior||Lab Supervisor||TV film|
|1995||Fallout||Marilyn Waring||Episode: "Part One"|
|1996–1998||City Life||Mia Fulsome||Recurring role|
|1998–99||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Frigga, Mnemosyne, Cabiri||Episodes: "Norse by Norsevest", "Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge", "Let There Be Light", "My Best Girl's Wedding"|
|1999||Xena: Warrior Princess||Chi'ah||Episode: "Them Bones, Them Bones"|
|2001–2006||Shortland Street||Judy Brownlee||Regular role|
|2006||Power Rangers Mystic Force||Necrolai (voice)||Main role|
|2009||Legend of the Seeker||Roga||Episode: "Fury"|
|2014||The Brokenwood Mysteries||Janet Grimm||Episode: "Playing the Lie"|
|2015, 2017||Find Me a Maori Bride||Esther Partridge||Episodes: "1.8", "God's Game", "Respect", "Weddings"|
|2018||Fifty Dollars a Week||Michele||Episode: "Fifty Dollars"|
|2018||The Adventures of Suzy Boon||Consulate Lawyer||Episode: "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Bloody Mario?"|
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