Debbie Newsome - artist

Debbie Newsome

Debbie Newsome is known and loved by Australians for her bubbly, playful and charming personality. She started modelling from around 1977 winning Mirror Bird of the year 3 years in a row. Debbie entered many beauty competitions and represented Australia in the Miss International beauty contest in Japan. Debbie was well known by the media and TV executives by this time. Time passed then she did a comedy series with Victoria Nichols and Willy Fennel called Pretty Petrol which did not air. Instead they asked Debbie if she would like to do a new show called Perfect Match for channel 10 calling her their ratings weapon. Perfect Match became one of the biggest rating programs in Australian history. Things Debbie has done during her years include; opportunity knocks with John Farnham, thank god its Friday at the zoo, the Peter Couchman show, Guest star on the Andrew Denton Show on the ABC, many telethons. Debbie has been on many tv commercials such as: Teeth Whitening commercial, united Airlines Commercial, shower sparkle and toilet Sparkle. Debbie has been on such covers as; TV Week, New Idea, Pix People, TV Soap, TV star, Women’s Weekly and Women’s Day (just to name a few!). Some TV shows Debbie has guest stared in have been; Good Morning Australia(many times guest and singing), Midday Show(many times), Star Search (celebrity hostess), Celebrity Family Feud, celebrity sale of the century, it’s a knockout and attending many Logie awards. Debbie also went to Italy to play a part in the James Bond movie with Roger Moore called “For Your Eyes Only” in 1981 and also opened the Dally M awards with the song “dream Girls”. Debbie travelled with live theatre around Australia in “The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole” playing 3 different characters and singing! Debbie also hosted her own show on the sky channel called “After Dark” in (87/88/89). Debbie has worked and sung with some well known people such as; Lucky Grills, Ricky May, Normy Erskin and many others in all major leagues and RSL venues. Debbie is a great singer. Debbie has worked in the hilarious comedy show Robbo & Rosa’s Wog Wedding performed in many venues through out Sydney. Debbie has sung at The Sounds Live On Stage with Donnie Sutherland, and many other at the Enmore Theatre Sydney, and in Melbourne. Debbie Newsome is currently working with her new band performing hits of the late great Janis Joplin. The show is called The Janis Joplin Experience, which also includes hit songs of Jimi Hendrix and Joe Cocker as well Janis Joplin songs.

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