Sally McLean is an experienced dramatic Shakespearean actor with Musical Theatre roots who has played lead, support and guest roles in film, television and theatre in Australia, the USA and UK


Actor. Writer. Director. With a bit of a thing for Shakespeare.

Award-winning actor, writer and director Sally McLean, began her work in the entertainment biz in her mid-teens and has since performed lead, guest and supporting roles in numerous Australian, US and UK film, theatre and television productions.

A graduate of The Actors Institute UK, Sally’s notable screen acting credits include the lead role of “Angie Powers” in the BAFTA Award-winning BBC mini series Bootleg opposite Tim Robinson, lead guest role of “Stacy” in the AACTA Award-winning ABC TV series Utopia opposite Celia Pacquola and recurring guest roles of “Miss Giddens” in the ABC/CBBC TV series The Worst Year of My Life – Again! opposite Tiarnie Coupland and “Barb” in the USA Sony/AMC TV series, Preacher opposite Pip Torrens & Christopher Kirby.

Predominately working on screen, Sally is also an experienced dramatic Shakespearean actor with Musical Theatre roots and has played over thirty lead and support roles in theatre in both Australia and the UK. Highlights include roles in the West End premiere of the drama Annabel’s Requiem, what is believed to be the first all-female production of Macbeth in the UK and the professional Australian premier of the hit Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.

Sally created her own boutique production business, Incognita Enterprises, under the Honorary Patronage of Oscar® nominated actor, Sir Nigel Hawthorne KB, CBE in 1997 – an association that continued until his passing in 2001.

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Clips from Sally’s various recent screen roles including Utopia, Upper Middle Bogan, The Trinity Experiment (Directed by Clayton Jacobson) and ‘Till The Boys Come Home.

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“… an utterly convincing performance as the old Scottish King, belying the fact that McLean is not only young and a woman, but also Australian.

Time Out

London, UK