Danielle Cormack


MC, Host, Presenter, Actor & Celebrity

Danielle Cormack is a well known and respected stage and screen actress. She was one of the original core cast of the long-running soap opera Shortland Street, though she is also known for her role as the Amazon Ephiny in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess, Cynthia Ross in The Cult, and Shota in Legend of the Seeker. Other works include the 2009 film, Separation City, and the Australian series Rake. She also portrayed notorious Sydney underworld figure Kate Leigh in Underbelly: Razor. Her most notable work in recent years was her portrayal of Bea Smith in the Foxtel prison drama Wentworth, in which she starred for four years before leaving the show in 2016. Danielle continues to work for prominent theatre companies, including Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company, where she led the world premiere of "Boys will be Boys" to critical acclaim. Danielle is a mother of two and a proud ambassador for charity organizations, Shine & Childfund, NZ & Australia.


Sydney, Australia


After Dinner Speaker, Celebrity, Compere/MC, Documentary, Improvisor, Judge, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, MC / Stage compere, Mimic & Impersonator, Panellist, Radio Host, Speech Writer, Television


Adventure, Advertising, Author, Broadcasting, Conservation / Environment, Current Affairs, Dance, Directing, Fashion, Film & Television, Food & Wine, Health & Lifestyle, Intrepid Travel, Literature / Books, Music, Opera, Parenting, Poetry, Producing, Race Relations, Research, Sport, Theatre, Theatresports, Travel

Testimonials (4)

Air NZ Screen Awards

“Danielle was a guest presenter and MC of the Finalist Announcement event for the Air NZ Screen Awards. Danielle stepped in at quite short notice to MC the Finalist Announcement Event for approximately 200 media and finalists. Danielle has great stage presence, is polished and professional and great to work with.”