Actor Rebecca Hobbs' contribution to the New Zealand film and
television industry has included work both in front of and behind
Most well known for her roles on Shortland Street as nurses Annie Flynn and Kate Larsen, Rebecca has also had roles in Holby City, Water Rats, Hercules, and most recently Burying Brian. She won an international best actress award for her performance in the feature film The Ugly.
Rebecca is also a scriptwriter, having written for the drama series Street Legal, Mercy Peak and Interrogation. She cocreated the acclaimed children's series P.E.T. Detectives.
However it is her short film, Tick, which she wrote and directed, that she is most proud of. Tick was selected to open the 2002 New York Film Festival.
Rebecca, who is the sister of fellow competitor Chris, has no previous dance training but has both fingers firmly crossed.
Rebecca is dancing for the New Zealand Spinal Trust