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Played: Carmella Cammeniti
Appeared: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006-
Born 16th April 1984, Natalie Louise Blair is a native of Brisbane, Australia. She attended the respected Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne, Brisbane.
Her acting career began in 2002 when Natalie made minor appearances in a few Australian dramas, however it was the following year that she had her breakthrough role, when in 2003 she guest-starred in Neighbours in the short-term role of Carmella Cammeniti.
She found herself playing the role recurringly in the following two years, making a handful of guest appearances. In 2005, she was nominated for 'Most Popular New Female Talent' in the 47th Annual Logie Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony in Australia. Natalie unexpectedly won the award, noteworthy due to her as of then recurring status.
In early 2006, Natalie filmed her first movie, the horror film Voodoo Lagoon. During filming Natalie met and began dating fellow actor and former Home and Away star, Beau Brady. In the same year, Natalie returned to Neighbours in a permanent capacity, becoming a series regular.
Since 2006, Natalie has been learning the guitar and enjoys songwriting as a pastime. She had since become engaged to Beau Brady but the couple split in early 2007. Also in 2007, Natalie was nominated once again for a Logie, for 'Most Popular Female Actress' and received the honour of being nominated for the Gold Logie Award for 'Most Popular Personality on Australian Television.'
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