Carla Bonner

Recent Role:

Stephanie "Steph" Scully/Hoyland on Neighbours

Born:

3/3/1973, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Carla is the mother of two boys, Harley and Jhye from a long-term relationship with her childhood sweetheart. They split in 2002, but are still very close friends.

    Carla is involved in the promotion and awareness of Aids charities, and is currently promoting YEAH, a charity dealing with AIDS in Young Australians and helping educate the young in dealing with and preventing the disease. Carla revealed her father Peter Bonner died of AIDS at the age of 37 after receiving infected blood during a transfusion, after a kidney transplant. Carla was 13.

    Carla began her role as Steph on Neighbours in 1999, and it was her first major acting job, but she had previous smaller television parts.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Carla Bonner

    Gender:

    Female

    Birth Place:

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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    • Carla: I’d like to do big feature films, I wouldn’t mind doing what Nicole Kidman is doing. But I’m planning to take the slow road if that’s what it takes. But I will get there eventually. What will be will be but it will be big!

    • Carla: (On Neighbours) Because I know everybody so well, it’s my home away from home, I spend so much time there.

    • Carla: (On pantomime's) Australians can't even fathom what pantomime is all about! It's so much larger than life and it's very magical. I guess when I think of home it's like we're quite boring when it comes to that sort of thing!

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    • There is a lot of controversy about her actions at the 2005 Logie awards, such as her being hostile towards co-star, Stepanie McIntosh.

    • In 2006 Bonner was involved in a car accident, and was charged, amongst other things, without a license.

    • The role of Stephanie Scully on Neighbours was originally cast to Emma Roche but she dropped out after a few weeks. Carla took her place and re-filmed the scenes.

    • Carla was a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother, Australia in 2002.

    • Carla was an extra in the martial arts comedy, Mr. Nice Guy.