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Keeping it IN THE FAMILY

Beatrice Joblin and Geraldine Brophy


It was no surprise that Beatrice Joblin followed her mother into the thespian world. Bea and her older sister Zoe grew up visiting their actor mother Geraldine Brophy in theatre wardrobes, and on TV and film sets. Sitting in their family home in Naenae, Lower Hutt, 26-year-old Bea breastfeeds her daughter Pieta and talks about the influence her mother has had on her life and career.

A veteran of stage and screen, Geraldine became a household name as Moira Crombie, the bubbly, working-class receptionist on Shortland

Street, and won awards for her role as Jill Rose, the garage sale-loving mother in the

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