Catherine Mack-Hancock

Catherine Mack-Hancock

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Catherine Mack-Hancock
Catherine Mack.jpg
Born 1983 33 years old
Melbourne, Australia[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Rick Donald (2016-)

Catherine Mack-Hancock (born 1983) is an Australian actress.

Early life[edit]

Mack-Hancock wanted to be an actress from an early age, performing locally with the Geelong Society of Dramatic Arts.[2] She was educated at Bellbrae Primary School, Grovedale College and the University of Melbourne, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Philosophy, and a Diploma of Creative Arts.[3] [3] Mack-Hancock revealed to The Sydney Morning Herald‘s Marcella Bidnost that she had always been interested in health and nutrition and some friends encouraged her to apply for a position in the pharmaceutical industry.[3] She landed work with a company that sold a diabetes drug. Mack-Hancock said “I thought at the time that working in other areas could also add to my experience as an actor.”[3]


She was nominated for a Logie Award for Most Popular Newcomer in 2013 for her role as Natalie Davison on Home and Away. Prior to this Mack spent a year in New York City studying acting at the Atlantic Theater Company.[4] She returned in 2011 on a scholarship to attend the graduate program, which was based in Los Angeles. The scholarship was awarded to only one international actor.[4] Mack-Hancock also studied at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio.[3]

Mack-Hancock is best known for her roles on Australian and international television shows such as Channel 9‘s Pig’s Breakfast, Jasper and Travail

In January 2011, Rachel Flaherty of the Caulfield Glen Eira Leader reported Mack-Hancock had filmed a guest role in the Seven Network drama series, Winners & Losers.[2] The actress filmed the role shortly before she left for a Los Angeles acting school.[2]

Mack-Hancock has featured in international advertising campaigns such as L’Oreal and Savlon.

On 6 May 2012, Luke Dennehy of the Herald Sun announced Mack-Hancock had joined the cast of Home and Away as Natalie Davison.[1] She is credited as Catherine Mack on the show.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Mack has been in a relationship with actor Rick Donald.[6] The couple announced their engagement on October 2014.


  The Playlist (Short) (completed)
 2017 Pulse (TV Series)
Alicia Knox

Episode #1.5 (2017) … Alicia Knox
 2017/I Passenger (Short)
 2016 The ATM (Short)
 2015 Wonderland (TV Series)

Commitment (2015)
Truth (2015) … Kelly
 2012-2013 Home and Away (TV Series)
Natalie Davison

Episode #1.5782 (2013) … Natalie Davison
Episode #1.5781 (2013) … Natalie Davison
Episode #1.5779 (2013) … Natalie Davison
Episode #1.5776 (2013) … Natalie Davison
Episode #1.5773 (2013) … Natalie Davison
 2011 That Girl, That Time (Short)
Charlotte (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
 2011 Jasper
Detective Tate (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
 2011 Winners & Losers (TV Series)
Tasha Reynolds

Out of Left Field (2011) … Tasha Reynolds (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
 2004 Tim’s New Hope (Short)
 2004 Just Another Day in the Neighborhood (Video) (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
 1999 Pigs Breakfast (TV Series)

Divide and Conquer (1999) … Jessica (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
Clean Up Your Act (1999) … Jessica (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
The Problem with Phillip (1999) … Jessica (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
The Bogies (1999) … Jessica (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
Sleep (1999) … Jessica (as Catherine Mack-Hancock)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
  The Playlist (Short) (completed)
 2017/I Passenger (Short)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (1 credit)
 2017/I Passenger (Short)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
  The Playlist (Short) (producer) (completed)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 2013 Hill Top Off (Documentary)
 2013 Inside NHP (Documentary)
 2011 Telethon (TV Series)

Episode dated 15 October 2011 (2011) … Herself

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