|Name Benita Collings|
Role Television actress
|Known for Presenter on Play School|
Movies Sleeping Beauty, Epic, Computer Ghosts, A Black and White World, The Egg
Similar People John Hamblin, George Spartels, Julia Leigh, Monica Trapaga, Trisha Goddard
Benita Collings (born 1940) is an Australian television and film actress and television presenter. Collings is best known for her long running stint as a presenter for Play School on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
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Play School host (1969-1999)
Collings is one of the most well-known and recognisable faces on Australian television, thanks to her long tenure on children's program Play School beginning in 1969, and a role she held over 30 years and spanning 401 episodes, until 1999, she was along with John Hamblin and Don Spencer, one of the longest serving members of the shows cast.
In addition to her position as an Australian children's television presenter, Collings has been a stage and screen performer, appearing in many of Australian television dramas, including The Sullivans, The Young Doctors, Sons and Daughters, The Restless Years, Homicide, A Country Practice and others.