|Full Name Helen Hough|
Name Helen Scott
|Occupation Television actress|
Other names Helen Scott
TV shows A Country Practice
|Nominations Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation|
Similar People Francois Truffaut, Jean‑Louis Richard, Ray Bradbury
Helen Scott (born Helen Hough) is an actress best known for her work in theatre and on Australian television. She has also appeared in musicals in England. She remains most well known for her role as Marta Kurtesz, an original character in soap opera A Country Practice, and the first matron of the fictional Wandin Valley Bush Nursing Hospital on the show. Ms. Scott left the show in 1983, when her character returned to her birthplace in Hungary with an old, revolutionary friend. Her character was briefly involved in a romance storyline with Dr. Terence Elliott (played by Shane Porteous).
She has also appeared on All Saints (2001), Above the Law (2000), Water Rats (1996, 1998), Big Sky (1997) in the role of Pam McWilliam, Chances (1991), Last Resort (1988), The Young Doctors (1979).