67 years of age Colette Mann is an actress, author, singer and a choreographer. She was born in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia. She is famous for playing the role of bartender Sheila Canning in the series Neighbors which started all the way back in 1985. Mann is also best known most for playing the role of Doreen Burns in another hit Australian series called Prisoner.
Mann has also played in the TV series named Blue Heelers and The Flying Doctors. She has also appeared in the Australian movie called The Dish in the year 2000. She has written two books and also had a column in the magazine New Idea.
Mann started her TV career by playing the role of Doreen Burns in the Australian series Prisoner from 1979 to 1982. She also had her return appearances in 1983 and 1984. Moving on, in 1988 she played in an American television movie portraying the role of "Edith Fraser." The movie was named Outback Bound, in which there were other American actors like John Schneider and Donna Mills.
Mann took the role of actor Cheryl Stark in the soap opera daily called Neighbors from late 1995, for eight weeks when actor Caroline Gillmer became sick. Mann again joined the cast of Neighbors as the regular character in February 2012 as bartender Shiela Canning.
Mann has also appeared as a presenter on many popular TV shows such as The Circle, Good Morning Australia, The Don Lane Show, What’s Cooking and Hey Hey It’s Saturday. Also on the talkback radio show called MTR1377 Mann worked as a fill-in presenter for Glenn Ridge who is an Australian television and radio presenter.
Mann was also the part of a three-woman troupe called The Mini Busettes in the 1980s with fellow actresses Betty Bobbitt and Jane Clifton. The group performed the act for three seasons at many Sydney League's Clubs and also at the Melbourne's Le Joke comedy venue. Mann has also appeared on stage as Shirley who is the battleax owner of Broken Hill pub, in the Australian comedy-drama movie named Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical in the year 2010.
She has been a regular feature writer for the magazine New Idea. There she has written about her life and her sons. Mann has also written two books. Her books are It's A Mann's World (1990) and Give Me A Break (2002).
Mann is a married woman, but the identity of her husband is not disclosed yet. There were reports that she got divorced with her husband. The couple has two children, and both of them are boys. Her net worth is also a mystery and has not been known till date. She had gained a lot of weight at once while she was very active in acting but later on, after strict diet and exercise she was able to reduce her weight and amazed everyone by her weight loss. Her bio can be found on her Wikipedia profile and other links.