Hannah Maher @ Sydney, NSW
Hannah Kate Maher is an Australian transgender actress. Hannah studied acting at Charles Sturt University, where she proved her acting prowess on both the stage and screen, playing the title role of Jesus in the stage production of Jesus Christ Superstar, Fish in the production of Cloudstreet, and starring as the mysterious RA, The Sage, in the YouTube series Fools on Parade. After graduating in 2012, Hannah moved to Perth, where she worked with the West Australian Opera and appeared in the 2014 TV series The War That Changed Us. She then moved to Sydney, where she worked and studied at the Australian Institute for Performing Arts. In 2018, Hannah came out as a transgender woman and began transition. She now plays female roles, working under her new name. Her story as a transgender actress forms part of the documentary The Rainbow Passage, which aired on Network 10 in 2020. Today, Hannah focuses on acting in American film and television. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys playing video games and streaming them live on Twitch. She is also passionate about and active in Australian politics.