Linda Jean has an 01 Visa and can work between Australia and the U.S. Linda Jean Bruno grew up in an Italian family restaurant in Melbourne where her first performances took place. She would entertain the diners and staff by moving tables and breaking in with a live theatrical show. Linda Jean would soon transition to professional film and tv roles with her first appearance in 'The Way Back' a short by Lizette Atkins which won the San Francisco International Film Festival. Her more recent credits include a recurring guest role of Maria Buraczek on 'Neighbours', Diamond in the Independent feature 'The Last Supper of the Damned' (which won the Orsen Welles Award at the California Film Awards) and lead in the short black comedy 'Kink' . The success of 'Kink' sees Linda Jean reprise the role of Sofia in the spin-off series 'Franco's World' which is currently in development. Miss Bruno grew up between Australia and Italy and is fluent in Italian. She has lent her bilingual skills to many roles, most notably that of Italian immigrant Carmella Colonna on the ABC Drama 'The Doctor Blake Mysteries' . Other credits have included leads in various web-series and shorts which have gone on to win awards worldwide including 'Subclass 417' (official selection at LA Web Fest and picked up by Channel 31). When International chocolate brand Cadbury was searching for an SNL Kristen Wig/Tina Fey type for their Twirl Girl, Linda Jean’s training at Los Angeles' best comedy institutes; The Second City, The Kahnstitute and Groundlings came into effect. She has been praised for her comedic abilities and the edge that she brings to her roles. With an expressive face and naturally quirky and funny essence, she would be perfect as the awkward, naïve klutz trying to save the world in a romcom or workcom. Her indelible impression of an old Hollywood icon has caught the attention of many film makers and she is frequently cast in period pieces of the glamorous 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Her whimsical nature would lend perfectly to a mystical seductress trying to destroy the world. Linda Jean is a multi-faceted actor who attributes her various styles and techniques to training in the United States and Australia, life experiences, travels and on set where she is constantly developing and evolving in her craft.