Elizabeth “Libby” Tanner is an Australian stage and television actress and theatre director best known for her roles as Bronwyn Craig in the television series All Saints and as Bridget Westfall in Wentworth.
Tanner grew up in Victoria, Australia, graduating from the University of Ballarat in 1993, with a Bachelor of Performing Arts. She has an older brother.
Tanner began her career in theatre and made several guest appearances on Victorian based productions before landing her first big role as Zoe Marshall in the short lived Channel 9 soap Pacific Drive from 1996 to 1997.
Tanner then moved to Sydney, Australia to pursue more acting opportunities and in 1998, began starring in the hospital drama All Saints as Bronwyn (Bron) Craig until she exited the series in 2003. Tanner’s character was well received during her time on the show, winning Logie Awards for her role in 2002 and 2003.
In 2004, after returning to Victoria, she starred in the short lived television series Fireflies and then the Australian drama series headLand from 2005 to 2006. From 2009 to 2011 she starred as Michelle LeTourneau in Rescue: Special Ops.
In 2015 she started a recurring character on the television series Wentworth playing forensic psychologist Bridget Westfall.