Marcia Hines AM

Biography

Marcia Elaine Hines was born in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Sydney in 1970 at age 16, after auditioning for the Australian production of ‘HAIR’. At the time she was unaware she was pregnant with her daughter Deni.

Following ‘HAIR’, she starred as Mary Magdalene in the production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’.

Marcia achieved great success as a recording artist in the 70’s with many hits and was voted ‘Queen of Pop’. During this period, her debut album was released, ‘Marcia Shines’, and it became the biggest selling album by an Australian female artist.

In 1982 Marcia toured with Jon English in “Jokers and Queens”, releasing an album of the same name. Soon after Marcia put her solo career on hold to concentrate on being a mum.

Marcia released her biography in 2001 entitled “Diva”, alongside a greatest hits album. Since 2003, Marcia has appeared as a permanent judge on ‘Australian Idol’.
She was inducted into the ‘ARIA Hall of Fame’, and in 2009 received an ‘AM’ in the Australia Day Honours for her services to the entertainment industry and the community, through a range of charitable organisations.

Marcia continues her hectic performance schedule, touring nationally with Simply Red, as well as hosting a series on Foxtel’s Lifestyle network entitled “Sweet Talk” .

 

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Celebrate in Style
27 October 2011 @ 05:30 PM - 27 October 2011 @ 08:00 PM

With Marcia Hines and Kerrie Anderson Coleman Greig Lawyers, in conjunction with our sponsors St George Bank, Moore Stephens and 360HR, is delighted to bring you the final Women in Business event for 2011– a very special celebration to mark five years of Women in Business! Join us on the Stage at Riverside Theatre in…

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