Deidre Rubenstein graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1967, and has appeared nationwide with most of Australia’s major theatre companies.
Her long career includes roles in productions of Mother Courage, Three Sisters, Cloud 9, Top Girls, Wild Honey, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Winter's Tale, Absurd Person Singular, Broken Glass, As You Like It, She Stoops To Conquer, Merchant of Venice, Morning Sacrifice, The World’s Wife, Life Without Me, Life X3, The Seagull, The History Boys, Night Letters, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, August Osage County, Richard III, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Glass Menagerie, His Girl Friday, the world premiere of Thursday, A Murder is Announced, Loving Repeating and most recently North By Northwest, Ladies In Black and Violet.
Other music theatre and cabaret appearances include: The Boyfriend, You And The Night And The House Wine, Candide, Variations, Bye Bye Birdie, Bat Boy, Improvement (Don Leaves Linda), Menopause the Musical and Dear World.
Deidre also created and performed in three highly acclaimed solo shows: Dorothy Parker Says, What's a Girl to Do and Confidentially Yours, which was written for Deidre by seven of Australia's top playwrights, and toured internationally.
Deidre's television work includes roles in Water Under The Bridge, GP, Mercury, Introducing Gary Petty, Neighbours, MDA, The Secret Life of Us, Blue Heelers, Kick, Altruman and City Homicide. She has held leading roles in Breaking Through and Palace of Dreams, for which she won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress.
She also has appeared in feature films including Siam Sunset, Hey Hey It's Esther Blueberger, Salvation and Force of Destiny.
Deidre is a multi award winning narrator of audio books.