Tina Coburn is an Australian national. She is best known as the wife of Norman Coburn. Her husband is a former actor and playwright best known for his television serial and soap opera roles. He started his early career in theatre, film and television in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s.
Her husband Coburn came to the limelight as a High School English teacher, Deputy/headmaster Donald Fisher in the early years of the soap opera Home and Away, as one of 16 original cast members, he appeared from the pilot episode in 1988 until 2003 and reprised the character making brief sporadic returns between 2004 and 2007.
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Coburn retired in 2008, with the exception of a rare TV series appearance in 2019 with Home and Away co-star Debra Lawrence. Norman Coburn was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Australian parents. He trained with the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust in North Sydney, Australia, before traveling to Britain in the 1950s to pursue an acting career.
He appeared briefly in iconic British TV shows such as Dixon of Dock Green and Coronation Street. He quit acting for a time and worked as a restaurateur in London before moving to Cornwall in the southwest of the country. Here he owned a vineyard and was involved in converting BBC ventriloquist and artist Francis Coudrill’s studio in St Ives into The Mermaid Seafood Restaurant.
He returned to Australia in the early 1980s after being in Cornwall for a number of years in the 1970s and decided to take on acting roles again, one of which, would be the role of Donald Fisher in the soap opera Home and Away. He is best known for his portrayal of Donald Fisher, the principal of Summer Bay High School, in the Australian soap opera Home and Away. He appeared from the show’s pilot episode in 1988 until 2003.
Coburn was featured in the Guinness World Records as the longest-serving actor in an Australian serial, along with co-stars Ray Meagher and Kate Ritchie. Since his departure from Home and Away, he has returned in consecutive guest appearances, the last being in 2007. In 2014, 11 years after leaving Home and Away, he was featured in a photo shoot for New Idea, in a reunion with former cast members Nicolle Dickson who played his daughter Bobby, Ross Newton (Greg) and Ryan Clark who played his grandson.
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He has also appeared briefly in guest roles in soap operas including The Young Doctors, A Country Practice, Sons and Daughters, Special Squad, The Hollowmen and Rosehaven. Coburn originally resided in Perth, and later Brisbane, Queensland.
Tina Coburn is the wife of Norman Coburn and they have a daughter together.
Tina Coburn net worth
How much is Tina Coburn worth? Tina Coburn net worth is estimated at around $1 million. Tina Coburn’s monthly salary and other career earnings are over $150,000 annually. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.