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Val Lehman

Valerie (Val) Kathleen Lehman (née Willis) was born in Western Austrailia on 15th March 1943 and is an Silver Logie award winning Australian actress and director, best known for her role as powerful, cunning and sadistic top dog Bea Smith in the Australian TV series Prisoner aka Prisoner: Cell Block H.

She played the role for over four years before leaving the series in the 400th episode in 1983. Lehman received three Logies for her performance – (Best Lead Actress in a Series) and (Most Popular Actress) in 1982 and (Best Lead Actress in a Series) in 1983.

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Founded Cult Faction in 2014; previously crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

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