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Deborah Stone

Prostitute, drug addict and this week, a prisoner with a history of abuse: racist typecasting is dictating Shareena Clanton’s career.

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Aboriginal actress Shareena Clanton will hit screens in Wentworth this week playing Doreen Anderson, a prisoner with a history of drugs, alcohol and abuse. Clanton is already well known from her role as Lily in Redfern Now, another drug addict, this time with a psychiatric illness.

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Deborah Stone is Editor of ArtsHub.