Deborah Jane Mailman is an Australian television and film actress, and singer. Mailman played the character Kelly Lewis on the Australian television series The Secret Life of Us and Cherie Butterfield in the Australian comedy/drama series Offspring. She portrayed the role of Lorraine in the Australian TV series Redfern Now and Aunt Linda in the television program Cleverman. Mailman is the main character in the Australian TV series Total Control. Mailman was the first Aboriginal actress to win the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and has gone on to win four more both in television and film. She first gained recognition in the 1998 film Radiance for which she won her first AFI award. She has had roles in Rabbit-Proof Fence, Bran Nue Dae, Oddball, The Sapphires, Paper Planes, Mental, Blinky Bill the Movie, Combat Wombat, H Is for Happiness, and The Book of Revelation.