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Home and Away star Georgie Parker admits she struggled to deal with fame at the height of her career: ‘It wasn’t part of my plan’

Home and Away star Georgie Parker has spoken about struggling to deal with fame at the height of her TV career.

The 57-year-old actress told TV Week, she felt the burden of juggling her career and being a new mum.

‘I got married and become a mum when I won the first Gold Logie. I was split between a lot of things – it was a very stressful time,’ she said.

‘It wasn’t part of my plan’: Home and Away star Georgie Parker (pictured) has admitted she struggled to deal with fame at the height of her career

‘The struggle I had was that I’d never chased that kind of success, so when I got it, I was doing it more because I wanted the show to succeed.’

Georgie married her husband Steve Worland in 1999 and the couple welcomed their daughter Holly in 2000.

The actress returned to filming All Saints when her daughter Holly was just 17 weeks old.

‘I got married and become a mum when I won the first Gold Logie. I was split between a lot of things – it was a very stressful time,’ she said

She said she had to learn to create ‘some gentle boundaries’ to keep her family life away from the spotlight.

‘When I became successful on TV, I had to rethink everything, because it wasn’t part of my plan. I just wanted to work. Being recognised was a bit of an obstacle.’

Georgie shot to fame for her roles in Australian drama series All Saints and A Country Practice.

Georgie married her writer husband Steve Worland in 1999 and the couple welcomed their daughter Holly in 2000. The actress returned to filming All Saints when her daughter Holly was just 17 weeks old

The home-grown star has won seven Logie Awards in total.

But her biggest achievement was taking home the highly acclaimed Gold Logie in both 2000 and 2001.

She joined the cast of Home And Away in 2010 to revive character Ruth ‘Roo’ Stewart on the popular TV drama, which was originally played by Justine Clarke.

Georgie shot to fame for her roles in Australian drama series All Saints and A Country Practice. She joined the cast of Home And Away in 2010