Bea Smith, an inmate in Wentworth Prison. Bea is the undisputed top dog of Wentworth, although this has been rivaled many times, she always remains on top. Arrested for the murder of her husband’s mistress, Bea is released from prison only to steal a gun and shoot her ex husband. Franky Doyle is a frequent rival of Bea’s for the position of top dog in the prison, however her greatest nemesis throughout the series is Vera Bennett – the deputy governor. Bea hates drugs and does her best to ensure that drugs are not distributed around the prioson, this stems from the death of her daughter Debbie who passed away from a drug overdose while Bea was incarcerated.
Portrayed by Val Lehman.
Her birth date is March 15th.