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Dichen Lachman

Happy Birthday To Dichen Lachman, 28 Today !

Monday 22 February 2010, by Webmaster

Date of Birth : 22 February 1982, Kathmandu, Nepal

Nickname : Deach

Height : 5’ 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Biography

Dichen Lachman was conceived in Japan and born in Kathmandu, Nepal to a Tibetan mother and Australian father. Until the age of seven she lived in Kathmandu with her parents and extended family. Following that she moved to Adelaide, Australia with her parents. After dropping out of University Dichen took up acting and then moved to Sydney to pursue her career. Her first major role was in Aquamarine 2005 followed by a fourteen month stint on the Australian series Neighbours for which she moved to Melbourne. At the beginning of 2007 she moved to West Hollywood where she has been cast in a number of as yet unproduced roles.

Mini Biography

Lachman is of Australian and Tibetan descent. She was born in Kathmandu and lived in Nepal until she was 7 and then soon after her family moved to Adelaide, Australia.

In 2005, Lachman joined the cast of the long-running Australian soap opera Neighbours as Nurse Katya Kinski. She originally auditioned for the part of Elle Robinson, Paul Robinson’s daughter, but as she wasn’t ideal for the part, the character Katya was created for her.

She is known to have attended Norwood Morialta High School, Annesley College and the University of Adelaide in Adelaide, where she grew up. When Dichen first arrived in Adelaide she went to West Lakes Shore Primary School and later Gilles Street Primary. IMDb Mini Biography By: am.


Trained at The Lynette Sheldon Actors Studio in Sydney.

Her name is pronounced ’Deechen’.

Where Are They Now

(June 2005) Currently preparing for her role on ’Neighbours’, she will be on the show sometime in November 2005.

(February 2009) Currently playing Sierra in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse