Icon: Val Lehmen raised $8000 to support wildlife affected by recent bushfires after she auctioned off one of her awards on eBay

Prisoner star Val Lehman raises $8000 for wildlife after she auctions one of her Logies on eBay  #Logies2022 #Logies

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Prisoner star Val Lehman raises $8000 for wildlife affected by bushfires after she auctions off one among her Logies

Over time, Val Lehman has picked up a complete swag of Logies for portraying unhealthy woman Bea Smith on the hit TV present Prisoner. 

And now, the three-time winner has raised $8000 to assist wildlife affected by current bushfires after she auctioned off one among her awards on eBay.

Chatting with New Thought in January, the 77-year-old mentioned she was so devastated by the bushfires that she began to search for methods she might assist.

Icon: Val Lehmen raised $8000 to support wildlife affected by recent bushfires after she auctioned off one of her awards on eBay

Icon: Val Lehmen raised $8000 to assist wildlife affected by current bushfires after she auctioned off one among her awards on eBay

‘I appeared round the home for one thing I might promote and noticed my three Logies,’ Val mentioned.

The Prisoner icon had been planning to go away one among her cherished awards to every of her three youngsters, however did not thoughts making the sacrifice for such an necessary trigger. 

Regardless of Prisoner ending 34-years-ago, Val hoped the present’s cult following would assist drive up the worth for the dear prize.

Prized possession: The silver Logie Val Lehman won in 1982 for Most Popular Actress in a Series (pictured) attracted nine bidders on eBay

Prized possession: The silver Logie Val Lehman received in 1982 for Most Common Actress in a Sequence (pictured) attracted 9 bidders on eBay

‘I am hoping there are some followers who’d prefer to battle it out for my 1982 Most Common Actress in a Sequence Logie. I’ve put a minimal bid of $2000 (US {dollars}) on it,’ she mentioned.

The Logie statue attracted a complete of 9 bidders and ultimately offered for $7,502.43,

Sydney Confidential reported that Val was in a position to safe an additional donation from the nameless purchaser which rounds her donation to Kangaroo Island WIldlife Fund as much as $8000.  

Top dog: Val portrayed 'top dog' Bea Smith (pictured) who ruled Cell Block H with an iron fist for five years on Prisoner

Prime canine: Val portrayed ‘high canine’ Bea Smith (pictured) who dominated Cell Block H with an iron fist for 5 years on Prisoner

Val moved to Toowoomba in Queensland’s southern area in September final 12 months so has seen first-hand the results the fires have had on our wildlife. 

‘I’ve cried myself to sleep pondering of the hell these animals have gone by means of,’ she mentioned.

The actress received one other two Logie awards throughout her 5 years on the present.

She was additionally awarded the Greatest Lead Actress in a Sequence consecutively from 1982-83. 

She performed high canine Bea Smith, who dominated Cell Block H with an iron fist from 1979-1983.  

Cult following: Despite Prisoner ending 34 year ago, Val hopes the show's cult following will help her raise funds for bushfire relief (pictured from left to right, Colette Mann, Frank Burke and Val Lehman)

Cult following: Regardless of Prisoner ending 34 12 months in the past, Val hopes the present’s cult following will assist her elevate funds for bushfire reduction (pictured from left to proper, Colette Mann, Frank Burke and Val Lehman)