Saskia Burmeister Croft
(born Saskia Burmeister
on 12 February 1985 in New South Wales
) is an Australian actress
who is known for her roles as Erica "Yuck" Yurkin Hating Alison Ashley
, Nikki Caetano
in Sea Patrol
, Jane Jones in Ned Kelly, Rivka in Jewboy and Vanya in the ensemble drama The Jammed. She is also known as her appearance of a teenager in the Australian Government's campaign on drug education. Burmeister also won Best Guest or Supporting Actress in Television Drama
for her guest performance in Blue Heelers
Burmeister Croft grew up in Bellingen on New South Wales' mid-north coast, one of five kids of a German-born photographer father and a stylist mother. She attended Mosman High School in Sydney.
She trained at ATYP while attending Mosman High School of the Performing Arts where she played various roles in productions including Blackrock, The Merchant of Venice and Chapel Perilous.
Burmeister Croft's television credits include the leading role in Wicked Science, Water Rats, and Blue Heelers - for which she received the Australian Film Institute Award for best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television series in 2006.
In February 2008, Burmeister Croft married her boyfriend of eight years and fiancé of one year, Jamie Croft.