Boyden began her television career as a performer on Young Talent Time at the age of seven. She remained with the series from 1973 until 1976. Team Members must leave the series on reaching age 16, however Boyden left at a younger age of her own volition. She had agreed to appear on the Don Lane Show on rival network Nine, after which a few Young Talent Time crew members made sly critical comments about her appearance on the rival network. These comments prompted Boyden's decision to leave the series. She subsequently acted in American produced films and TV movies.
In adulthood she moved to London to work as a songrwriter for EMI, writing songs for Leo Sayer, David Cassidy and Shakin' Stevens. She has sung backing vocals for Duran Duran, and is part of a group called the Candy Bombers.
As an 11-year-old Sally Boyden had the world at her feet but later succumbed to heroin addiction. Now she's back and taking it one step at a time
Aug 19, 2001; THERE are two kinds of child star. There is type A, who self- destructs in a blur of drugs, rage and self-abuse, and ends up...