Tag: Bony

Sep 04 2017

Obituary: Alan Cassell

Alan Cassell, actor on Australian stage, film and television, died last week at the age of 85. Born in the United Kingdom, his acting career began in Western Australia. His work was mainly as a stage actor but he did have a lead role in a locally-produced series, The Drifter — one of the few …

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Jun 01 2017

Obituary: Lyn James

Lyn James, best known to Australians as hospital secretary Helen Gordon in The Young Doctors, has died at the age of 87. Born in Wales, James made her professional debut in 1949 as Marilyn James, working as a theatre actor in the UK, and then moving onto television roles. Some of her television credits included Nicholas …

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Sep 29 2013

Obituary: Anthony Hawkins

Anthony (Tony) Hawkins, the actor who played Bob Morris in the long-running series Prisoner, died last week in a Kyneton hospital. Although he was an actor for 50 years, as a young adult in the 1950s he was a police officer in London. He didn’t have a long stay in policing, feeling disillusioned with the …

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Jan 02 2013

1993: January 3-9

Cover: Scott Michaelson (Neighbours), Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Cameron goes to Hollywood Cameron Daddo is enthusiastic about his future as he embarks on his first major US project, a role in the telemovie Between Love And Hate.  The former model and Perfect Match host who had recently starred in the drama series Bony has been labelled “a series just …

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Nov 27 2012

1992: November 29-December 5

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Sun sets on Morning Although no official announcement has been made, it seems that the axe is to fall on Good Morning Australia (Ten), currently hosted by Ron Wilson and Sandra Sully.  A revamped morning line-up for Ten in the new year is believed to include a one-hour news …

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Oct 03 2012

1992: October 4-10

Exclusively Elle! Since model Elle Macpherson‘s recent TV special earned huge ratings for Nine — winning its timeslot in every city and in Sydney was only a whisker below the ratings for the Olympic Games closing ceremony — all three networks had been vying for her attention in the lead up to her Australian promotional …

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Sep 29 2012

1992: September 27-October 3

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) The jury back in on Sir Joh The aborted perjury trial of the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, is to be recreated in a telemovie to be produced by Southern Star and ABC.  The role of Sir Joh is to be played by comedian Gerry Connolly.  The …

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Sep 19 2012

1992: September 13-19

Sophie swaps Sex for study! Sophie Lee (pictured) has found that there is life after Sex.  With the controversial series now wrapped up for the year — and with a likely return in 1993 — Lee has taken a temporary break from television to study acting at Sydney’s Actors’ Centre.  “I really enjoy it… I think …

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Aug 19 2012

1992: August 16-22

Goodnight, Jana! TV Week reports an exclusive that A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) is to take a year off on full pay — worth around $2 million — to spend more time with her young son, Daniel.  The deal, struck between Wendt and network chief David Leckie, was negotiated over a series of private …

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Aug 13 2012

1992: August 9-15

Is this TV’s greatest mismatch? Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker makes her debut in the series return of Acropolis Now.  Parker plays the role of flight attendant Despina Hatzipapadopoulos.  For series co-star Mary Coustas, who plays style victim Effie Stephanidis, it was only a matter of time before she and Parker (pictured) worked …

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