Tag: Bluey

1993: December 4-10

The real Lisa Lackey revealed Home And Away star Lisa Lackey (pictured) admits that being on the popular soap is not exactly where she wants to be. “I don’t want to be a soap star. I don’t want to be a television celebrity — I cannot stress that enough. I don’t want to host Sale …

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1993: October 23-29

Kimberley’s secret bush retreat Neighbours star Kimberley Davies (pictured) loves living in the city but she is a country girl at heart. The model-turned-actress grew up on a farm near Ballarat in western Victoria. “I gave all the animals on the farm names,” she told TV Week. “I had two lambs called Molly and Polly and …

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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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Lucky Grills

Making news this weekend was the passing of veteran actor and performer Lucky Grills who died early on Saturday morning at his Gold Coast home. He was 79. Grills’ most famous role came in 1976 as the unlikely detective Bluey Hills in the Melbourne-based police drama Bluey. The series had only a short run but …

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