Tag: Division 4

On This Day — 14 August

14 August 1971: Gerard Kennedy (Division 4) 14 August 1971: Geoff Stone, Leo Port, Diana Fisher, Nick Lamont (The Inventors) 14 August 1976: Mike Dorsey and Wendy Blacklock (Number 96) 14 August 1976: Johnny Pace and Harriet (The Celebrity Game) 14 August 2004: James Mathison, Osher Günsberg and Australian Idol contestants 14 August 2010: Ray …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

It was a second Gold Logie in a row for Blue Heelers star Lisa McCune at the 40th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex on 19 April 1998. She won the award ahead of her fellow nominees — Midday host Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Logies host Daryl Somers, A Current Affair host …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

Quiz show host Tony Barber was awarded the Gold Logie at the 15th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at the Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne, on 16 February 1973 and televised on the Nine Network. Bert Newton again hosted the presentation, with overseas guests Glenn Ford (Cade’s County), Loretta Swit (MASH), Gail Fisher (Mannix) and …

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On This Day — 12 July

12 July 1969: Ted Hamilton, Chuck Faulkner, Gerard Kennedy (Division 4) 12 July 1975: Serge Lazareff, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Gus Mercurio (Cash And Company) 12 July 1975: Joe Hasham, Margaret Laurence, Pamela Gibbons (Number 96) 12 July 1980: Gerard Maguire and Sheila Florance (Prisoner) 12 July 1997: Tempany Deckert and Ben Unwin (Home And Away) 12 …

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Obituary: Judi Farr

Actress Judi Farr, best known from classic comedies like My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours? and Kingswood Country, has died. With a career across film, stage and television, Farr came to fame as Rita Stiller in the 1960s sitcom My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours? (pictured below with co-stars Gordon Chater and John Meillon) She reprised the …

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On This Day — 23 June

23 June 1973: Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Pat Smith, Ted Hamilton, Gerard Kennedy and Terry Donovan (Division 4) 23 June 1979: Andrew McFarlane and Robert Coleby (Patrol Boat) 23 June 1990: Nicolle Dickson (with husband James Bell, left) and Alex Papps (Home And Away) 23 June 2001: Daniel MacPherson and Holly Valance (Neighbours) 23 June …

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Classic TV Guides: Ryan

Having already produced successful dramas Homicide, Division 4 and Matlock Police based around the Victorian police force, Crawford Productions took a different path with its 1973 action drama, Ryan. Instead of focusing on the police force, the central character, Michael Ryan (Rod Mullinar) is a private investigator. The only other regular characters are Ryan’s secretary …

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Obituary: Terry Norris

Terry Norris, veteran actor and former state politician, has died at the age of 92. His early acting career was in the theatre, first at Melbourne’s Tivoli before going to the United Kingdom, where he stayed for over a decade. It was there that he met his future wife, Julia Blake, and the pair would …

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Classic TV Guides: Cop Shop

After Crawford Productions suffered the indignity of having its three police dramas — Homicide, Division 4 and Matlock Police — axed within a year of each other in 1975, Cop Shop in 1977 represented a successful return to the genre. Unlike the earlier dramas, Cop Shop also incorporated the increasingly popular soap opera element. Storylines relating to …

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Obituary: Martin Vaughan

Actor Martin Vaughan, who played the lead role in the ABC mini-series Power Without Glory, has died at the age of 91. Born in Queensland, Vaughan came to Melbourne as an adult and began work as a public servant before discovering an interest in amateur theatre. His interest turned professional when he signed with The …

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