Tag: Wildside

On This Day — 4 February

4 February 1978: Noeline Brown and Ugly Dave Gray (Blankety Blanks) 4 February 1984: Michael Long and Rowena Wallace (Sons And Daughters) 4 February 1984: Caroline Ainslie (NWS9, Adelaide) 4 February 1995: Lisa McCune (Blue Heelers) 4 February 2006: Amy Mathews and Chris Hemsworth (Home And Away) 4 February 1972: Mike Willesee and John Bailey …

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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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Obituary: Peter Flett

Peter Flett, actor from stage, film and television, has died. Born in the NSW town of Dungog, Flett’s working life was set to take a very different direction when at age 15 he left school and became a hairdresser’s apprentice in Sydney, going on to win NSW Apprentice of the Year. But with only eight months …

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Obituary: Wynn Roberts

Actor Wynn Roberts, known from series including Prisoner, Neighbours and Law Of The Land, has died at his NSW home. He was 97. A prominent actor in Melbourne’s theatre and radio scene and sometimes credited as Wyn Roberts, he appeared in many early TV plays, including Symphonie Pastorale, Heart Attack, Uncle Martino, Macbeth (in 1960 …

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Obituary: Richard Carter

Actor Richard Carter, star of many television dramas and comedies, has died after a brief illness. He was 65. Although he had a background in comedy, he was often cast in law enforcement roles. His many TV credits included Vietnam, Bodyline, Rafferty’s Rules, The Flying Doctors, GP, A Country Practice, Wildside, East West 101, Blue Murder, …

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Obituary: Harold Hopkins

Australian acting veteran Harold Hopkins has died in a Sydney hospital from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. The 67-year-old actor was diagnosed several months ago and is believed to have contracted the cancer from his first job after finishing high school, where he worked with asbestos sheeting as an apprentice carpenter in Queensland in the early …

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Victoria Longley

Actress Victoria Longley has died in Sydney at the age of 49 after a battle with breast cancer. It was her second bout with the illness. An accomplished actress on stage, film and television, Longley was awarded best actress at the Sydney Theatre Awards in 2006 for her performance in the stage production The Goat, …

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