Gary Sweet Biography
Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles in Alexandra’s Project as Steve, Police Rescue as Sergeant “Mickey” McClintock, Cody as Cody, Big Sky as Chris Manning, Bodyline as Donald Bradman, Stingers as DI Luke Harris and House Husbands as Lewis Crabb.
Gary Sweet grew up in Warradale, South Australia and attended Brighton High School in Adelaide. He later obtained a teaching degree and whilst at Sturt Teachers’ College took up drama. His first role was in low-budget horror film Nightmares. In the early 1980s, Sweet became recognisable through the ongoing role of Leslie ‘Magpie’ Maddern in the Crawfords television series The Sullivans.
Gary Sweet Age
Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957.
Gary Sweet Wife
Lenore Smith married from 1981–83, the are divorced, Jill Miller married from 1987–??, they are divorced and she gave him 2 children, Johanna Griggs married from 1995–99, they divorced and she left him 2 children and now he’s dating Nadia Dyall.
Gary Sweet Sons
Sweet has three sons; Frank Sweet, Joe Buster Sweet and Jesse James Sweet.
Gary Sweet Career
Sweet had his first major role as Donald Bradman in the Network Ten miniseries Bodyline, the story of the 1932–33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. The award-winning 1987 Australian TV movie The Great Bookie Robbery was a gritty true-crime story seeing Sweet’s character Chico White playing the inside man trying to infiltrate the close-knit bank robbers.
Sweet starred in the drama series Police Rescue as Sgt Between 1990 and 1996, Steve “Mickey” McClintock. This role was a popular role for Sweet, lead him to win several major television awards, including the Australian Film Institute’s Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Television Drama for his performance, the Variety Club Heart Award for TV Actor of the Year and two TV Week Silver Logie Awards for Most Popular Actor and Most Outstanding Actor.
Between 1997 and 1999, Gary Sweet starred in Big Sky as Chris Manning and in 1999, starred in Dog’s Head Bay as Alex. In 2001, he appeared in a fourth series episode of the British comedy-drama Cold Feet. In 2002, he took on the continuing role of Inspector Luke Harris in the police drama series Stingers until the show’s conclusion in 2004. He then went on to star in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Dog’s Head Bay”.
In 2006, Gary Sweet was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars and made it to the final seven. His partner was dancer Eliza Campagna. In 2007, Sweet appeared on several shows. He starred in the SBS miniseries The Circuit (starring as Magistrate Peter Lockhart), he co-hosted Channel Nine’s Things To Try Before You Die and starred in the ABC television series Rain Shadow with Rachel Ward. In 2008, he narrated the Australian observational documentary TV series Sudden Impact, broadcast on the Nine Network.
Gary Sweet Movies and TV Shows
|2002||The Tracker||The Fanatic|
|Gettin’ Square||Chicka Martin|
|2005||Dust Storm (short)||Tom|
|Operating Instructions (short)||Paul|
|2008||Bitter & Twisted||Greg Praline|
|The Tumbler||Hurtle Hamilton|
|2010||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Lord Drinian|
|The Telegram Man (short)||John Lewis|
Gary Sweet Police Rescue
Police Rescue is an Australian television series which originally aired on ABC TV between 1989 and 1996. It was produced by ABC and Southern Star Xanadu in association with the BBC. Apart from the 61 episodes, there was a 90-minute pilot episode (first screened in 1989) as well as a feature film in 1994, starring Zoe Carides.
The series dealt with the New South Wales Police Rescue Squad based in Sydney and their work attending to various incidents from road accidents to train crashes. The show was very well received for the first four series, however a decline in ratings by the commencement of the 1996 series saw the cancellation of the show, following an almost epitaph in the final three episodes.
Police Rescue was shown in the United Kingdom first on BBC1 and later on Sky One, in the Czech Republic as Záchranáři on TV Nova, in South Africa as “Noodroep” (dubbed in Afrikaans), in parts of Italy as Polizia Squadra Soccorso on T9, in France on TF1 as Sydney Police, in Germany on VOX as Police Rescue – Gefährlicher Einsatz, in Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark on the United Kingdom-based TV3, and in the Republic of Ireland on RTÉ.
Gary Sweet Net Worth
Gary Sweet Net Worth: Gary Sweet is an Australian actor who has a net worth of $3 million. Gary Sweet was born in May of 1957 in Melbourne, Australia. He is best known for his work in Alexandra’s Project, in 2003, Police Rescue, Cody, Big Sky, Bodyline, and Stingers.
Gary Sweet The Sullivans
The Sullivans is an Australian drama television series produced by Crawford Productions which ran on the Nine Network from 15 November 1976 until 10 March 1983.
First episode date: 15 November 1976
Final episode date: 10 March 1983
Number of seasons: 8
Number of episodes: 1,114
Network: Nine Network
Gary Sweet Music
Gary Sweet dabbled in the Australian music scene with limited success in the early 1990s. Sweet released a cover of Billy Thorpe’s Most People I Know (Think That I’m Crazy) in 1994 through Polygram Records Australia. The single peaked at #52 on the ARIA singles chart and spent 7 weeks in the top 100.
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Gary Sweet Awards
Gary Sweet has won two Logie Awards, one in 1982 for his role in The Sullivans (won the Most Popular New Talent) and one in 1994 for his role on Police Rescue (won the Most Popular Actor).
Between the year of 1992 and 1996,Gary Sweet was nominated for Most Popular Actor for his role in Police Rescue and in 2003 and 2004, was nominated for Most Outstanding Actor for his role in Stingers.
In 2011, Sweet was initiated into the Australian Film Walk of Fame on 13 March, as part of the closing night celebrations of the Australian Film.