Michael Caton is an Australian television, film and stage actor, Comedian and television host, best known for playing Uncle Harry in the Australian television series, The Sullivans, playing Darryl Kerrigan from 1997’s low budget hit film The Castle and playing Ted Taylor in the popular Packed to the Rafters. He was born on 21 July 1940 in Monto, Queensland.
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In 1976, Michael Caton starred as Uncle Harry Sullivan in the long running Channel 9 war family drama The Sullivans. Caton starred in the Australian drama series Five Mile Creek from 1983 until 1985. He then appeared in the risqué 1990s soap opera Chances.
Since 1999, Caton has hosted two lifestyle programs – Hot Property and Hot Auctions – on the Seven Network until 2009 and Channel Nine since 2010. In 2005, he was a contestant on the third series of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars.
He was in the Channel 7 dramedy Packed to the Rafters, playing Ted Taylor, father of Julie Rafter and grandfather to all the grandchildren and their partners. Caton works with the Queensland rugby league team as ‘cultural ambassador’, a role which he inherited from deceased long-time team manager Dick Turner.