Richard Carter (actor)

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Richard Carter
Richard Carter (actor) 2013.jpg
Carter in Sydney, 2013
Born(1953-12-11)11 December 1953
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died13 July 2019(2019-07-13) (aged 65)
Occupation Actor, voice artist
Years active1983–2019

Richard Carter (11 December 1953 – 13 July 2019) was an Australian actor and voice-over artist who appeared in several television series and independent films.


Some of Carter's filmography includes Rabbit-Proof Fence , Hating Alison Ashley , Babe: Pig in the City , Happy Feet Two , Our Lips Are Sealed (with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) and Mad Max: Fury Road , the last of which was his final role. [1] [2] [3]

He died in the early hours of 13 July 2019 after a brief illness. [4]



1983 Hostage Sleazy Carnival CustomerUncredited
1983 Undercover Country Heckler
1984 Fast Talking Geography teacher
1985 Emoh Ruo Thommo
1985 Rebel Harry De Wheels
1987 Howling III First Drunk
1987 Outback Vampires Stinger
1988 Belinda Bus Conductor
1988 Around the World in 80 Ways Financier
1988 The Clean Machine D.S. Frank Truro
1988 Grievous Bodily Harm Les
1989 The Punisher Cop
1990 Sher Mountain Killings Mystery Conrad
1992 Exchange Lifeguards Al Eastman
1993 Reckless Kelly Police Sergeant (Aust.)
1994 No Escape Sleeping Sentry
1994 Muriel's Wedding Federal Policeman
1994 Signal One Frankie Button
1995On the Dead Side
1996 Idiot Box Big Bloke
1997 Paws Cafe Owner
1998 Babe: Pig in the City DetectiveUncredited
1999 Two Hands 2NAX DJ
2000 Bootmen Gary Okden
2000 Our Lips Are Sealed Sidney
2001My Husband My KillerMike HaganTV Movie
2001 The Man Who Sued God Dirk Streicher
2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence Farmhouse Policeman
2002Heroes' MountainPolice InspectorTV Movie
2003 You Can't Stop the Murders Chief Carter
2003 Gettin' Square Craig 'Crusher' Knobes
2005 Hating Alison Ashley Lennie Grubb
2007 Murder in the Outback Bradley MurdochTV Movie
2011 Happy Feet Two Bryan the Beach Master
2013 The Great Gatsby Herzog
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road The Bullet FarmerFinal role


1983 Sons and Daughters Jim / Keith2 episodes
1984 Bodyline Voce1 episode
1986 Spearfield's Daughter 2nd IRA Man(Television film)
1986–1993 A Country Practice Big Jules / Detective Branco / Turf Cutter8 episodes
1987 Vietnam Policeman2 episodes
1987–1991 Rafferty's Rules Detective Sgt. Brown21 episodes
1989 Bangkok Hilton Detective King3 episodes
1990 The Flying Doctors Doug HollandSeason 6 - Episode 12: Dead Reckoning
1991 Police Rescue Vic WilsonSeason 1 - Episode 8: Raid
1992 Hey Dad..! PolicemanSeason 8 - Episode 12: Arthur McArthur, P.I.
1994 Heartland Merv1 episode
1994 The Ferals Brimley SnodSeason 1 - Episode 15: Seasons Greedings
1994–1996 G.P. Arthur Connolly / Commander3 episodes
1995 Blue Murder Lyail Chandler2 episodes
1997 Twisted Tales Season 1 - Episode 11: Borrowing Bazza
1997 Fallen Angels Craig Douglas5 episodes
1997–1999 Wildside Brian Deakin5 episodes
1999 All Saints Alistair WalshSeason 2 - Episode 33: True Love and the Blues
1999 Water Rats Victor WiseSeason 4 - Episode 25: Shark Bait
2000 The Corner Crime Scene OfficerSeason 1 - Episode 6: Everyman's Blues
2000–2003 Pizza Detective / Bad Cop / Dad Stanko4 episodes
2001 The Bill Keith DrurySeason 17 - Episode 59: Beech on the Run
2001 Blue Heelers Les Anderson4 episodes
2001 Farscape Ullom / Kabaah2 episodes
2002–2003 White Collar Blue Ted Hudson44 episodes
2006-2008 Stupid, Stupid Man FA / JA2 episodes
2007 City Homicide Larry Klein2 episodes
2008–2011 East West 101 Mick Deakin5 episodes
2010–2014 Rake Mick Corella5 episodes
2013 Housos NarratorSeason 2 - Episode 1: Voucher

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