Tony Barry

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Tony Barry
Born1941 (age 7980)

Tony Barry (born 1941) is an Australian actor, best known for his television and film roles.



Born in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia in 1941, Barry has performed in 56 feature films and 45 television series, across a four-decade career. [1] After acting in the television series The Box in 1975–76, he began his film career in 1977 with The Mango Tree . In 2014, between seasons of the TV drama series The Time of Our Lives , Barry had his left leg amputated above the knee due to melanoma. The loss of his leg was written into the storyline. [2]


1977 The Mango Tree Tommy Smith
Weekend of Shadows
Break of Day
1978 Newsfront "Greasy"
The Irishman Rob Dalgliesh
Little Boy Lost Const. O'Day
1979 The Odd Angry Shot Black Ronnie
Now and ThenMarina manager
1980 Beyond Reasonable Doubt Detective John Hughes
Hard Knocks
The Earthling "Red"
1981 I Can Jump Puddles Alan's fatherTV series
Goodbye Pork Pie John
1982With Prejudice
Dead Easy
We of the Never Never Mac
1983 Scales of Justice "Nipper" JacksonTV miniseries
The SettlementSergeant Crow
Midnite Spares Detective Howard
1984 Pallet on the Floor Larkman
1985Shout!:The Story of Johnny O'KeefeAlan Heffernan
Archer's Adventure
The Coca-Cola Kid Bushman
1986Two Friends
I Own the Racecourse Bert HammondTV movie
Cyclone Tracy Mick BrennanTV miniseries
The SurferCalhoun
BabaKiueria Father (Mr. Smith)
Frog Dreaming Gaza
1987 Initiation Pat
1988 Shame Tim Curtis
Never Say Die Det Insp Bill Evans
The Man from Snowy River II Jacko
1989Shadow Of The Cobra
1991 Old Scores
1993 Absent Without Leave
Jack Be Nimble Clarrie
Rainbow Warrior
1994The Last Tattoo
Country Life
1995 Rose Against the Odds
Vacant Possession
1996 Crocadoo Rufus B. HardacareTV series
1997 Road to Nhill Jim
Doing Time for Patsy Cline Dwayne
1999 Paperback Hero
Fresh AirBob
2000 Mullet Col Maloney
2003All The Way
The Night We Called It a Day Ralph Blue
2005 Lady Vengeance Jenny's adoptive father
Home by Christmas
Solo Louis
2007Cross LifeBill
2008 Australia Sergeant Callaghan
2013 The Time of Our Lives Ray TivoliTV series
Mystery Road Sarge
2018 Harrow Jack TwineTV series

Live theatre

2004A Local ManFormer Prime Minister Ben ChifleyOne-person drama on Chifley's last night [3] [4]

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  1. Tony Barry at IMDb
  2. "Star's real-life health crisis impacts storylines of family drama The Time of Our Lives". 17 June 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  3. Keenan, Catherine. "Unearthing our history" The Age , 6 November 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2015
  4. "Ben Chifley on stage in his home town". Charles Sturt University News, 21 July 2004. Retrieved 27 January 2015