Gary Sweet

About Gary Sweet

Who is it?: Actor, Soundtrack
Birth Day: May 22, 1957
Birth Place:  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia
Spouse(s): Lenore Smith (m. 1981–83, divorced) Jill Miller (m. 1987–??, divorced, 2 children) Johanna Griggs (m. 1995–99, divorced, 2 children) Nadia Dyall (m. ??–present)
Awards: Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Television Drama: (1991, 1992 – Police Rescue) Logie Award for Most Popular Actor: (1993 – Police Rescue) Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor in a Series: (1993 – Police Rescue) Inductee into the Australian Film Walk of Fame: (2011)

Gary Sweet

Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957 in  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia, is Actor, Soundtrack. Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is an actor, known for Alexandra's Project (2003), Police Rescue (1989) and Adoration (2013).
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Popular As Gary Sweet
Occupation Actor
Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 22, 1957 ( Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia)
Birthday May 22
Town/City  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia
Nationality Australia

🌙 Zodiac

Gary Sweet’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Gary Sweet was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Awards and nominations:

Sweet has won several awards in his acting career. He 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).

At the 1992 and 1996 Logies, he 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 Festival.

Biography/Timeline

1980

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.

1982

Sweet has won several awards in his acting career. He 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).

1984

In 1984, 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.

1987

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.

1990

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.

1992

At the 1992 and 1996 Logies, he 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.

1993

Because of his popularity in Police Rescue, rumours swirled in 1993 he was going to switch to the Seven Network for "a seven figure contract" but this never eventuated.

1994

In 1994, he appeared in The Battlers alongside Jacqueline McKenzie.

1997

Between 1997 and 1999, 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".

2001

Though most recognised for his television roles, Sweet has appeared in numerous stage productions. These include David Williamson's The Club, and in 2001, Tony McNamara's play The Recruit for the Melbourne Theatre Company. He has appeared in the Frankie Valli-tribute musical Oh, What a Night. In 2013, he performed in Trevor Ashley's musical comedy Little Orphan trAshley with Rhonda Burchmore.

2004

2004 saw Sweet become the public face of "The Performance Pack Initiative", an information campaign for men with impotence problems from Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline and Impotence Australia. Bans against direct advertising prescription medicines meant that Sweet was unable to directly mention the drug, Levitra, but this code was broken when Sweet mentioned Levitra on an Adelaide radio programme. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Media Watch reported that Sweet was being investigated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for possible breach of advertising codes.

2006

In 2006, 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.

2009

In 2009, he had a guest role in Channel Nine's Rescue: Special Ops and starred in season two of The Circuit. He had a role as Gunnery Sergeant Elmo "Gunny" Haney in The Pacific, which aired in 2010 in Australia and the US in 2010, he played Superintendent Jack Finchin in the short-lived Nine Network police drama Cops L.A.C. In 2011, he had a role on Rescue: Special Ops as Shane Gallagher, the father of Dean and Chase Gallagher. From 2012 to 2017 Sweet starred in the Nine Networks drama/comedy House Husbands.

2011

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 Festival.

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