Ron Frazer

Ron Frazer (7 December 1928 – 8 January 1983)[1] was an Australian actor and comedian.


He began in stage revue and wrote many skits and gags for the satirical comedy series The Mavis Bramston Show, before joining the cast as a regular member in 1966, in various roles including the character Ocker; Frazer is credited with neologising the Australian slang term "ocker".[2][3] In another regular routine Frazer performed in the Bramston show, he used the catchphrase "my second-best friend", and this also gained wide currency at the time.

Frazer also appeared in the Australian sitcoms The Gordon Chater Show, Birds in the Bush and Father, Dear Father in Australia, which was the sequel to the British sitcom.

See also


  1. "Mr Ron Frazer". The Sydney Morning Herald. 10 January 1983. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  2. "Ocker". World Wide Words. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  3. "Meanings and origins of Australian words and idioms". Australian National Dictionary Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2017.

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