Tony Barry

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

Tony Barry
Born1941 (age 7778)


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]


1977The Mango TreeTommy Smith
Weekend of Shadows
Break of Day
The IrishmanRob Dalgliesh
Little Boy LostConst. O'Day
1979The Odd Angry ShotBlack Ronnie
Now and ThenMarina manager
1980Beyond Reasonable DoubtDetective John Hughes
Hard Knocks
The Earthling"Red"
1981I Can Jump PuddlesAlan's fatherTV series
Goodbye Pork PieJohn
1982With Prejudice
Dead Easy
We of the Never NeverMac
1983Scales of Justice"Nipper" JacksonTV miniseries
The SettlementSergeant Crow
Midnite SparesDetective Howard
1984Pallet on the FloorLarkman
1985Shout!:The Story of Johnny O'KeefeAlan Heffernan
Archer's Adventure
The Coca-Cola KidBushman
1986Two Friends
I Own the RacecourseBert HammondTV movie
Cyclone TracyMick BrennanTV miniseries
The SurferCalhoun
BabaKiueriaFather (Mr. Smith)
Frog DreamingGaza
1988ShameTim Curtis
1988Never Say DieDet Insp Bill Evans
The Man from Snowy River IIJacko
1989Shadow Of The Cobra
1991Old Scores
1993Absent Without Leave
Jack Be NimbleClarrie
Rainbow Warrior
1994The Last Tattoo
Country Life
1995Rose Against the Odds
Vacant Possession
1996CrocadooRufus B. HardacareTV series
1997Road to NhillJim
Doing Time for Patsy ClineDwayne
1999Paperback Hero
Fresh AirBob
2000MulletCol Maloney
2003All The Way
The Night We Called It a DayRalph Blue
2005Lady VengeanceJenny's adoptive father
Home by Christmas
2007Cross LifeBill
2008AustraliaSergeant Callaghan
2013The Time of Our LivesRay TivoliTV series
Mystery RoadSarge
2018HarrowJack TwineTV series

Live theatre

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


  1. Tony Barry on 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
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