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Colin Friels

Colin Friels was born on September 25, 1952 in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Water Rats (1996), Dark City (1998) and Darkman (1990). He has been married to Judy Davis since October 30, 1984. They have two children. See full bio »
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Water Rats
Water Rats Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
Dark City
Dark City Walenski
Darkman Louis Strack Jr.
Sydney Sailboat


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 2016/III The Crossing (Short)
The Captain
 2016 The Secret Daughter (TV Series)
Jack Norton
 2015/I Sweat (Short)
 2015 Sydney Sailboat (TV Series)
- Sydney's Slip-Up (2015) ... Terry
- Shape Up (2015) ... Terry
- Stormy at Sea (2015) ... Terry
- Treasure Hunt (2015) ... Terry
- Sub vs Seaplane (2015) ... Terry
 2014 Schapelle (TV Movie)
Mick Corby
 2013/I The Turning
Narrator (segment "Ash Wednesday") (voice)
 2012 Jack Irish: Bad Debts (TV Movie)
Garth Bruce
 2012 Mabo (TV Movie)
Justice Moynihan
 2011 Wild Boys (TV Series)
Mad Dog Morgan
- Episode #1.11 (2011) ... Mad Dog Morgan
 2011 The Eye of the Storm
Athol Shreve
 2011 A Heartbeat Away
Mayor Riddick
 2010 Lest We Forget (Short)
 2010 Tomorrow, When the War Began
Dr. Clements
 2010 Matching Jack
Professor Nelson
 2010 The Nothing Men
Jack Simpson
 2009 Blind Company
Geoff Brewster
 2008 The Informant (TV Movie)
Doug Lamont (as Colin Friel)
 2007 BlackJack: Ghosts (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2007 Bastard Boys (TV Mini-Series)
John Coombs
 2006 The Book of Revelation
 2006 Solo
Jack Barrett
 2004 Tom White
Tom White
 2004 The Mystery of Natalie Wood (TV Movie)
Nick Gurdin
 2003 Max's Dreaming
Mark Bryce
 2003 Temptation (TV Movie)
Roberto Francobelli
 2001 My Husband My Killer (TV Movie)
Bob Inkster
 2001 The Man Who Sued God
David Myers
 2001 The Farm (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Cooper
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Tom Cooper
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Tom Cooper
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Tom Cooper
 2000 Marriage Acts (TV Movie)
David McKinnon
 1998 Dark City
 1996 My Entire Life
Wally Mellish
 1996 Cosi
 1995 Back of Beyond
 1995 Angel Baby
Morris Goodman
 1995 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Kevin Tait
- Hard Corps (1995) ... Kevin Tait
 1994 A Good Man in Africa
Morgan Leafy, 1st Secretary of the High Commissioner
 1993 Stark (TV Series)
Sly / Sly Morgan
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Sly Morgan
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Sly
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Sly
 1993 The Nostradamus Kid
American Preacher
 1993 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Pride
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Pride
 1992 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Lew Campbell
- Reasons to Live (1992) ... Lew Campbell
 1992 The Last Man Hanged (TV Movie)
Ronald Ryan
 1991 Dingo
John Anderson
 1991 Class Action
Michael Grazier
 1990 Weekend with Kate
Richard Muir
 1988 Grievous Bodily Harm
Tom Stewart
 1987 High Tide
 1987 Kangaroo
Richard Somers
 1986 Malcolm
Malcolm Hughes
 1985 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Movie)
Phillipe / Louis XIV (voice)
 1984 The Gold and the Glory
Adam Lucas
 1983 Buddies
 1983 For the Term of His Natural Life (TV Mini-Series)
Rufus Dawes / Richard Devine
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Rufus Dawes / Richard Devine
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Rufus Dawes / Richard Devine
 1982 Monkey Grip
 1981 Prisoners
 1981 Hoodwink
 1980 Big Toys (TV Movie)
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Played Werner Heisenberg in an Australian stage production of "Copenhagen" in 2002. See more »

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Your kids can be cruel. Jack was sitting at the table and he turns around and asks me, 'Dad, don't you think you've done a bit of over-acting in your time?' See more »


Won the 2003 Best Actor-Play Australian Entertainment "Mo" Award for his performance in "Copenhagen," defeating, among others, costar John Gaden. See more »

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