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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), Darkman (1990) and Dark City (1998). He has been married to Judy Davis since October 30, 1984. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Water Rats
Water Rats Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
(1996-1999)
Darkman
Darkman Louis Strack Jr.
(1990)
Dark City
Dark City Walenski
(1998)
Malcolm
Malcolm Malcolm Hughes
(1986)

Filmography

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 2018 Mystery Road (TV Mini-Series)
Tony Ballantyne
- The Truth (2018) ... Tony Ballantyne
- The Waterhole (2018) ... Tony Ballantyne
- Silence (2018) ... Tony Ballantyne
- Chasing Ghosts (2018) ... Tony Ballantyne
- Blood Ties (2018) ... Tony Ballantyne
 2017 Snared (Short)
 2016 The Secret Daughter (TV Series)
Jack Norton
- Risk It (2016) ... Jack Norton
- I Fought the Law (2016) ... Jack Norton
- Lean on Me (2016) ... Jack Norton
- Where Do I Belong? (2016) ... Jack Norton
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2016) ... Jack Norton
 2016/III The Crossing (Short)
The Captain
 2016 Changed Forever: The Making of Australia (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Anzacs ... Narrator
 2015/I Sweat (Short)
Farmer
 2015 Sydney Sailboat (TV Series)
Terry
- 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 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 Killing Time (TV Series)
Lewis Moran
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Lewis Moran
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Lewis Moran
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Lewis Moran
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Lewis Moran
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Lewis Moran
 2011 A Heartbeat Away
Mayor Riddick
 2010 Lest We Forget (Short)
Sam
 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 BlackJack: At the Gates (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2006 BlackJack: Dead Memory (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2006 The Book of Revelation
Olsen
 2006 Solo
Jack Barrett
 2005 BlackJack: Ace Point Game (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2005 BlackJack: In the Money (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2004 BlackJack: Sweet Science (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 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
 2003 BlackJack (TV Movie)
Jack Kempson
 2002 Black and White
Father Tom Dixon
 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
 2001 The Man Who Sued God
David Myers
 2001 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
George Temple
- Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001) ... George Temple
 2001 My Husband My Killer (TV Movie)
Bob Inkster
 2000 Marriage Acts (TV Movie)
David McKinnon
 1996-1999 Water Rats (TV Series)
Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
- Mr. Medium (1999) ... Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
- Friend or Foe (1999) ... Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
- Helter Skelter (1999) ... Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
- For Love or Money (1999) ... Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
- Kaddish (1999) ... Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway
 1998 Dark City
Walenski
 1996 My Entire Life
Wally Mellish
 1996 Cosi
Errol
 1995 Back of Beyond
Connor
 1995 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
Lt. Colonel Fouts
- Pilot (1995) ... Lt. Colonel Fouts
 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 Mini-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)
Roger
- Pride (1993) ... Roger
 1992 The Last Man Hanged (TV Movie)
Ronald Ryan
 1992 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Lew Campbell
- Reasons to Live (1992) ... Lew Campbell
 1991 Dingo
John Anderson
 1991 Class Action
Michael Grazier
 1990 Weekend with Kate
Richard Muir
 1990 Darkman
Louis Strack Jr.
 1988 Grievous Bodily Harm
Tom Stewart
 1988 Buddies
Mike
 1987 Ground Zero
Harvey Denton
 1987 High Tide
Mick
 1986 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 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
Javo
 1981 Prisoners
Nick
 1981 Hoodwink
Robert
 1980 Big Toys (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared opposite Diane Cilento in a Queensland Theatre Company production of "The Cherry Orchard," directed by Aubrey Mellor. (1991) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Colin Friel

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

Acting gives me sleepless nights, pimples, rashes, anxiety. But also a deep satisfaction somehow. It makes you feel more...human. It's a way of making a connection, I guess. See more »

Trivia:

Has two children: Jack Friels (born 1987) and Charlotte Friels (born 1997). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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