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George Mallaby (1939–2004)

Best known in Australia as Detective Peter Barnes (1967-73) in the long running police drama Homicide. He later appeared in Cop Shop and began to make a name for himself in local and international movies before suffering the first of the strokes that would eventually kill him in the mid-1980s. He was confined to a wheelchair for the last four years... See full bio »

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Known For

The Box
The Box Paul Donovan
The Spy Who Loved Me
The Spy Who Loved Me USS Wayne Crewman
Homicide Det. Peter Barnes / Sen. Det. Peter Barnes / Det. Sgt. Peter Barnes / Alan / Dick Abbott / Don Brady
Prisoner Paul Reid


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 1994 Ratbag Hero (TV Movie)
 1994 Neighbours (TV Series)
Tom Weaver
 1994 Time Trax (TV Series)
 1992 Cluedo (TV Series)
Colonel Mustard
 1991 Kelly (TV Series)
Insp. Webber
 1991 The Flying Doctors (TV Series)
Malcolm Harrison
 1983-1990 A Country Practice (TV Series)
Perry Nolan / Gilbert Tyler
 1989 The Power, the Passion (TV Series)
Justin Wright
 1988 All the Way (TV Mini-Series)
George Cutler
 1986 Sword of Honour (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Curtis
 1985 Niel Lynne
Mike O'Brien
 1985 Outbreak of Hostilities (TV Movie)
 1982 The Highest Honor
Lt. Cmdr. Don Davidson
 1981 Cornflakes for Tea (TV Series)
 1981 Holiday Island (TV Series)
 1980 Prisoner (TV Series)
Paul Reid
 1977-1979 Cop Shop (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Glen Taylor
 1979 Burn the Butterflies (TV Movie)
 1979 Skyways (TV Series)
District Attorney
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
 1977 Secret Army (TV Series)
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me
USS Wayne Crewman
 1977 Survivors (TV Series)
Ed Mason
 1976 Eliza Fraser
Lt. Otter
 1976 Power Without Glory (TV Series)
Barney Robinson
 1976 Tandarra (TV Series)
Jacob McGowan
 1976 End Play
Robert Gifford
 1975 The Box
Paul Donovan
 1974-1975 The Box (TV Series)
Paul Donovan
 1974 Petersen
 1974 And the Big Men Fly (TV Series)
 1966-1973 Homicide (TV Series)
Det. Peter Barnes / Sen. Det. Peter Barnes / Det. Sgt. Peter Barnes / ...
 1967 Hunter (TV Series)
Kelly / Police Constable
 1967 Bellbird (TV Series)
Jerry Cochran
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Ruth Bass


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Has a daughter, Kirsti, from his first marriage and two sons, Guy and Luke, from his second marriage. See more »

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