Across four decades, Australian actor Tony Barry has performed in 56 feature films and 45 television series. In 1975, Tony began his TV career in the television series ‘The Box’ and his film career launched in 1977 with Australian drama ‘The Mango Tree’ also starring Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sir Robert Helpmann and Christopher Pate.
In 2008, he appeared in the second highest grossing Australian film of all time, ‘Australia’, directed by Baz Luhrmann and featuring fellow Australians, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. Barry played Sergeant Callahan, the head of the Northern Territory police.
In more recent years, Barry owned his character ‘Ray’ from the TV drama ‘The Time of Our Lives’ where during this time he had his left leg amputated above the knee due to melanoma. In 2014, the loss of his leg was written into the storyline and quite definitely showcased his great talents as an actor.Share: