Callan Mulvey

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Callan Mulvey
Callan Mulvey - Guardians of the Galaxy premiere - July 2014 (cropped).jpg
Mulvey at the Guardians of the Galaxy premiere in July 2014
Born (1975-02-24) 24 February 1975 (age 39)
Auckland, New Zealand
Spouse(s) Rachel Thomas (2010-present)

Callan Francis Mulvey (born 24 February 1975) is a New Zealand-Australian actor best known for his role of Johnny Cooper in Home and Away

Personal life[edit]

Mulvey was born in New Zealand, and is of Maori and Irish heritage.[citation needed] His family moved to Sydney, Australia when he was eight years old. He is best known for his roles as Mark Moran on the popular Australian drama Underbelly, and as Bogdan 'Draz' Drazic in Heartbreak High. Mulvey attended Beacon Hill High School (New South Wales) along with other Heartbreak High cast members Jon Pollard and Alle Brunning.

Mulvey was injured in a serious car accident in 2003,[1] in a head-on collision at 100 km/h. He was trapped in the vehicle for almost an hour until he could be freed from the wreckage. The midsection of his face collapsed, an incision was made from ear to ear over the top of his scalp, his face "pulled down" and 17 titanium plates were then inserted to repair the fractures to his face and jaw. His left knee and ankle were badly fractured and he lost vision in one eye.

Mulvey was in a relationship with fellow Heartbreak High co-star Lara Cox for several years.

In July 2010 it was announced Callan had become engaged to Rachel Thomas, and they married in December 2010.


In the mid-nineties, he was a member / sponsored by Manly Blades Inline Skating. His skating, like fellow cast member Jon Pollard, was featured extensively in Heartbreak High.

In 2004 he re-entered the spotlight for the release of Thunderstruck.

Mulvey had guest spots on Home and Away (as Johnny Cooper) during 2006 to 2008 and McLeod's Daughters during 2007.

He starred in the 2008 Australian underworld crime show Underbelly as Mark Moran, and appeared in police series Rush as Sgt. Brendan "Josh" Joshua.

In 2012 he starred in the underworld crime miniseries Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms as Mark Anthony "Snoddy" Spencer.

In April 2014, Mulvey was cast in an unspecified role for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.[2]


Mulvey while filming for The Turning, 2013


  1. ^ Sams, Christine "Mulvey's brave recovery", Sydney Morning Herald, 12 May 2004. Accessed 22 August 2007
  2. ^ "Superman/Batman: Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto join cast". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 

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