Terry Gill

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Terry Gill
Born (1939-10-25) 25 October 1939 (age 75)
England, UK
Years active 1967-present

Terry Gill (born 25 October 1939) is a British Australian character actor who carved a nichè in Australian television playing police officers.


He was a recurring cast member in the women's prison drama Prisoner[1] as Det. Insp. Jack Grace, a regular cast member as Sgt. Jack Carruthers in The Flying Doctors[2] and played another recurring role in Blue Heelers as Superintendent Clive Adamson. He also appeared in a guest role on Neighbours.

He also appeared in the film Crocodile Dundee as the leader of a group of Kangaroo shooters who Dundee (Paul Hogan) knocks out in the Walkabout Creek Hotel bar, and later uses a dead kangaroo as a cover to shoot at the shooters and scare them off. He has portrayed Santa Claus on Australian TV's annual Carols by Candlelight for the past 20 years (in recent years alongside well-known children's entertainers Hi-5 and Australian TV icon Humphrey B. Bear).

Currently he runs 'The Tivoli Theatre Restaurant' in Melbourne,[3] with his actress wife Carol Ann Gill.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Look behind you!". Melbourne: The Age. 22 August 2005. 
  2. ^ "Obituary – All laughter with a mongrel like Maurie". 
  3. ^ "The Melbourne couple keeping the art of pantomime alive". Stateline Victoria. ABC TV. 30 Sep 2005. 
  4. ^ "Look behind you!". The Age (Melbourne). 22 August 2005. 

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