Brett Tucker

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Brett Tucker
Born Brett Alan Tucker
(1972-05-21) 21 May 1972 (age 45)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1992–present

Brett Alan Tucker (born 21 May 1972) is an Australian actor and singer. He was a series regular in The Saddle Club and McLeod's Daughters. He is also known for his role as Daniel Fitzgerald in Neighbours.

Acting career[edit]

Tucker attended National Theatre, Melbourne.

For his role as Dave Brewer on the drama McLeod's Daughters, he apprenticed with a real country veterinarian to research his role.[1]

Tucker's onstage credits include The Woman in Black in 2006 and The Great Gatsby playing Jay Gatsby' in 1997.[2]

From 1999–2000 he played the role of Daniel Fitzgerald in Neighbours, a role which he returned to in late 2007. In June 2009 it was announced that he would be leaving the show to pursue acting opportunities in the United States.[3] In addition to Neighbours, Tucker played Max in The Saddle Club.

Tucker also had a minor role in the 2005 film The Great Raid.

Since arriving in the US, Tucker has appeared in episodes of CSI: NY, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Castle, Rizzoli & Isles and NCIS. He also appeared in Off The Map and the TV film, Criminal Behaviour.[4] He also appeared as Harry Davis in Mistresses.

Personal life[edit]

Born one of three sons and one daughter on 21 May 1972 to Ken and Janice Tucker,[5] he grew up in the Yarra Valley of Victoria (Australia)[1] with his three siblings– Nicky, Mark and David. He went on to graduate from Melbourne's National Theatre Drama School in 1996 and has since recorded two songs and become an actor, best known for Neighbors (1985), Thor: The Dark World (2013), McLeod's Daughters (2001), and Mistresses (2014 - 2016).


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Mallboy Darren
2002 The Outsider Ben Yoder
2003 Extreme Team, TheThe Extreme Team Bookman
2005 Great Raid, TheThe Great Raid Major Lapham
2010 I Love You Too Julian
2013 Thor: The Dark World Einherjar Guard
Year Title Role Notes
1992–93 Neighbours Davo 2 episodes
1994 Neighbours Patron #3 1 episode
1995 Neighbours Construction Worker 1 episode
1996 Neighbours Ned Goodman 4 episodes
1996 Man from Snowy River, TheThe Man from Snowy River Ted Episode: "The Cutting Edge"
1997 Last of the Ryans, TheThe Last of the Ryans Detective TV movie
1998 State Coroner Miles Penfield Episode: "The Gift of Life"
1998 Blue Heelers Steve Camilleri Episode: "Smoke and Mirrors"
1999 Thunderstone Holocop 4 episodes
1999–2000 Neighbours Daniel Fitzgerald 26 episodes
2000 Halifax f.p: The Spider and the Fly Scott Lovejoy TV movie
2001 Code Red TV movie
2001 Blonde Actor at White Party TV miniseries
2001 Abschied in den Tod Mark Penhalligan TV movie
2001–03 Saddle Club, TheThe Saddle Club Max Regnery Main role, 42 episodes
2002 Lost World, TheThe Lost World Rixxel Episode: "The Imposters"
2002 Outsider, TheThe Outsider Ben Yoder TV movie
2002 Blue Heelers Sgt. Peter Baynes Episode: "Dancing on the Edge"
2003 Blue Heelers Sgt. Peter Baynes Episode: "Love In"
2003–06 McLeod's Daughters Dave Brewer Recurring role (season 3)
Main role (seasons 4–6)
100 episodes
2007–10 Neighbours Daniel Fitzgerald Series regular, 492 episodes
2010 CSI: NY Theodore Westwick Episode: "The 34th Floor"
2010 Legend Of The Seeker Philipp Episode: "Perdition"
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kyle Adams Episode: "Cold Blooded"
2011 Criminal Behavior Gavin Collins TV movie
2011 Off the Map Dr. Jonah Simpson Episode: "Everything's as It Should Be"
Episode: "There's a Lot to Miss About the Jungle"
2011 NCIS USN Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Brett Episode: "Enemy on the Hill"
2012 Lowdown (series 2) Kade Thompson Episode 3: "One Fine Gay"
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Steve Sander Episode: "Seventeen Ain't So Sweet"
2012 Spartacus: Vengeance Publius Varinius Recurring role, 5 episodes
2012 Castle Detective Inspector Colin Hunt Episode: "The Limey"
2013–2016 Mistresses Harry Davis Main role, 52 episodes
2017 Newton's Law Callum Docker 6 Episodes
2017 The Americans Benjamin Stobert 5 Episodes
2017 This is Us Band Director 1 Episode
2018 The Brave Therapist Xander 1 Episode
2018 Station 19 Ripley[6] Recurring Role[6]


  1. ^ a b "Brett Tucker Profile on NineMSN". Archived from the original on 7 May 2007. 
  2. ^ "StageDiary Review". 
  3. ^ "Neighbours: The Perfect Blend | Spoilers". The Perfect Blend. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Another night, another guy! Lindsay Lohan leaves Paris Hilton's party in the arms of Australian actor Daily Mail. 25 July 2011
  5. ^ "Eliza Taylor-Cotter and Brett Tucker get together". Herald Sun. 7 May 2008. 
  6. ^ a b Petski, Denise (March 2, 2018). "'Station 19': Brett Tucker Set To Recur On ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' Spinoff". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 2, 2018. 

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