Julie McGregor

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Julie McGregor
Born Julie Anne McGregor
(1948-11-26) 26 November 1948 (age 68)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Television actor
Years active 1977—Present
Partner(s) Adam McFarlane

Julie Anne McGregor (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian television actor and comedian, noted for her roles in comedy. She is the sister of opera soprano Jennifer McGregor.


In the 1980s McGregor appeared in television soap operas including A Country Practice, Punishment and Sons and Daughters.

McGregor is best known to Australian audiences for her role as Betty Wilson, the red-haired dim-witted and ditsy secretary from Walgett in the Australian television comedy series, Hey Dad...!. She continued in the role for the program's entire 1987-1994 run, and also appeared in its short-lived spinoff Hampton Court. In 1992 McGregor was nominated in the Australian Logie Awards in the 'Most Popular Light Entertainment/Comedy Female Performer' category for Hey Dad...!.

Personal life[edit]

After living in Paddington, New South Wales for most of her life, in 2007 McGregor moved to the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. She lives with her husband, a poet and sculptor, on 0.4 hectares of land in a beautiful 1860 sandstone home.[1]



  1. ^ "Food, friends and frosts" 19 May 2009 Retrieved 24 March 2010

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