Martin Lynes

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Martin Lynes
Born (1967-07-12) 12 July 1967 (age 49)[1]
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Martin Lynes (born 12 July 1967) is an Australian actor.


Lynes is known for his work as Dr. Luke Forlano on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama. On the series he tried many times to become the Chief medical officer but failed. He was primarily a surgeon but spent time helping in ward 17. He has also played Rick Gallager in Sea Patrol. Lynes currently plays Coach Simmo who runs the surf academy Solar Blue for budding pro surfers in Blue Water High, shown on ABC Australia. Lynes has also had roles in the now defunct McLeod's Daughters and as the head of an advertising company in the popular TV drama Packed to the Rafters.

Lynes joined the cast of Home and Away in 2012 as villain Adam Sharpe.[2]

Currently, Lynes lives on the "Central Coast of NSW" and works as a Real Estate Agent, for the agency Property Central Long Jetty.[3][4]

He has been charged with nine offences including having sexual intercourse without consent, assault with an act of indecency, four counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and three counts of common assault following an incident at Bateau Bay on 29 February 2016.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Police Rescue Ned Spinks
1996 Pacific Drive Scott Ballintyne
1997 The Devil Game Muzza
1997 Big Sky Roger Episode: "Good Luck Baby"
1998–2004 All Saints Luke Forlano
2005–08 Blue Water High Craig "Simmo" Simmonds
2006 Monarch Cove Detective Straker
2007 Sea Patrol Rick Gallagher
2008 The Black Balloon Emergency Doctor
2008 McLeod's Daughters Frank Edwards
2010–11 Packed to the Rafters Paul Morgan
2011 The Eye of the Storm Edward
2011 Burning Man Graham
2012–13 Home and Away Adam Sharpe


  1. ^ "Martin Lynes – Details". Showcast. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (15 October 2013). "'Home and Away' Dan Ewing teases new villain arrival". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Property Central". 
  4. ^ "Marty Lynes - Agent Sale Properties - allhomes". 
  5. ^ "Former Home and Away actor Martin Lynes charged with sexual assault". The Sydney Morning Herald. 

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