Peter Carroll (actor)

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Peter Carroll
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Peter Carroll at the 2015 Helpmann Awards
Born Sydney, Australia
Education University of Sydney
Occupation Actor
Children Tamsin Carroll

Peter Carroll (born 1944) is an Australian actor and the father of actress Tamsin Carroll.

Early life and education[edit]

Peter Carroll was born in Sydney in 1944. In his youth, Carroll was a boy soprano and won five awards in the City of Sydney Eisteddfodd in 1963.[1]

Carroll attended the University of Sydney, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, and the University of New South Wales, where he earned a Master of Arts with Honours.[1] While undertaking his education at the University of Sydney, he commenced amateur acting;[1] after graduating, he worked as a drama teacher for two years.[1]

Carroll later attended the Central School of London.[citation needed]

In 2003, Carroll received an honorary Doctorate of Creative Awards from the University of Wollongong.[2]








  1. ^ a b c d Richard McGregor. (19 March 1982.) "Carrol fascinated by challenge of Suicide", The Sydney Morning Herald.
  2. ^ Goldie, Bernie (30 July 2003). "Mid-year graduations at University of Wollongong". University of Wollongong. 

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