Scottish-born actor Tommy Dysart, best recognized for Prisoner and also commercials for Telephone directory as well as Don Smallgoods, has passed away aged 86.
He died after a brief battle with health problem.
After finishing from NIDA in 1959 Dysart enjoyed a long occupation on Australian phase as well as screen, typically together with precious partner, starlet Joan Brockenshire.
His most popular television duty was as Prisoner’s deep-voiced, lawless warder Jock Stewart from 1980– 1982, where he confessed to Judy Bryant (Betty Bobbitt) that he was the one responsible for killing her enthusiast, Sharon Gilmour (Margot Knight).
There were numerous credit scores, many of which were with Crawford Productions as well as Grundys, including Skippy the Bush Kangaroo, The Rovers, Ben Hall, Luke’s Kingdom, Homicide, Division 4, Matlock Police, Cop Shop, Water Under the Bridge, Skyways, Agaisnt the Wind, The Sullivans, Young Ramsay, The Last Outlaw, Carson’s Law, Women of the Sun, Five Mile Creek, Special Squad, The Fast Lane, Eureka Stockade, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, Zoo Family, Alice to Nowhere, The Flying Doctors, All Together Now, Chances, Round the Twist, Wedlocked, Good Guys Bad Guys, The Games, State Coroner, Blue Heelers, Neighbours, Pizza, Something in the Air.
Movie credit scores consisted of The Man from Snowy River, Next of Kin, The Clinic, Bliss, Ground Zero, Friday on My Mind, Garbo, Body Melt, Metal Skin, River Street, Strange Fits of Passion, The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello. He enjoyed a long organization with supervisor/ writer Frank Howson in Backstage, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, What the Moon Saw, Flynn, Crime Time, The Final Stage, The Lucky Country as well as his last in 2018, A Thin Life.
He will for life be born in mind for his charming portrayal of a vintage car enthusiast with a deep affection for Goggomobil automobiles on an industrial for Yellow Pages., followed by an enjoyable butcher in commercials for Don Smallgoods.
Yet Dysart also enjoyed a long stage occupation carrying out in drama and also musicals from 1960 consisting of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Macbeth, The Threepenny Opera, On Our Selection, The Rocky Horror Show, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Barber of Seville, Man of la Mancha, The Beggar’s Opera, Peer Gynt, and theater restaurant.