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Billing, Roy

Billing, Roy

(Roy Billings)

PERSONAL

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: New Zealand Film and Television Film Award, best supporting actor, 1991, for Old Scores; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best supporting actor, 1999, Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, best supporting actor—male, 2000, both for Siam Sunset; Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, best supporting actor—male, 2001, for The Dish.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Court official, Beyond Reasonable Doubt, 1980.

Mr. Potroz, The Scarecrow (also known as Klynham Summer), 1982.

Keith, Strata, 1983.

Auctioneer, Nate and Hayes (also known as Savage Islands), 1983.

Harry Daniels, Other Halves, 1984.

Darkie Benson, Came a Hot Friday, 1985.

Stacy's father, Queen City Rocker (also known as Total Defiance and Tearaway), 1986.

Gary Hyde, Zilch!, 1989.

Frank O'Riordan, Old Scores, 1991.

Fish shop owner, Gotcha, 1991.

Dave Harry, Dallas Doll, Artistic License, 1994.

Sidebottom, The Roly Poly Man, 1994.

Businessman, Swerve, 1995.

Police sergeant, Children of the Revolution, Miramax, 1996.

Grieve, Freestyle, Omni Short Film Distribution, 1996.

Dad, Doing Time for Patsy Cline, 1997.

Ron, Thank God He Met Lizzie (also known as The Wedding Party), Beyond, 1997.

Judge, A Little Bit of Soul, Columbia TriStar, 1998.

John Perring Jr., Passion (also known as Passion: The Story of Percy Grainger), Motion International, 1999.

Bill Leach, Siam Sunset, BAC Films, 1999.

Ticket officer, Erskineville Kings, 1999.

Mayor Robert "Bob" McIntyre, The Dish, Warner Bros., 2000.

Voice of Tom Bluegum, The Magic Pudding (animated), 2000.

Police inspector, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Miramax, 2002.

Detective Sergeant Turner, Black and White, 2002.

Tupper, Skin & Bone, 2003.

Fred Coulson, Strange Bedfellows, Screen Media, 2004.

Tiny, Thunderstruck, Icon Film Distribution, 2004.

George, The Bet, 2006.

Grandpa Bob, Aquamarine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Arthur Rudd, Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

George McClean, Inside Straight, 1984.

Mr. Colloudos, Hampton Court, Seven Network, 1991.

Short Bob, Over the Hill, 1994.

Charlie, Dossa and Joe, BBC, 2002.

Principal, Don't Blame Me (also known as Don't Blame the Koalas), 2002.

Assistant Commissioner "Pud" Tugwell, Bad Cop, Bad Cop, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2002.

Bill Butler, Fat Cow Motel, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Donald, Children of the Dog Star, TVNZ, 1984.

Television Appearances; Movies:

John Wilkinson, Out of Time (also known as Iris), TVNZ, 1984.

Ted Grundy, Raider of the South Seas, 1990.

Mayor Churney, When Good Ghouls Go Bad, Fox, 2001.

Kevin Fields, Hell Has Harbour Views, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2005.

Ron Duffy, Small Claims: White Wedding, O Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Myer, "Reunion with Snake," Police Rescue, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1991.

Mr. Miller, "Photo Finish," Time Trax, syndicated, 1993.

Stan, "Fireworks," Water Rats, Nine Network, 1997.

Bob the Bookie/Barman, "Dark Horses," Big Sky, 1997.

Harry Polding, "Cold Comfort," Murder Call, Nine Network, 1998.

Kennedy, Wildside, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1998.

Barry Croft, "Goodnight Sweetheart," All Saints, Seven Network, 1998.

Franco Poreini, "The Shock of the New," Dog's Head Bay, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1999.

Franco Poreini, "Godfather Too," Dog's Head Bay, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1999.

Franco Poreini, "The Travel Bug," Dog's Head Bay, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1999.

Senior Constable Ian Goss, "Letter of the Law," Blue Heelers, Seven Network, 2001.

Senior Constable Ian Goss, "Dinosaurs," Blue Heelers, Seven Network, 2001.

Senior Constable Ian Goss, "An Old Fashioned Man," Blue Heelers, Seven Network, 2002.

Eddie McGill, "Why Is It So?," Always Greener, Seven Network, 2002.

Eddie McGill, "A Death in the Family," Always Greener, Seven Network, 2002.

Eddie McGill, "A Tangled Web," Always Greener, Seven Network, 2003.

Eddie McGill, "The Trouble Is its Christmas," Always Greener, Seven Network, 2003.

Sen Const Ian Goss, "A Blind Eye," Blue Heelers, Seven Network, 2003.

Murray Blackwood, "Odd Couples," All Saints, Seven Network, 2004.

Murray Blackwood, "Benefit of the Doubt," All Saints, Seven Network, 2004.

Murray Blackwood, "Don't Look Back," All Saints, Seven Network, 2004.

Frank, "Dead Man Walking," The Secret Life of Us, Ten Network, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Foreskin's Lament, Theatre Corporate, Auckland, New Zealand, 1980.

Chip (Dad), The United States of Nothing, SBW Stables Theater, Sydney, Australia, 2006.

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